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

MONICA PINTO

Chief Financial Officer

DESCRIPTION

Monica is Appian’s Chief Financial Officer. Based in London, she is responsible for managing the financial operations of the company at group corporate level as well as at fund level, including the relationships with financial providers, coordinating the finance and administration of the fund vehicles, with oversight of financial and regulatory reporting, deal structuring and tax, as well as maintaining investor relationships alongside Appian’s CEO and the Global Investor Relations team.

Originally from Portugal, with over 25 years of experience, she has worked in Financial Services across Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, spanning direct investment, debt financing, operational execution, and strategy consulting, with organizations of varying levels of maturity and scale, from start-ups, SMEs to global multinational companies.

Prior to joining Appian, Monica was part of the founding team and the CFO / COO of a FinTech focused Private Equity fund manager, where she led the operations of the group across geographies and supported its exponential growth from inception to ~US$1 billion in AuM, whilst holding various managerial roles.

Prior to that, Monica was a Director at a Portuguese based corporate bank where she led the business unit focused on private equity investments, debt financing and corporate finance in international markets, including Africa and Brazil.

Monica was also a strategy consultant and Manager for Marakon Associates, in the Financial Services practice, where she led teams in Europe and Brazil for global banks in a variety of strategic issues. Prior to her MBA, she was a Project Manager for Procter&Gamble overseeing projects in Latin America and Southeast Asia.

Monica holds an MBA from INSEAD and gained an MSc. in Computer Science & Systems Engineering from Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal.

Monica is also a Director of the Investment Advisor, Appian Capital Advisory Ltd.

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

MONICA PINTO

Chief Financial Officer

IGOR GONZALES

Chief Operating Officer (technical)

RICHARD JOHNSON

Global Head of Investor Relations

WINTA JARVIS

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer

TIMOTHY MISTER

Head of Credit & Royalties

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

PETER NICHOLSON

Senior Advisor Australia and Asia

JULIANA MARRECO

Co-Head of Clean Energy Solutions

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining

KEN BRISEBOIS

Director, Mineral Evaluations

ADAM FISHER

Principal

PAUL SCHAFFER

Principal

DAMIEN BRYANT

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Senior Vice President

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

JEAN LAFLEUR

Senior Consultant, North America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

DARREN PARSONS

Senior Geologist

MILOS AMATI

Vice President

DEREK MARLOW

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

CHRISTOPHER LINK

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

DAVID SACHT

Senior Associate

TOM BARROW

Investment Associate

STEFAN STROBELE

Investment Associate

RACHEL MCKAY

Senior Financial Controller

ANH LUONG

Fund Controller

JULIE ANN PORTER

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

TOM DE NERT

Head of Marketing and Design/Graphics

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Executive Assistant

SANDRA LAMARO

Executive Assistant

BETHAN RICHARDS

Receptionist and Administrative Assistant