The highly experienced technical and financial team, has overseen 60+ mine builds and over US$200bn of mining sector transactions, and works in a close and collaborative manner with management teams to deliver optimal results

The Appian Team

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

DESCRIPTION

Augusto is Director of Processing and Metallurgy at Appian and works in the operation team and with portfolio companies closely post-investment. Augusto has over 30 years of mining projects, mineral processing and metallurgy experience, most recently as VP of projects and metallurgy for Sierra Metals and VP of Projects for Rio Alto Mining.

Augusto was General Manager in charge of operations and projects at Milpo-Votorantim Metals. Before that, he was Country Manager at Pueblo Viejo Megaproject in Dominican Republic and Concentrator Manager at Antamina Mine. Augusto spent seven years with Barrick Misquichilca where he built the Lagunas Norte Gold Project from grassroots. He was Barrick’s Regional Director for capital projects for South America and served various roles with Southern Peru Copper Corporation in the Cuajone Concentrator and Toquepala SX-EW Projects.

Augusto is a Peruvian citizen and holds a Bachelor Degree in Metallurgical Engineering from National University of San Marcos and earned a Master of Science in Mineral Processing Engineering from Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology in Butte, MT, USA.

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Operating Partner

PAUL HARVEY

Senior Operating Partner

WILLIAM LAMB

Senior Operating Partner

MONICA PINTO

Chief Financial Officer

IGOR GONZALES

Chief Operating Officer (technical)

RICHARD JOHNSON

Global Head of Investor Relations

WINTA JARVIS

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

TIMOTHY MISTER

Head of Credit & Royalties

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

PETER NICHOLSON

Senior Advisor Australia and Asia

JULIANA MARRECO

Co-Head of Clean Energy Solutions

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining

KEN BRISEBOIS

Director, Mineral Evaluations

ADAM FISHER

Principal

PAUL SCHAFFER

Principal

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Senior Vice President

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

JEAN LAFLEUR

Senior Consultant, North America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

DARREN PARSONS

Senior Geologist

MILOS AMATI

Vice President

DEREK MARLOW

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

CHRISTOPHER LINK

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

DAVID SACHT

Senior Associate

TOM BARROW

Investment Associate

STEFAN STROBELE

Investment Associate

RACHEL MCKAY

Senior Financial Controller

ANH LUONG

Fund Controller

JULIE ANN PORTER

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

TOM DE NERT

Head of Marketing and Design/Graphics

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Executive Assistant

SANDRA LAMARO

Executive Assistant

BETHAN RICHARDS

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant