2023 Sponsors

This page will be updated as sponsor info becomes available.

Inigo logo


At Inigo, we specialise in a select range of high-risk, high-capacity insurance and reinsurance lines, serving many of the largest commercial and industrial enterprises.

Working exclusively with the broker intermediary market, we bring protection to people and businesses operating in a multitude of challenging sectors. Our different perspectives on risk are fuelled by our core beliefs in data science. By using innovative models that push the boundaries of what data reveals about risk, we enable our clients to make better decisions to create the best possible outcomes.

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A clear-eyed approach to risk.

Hawcroft provides risk management services to the mining industry, using our knowledge, perception and expertise to offer true foresight.

Founded in 1992, we work on every continent and across all aspects of mining, processing, materials handling and infrastructure.
Our industry expertise means we see further than others. We’re independent, so our view is unobstructed.
And because we understand the history and breadth of this industry, we are better able to envisage its future.

integra logo


Founded in 1998, Integra is an independent loss adjusting company handling assignments from large portfolios of smaller claims to high-value technical losses.

Making the complex simple. Our technical knowledge and adjusting acumen enable us to cut through complexity, control losses, accelerate repairs and get insured parties operating sooner post-incident.

Safe hands, agile minds. Our specialist loss adjusters are recruited from industry and insurance for their unrivalled technical vision, collaboration skills and depth of industry experience. By nurturing young talent and blending experience, we are creating the loss adjusting firm of the future.

Integra’s global network consists of 55 adjusters, 19 in operations support, 16 offices and 19 Strategic Alliances.

For more information, please contact us at…

Leo Dixon
BSc (Hons), Acc. Mediator, Dip CII
Chief Executive Officer

6th Floor, 117 Houndsditch, London, EC3A 7BT, UK
T   +44 (0) 203-879-8320
M   +44 (0) 787-588-7703
W   integratechnical.com

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SCOR, a leading global reinsurer, offers its clients a diversified and innovative range of reinsurance and insurance solutions and services to control and manage risk. Applying “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR uses its industry-recognized expertise and cutting-edge financial solutions to serve its clients and contribute to the welfare and resilience of society.

SCOR offers its clients a Tier 1 reinsurer rating from Standard & Poor’s, AM Best, Moody’s and Fitch.

The Group generated premiums of EUR 19.7 billion in 2022 and serves clients in more than 160 countries from its 35 offices worldwide.

For more information, visit: www.scor.com

You may also wish to contact:

Neil Ringrose – SCOR Specialty Insurance – National Manager Canada (e-mail: nringrose@scor.com)

Philippe Csakvary – SCOR Specialty Insurance – Global Line Manager Mining (e-mail: pcsakvary@scor.com)

MDD Forensic Accountants


Tracing its roots back to 1933, MDD is one of the world’s leading forensic accounting firms specialising in economic damage quantification calculations.

We regularly provide economic damage quantification assessments for events involving underground and conveyor collapses, equipment breakdown, failures and malfunctions, explosions, smelter fires, molten metal breakouts and more.

We understand that mining comes with its own unique set of legal, environmental, health and safety challenges. Over the years, clients have come to rely on our insight and understanding of the complex issues that mining companies and insurers face when quantifying business interruption losses.
As the world’s leading forensic accounting firm with over 40 offices across five continents, we have the proven expertise and knowledge to quantify even the most complicated and contentious losses. For accurate assessments of mining claims, contact the experts at MDD.

Brad Ebel, bebel@mdd.com +1 416 366 4968
HJ Ustler, hjustler@mdd.com +1 905 523 6363
Lee Swain, lswain@mdd.com +44 203 384 5499

For more information visit our mining page at the link below which also includes a video about how we can help, and associated case studies and technical briefings: https://www.mdd.com/forensic-accounting-services/energy/mining-refining/

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MKA Canada

A multidisciplinary construction consulting firm providing comprehensive solutions to project owners and the insurance, legal, and construction sectors across the mining

Our services include:

  • Class 1 to 5 Capital Cost Estimating
  • AFE Review & Design Cost Analysis
  • Cost Monitoring, Cost Control and Forecasting
  • Project Schedule Development
  • Site Progress Monitoring

Barry Milliner – President, bmilliner@mkainc.com
James Mahay – Director, jmahay@mkainc.com

Aon logo


Aon exists to shape decisions for the better — to protect and enrich the lives of people around the

world. We provide our clients with advice and solutions that give them the clarity and confidence to

make better decisions to protect and grow their business. Aon is in the business of better decisions.

