The role of mining in the decarbonisation of the global economy. Prospects for “green” metals development in Kazakhstan

Session Sponsor:


Mike Beare
Director and Corporate Consultant (Mining Engineering)
SRK Consulting (Kazakhstan)

11:15 Welcome and introduction

Kathy Leach
Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan

11:30 - Field of activity of Kazgeology

Berikbol Khamzin
Chief Geologist

11:45 - International prospects for decarbonization of the mining and metallurgical industry

Kirill Kozenyashev
Associate Partner
EY-Parthenon Russia and CIS

12:00 - Reducing Carbon Emissions from Mining – How can this be tackled?

Mike Beare
Director and Corporate Consultant (Mining Engineering)
SRK Consulting (Kazakhstan)

12:15 - The Role of Critical Minerals in Clean Energy Transitions: Global Perspectives

Tae-Yoon Kim
Senior Energy Analyst
International Energy Agency

12:30 - Framework conditions for decarbonisation in the mining sector

William Tompson
Head of the Eurasia Division

12:45 - World Bank´s approach to mineral industry for a decarbonized economy

Javier Aguilar
Senior Mining Specialist
World Bank

13:00 - EBRD’s Green Economy and Climate Action

Dimitrios Koufos
Lead Direct Finance Associate Director, Green Economy and Climate Action team

13:15 - Working with foreign investors on exploration projects. Successes and challenges.

Nariman Absametov
Chief business development Director
Tau-Ken Samruk

Viktor Kovalenko
Partner, Head of Climate Change and Sustainability Services practice