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

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

DESCRIPTION

Geoff is the Senior Advisor to Appian in North America. Based in Toronto, Canada, Geoff is responsible for the North American region encompassing origination, due diligence, transaction evaluation, structuring and execution, and portfolio company oversight. Prior to joining Appian, Geoff was Managing Director and Head of North American Mining Investment Banking at JPMorgan. During this period, Geoff originated and successfully executed M&A, debt and equity transactions valued at over US$40 bn for a wide variety of clients including Newmont, Barrick, Teck, Kinross, amongst other industry players.

Prior to joining JPMorgan in 2010, Geoff was in the mining group at a Canadian investment bank where he focused on providing advisory services and raising capital for North American and global mining companies. From 2005 until 2009, Geoff was a senior professional in the M&A groups of both Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse where he focused on the natural resources sector. Geoff started his banking career in the M&A group at RBC Capital Markets.

Geoff holds a B.Sc. in Engineering from Queen’s University and a M.B.A from the Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario. Geoff has known Michael and Guillermo since 2010.

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

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

ADAM FISHER

Principal

KEN BRISEBOIS

Senior VP Resources

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

JP ASALGADO

Mining Engineer

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Senior Associate

JAMES SCAIFE

Investment Associate

DANIEL ROTTMAN

Investment Associate

CHRISTOPHER LINARES

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Analyst

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant