Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
Languages: English (fluent), French (fluent), Swahili and Lingala
Patrick is a seasoned manager with several years of working in the extractives sector. He currently oversees the Impact Facility project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) where he is responsible for coordinating a multi-stakeholder partnership that includes NGOs and cobalt refiners in tackling the root causes of child labour in local cobalt mines. Patrick has conducted a number of internal systems audits for mines and refiners.
An effective project manager and a skilled communicator, Patrick is fluent in English, French, Swahili and Lingala. He holds a Diploma in Biochemistry from Ukweli Institute and a Diploma in Administrative and Political science from Unilu extension of Kolwezi.
BY ASSHETON CARTER & DAVID STURMES | JUNE 5, 2020 For the last 1.5 years, our TDI Impact team at the Impact Facility have been working with Fairphone, Signify and Huayou Cobalt to develop a programme that addresses the most urgent issues associated with the production of cobalt by artisanal miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo. As
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