Experts & Staff

Ludivine Wouters

Visiting fellow

Areas of expertise

Exploration and mining investment, governance of natural resources companies and projects, mineral policy and regulation in Africa, responsible sourcing and mineral value chains


French and English


Ludivine Wouters is a consultant specialising in strategy, governance, and mineral policy, with a focus on Africa and other emerging markets. She assists natural resources companies and investors with growth initiatives, regulatory affairs, and permitting. She also works on technical assistance programmes for states and supports donor agencies in the definition, assessment, and implementation of critical minerals, as well as responsible sourcing priorities, policies, and initiatives.

Previously, Wouters worked in political risk insurance within a Lloyd’s insurance syndicate and gained significant legal experience in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, and capital markets with leading international firms in Paris. She also worked for an emerging markets investment bank in London, focusing on metals and mining clients, particularly African juniors.