Integrated report <IR> 2020

Kojo Busia (58)
Independent Non-Executive Director



1 August 2020

Board committee memberships:
  • Social, Ethics and Sustainability Committee (Chairman)
  • Investment Committee
  • Nominations Committee

Dr Busia has over 25 years of professional experience in African natural resources governance and management working at both bilateral and multilateral organisations. He recently held the position of chief of the Natural Resources Management Section, Technology, Climate Change and Natural Resource Management Division, at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).

He previously served as coordinator of the African Mineral Development Centre (AMDC) at the UNECA, where he was charged with the implementation of the African Mining Vision, an African Union policy framework for sustainable mineral resources development. Prior to heading the AMDC, Dr Busia spent nearly a decade leading the African Peer Review Mechanism Support Section, Governance and Public Administration Division, also at the UNECA. In addition, Dr Busia has served on several advisory boards including the Responsible Mining Foundation Advisory Council, Advisory Director of Global Mining Sustainability, and Mining Indaba’s Sustainability Advisory Committee.  He is a founding director of the Africa Resource Management, Environment and Climate Change Institute, a think-do-tank recently established in Accra, Ghana.