Didier Fohlen is a sustainability expert with over 35 years of experience in geoscience and the commodities industries including management, project development and operations positions in Africa, Europe and Asia. He is non-executive Chairman of Moroccan Minerals and previously served as Executive Vice President of Lydian International and as Vice President Environmental and Social Responsibility of Areva Mines.
Didier further spent thirteen years at the International Finance Corporation, where he carried out technical, environmental and social reviews as well as risk management for investments in the oil, gas, minerals and chemicals sectors. Prior to joining the IFC, he worked with the French Geological and Mining Bureau in West Africa, among others managing a private gold mining company in the exploration and development stages.
Didier holds a Doctorate Degree in Applied Geology & Mining Engineering from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Géologie, Nancy.