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

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

DESCRIPTION

Guillermo is a Managing Partner of Appian Capital Advisory. Guillermo is based between both London and Lima, responsible for deal sourcing, transaction negotiations, due diligence and structuring of transactions, credit committee processes and portfolio company oversight. Guillermo retains a strong presence in Latin America, having access to a number of the largest and most important public and private mining companies on the continent.

Prior to joining Appian, Guillermo worked for another mining private equity fund from 2008 to 2015.

Prior to joining a metals and mining private equity fund, Mr. Kaelin worked in investment banking with JPMorgan’s Metals and Mining division serving as an advisor for M&A, debt and equity transactions for a wide range of clients in the mining and metals industry, including: Newmont, Glamis (now Goldcorp), Hochschild, Yamana, Teck Cominco, Phelps Dodge, Gold Reserve, Peñoles, Atacocha and Reliance Steel.

Guillermo has extensive experience managing portfolio companies and served as an Executive Director and as a Chairman on both publicly listed and private mining companies serving as Director of Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT) and Chairman of Sociedad Minera Corona.

Guillermo is an Industrial Engineer and holds a Master in Finance from ESAN University and an MBA from The University of Chicago GSB.

Guillermo and Michael have known each other and worked together since 2006.

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating 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

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

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Senior Vice President

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

JASON DANKOWSKI

Senior Geologist

ZETTI GAVELAN

Vice President of Operations

FERNANDO LAVADO

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

DEREK MARLOW

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

AMAURY BERZIN

Senior Associate

DAVID SACHT

Investment Associate

JAKUB SKRZYNECKI

Investment Associate

TOM BARROW

Investment Associate

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

SANDRA LAMARO

Executive Assistant

BETHAN RICHARDS

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant