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The Appian Team

LUCAS SARTO

Project Management Officer

DESCRIPTION

Lucas Sarto is Appian’s PMO Manager responsible for implementing the PMO strategy for the global portfolio, integrating reporting structures and frameworks across all companies aiming at consolidating overall operational and financial performance management. He joined Appian Brazil in 2019 as PMO Manager and implemented the Corporate PMO function, rolling it out to the operational sites (Atlantic Nickel and MVV). His last position in Appian’s Brazilian subsidiary before joining Appian in London was FP&A Manager, responsible for budgeting, forecasting and overall cost management and financial performance.

Lucas has more than 10 years of experience in Programme Management Office (PMO) for mega capital projects in the mining industry in Brazil, United Arab Emirates, and West Africa. He was a PMO member of Anglo American’s Iron Ore Brazil project and after the start of operations supported the Operating Model roll-out, during the ramp-up phase. Prior to joining Appian Capital Brazil, Mr. Sarto was the PMO Coordinator for Mubadala’s bauxite export project in Guinea, also working closely with the project financing process and establishing the Integrated Business Planning function in the company, focusing on the development of the local workforce, in preparation for the steady-state operation phase.

Lucas is Brazilian, a native Portuguese-speaker, and fluent in English and French. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Quality Engineering, both from Minas Gerais Catholic University (PUC Minas).

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

SIMON McWILLIAMS

Group Chief Operating Officer

MONICA PINTO

Chief Financial Officer

IGOR GONZALES

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RICHARD JOHNSON

Global Head of Investor Relations

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IGNACIO BUSTAMANTE

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ALEX THOMPSON

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K2 MAPASA

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RALPH PENNER

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KEN BRISEBOIS

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ADAM FISHER

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YOHAN SANMUGAM

Principal

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

AUGUSTO CHUNG

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PERCY CONDORI

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RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

DARREN PARSONS

Senior Geologist

HECTOR SALAS

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LUCAS SARTO

Project Management Officer

MILOS AMATI

Vice President

TIM O’DONNELL

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EMMA LEITH

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ANH LUONG

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Director, ANRH Cooperatief U.A.

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