Kate J Harcourt
Kate is a sustainability professional with over 30 years of experience across the mining industry. She works as part of the Owner’s Team with leadership on sustainability issues, and for Equator Principles Financial Institutions and engineering groups. She serves as Non-Executive Director to Condor Gold, Fortuna Silver (transitioning from Roxgold Inc) and Orezone Gold Corp.
She works on projects in Europe and Africa, developing policy and environmental management frameworks, navigating local and international ESIA processes, stakeholder engagement and permitting, lender liaison, annual reporting and construction supervision. She has joined Due Diligence teams on high profile new projects and has contributed to documentation on industry good practice, such as the UNEP Awareness and Preparedness for Emergencies at Local Level for Mining, the IFC Good Practice Note on Managing Contractors Environmental and Social Performance and worked with the Responsible Jewellery Council to update its Codes of Practice (COP). In 2018 she was nominated one of the Top 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining.