Michael Bedford, Independent Consultant, London
Mike is responsible for Metals Focus’ Gold Peer Review Analysis work. Prior to joining Metals Focus as a consultant, worked at AngloGold Ashanti for 5 years, managing the group planning processes and providing strategic support to CEO and main board directors. Also involved in corporate strategic development, including new bond and equity issuance and investor relations. Prior to this role, for 21 years, Mike worked at Barnard Jacobs Mellet, working as analyst and in sales and ultimately heading mining research. There he helped build an international client base to over 100 institutional clients and became head of international sales. He was part of the executive management team that successfully listed the company and managed several international equity issues for South African clients.