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

ROBIN MILLS

Senior Operating Partner

DESCRIPTION

Prior to joining Appian Capital Advisory, Robin served as Group Technical Director and Chairman of the Group Services Unit for the De Beers Group, and as a director of the De Beers subsidiary and associated mining companies in Southern Africa and Canada from 2007 until mid-2010. Before joining the De Beers Group, Robin worked for Anglo American and held various roles throughout his 43-year tenure, including Group Deputy Technical Director of Mining. Robin was director of mining of Anglo Platinum, CEO of Konkola Copper and Executive Officer for Anglo Gold. Robin is a UK Chartered Engineer, a fellow of the UK Institute of Materials, Metallurgy and Mining and the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, and holds a B.Sc. in Mining Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

As a Senior Operating Partner of Appian, Robin is responsible for analysing investment opportunities from a technical and mining perspective, leveraging his depth of experience in both precious and base metals operations. Robin is also a member of Appian’s Investment Committee.

Robin and Michael have known and worked with each other since 2006.

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

GUY DE FREITAS

Principal

KEN BRISEBOIS

Senior VP Resources

MARTIN PAWLITSCHEK

Senior VP Geology

MARCUS SCHOLZ

VP Mining

DAMIEN BRYANT

VP Metallurgy

BENJAMIN MUSTON

Vice President

JP ASALGADO

Senior Mining Engineer

CARLOS LUDOWIEG

Senior Associate

DANIEL ROTTMAN

Investment Associate

CHRISTOPHER LINARES

Investment Associate

HASAN KERMALI

Financial Controller

BARBARA MUEHLEISEN

Executive Assistant

MOYA WOODER

Office Manager

ROMINA ASTE

Executive Assistant