About the author: Alberto Vázquez Ruiz

Alberto Vázquez Ruiz is MSc. in Conflict and Development (UGent, Belgium) specialised in topics related to mining and electronics – working at CATAPA (NGO focusing on the social impacts of mining). Since May 2018 he has been the Project Coordinator for CATAPA’s tasks in the ‘Horizon 2020’ project NEMO assessing the social impacts of the implementation of technologies aiming to revalorise mining tailings.