Co-Chief Operating Officer
Aidan Davy joined ICMM in June 2007. As Co-Chief Operating Officer he provides strategic support across all ICMM’s programmatic work on environmental resilience, social performance, mineral resource governance and innovation and plays a central role in strategy development and implementation. He leads ICMM’s work on mining standards (including work related to consolidation of mining standards), sustainability reporting, tailings management, and policy engagement. He led the work to develop ICMM’s Mining Principles - which define good practice environmental, social and governance requirements for the mining and metals industry - and formerly led ICMM's work on environmental resilience, social performance, and governance and transparency.
Aidan has over 35 years of cross-sectoral experience on sustainable development issues, working with a range of private, multi-lateral and not-for-profit organizations, including the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation in Washington DC. For the first decade of his career, Aidan primarily worked on environmental issues, within an international consulting company, a multinational manufacturing company and at the World Bank. He then shifted his focus to social responsibility and accountability issues, with a strong emphasis on the mining industry.