Vitor Correia

President, European Federation of Geologists

Vitor is the President of the European Federation of Geologists, a professional organisation that represents the professional geoscientists from 26 European countries. He is also the Secretary-General of the International Raw Materials Observatory, a non-profit, independent, international association that supports international cooperation in the mineral raw materials’ field. Vitor is a member of the Expert Group on Resource Classification of UNECE and an independent evaluator of mineral projects for the World Bank.

Vitor founded and managed several companies working in geosciences, and he has over 25 years of experience in strategic management, innovation and organisational effectiveness. He began his career as a mining geologist, and he worked in mineral exploration, geological engineering and environmental geology in Europe, Africa and South America. Vitor holds a BSc in Geology and an MBA, both from the University of Lisbon. He is registered as a Eurogeologist and in 2017 he was elected for Honorary Fellowship of the Geological Society of London for his achievements advancing international cooperation in geosciences.


17/10/201814:00 Role of the International Raw Materials Observatory

Finex ’18

FINEX ‘18 is the sixth in a series of biennial conferences bringing together financiers, innovators and explorers from major and junior companies.

Talks will cover developments in capital and commodity markets, mineral deposit science and innovation in exploration, from the standpoints of experts and professionals from banks, finance houses, stockbrokers, exploration and mining companies and contractors. FINEX is not an investment promotion forum but aims to provide a wider perspective on our industry.

FINEX is a non-profit event supported by sponsors and organised by members of MinSouth, the Applied Earth Science Division of IoM3, the AMA, the SEG and the Mineral Deposits Study Group of the Geological Society.