The Global African Investment Summit – London
The Global African Investment Summit brought together African heads of state, business leaders, and some of the largest foreign investors focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. Veracity CEO Steven Fox co-hosted a workshop discussion with Cherie Blair CBE, QC on the legal and strategic dimensions of operating successful investments in fragile environments. Steven also featured on a private equity panel, sharing his views on risk mitigation for large private equity investments in Africa.
Annual Conference: International Bar Association – Vienna, Austria
Veracity CEO Steven Fox attended the Annual Conference of the International Bar Association, serving as a panelist in a session on the challenges natural resources investors face in building effective relations with governments, communities, and other key stakeholders.
15th Risk Mitigation & CSR Seminar – Toronto, Canada
Veracity CEO Steven Fox delivered remarks at the 15th Risk Mitigation & CSR Seminar, hosted by the Canada-Southern Africa Chamber of Business. Steven discussed mitigation strategies for the range of potential investment “landmines” in the mining sector.
Governance Trends in Africa – Shell, London
London-based Managing Director Stewart Kelly discussed the emerging trend of accountable governance in Africa and its implications for Shell as part of a series on global trends organized by the Shell Scenarios Team.
LATIN AMERICA PANEL – NEW YORK
Associate Director Christian Perlingiere discussed key political risks in major Latin American markets as part of a panel on new business opportunities in Latin America hosted by the American Chemical Society.