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

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining

DESCRIPTION

Ralph is a Director of Mining for Appian. Ralph is based in London and is responsible for undertaking technical due diligence on mining projects, principally from an engineering and mining perspective.

Ralph has 30 years of experience in underground and surface mining operations from resource definition to production, predominantly within base and precious metals. Throughout the course of his operational and consulting career, he gained key skills in exploration, feasibility studies, planning, budgeting, development, equipment selection, financial modelling and mine management.

Prior to joining Appian, Ralph served an eight-year tenure with AMEC, overseeing numerous PFS / DFS studies, reserve audits, technical reviews and due diligence. Previous to AMEC, Ralph worked with Barrick Gold where he held various management and engineering roles in both operations and development, performing due diligence, feasibility studies and audit work.

Ralph is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, holds an MBA from Tulane University, a Magíster en Administración (Maximum Distinction) from the Universidad de Chile, a BSc. (Honours) in Mining Engineering from Queen’s University, Canada, and a Mining Technologist Diploma from the Haileybury School of Mines.

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