Philipa Varris

Head of Sustainability

Horizonte Minerals

Resourcing Tomorrow
Philipa Varris

Philipa Varris

Head of Sustainability

Horizonte Minerals

Philipa Varris has held leadership positions in Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) management in the mining sector for over 25 years, primarily in Africa and Australasia and across a number of mineral commodities.    

Philipa has been awarded the Australian Centenary Medal for leadership in Australia’s largest community consultation and strategic vision development initiative and was recognized in 2020 as one of the WIM UK 100 Global Inspirational Women in Mining. Philipa holds an MSc in Natural Resources, is a Chartered Environmental Professional, a member of the UK Committee of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and is a qualified board candidate with Corporate Directors International. As a champion for mining ESG leadership, Philipa has led teams recognised with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada Award for Environment and Social Responsibility, the AMEEF Award for Environmental Excellence, and the Mines and Money ESG Producer of the Year Award, amongst others. Philipa is a Non Executive Director of EnviroGold Global and Head of Sustainability for Horizonte Minerals Plc. 

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Environmental Resilience and Nature-Positive Approaches to Mining

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Session Chair’s Opening Remarks
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Keynote Panel: Nature Positive Mining – Can You Extract Resources but Also be a Defender of the Natural Environment?
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Fireside Chat: What are the geopolitical lessons we can take from the oil economy when planning the an new economy driven by critical minerals?
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Keynote Panel: ESG Starts with Exploration and Development – Who Is Doing What Well in The Junior Space?