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

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

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Michael is the Founder and CEO of Appian Capital Advisory and also Chairman of the Investment Committee. Splitting his time across our sites, Michael has a global role with responsibility for developing and honing Appian’s long term investment strategy, deal sourcing, overseeing the financial team’s execution of transactions, portfolio management, managing core LP relationships and overseeing the Fund.

Michael has overseen the development of Appian into a leading Private Equity investor in the Metals and Mining sector, and seeks to continuously hone the investment strategy for the Fund to remain ahead of the industry.

Originally from Austria, Michael has lived in 8 cities around the world and started his career ~20 years ago structuring foreign investment into China, before joining JPMorgan’s Metals and Mining team where he worked on ~US$185billion worth of Metals and Mining transactions across M&A, equity and debt.

He holds a B.B.A. in International Business and a M.A. in Finance.

Michael is the recipient of the prestigious Financial News Top 40 under 40 Private Equity Leaders Award.

Michael is also Chairman of the Trustees of the Appian Way Charitable Foundation which has created over 11,000 jobs indirectly in parts of Africa and Latin America.

Should you wish to reach Michael, please email his EA, Barbara Muehleisen at bmuehleisen@appiancapitaladvisory.com

For all media enquiries, please contact Charles O’Brien at Finsbury at charles.obrien@finsbury.com or +44 7825 043656

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