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The Appian Team

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

DESCRIPTION

Damien is Director of Processing and Metallurgy at Appian. Damien is London-based and is responsible for undertaking technical due diligence on mining projects, principally from a metallurgical / processing perspective.

Damien has over 16 years of experience in metallurgy and mineral processing operations and worked extensively with Appian prior to joining the Team.

Prior to joining Appian, Damien’s career focused primarily on process improvement and optimization in challenging metallurgical conditions. He has extensive experience in base metals (zinc-lead-copper-nickel), precious metals (gold-silver) and gemstones. Damien lived and worked overseas extensively in his career, in countries including Australia, Honduras, Papua New Guinea, Egypt, Burkina Faso, Mexico and others.

Co-Founder of BHM Process Consultants, a metallurgical consultancy that provided specialist advice for scoping and pre-feasibility stage projects, including laboratory test work, management, analysis, plant conceptual mass balancing, design and CAPEX / OPEX estimation. This consultancy also specialized in site-based optimizations and troubleshooting. Damien has also participated in several due diligence processes and CAPEX / OPEX estimations for project evaluations.

 

*  Damien acts as consultant to the Fund and is not an employee of Appian Capital Advisory LLP

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

ANTTI GRÖNLUND

Managing Director, Private Equity

IGNACIO BUSTAMANTE

Head of Base Metals

SILVIO LIMA

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GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

PETER NICHOLSON

Senior Advisor Australia and Asia

K2 MAPASA

Head of Africa

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining

KEN BRISEBOIS

Director, Mineral Evaluations

ADAM FISHER

Managing Director

YOHAN SANMUGAM

Principal

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

TREVOR KRAWCHYK

Head of Continuous Improvement

RICHARD CLARK

Global Head of Specialty Materials and Processing

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Senior Vice President

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Senior Vice President, Latin America

JEAN LAFLEUR

Senior Consultant, North America

DAVID ALLISON

VP of Operations

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

DARREN PARSONS

Senior Geologist

HECTOR SALAS

Senior Geologist, Mexico

LUCAS SARTO

Project Management Officer

MILOS AMATI

Vice President

TIM O’DONNELL

Vice President

EMMA LEITH

Head of Sustainability, Base Metals

DAVID SACHT

Vice President

DEREK MARLOW

Senior Associate

JÜRGEN UHLMANN

Senior Associate

DANIEL FREIRE

Senior Associate

AIMAN CHBARY

Senior Associate

STEFAN STROBELE

Senior Associate

VICTORIA TWEEDIE

Resource Geologist

NIKKI MIAO

Investment Associate

SEBASTIAN MACIAS BRANDES

Associate (Base Metals)

MARTIN BARAKSO

Investment Analyst

JASON SANTIXIS

Investment Analyst

NEESHAL RAO

Group Financial Controller

ANH LUONG

Fund Controller

HASSAN SALIM

Fund Controller

ADRIANO FAGUNDES

Director, ANRH Cooperatief U.A.

AMABELLE MORAS

Senior Finance Manager

JOSH HAYNES

Corporate Accountant

SANSKRITA MEHTA

Senior Accountant

OUTI NEVALA

Chief of Staff

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

OLIVIA MCLAREN

Personal Assistant to the CEO

TOM DE NERT

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ROMINA ASTE

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Executive Assistant

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Executive Assistant

ALISON GORDON

Executive Assistant

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Receptionist and Administrative Assistant

MEGAN MAHLANGOVE

Administrative Assistant

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Executive Assistant