David Armstrong is leading the Impact Facility’s gold supply chain and programmes work, based between London and Nairobi. David joins the Impact Facility from the world of certification , having led Fairtrade’s global work in mineral supply chains for several years. He has a deep-rooted understanding of the supply chain challenges facing downstream and midstream businesses interested in responsible mineral sourcing, and a corresponding suite of sourcing solutions and models which can be adapted, to suit commercial and supply chain contexts. David has in-depth experience of programme design, investor and donor relations management and has applied experience of upstream mine engagement, especially in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.
“Through our industry leading lease-to-own scheme, we’re able to help mines improve their environmental footprint and economic performance-increasing the supply of responsibly mined minerals and forging a new path for impact investors and downstream businesses alike to drive change.”