The organisers of the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, which is coming to Cape Town on 8-11 February 2016, have appointed Kael O’Sullivan to the role of Head of Investor Relations effective 1 August 2015.
O’Sullivan assumes the role of this newly developed position within the Mining Indaba management team to foster continuous collaboration with the strong contingency of investors who participate at the annual event in Cape Town. Kael will lead the management and development of the Mining Indaba Investor Programme, offering a high touch one-to-one service for accredited investors to customise their experience while at the annual event. In addition, Kael will work with the management team to identify and recruit investors from new and emerging markets.
Upon announcing his appointment, Mining Indaba Managing Director, Jonathan Moore said Kael has built a successful career in developing intricate relationships with deal-makers in global investment hubs including Australia, Europe, and Asia.
“His experience and enthusiasm will be pivotal in expanding Mining Indaba’s Investor Programme to attract new investors from different geographic regions and investment firms.”
O’Sullivan comes to the Mining Indaba team with a series of professional achievements including opening new doors for Indian investment into the Queensland mining sector while supporting other critical initiatives with the Queensland Government Trade and Investment office. O’Sullivan will report to Mr. Jonathan Moore and will be based in London.
The annual Investing in African Mining Indaba provides one week of unparalleled week of deal-making and discovery by bringing the world to uncover mining investment opportunities throughout Africa. The Mining Indaba attracts an average of 7,000 professionals – mining executives, corporates, investors, financiers, government dignitaries, analysts and other industry stakeholders – from 100 countries all with a common focus to capitalise Africa’s mining sector. (APO)