London Global Mining Investment Conference 2010
Funding industrial metal projects
Sacha Backes - IFC
Funding industrial metal projects from Objective Capital Conferences

About Sacha Backes

Dr Sacha Backes works for the International Finance Corporation, which is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, mandated to provide financing and support to companies investing in emerging markets. Based in its London office, Dr Backes is responsible for new business origination for the Department of Oil, Gas, Mining and Chemicals. He is also responsible for developing and maintaining industry networks, including banks, private equity groups and hedge funds. Prior to joining IFC, Dr Backes worked in the international development field where he launched and managed two large rural infrastructure development projects in remote areas of the Lao PDR from 1999–2006. Dr Backes has a PhD in laser physics from the University of Cambridge and an MBA from INSEAD.