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Meet the speakers at Gold West Africa 


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Adeniran Ajakaiye

Managing Director; Africa Plus Partners and Chief Investment Officer


Oluyomi Banjo 

Energy and Environmental Expert at United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)


Yves Bertran

Executive Director; Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM)


Jorden de Haan

Lead Author

UN Handbook for Developing National ASGM Formalization Strategies within National Action Plans.

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Yomi Jemibewon 

Co-founder, CardinalStone Partners Limited


Aichatou Mounkaila

Secretary General

Association of Women in Extractive Industries, Niger

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 Patrick Ojeka

Director ASM, Ministry of Mines and Steel Development, Nigeria


John Reade

Chief Market Strategist and Head of Research, World Gold Council


Nere Teriba

Vice- Chairman,

Kian Smith Refinery


Dauda Yakubu

Director of Operations, Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON), Nigeria

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Kolade Apata

Managing Director,

Noemdek, Nigeria

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Toussaint Bamouni

Director General, Chamber of Mines, Burkina Faso

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Jean-Claude Diplo

First Vice President, Chamber of Mines, Côte d'Ivoire


Eric Idiahi

Partner,  Verod Capital, Nigeria


Segun Lawson

Chief Executive Officer and Director, Thor Explorations Limited.

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Frank Mugyenyi

Senior Industry Advisor, Office of the Commissioner, African Union Commission, Ethiopia

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Effa Okim

Head, Compliance and Enforcement, SCUML. EFCC

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Lara Smith

Managing Director and Founder, Core Consultants, United Kingdom

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Ayo Teriba

CEO; Economic Associates (EA)


Olufemi Babem

Associate Director, Mining Centre of Excellence, KPMG, Nigeria


Kwaku Addai Antwi Boasiako

Chief Executive, Minerals Commission, Ghana 

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Amanda Lumun Feese 

Technical Adviser on mining strategy and governance

Mineral Sector Support for Economic Development (MinDiver) project of the Ministry of Mines and Steel Development (MMSD). 


Rodica Ella Ivan

Industrial Development Officer, Environment Department,


UNIDO (United Nations Industrial Development Organization)

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Luca Maiotti

Policy Analyst, Responsible Business Conduct Unit, Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

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Uwe Naeher


 Conflict Minerals Certification Project in the DRC for the BGR (Federal Bureau of Geosciences and Natural Resources). 

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Niyi Omojola

Head, Investment Banking, Nigeria


Daniel Stapper

Senior Program Officer

Mines to Market, PACT International NGO.


Alhaji Sani Isa Usman

National Chairman, Jewelleries Marketers' Association, Nigeria

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