Full Name
Eric Rasmussen
Job Title
Chief Advisor Mining Renewables and Project Finance to Rio Tinto, and Board director
Balkans Group
Speaker Bio
Eric has had a rich and diversified career at the European Bank for reconstruction and Development (“EBRD”), spanning 27 years. In 2013, he became EBRD’s global Director of Natural Resources, where he further expanded the business towards mining and minerals. On behalf of the EBRD, Eric served on the boards of companies with prominent sponsors such as Toyota, Solvay, Danone and Carlsberg. Since early 2022 Eric has advised Rio Tinto in the role as Chief Advisor Renewables and Project Finance. He is also an independent director at the board of Balkan Metals Corporation, a junior exploration company holding large copper and gold exploration acreage in eastern Serbia. Eric has dual Danish and British nationality and holds a master in commercial law and finance from Aarhus Business School. Eric is a certified teacher and served over the past decade as a part- time lecturer for mining students at the University of Liege, Belgium.
Eric Rasmussen