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

PAUL DEMPSEY

Senior Advisor

DESCRIPTION

Prior to retiring from Anglo American in 2014 after 38 years, Paul most recently served as Group Head of Processing, responsible for the Processing function in Anglo American and directing processing research efforts as Chairman of Anglo Research. These responsibilities included: talent management, optimisation of key operations, integrity of new major projects, due diligence studies and knowledge management. He has held part time positions as an Adjunct Professor in the University of Cape Town Chemical Engineering Department and as a member of the Vedanta Zinc International Technical Advisory Committee during the past five years.

Paul performed various roles in Anglo American, including production management, project management, research management and functional leadership. He has been involved in a range of commodities globally across various geographies. His previous senior appointments in Anglo American included Vice President Processing Base Metals, Vice President Processing Minorco and Consulting Metallurgist and Manager Metallurgy in the then Gold Division.

Paul is a Senior Advisor at Appian. He is based in Cape Town and is responsible for identifying and analysing opportunities predominantly from a technical and processing perspective.

MICHAEL W. SCHERB

Founder and CEO

GUILLERMO KAELIN

Managing Partner

TONY REDMAN

Senior Operating Partner

ROBIN MILLS

Senior Operating Partner

JOS HAUMANN

Senior Operating Partner

GRAHAM BROWN

Senior Advisor

PAUL DEMPSEY

Senior Advisor

COLIN PATON

CFO

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

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

ADAM FISHER

Principal

JOSÉ MONTOYA

Vice President, Latin America

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Vice President

NICOLAS COOKSON

Senior Associate

JP ASALGADO

Mining Engineer

JAMES SCAIFE

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant

CIOSA HANRAHAN

Administrative Assistant