Jeff Townsend

Founder at Critical Minerals Association Golabal

Founder at Critical Minerals Association Golabal

Jeff worked as an international affairs advisor to governments and senior political officials around the world for 15 years. He then transitioned to the private sector as managing director of a boutique public affairs and communications consultancy where he advised FTSE100 and S&P500 companies on government campaign and engagement strategies.
In 2020 Jeff founded the Critical Minerals Association in the UK and followed this up with Critical Minerals Associations in Australia and the USA, partnering with C2M2A in Canada. His international platform, CMIA brings these domestic associations together to collaborate on global issues. The CMA family now represents over 100 critical mineral companies worldwide.
Jeff is also the co-founder of Critical Productions, a video production and marketing firm to help better inform stakeholders about companies, nations and the sector to wider stakeholders.
Jeff is the Chairman of the Advisory board to the UK Government's CLIMATES rare earth programme, a member of the UK Governments Task and Finish Group and a board member to a number of critical mineral sector companies

9:00 - 9:15 AM

TUESDAY 3rd October


The promising resource potential of desalination brines

    Review Speaker