Kadi Konate

Kadi Konate  is a Finance business leader  with 15+ years of experience in Enterprise and Project Risk Management. Her focus has been on helping large and medium size companies in Energy, Real Estate and Mining sectors design and implement strategies to define, understand and effectively mitigate key business and project risks. More recently, as the Controller and Acting CFO of a $20B Iron Project in Guinea (Simandou), she was responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management as well as leading risk management efforts for the Project. Kadi is currently Director of Planning, Strategy and Business Analysis for Rio Tinto Minerals in Denver. She is also the Executive Director of the Elite Coalition for African Project Delivery, a global not for profit organization established to act as a key enabler in the design, financing and timely implementation of capital projects in Sub Saharan Africa.