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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

IGOR GONZALES

Chief Operating Officer (technical)

DESCRIPTION

As COO, Igor works alongside the portfolio company management teams to ensure their businesses reach their full potential. This includes helping them develop and implement robust plans for the life of mine, expansions, operational improvement, exploration, and growth, as well as health and safety practices. He also coordinates and participates in due diligence ahead of acquisitions by Appian, facilitates technical knowledge sharing across the firm and oversees the Technical Team.

Igor has 35 years of mining industry experience and has led operations globally with several preeminent companies, with a particular focus on North and South America. Prior to joining Appian, Igor was President and CEO of Sierra Metals, a Latin America-focused precious and base metals producer, and before that he was COO at Compañía de Minas Buenaventura. Igor spent 15 years with Barrick Gold, most recently as Executive Vice President and COO, where he oversaw 28 operations globally and served in various roles with Southern Peru Copper Corporation.

He is a Peruvian citizen, holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from the University of San Antonio Abad and was a Fulbright Scholar at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology where he earned a Master of Science in Extractive Metallurgy.

VIDEO INTRODUCTION

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

ALEX THOMPSON

COO, Base Metals

SILVIO LIMA

Head of Corporate Affairs, ESG and Community Engagement

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

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

PERCY CONDORI

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

ANDREW TODD

Head of Communications

OUTI NEVALA

Chief of Staff

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

OLIVIA MCLAREN

Personal Assistant to the CEO

TOM DE NERT

Head of Marketing and Design/Graphics

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Executive Assistant

SANDRA LAMARO

Executive Assistant

ALISON GORDON

Executive Assistant

BETHAN RICHARDS

Executive Assistant

MEGAN MAHLANGOVE

Administrative Assistant

FELIX LODGE

Executive Assistant

MINOU MOUSSAVI

Receptionist