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

JAMES SCAIFE

Investment Associate

DESCRIPTION

James is a member of Appian’s financial team, where he focuses on investment evaluation, transaction execution and portfolio management.

Prior to joining Appian, James worked as an investment banker at Gleacher Shacklock in London, providing financial advisory and execution services to global clients across a range of industries. During his time at Gleacher Shacklock, James worked on a number of M&A deals including advising Lonmin on its sale to Sibanye-Stillwater (£0.4bn), advising Schroders on its joint venture with Lloyds (£0.2bn) and advising TT Electronics on the sale of its TS&C division (£0.24bn).

James has previously worked across the natural resources sector for companies including Shell, Schlumberger and Red Rock Resources.

James holds a Doctorate (DPhil) in Earth Sciences from the University of Oxford as well as an MSc and BSc from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College London.

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

WINTA JARVIS

General Counsel

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining Engineering

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

ROBERT SENNITT

Senior Advisor Australia

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

NICOLAS COOKSON

Investment Associate

DANIEL ROTTMAN

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Analyst

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Administrative Assistant