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Gillian Davidson

Chair, International Women in Mining

Gillian Davidson is a leader in sustainability, ESG and responsible supply chains with extensive experience in the extractives and natural resources sectors. She is currently a senior advisor to global extractives companies and international organisations and an Executive Board member of the Global Battery Alliance. Gillian is also a Non-Executive Director at New Gold Inc, Central Asia Metals and Lundin Gold, where she also chairs the Sustainability Committees of the Board.

Previously, Gillian was the Head of Mining & Metals at the World Economic Forum leading global and regional initiatives for responsible and sustainable development and was Head of Social Responsibility at Teck Resources. She has also held senior roles in government, academia and consulting. She holds a PhD in Development Economics and Geography.

Gillian is Chair of International Women in Mining, a fellow of Chatham House, The Royal Society of International Affairs; and a Chair of the Resolve Natural Resources and Energy Leadership Council.