The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™
The politics of resources redefined™

Our Senior Advisory Panel provides input to the team on major emerging socio-political, environmental and business trends and guides the further development of our work*

Prof Sir Paul Collier is professor of economics and director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. He is one of the world’s leading experts on African and resource-rich economies.

Bill Emmott globally-respected commentator and consultant on international affairs. From 1993 until 2006 he was editor-in-chief of The Economist, the world’s leading weekly on current affairs.

Evy Hambro is Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of the Natural Resources Equity Team at BlackRock, and BlackRock’s Global Head of Commodities. He is one of the world’s most influential resource investors.

Charles Holliday is Chairman of Shell. A former chair of Bank of America and CEO of DuPont, he is a leading advocate of sustainability in business, and has served as chair of WBCSD and a board member of WWF.

Rachel Kyte is CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Sustainable Energy for All. She was formerly the World Bank Group VP and Special Envoy for Climate Change.

Karina Litvack is a global expert in sustainable investment, having led F&C Investment’s SRI activities. She is currently an Independent Non-Executive Director of Italian oil and gas major Eni, and was formerly on the board of the EITI.

Simon Thompson is Chairman of Rio Tinto. Among his previous roles, he was chairman of Tullow Oil, a non-executive director of Newmont Mining, and an executive director of Anglo American.

* Please note that the role of the Panel is to provide high-level guidance to steer our strategy. It does not function as a board of directors, and is not involved in oversight of our client assignments or otherwise in our day-to-day work. Commercially-sensitive information confidential to our clients is not divulged to Panel members. The views expressed by Critical Resource on this website and elsewhere are those of Critical Resource, rather than necessarily those of Panel members.