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

WILLIAM LAMB

Senior Operating Partner

DESCRIPTION

William is a Senior Operating Partner at Appian. He is based in Australia and responsible for providing operational oversight with Appian’s portfolio companies and advice with the analysis and evaluation of potential investments.

William is a Senior Operating Partner at Appian. William has nearly 30 years of experience in the mining industry with an emphasis on mineral processing. He has delivered value to operations across the globe through technical, operational and project leadership. This has been achieved across many commodities, including base metals and associated gold and PGM, bauxite and alumina, bulk commodities (iron ore, coal), industrial minerals and diamonds.

Immediately before joining Appian, William was successfully consulting to industry clients; providing due diligence on significant capital expenditures and M&A projects in Australia, North America, Africa and Asia.

Previously, William spent 25 years working at Rio Tinto; experiencing many roles in the organization from plant engineer to Chief Advisor Processing Productivity. In these roles, he was responsible for leading global teams in the identification, development and execution of local and global business transformation initiatives and productivity improvements delivering billions of dollars in value across 81 global operations. In his corporate technical role, he was also responsible for global practice development and governance, as well as technical evaluation for project development and execution, due diligence for M&A and divestment, as well as evaluation of economic inputs.

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