Directors

Guy de Selliers

Chairman

Ivanhoe Liberia

Guy de Selliers

Chairman

Mr. de Selliers is the President of HCF International Advisers, a London-based corporate finance advisory firm focused on the mining and metals industry, which he co-founded in 2003.

Prior to this, he held senior positions at MC-BBL, Fleming and Chase Manhattan. He was previously a member of the Executive Committee of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, a senior VP of International Banking at Lehman Brothers, New York, and worked with the World Bank where he was responsible for the financing of mining projects in Africa.

Eric Finlayson

Director

Ivanhoe Liberia

Eric Finlayson

Director

Mr. Finlayson was appointed President of HPX in 2015 after serving as Senior Advisor-Business Development since 2013.

Prior to joining HPX, he spent 24 years with Rio Tinto including 5 years as Global Head of Exploration and 2 years as the CEO of Rio Tinto Coal in Mozambique. Mr. Finlayson is an exploration geologist with more than 35 years of global, multi-commodity experience.

Kadiatou Konaté

Director

Ivanhoe Liberia

Kadiatou Konaté

Director

Kadiatou Konaté is the Managing Director of Sustainable Mining & Infrastructure Group (SMIG), a purpose-driven organisation designing and implementing innovative approaches for the development and funding of sustainable mining and infrastructure projects in Guinea and West Africa.

Prior to her current role, Ms Konaté held positions as Director of Planning & Business Strategy for the Rio Tinto Minerals Group, leading the business planning and evaluating capital expansion projects.  She was previously Controller and CFO for Rio Tinto Simandou’s Iron Ore Project. Her prior roles include leading risk and compliance teams.

Ms Konaté is a certified public accountant and she holds a master’s degree of accountancy from the University of Oklahoma.