OECD Centre for Responsible Business Conduct
Sector Lead, Mineral Supply Chains
Benjamin Katz is the Sector Lead for responsible mineral supply chains at the OECD’s Centre for Responsible Business Conduct and joined the OECD as a Policy Analyst in 2019. His work at the OECD focusses on sourcing of cobalt and battery materials, mineral sourcing from Central Africa and measuring the uptake and impact of the OECD Due Diligence Guidance for Responsible Mineral Supply Chains. He has over eight years of experience working on responsible sourcing of minerals and natural resource governance in the African Great Lakes Region and beyond. Prior to the OECD, Ben spent four years implementing responsible sourcing projects related to due diligence, traceability, and formalisation of artisanal and small-scale mining mainly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.