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

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

DESCRIPTION

Richard is a member of Appian’s technical team, where he focuses undertaking technical due diligence on mining projects but with a focus on exploration upside evaluation. Richard has over 20 years of experience primarily in exploration and resource drilling across a range of commodities.

Prior to joining Appian, Richard worked as Exploration Manager at the Capricorn Copper Mine co-ordinating the resource delineation and exploration upside of the Refurbishment and Restart Study of the Capricorn Copper Project. Mining was recommenced at the Capricorn Copper Mine in Nov 2017 with an estimated 10 year mine life on current defined resources. During his career Richard has worked extensively in Southeast Asia, Oceania, Central and South America with a number of companies including roles as Executive Director (Technical) – Chinalco Yunnan Copper Resources Ltd, Exploration Manager – Kings Minerals NL (Mexcio).

Richard has been an integral member of the teams involved in the discovery and delineation of a number of deposits including Roseby Copper Oxide Deposit (Cloncurry – Australia), Ocampo Gold – Silver Deposit (Chihuahua – Mexico), Palmarejo Silver – Gold Deposit (Chihuahua – Mexico) and Cerro del Gallo Gold – Copper – Silver Deposit (Guanajuato – Mexico). The Palmarejo Silver – Gold Deposit was sold to Coeur Mining for US$1.2B.

Richard is an Australian national and holds a B App Sc in Geology (Honours) from Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Richard is a Member of the Australasian Institute of Geoscientists and Member of the Society of Economic Geologists.

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

COLIN PATON

CFO

RALPH PENNER

Director of Mining Engineering

GEOFFREY COHEN

Senior Advisor North America

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

ADAM FISHER

Principal

KEN BRISEBOIS

Senior VP Resources

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

RICHARD HATCHER

Senior Geologist

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

JP ASALGADO

Mining Engineer

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Senior Associate

JAMES SCAIFE

Investment Associate

DANIEL ROTTMAN

Investment Associate

CHRISTOPHER LINARES

Investment Associate

MATTHEW VOKES

Investment Analyst

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant