Elena Amirkhanova is a Partner and Account Director leading ERM Banking/International Financial Institutions services in Europe, Middle East and Africa. She has over 15 years of experience in implementing environmental and social standards to ensure compliance with international lenders’ requirements and make projects fit for finance. Elena works with international financial institutions, borrowers and other stakeholders helping them understand and manage sustainability risks in extractive sector. Her areas of expertise include social accountability, stakeholder engagement and social management system development. She has worked with a range of financial and mining sector clients across Europe, Middle East, Africa and Latin America. Prior to joining ERM Elena worked for gold mining company managing environmental and social aspects at four mining projects at different stages of their development and understands very well sustainability risks across mining life cycle. She holds a Master’s degree in Geography and Executive MBA from Warwick Business School.
ERM will be sponsoring and participating in the 6th edition of the Mining Forum Minex Europe, which will be held in Tirana, Albania on 5-7 July 2022.
MINEX Europe Forum offers a vibrant platform for the dissemination of innovative technologies and promotion of investment opportunities, and best practices for mining and exploration across Europe.
The previous MINEX Europe Forums have been held in Austria, Serbia, North Macedonia, and Bulgaria. These Forums have brought together local mining communities and international companies to facilitate cross-border dialogue on developing sustainable mining industries across Europe.