GFG Alliance Appoints Head of Mining M&A & Head of Compliance
Sustainable industry leader GFG Alliance has appointed Mr Angelo Zavattieri as Head of Mining M&A. The new role, based initially in Dubai then transferring to London, will see Mr Angelo developing opportunities to build GFG Alliance’s mining portfolio within the framework of GFG’s economic, social, and environmental sustainability commitments and in alignment with the group’s CN30 mission. Mr Angelo brings over a decade of experience in metals and mining and was most recently Vice President, Head of M&A at Saudi Arabian Mining Co., where he oversaw the acquisition of Meridian. He has also held senior roles in Klesch & Co, BHP, Barclays, and Deutsche Bank, including Head of M&A at SOUTH32 and Vice President Acquisitions & Divestments at BHP Billiton. Alongside his wealth of specialised knowledge in mining, Mr Angelo also brings wide-ranging expertise across oil and gas, infrastructure, and power and utilities sectors. He is a business graduate from Columbia University.
GFG Alliance has also appointed Mr Brendan Leddy as Head of Compliance. Mr Brendan is responsible for building out GFG’s existing compliance function as part of the company’s commitment to strong governance. He will work closely with senior management and stakeholders to ensure the business complies with regulatory and policy requirements globally. Mr Brendan has over 20 years of international experience in compliance and risk oversight. In his previous role as Chief Compliance Officer, Head of Risk and MLRO at Tellimer Group, he provided management oversight across the UK, USA, LATAM, and MENA and established a regulated entity in Dubai. He has held senior compliance roles at organisations including BACB Bank, CLS Bank, ANZ Bank, and UBS AG. A highly experienced and reputed practitioner, Brendan has been awarded a Fellowship by the International Compliance Association and is an accredited member of the Association of the Professional Compliance Consultants, the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, and the Institute of Directors.