Global Mining Finance Autumn Conference 2018


Global Mining Finance Autumn Conference 2018


10 October 2018

Speakers 2018

World-class speakers on the latest mining projects will present at the event: Speaker biographies will be updated as they are confirmed.


Andre Boje
Andre Boje has more than two decades of experience in the South African coal industry. He founded South African focused coal trading company Chandler Coal (Pty) Ltd in 1997 following a successful executive management career in various industries. In 2005 after a period of exponential growth the company was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) as Wescoal Holdings Limited, enabling a transition from purely coal trading activities to a fully-fledged coal miner and trader. Wescoal, with three fully operational mines, is now one of the leading junior coal mining and trading companies in southern Africa. Andre was appointed to the Board of Directors of Minergy in January 2017 and its Chief Executive Officer in February 2017.


Alain Corbani

Alain Corbani joined FINANCE SA in July 2013 as Head of Mining and Natural Resources and portfolio manager of the Global Gold & Precious fund. From November 2008 to July 2013 he was COO of Commodities AM and portfolio manager of the same precious metal fund. Under Alain's tenure, the fund has achieved an 11% excess return vs. its benchmark, the FTSE Gold Mines Index, while displaying a lower volatility.  It was the best performing precious metals fund among its French peers in 2009, 2010 and 2016. It is ranked number one over the last three years. Prior to managing the Global Gold and Precious fund, Alain worked for 17 years as a Sell-side analyst and investment banker, notably as Director of Dominion Securities, then RBC Capital Markets prior to founding Green Oak Securities. He has developed an expertise in North American equity investing and financing of North American mining companies.
Alain holds an MBA in International Management from George Washington University (USA).