Rocks in the City
The City of London Geoscience Forum, in conjunction with the Natural Resources Forum and the Scottish Oil Club, held a meeting on ‘Trust and Transparency in the Oil & Gas and Mining Industries’.
The meeting, hosted by city legal firm Norton Rose Fulbright, welcomed keynote speaker the Rt. Hon. Clare Short, former Labour MP for Birmingham Ladywood (until 2010). From 2011 to 2016 she was Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), an NGO that promotes public awareness of how countries manage their oil, gas and mineral resources.
The reply was delivered by former President of the Society Sir Mark Moody-Stuart. The meeting was also addressed by panel members Peter van Veen (Director, Business Integrity Programme, Transparency Intrnational, and Reuters journalist and author Tom Bergin, before being thrown open for general discussion. The panel was chaired by Mark Steeves.
L-R: Tom Bergin, Clare Short, Mark Steeves, Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, Peter van Veen. Photo: Ted Nield.