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Senior Advisors

SHAWN MCCORMICK

Senior Advisor Africa

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Shawn McCormick is Appian’s Senior Advisor for Africa. He has over 30 years of experience working on the continent.

Mr. McCormick’s previous roles include Director for African Affairs at the National Security Council in The White House in Washington, Africa Regional Advisor and Senior Global Affairs Advisor for BP in London, and Corporate Vice President for International Affairs at TNK-BP in Moscow.

Mr. McCormick is currently the Managing Director of a London-based strategic consulting firm focused on the natural resources sector in Africa and beyond; he has a particular speciality in “above ground risks” including government relations/delivering high-level political access/leverage as well as corporate reputation protection.

Mr. McCormick serves on several Boards including as Chairman of Trinity Metals (Rwanda/tin, tungsten, tantalum and lithium), Non-Executive Director of LSE-listed Rainbow Rare Earths (South Africa and Burundi), and Non-Executive Director of Karo Resources (Zimbabwe/PGMs).

LORD RENWICK OF CLIFTON KCMG

Senior Advisor

LEN BAKER

Senior Advisor

NELSON LUIZ COSTA SILVA

Senior Safety and Social Performance Advisor

DANIEL MALCHUK

Senior Advisor

FIONA CLOUDER

Senior Advisor

KELVIN DUSHNISKY

Senior Advisor

JOHN VAN DER WIELEN

Senior Advisor, Australia

SHAWN McCORMICK

Senior Advisor Africa

DOMINIC RAAB

Head of Global Affairs