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

COLIN PATON

CFO

DESCRIPTION

Colin is the Group CFO and is based in London. He is responsible for overseeing the corporate and investor finance functions within Appian.

Colin is a Chartered Accountant with over 16 years of Private Equity finance experience. He has worked for two large and successful PE firms providing exposure to a variety of roles and sectors, covering finance, operations, compliance, sell-side deal support, valuations, tax structuring and fund-raising.

Prior to joining Appian, Colin lead the finance and operations function at Next World Group, a San Francisco based Private Equity and Venture Capital advisor. As CFO of Next World, Colin was responsible for an international finance team that covered all financial aspects of the business, including two fund-raising processes.

Before Next World, Colin spent ten years with 3i Group, a multinational Private Equity and Venture Capital business headquartered and listed in the UK. At 3i, Colin performed a number of financial and operational roles, both in London and New York, gaining significant PE experience throughout his tenure.

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating Partner

ROBIN MILLS

Senior Operating Partner

JOS HAUMANN

Senior Operating Partner

COLIN PATON

CFO

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining Engineering

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

KEN BRISEBOIS

Senior VP Resources

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

JP ASALGADO

Senior Mining Engineer

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Senior Associate

DANIEL ROTTMAN

Investment Associate

CHRISTOPHER LINARES

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant