Our latest vodcast in our Reversing the Resource Curse series is now out. We’re pleased to welcome Chief Consultant and CEO of Strategic Communications Solutions, Deji Haastrup, alongside our Director of Research and Programmes, Dr Ross Harvey, and Lead Researcher in our Natural Resource Governance Programme, Busisipho Siyobi, to help us unpack the wicked problem that is Africa’s resource curse.

Don’t miss this fascinating episode in which we discuss the importance of mainstreaming social performance in the mining and extractives industries as part of our commitment to bettering the state of governance across the continent.

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Deji Haastrup has occupied several positions of increasing responsibility at global oil multinational Chevron, working with the team that developed Chevron’s human rights policy for its global operations. He also led the team that developed Chevron’s Global MoU, a community-led, multi-stakeholder sustainable development model credited for its effectiveness in conflict management and sustainable development in the Niger Delta communities. Deji served as Chevron’s General Manager for policy, government, and public affairs until November, 2016. He is now the Chief Consultant and CEO of Strategic Communications Solutions.