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 will work alongside the portfolio company management teams to ensure their businesses reach their full potential. This will include 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 will also co-ordinate and participate in due diligence ahead of acquisitions by Appian and facilitate technical knowledge sharing across the firm and oversee 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 Latin 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 was COO at Compañíade Minas Buenaventura. He 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 Batchelor 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.

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

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Advisor Geosciences

PAUL DEMPSEY

Senior Advisor Metallurgy, Processing and Technology Implementation

NELSON LUIZ COSTA SILVA

Senior Safety and Social Performance Advisor

IGOR GONZALES

Chief Operating Officer (technical)

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

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

ADAM FISHER

Principal

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Vice President

NICOLAS COOKSON

Senior Associate

JP ASALGADO

Mining Engineer

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

JAYLLEA WISCHHOFF

Corporate Accountant

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Administrative Assistant