Ingo Hofmaier brings vast corporate finance, financial and risk management experience in global commodity markets across a diverse range of geographies, including Africa and the Americas, to his role as Chief Financial Officer.
Specifically, as a market-facing finance executive, he has over 20 years of experience in capital markets, financial reporting, tax, commercial contracts, project & corporate finance, and M&A and investment banking. Ingo joined Lifezone Metals from Omico Mining Corp., a Namibian copper exploration and development company, where he was CEO.
Prior to his time at Omico Mining Corp., he spent three years with SolGold plc, an LSE and TSX-listed copper and gold developer, where he was CFO. Ingo is also an independent board member of First Tin plc, an LSE main market-listed tin development company, where he chairs both the audit & risk and nominations & remuneration committees. His experience also includes seven years as a partner at Hannam & Partners, a London based merchant bank, where he was a partner responsible for metals & mining corporate finance, as well as at Rio Tinto, Capgemini and Wienerberger AG, a building material and industrial minerals group, where he was financial controller for the US business and commercial director during the successful project execution and market entry in India, among other roles.