Mick Davies is the founding partner of X2 Mining Resources Limited, an emerging
company in the resources sector. He stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of Xstrata plc in 2013, one of the world’s largest global diversified mining and Metals Company. Previously, Mick was an Executive
Director and Chief Financial Officer of Billiton plc and Chairman of Billiton Coal.
In a personal capacity, Mick is Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Jewish Leadership Council of the United Kingdom and is Chairman of the Holocaust Memorial Commission of the United Kingdom. Mick is a trustee of the Kew Foundation, which supports the work of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, and is also a member of the Board of Honorary Directors of the Royal Opera House. Prior to settling in the UK, Mick played an active role in Jewish communal affairs in South Africa, where he was born. He was recently awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Bar Ilan University.