Krzysztof Kubacki is the General Manager of EIT RawMaterials’ Eastern Co-Location Centre. EIT RawMaterials is the largest consortium of Partners from the raw materials sector represented by over 120 companies, universities and research institutes from over 20 EU countries. In his capacity Krzysztof oversees the Eastern and Southeastern part of Europe with 30 Partners coming from 9 different countries. EIT RawMaterials and its Partners work on innovation, education and business creation in the raw materials sector. With a background in exploration and business development in the base metals mining industry Krzysztof was previously with KGHM Group, one of the largest copper and silver miners globally. He was working in Europe, North and South America, and most recently held the position of Vice President of Exploration and Business Development for KGHM International. Krzysztof holds a Masters degree from the University of Poznań, Poland and is a graduate of Executive Academy at IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland and Colorado School of Mines, USA.