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

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Operating Partner

DESCRIPTION

Graham has 40 years’ experience in the mining and exploration business employed as a chief geologist, senior executive and global leader of a highly successful award-winning discovery team. He has lived and worked on 4 continents, completed more than 100 technical assignments, covering a range of commodities in over 25 countries.

Graham has previously worked at Amax as an exploration geologist in Australasia then as a consultant to Normandy in Europe before joining Minorco as Chief Geologist working with the projects and acquistions teams in Eastern Europe, Central Asian Republics, Middle East and the Subcontinent. He worked at Anglo American for 15 years occupying a variety of senior roles but most recently as the Group Head of Geosciences reporting to the Technical Director, where he was responsible for the governance, oversight and assurance of all aspects of the geosciences and exploration activities across the Anglo American Group.

Graham earned his BSc. from Strathclyde University, Scotland in 1980 and received his MSc. from James Cook University, Australia in 1984. He has been a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists since 1999. In 2011 he was the co-recipient of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada – Thayer Lindsley Award, for the discovery of the world-class Los Sulfatos copper-molybdenum deposit in Chile. From 2013 he attained both Chartered Geologist and European Geologist professional status. He is currently an honorary research fellow at the Natural History Museum in London.

Graham is a Senior Operating Partner at Appian. He is based in London and is responsible for identifying and analysing opportunities predominantly from a technical and geosciences perspective.

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating Partner

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Operating Partner

JOS HAUMANN

Senior Operating Partner

NELSON LUIZ COSTA SILVA

Senior Safety and Social Performance Advisor

IGOR GONZALES

Chief Operating Officer (technical)

RICHARD JOHNSON

Global Head of Investor Relations

WINTA JARVIS

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

ROBERT SENNITT

Senior Advisor Australia

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining

KEN BRISEBOIS

Director, Mineral Evaluations

ADAM FISHER

Principal

PAUL SCHAFFER

Senior Vice President

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

ZETTI GAVELAN

Vice President of Operations

NICOLAS COOKSON

Senior Associate

FERNANDO LAVADO

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

AMAURY BERZIN

Senior Associate

DAVID SACHT

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Associate

JAKUB SKRZYNECKI

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

JAYLLEA WISCHHOFF

Corporate Accountant

TOM DE NERT

Head of Marketing and Design/Graphics

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Executive Assistant