École Centrale Paris, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris
Laurent Charbonnier is the Chief Commercial and Development Officer at Sibanye-Stillwater. He has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking and was appointed on 16 November 2020. Prior to joining Sibanye-Stillwater, Laurent worked at UBS Group AG, Credit Suisse Group AG and HSBC Bank PLC, where he was Managing Director and Global Head for Metals and Mining. Laurent was involved in numerous large M&A deals, initial public offerings, rights issues, bonds and other structured financings for the metals and mining sector. In particular, he was the lead advisor to Sibanye-Stillwater on the acquisitions and related financings (bridge financing, rights issue and bonds) of Aquarius, Rustenburg, Stillwater and Lonmin.