The highly experienced technical and financial team, has overseen 60+ mine builds and over US$200bn of mining sector transactions, and works in a close and collaborative manner with management teams to deliver optimal results
HON. FRANK FANNON
Senior Geostrategy Advisor
Frank is a Senior Advisor at Appian. He is based in Washington DC and advises on government relations and critical mineral policies in relation to prospective or current investments of the Appian Funds.
Frank is managing director of Fannon Global Advisors, a strategic advisory focused on geopolitics, the energy transition and market transformation. Previously, Frank was unanimously confirmed by the United States Senate to serve as the inaugural Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources, where he led whole-of-government initiatives in the Indo-Pacific, the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region to advance free, open markets and resilient supply chains. Frank established the multi-country Energy Resources Governance Initiative (https://ergi.tools) to share global mining best practice and improve governance.
Frank leverages his previous experience as Head of Corporate Affairs at BHP, where he established the Company’s US Corporate Affairs function and shaped climate change and stakeholder messaging campaigns.