OUR PEOPLE

OUR PEOPLE

LEADERSHIP TEAM
ALBERTO MORALES
Founder, Executive Chairman & Director
Alberto Morales is founder of Andean Precious Metals Corp, and has over 30 years of experience specialized in corporate finance, mergers...
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LUIS DA SILVA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Between 2007 and 2013, Mr. da Silva presided over the restructuring of Mano River Resources resulting in the formation of Aureus...
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SIMON GRIFFITHS
Chief Operating Officer
Simon Griffiths has extensive global experience in the resources industry, both public and private companies in developed and emerging economies. He...
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JEFF CHAN
Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Chan is an experienced financial executive in the mining and healthcare industries, having held senior leadership roles in several Canadian...
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FRASER BUCHAN
Corporate Development & Investor Relations
Fraser Buchan has been involved in the mining industry since 2006, when he joined the institutional sales desk at GMP Securities...
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BOLIVIA MANAGEMENT TEAM
Humberto Rada Gómez
President of Manquiri (since July 2008)
Mr. Rada Gomez has a degree in Business Administration, Economics and Public Accounting from the Catholic University of Chile. He is...
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Dante Rodríguez Montes
Chief Operation Officer of Bolivian Operations
Mr. Rodriguez graduated from the Geology School at the University of San Luis Potosi, Mexico (1985). He has been in the...
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Miguel Ángel Torres Herrera
General Manager of Manquiri
Mr. Torres graduated from the Faculty of Earth Sciences at the Autonomous University of Zacatecas, Mexico in 2004. Roles include ...
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Fernando Cortez R.
Financial Controller
Mr. Cortez graduated Public Accountant with a Master Degree in Finance from the Catholic University of Bolivia, MBA from Military Engineering...
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Milhencka Paola Fischer Díaz
Environmental Manager
Ms. Fischer graduated as Industrial Engineer from the Engineering National Faculty of Oruro, Bolivia in 2002. She has experience in environmental...
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José Manuel Farfan Chavéz
Community Relations Manager
Mr. Farfan is a Mining Engineer, graduating in 1988 from the University of Potosí, with specialization in total quality control from...
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS
ALBERTO MORALES
Founder, Executive Chairman & Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Alberto Morales is founder of Andean Precious Metals Corp, and has over 30 years of experience specialized in corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate restructurings. He has also participated individually in other private equity and venture capital projects as co-developer, investor and/or advisor in telecommunications, aviation, tourism, financial services and asset management, mining and alternative energy. He has participated in the planning, formation, development and consolidating stages of various start-up business ventures. He holds a Bachelors degree in Law from the University of Monterrey (1984) and a Masters degree in Compared Law from the New York University School of Law (1987), and was admitted to practice law in Mexico in 1985 and in the State of New York in 1989.
LUIS DA SILVA
President & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. da Silva is an experienced metals and mining executive having served as CEO of listed Canadian companies and at a senior level in multinationals. Mr. da Silva has a proven track record in value creation for shareholders by forging relationships and managing complex entities with large, international joint venture partners, including Severstal and POSCO. Mr. da Silva is a graduate Mining Engineer from the Camborne School of Mines and received his M.B.A. from the Cranfield School of Management.
BOB BUCHAN
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Bob Buchan is the founder, former CEO and Chairman of Kinross Gold, the 5th largest gold producer in the world. Mr. Buchan has served as a director of numerous public companies, including as the chairman of Polyus Gold, the 4th largest gold producer in the world. Mr. Buchan has been an advocate for the mining industry in Canada and around the world, and has promoted education and innovation, mostly notably through the establishment and funding of the Robert M. Buchan School of Mining at Queen’s University.
PETER GUNDY
Independent Director
Member of the Audit Committee
Peter Gundy is the founder of Neo Material Technologies Inc (“NEM”), serving as CEO and chairman from 1992 to 2008. Mr. Gundy created one of Canada’s most successful small/medium enterprises operated by Canadians in China and South East Asia. With manufacturing plants in China and Thailand, NEM became #1 in the world in powerful high-tech magnetic materials for the world’s electronic industries (NEM’s proprietary material was used in every hard drive manufactured). NEM became # 1 globally in the production of advanced rare earths also used in the global electronics industries and automotive sector. In 2012, NEM was sold to Molycorp for $1.1 billion. Mr. Gundy has served as a director with numerous publicly traded companies, including Banro Corp., True Gold Mining Inc., and Clifton Star Resources Corp.
DIVERSITY
People and Diversity
Andean recognises that an inclusive workplace is a hallmark of the future-ready organization. Our people are our most valuable resource and essential to our success. Establishing the Andean culture will allow us to do more and be aligned which will enhance our business outcomes.
CAREERS
COME GROW
WITH US!
CAREERS
COME GROW WITH US!
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