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

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DESCRIPTION

Marcus is Vice President of Mining at Appian*. Marcus is based in Australia and is responsible for undertaking technical due diligence on underground mining projects, principally from an engineering, mine planning and mine optimisation perspective.

Marcus has over 20 years of underground mining experience in owner, contracting and consulting roles working on a large range of operations across commodity, size and jurisdiction. His extensive experience covers a wide range of base and precious metal commodities.

Prior to joining Appian, Marcus undertook a number of study and operational assignments across a wide range of underground hard rock mining methods, including handheld stoping, cut-and-fill, drift-and-fill, longhole open stoping, sub-level open stoping, sub-level caving, block caving, and room & pillar.

During his 14 year tenure with AMC Consultants, a leading Australian mining consultancy firm, Marcus was the lead mining engineer on numerous operational projects, life of mine plans and feasibility studies, and had an ongoing involvement with BHP’s Olympic Dam mine.

Marcus holds a Master of Science in Mineral Economics from Curtin University.

 

*  Marcus acts as consultant to the Fund and is not an employee of Appian Capital Advisory LLP

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating Partner

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Operating Partner

JOS HAUMANN

Senior Operating Partner

NELSON LUIZ COSTA SILVA

Senior Safety and Social Performance Advisor

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

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

ZETTI GAVELAN

Vice President of Operations

NICOLAS COOKSON

Senior Associate

FERNANDO LAVADO

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

AMAURY BERZIN

Senior Associate

DAVID SACHT

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Associate

JAKUB SKRZYNECKI

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

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