Harrison Mitchell is a Director of RCS. His expertise in conducting in-depth political economy investigations on issues relating to conflict and corruption in the natural resources sectors have been utilised by a number of clients in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors including the World Bank, the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). Harrison has advised governments and donors on natural resource governance at state and regional levels, conducted investigations on supply chain and investment risks and worked extensively on multi-stakeholder initiatives from the community to international levels. Professional landmarks include research on militarised mining supply chains in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), validating the EITI in Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia and Sierra Leone, and designing standards and anti-corruption policies for the Certified Trading Chains system in Rwanda. He is a widely published researcher and analyst and holds a Masters degree in Human Rights from the London School of Economics (LSE).
Areas of interest
gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, investing, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development