EMPEA is delighted to announce that it has appointed Jamil Kassum to serve as a Senior Advisor to the organization.
Jamil Kassum has over 40 years of experience as an emerging markets strategic and financial advisor. He serves as Non-Executive Board Director, Chairman of Audit Committee and member of Governance and Nomination Committee for Randgold Resources Limited, a listed gold mining company with operations in Africa, including Mali, Congo (DRC) and the Ivory Coast, and current market capitalization of over US$5 billion. He also serves on the Board of Directors of Thien Minh Group (TMG), a leading travel and hotel group in Vietnam; and Khan Bank, the leading privately owned commercial bank in Mongolia. Mr. Kassum is Board Commissioner and member of the Investment Committee of P.T. Indonesia Infrastructure Finance (IIF), owned by the Government of Indonesia, the Asian Development Bank, DEG, IFC and SMBC. IIF was established in 2010 to help finance infrastructure projects in Indonesia. He was Chairman of their Board of Commissioners for most of 2011.