Our global Mining team encompasses over 300 professionals, spread across 12 Mining centres of excellence on five continents.  Our brokering team is currently placing over $950M of annual premiums into the Mining insurance sector globally.

We have the privilege of servicing over 150 diverse Mining clients, representing precious and base metals, bulk commodities as well as rare earth metals.

Our Mining practice is supported by 35 dedicated global risk control engineers.

In addition to risk advisory, insurance, and engineering services, we can support you with a variety of solutions not limited to the following:

  • Pre and Post-Loss Business Interruption Reviews
  • Risk Profiling
  • Asset Valuations
  • Project Risk Management
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Claims Resolution and Advocacy
  • Captive Management Solutions
  • Diagnose, Prioritise and Address ESG Risk and Opportunities
  • Talent Attraction & Retention
  • De-Risking Retirement Liabilities
  • Mining Remuneration Reports

No matter the size or location of your operations, we would be pleased to be your risk advisory partner of choice throughout your project’s life cycle from exploration to closure.

For further information please feel free to reach out to any of the below listed Aon colleagues:

Paul Pryor, Global Mining Practice Leader (Melbourne, Australia), paul.pryor@aon.com

Tim Snyders, Mining Group Leader – Western Canada (Vancouver, Canada), tim.snyders@aon.ca

Aris Tzounakos, Mining Group Leader – Eastern Canada (Toronto, Canada), aris.tzounakos@aon.ca

Ross Murphy, National Director, Natural Resources (Calgary, Canada), ross.murphy@aon.ca

Katrin Hayduk, Head of Growth and Innovation, Natural Resources (Halifax, Canada), katrin.hayduk@aon.ca

Wordley Partnership

Wordley Partnership is a founder member of MIRA and leader in international dispute resolution with highly experienced lawyers previously with leading city law firms with expertise in all aspects of dispute resolution including International Arbitration, Commercial Litigation and Insurance and Reinsurance. This is complemented with our corporate, commercial and insurance regulatory practice which offers full-service capability in non-contentious and transactional work. The Partners have advised on some of the largest and most complex disputes across the globe. Their solution-oriented approach, combined with their extensive sector knowledge, resources, and capabilities, has helped numerous clients achieve their desired commercial outcomes. Our expertise has been accumulated over many years from advising boards, risk managers, general counsel of companies across many industry sectors and companies located across multiple jurisdictions. In the natural resources sector we are recognised for our knowledge and expertise and as thought leaders in the mining sector in particular.

‘Work we like, people we like, clients we like’.

For more information please contact us

Paul Wordley: +44 (0) 7774 817 750 / Paul.Wordley@wordleylaw.com,
Alison Proctor: +44 (0) 7594 087 939 / Alison.Proctor@wordleylaw.com or
Solomiya Boyar: +44 (0) 7936 600 299 / Solomiya.Boyar@wordleylaw.com

or contact us at
Wordley Partnership
11 Leadenhall Street
+44 (0)2039 243 250

Rushton International

Rushton International is an independent and impartial RICS firm of valuers, specialising in the valuation of assets for insurance purposes and have the experience, qualifications, and expertise to value any asset, anywhere in the world. Established in 1997, Rushton International’s reputation has been founded on the efficiency and integrity of our business dealings. With specialist sector knowledge, the Rushton Mining team can value any asset, anywhere in the world. Work is completed in-house, using the same experienced team of valuers ensuring consistency and accuracy of reporting. All clients receive the same level of focused attention and expert service, regardless of the size of their account.

For more information visit https://www.rushton.co.uk/mira-2023/

Susan Davies, Owner and Managing Director – susan.davies@rushton.co.uk
Gareth Williams, Director BSc MRICS – Gareth.williams@rushton.co.uk

Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor Adjusting focuses on commercial losses and claims across all major lines and geographies, many of which are large and complex in nature.

Stephen Thorpe
Managing Director, Natural Resources
Asia & Middle East