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, co-ordinating 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 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 organisations 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 c. 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 South East Asia.

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

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating Partner

GRAHAM BROWN

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

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

AUGUSTO CHUNG

Director, Processing and Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Senior Vice President

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

JASON DANKOWSKI

Senior Geologist

ZETTI GAVELAN

Vice President of Operations

FERNANDO LAVADO

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

DEREK MARLOW

Senior Associate / Corporate Development in Residence

AMAURY BERZIN

Senior Associate

DAVID SACHT

Investment Associate

JAKUB SKRZYNECKI

Investment Associate

TOM BARROW

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