Emma Beatty

Chief Operating Officer & Director of Research, MineHutte

Emma joined MineHutte in 2014 and is responsible for the company’s research division. At the core of her work is MineHutte’s unique regulatory risk analysis and assessment, which provides ratings and detailed guidance on legal risk for investments and projects in the mining industry. Emma has worked extensively on mining laws in Africa, North America, South America, Oceania and Europe. As well as her own research, she has has overseen the analysis of mining laws and regulations in over 120 jurisdictions and is ultimately responsible for the vetting and approval of all risk analysis.

In her role, Emma works closely with MineHutte’s consultancy division. She regularly advises stakeholders in the industry on the improvement of mining codes, the implications of regulatory amendments and new laws and provides comparative guidance on how legal frameworks differ between jurisdictions.

Prior to joining MineHutte, Emma was a Senior Editor at legal publishing house Chambers and Partners and worked with the International Law Programme at Chatham House. She holds a LLB from Durham University and a LLM in Public International Law from Queen Mary University of London.