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Mark Slade


One of our founding partners, Mark is a leading economist and development practitioner who has forged his career around guiding governments, donors, and the private sector towards unlocking the full potential of resource sector investments. With proven ability to integrate diverse perspectives, he has a long track record of influencing senior decision makers, shaping corporate strategy, and driving economic transformation.

As a result, Mark is no stranger to the intricate challenges of developing resource projects in pioneer environments. His expertise revolves around crafting crystal-clear and actionable development strategies that bridge the gap between the immediate needs of governments and local communities, and the far-reaching horizons of project developers – in particular through measures that stimulate early and enduring economic impact.

Mark’s commitment extends beyond just initiating change; he is deeply devoted to locking in the benefits by collaborating closely with local counterparts to foster capacity and ownership. His reputation for concise and articulate communication, analytical prowess, and level-headed demeanour sets him apart in the industry. Get in touch to join Mark in his mission to drive lasting change.


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