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 SCHAFFER

Principal

DESCRIPTION

Paul is a Principal in Appian’s Financial Team, based in London. He is responsible for investment origination and evaluation, leading transaction execution and financial due diligence, portfolio monitoring and overseeing the Finance Team.

Prior to joining Appian, Paul held senior roles in investment banking, with J.P. Morgan’s EMEA Metals & Mining team based in London, and previously with Deutsche Bank’s M&A team based in Sydney. Paul has a wide breadth of experience as an advisor for M&A, debt, and equity transactions, including for a large range of clients in the metals & mining sector including BHP, Rio Tinto, AngloGold Ashanti, Fresnillo, First Quantum Minerals, Sibanye Stillwater, Thyssenkrupp, Arcelor Mittal and Peabody amongst others.

Paul commenced his career with a leading global accounting firm, working in their Corporate Finance and Audit & Assurance practices.

Paul is a CFA Charterholder and a Chartered Accountant. He also holds a CIBE from Columbia Business School and a B.Bus(Fin) from Queensland University of Technology.

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