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Committees


Organizing Committee

Executive Committee

  • Francisco J. Veloso B.
    Chair
    VP of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Antofagasta Minerals and President, Minera Los Pelambres, Chile
  • Deanna Kemp
    Co-Chair
    Deputy Director, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Carlos Barahona
    Executive Director
    General Manager, Gecamin, Chile
  • Cristian Parra
    Technical Coordinator
    Director and Co-Founder, Analysis for Development Group, Australia
  • Barbara Alcayaga
    Conference Manager
    Gecamin, Chile
  • Gabrielle Cousin
    Coordinator
    Gecamin, Chile

Directing Members

  • Ximena Abogabir
    Member of the Board of Directors, Casa de la Paz, Chile
  • Fernando Castillo
    Director, General Office of Social Management, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Perú
  • Dante Pesce
    Executive Director, Vincular Center, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
  • David Plumb
    Director Latin America, Consensus Building Institute, Chile
  • Cristian Puga
    External Affairs and Sustainability Manager, Minera Centinela, Chile
  • Juan Pablo Schaeffer
    Manager of Sustainable Development Division, Colbún, Chile
  • Joaquín Villarino
    Executive Director, Consejo Minero, Chile
  • Jacques Wiertz
    Universidad de Chile

Advisory Committee

  • Isabel Buitrago, PhD
    Director, Disandes International, Australia
  • Artidoro Cáceres
    General Manager, Social & Critical Solutions Consulting, Peru
  • Carlos Casas
    Director, Center for Studies in Mining and Sustainability, Universidad del Pacífico, Peru
  • Bernd Christmas
    Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, Canada
  • Luis Contreras
    Regional Environmental Manager KGHM International, Chile
  • Fernando Cordova
    Senior Manager - Advisory, PwC, Chile
  • Fernanda Diez
    Manager, Communications, ICMM, United Kingdom
  • Barbara Dischinger
    Director, International Women in Mining, United Kingdom
  • Sebastián Donoso
    Research Associate, Centro de Políticas Públicas UC, Chile
  • Margarita Ducci
    Executive Director, Global Compact Network Chile
  • Margot Edwards
    Trade Commissioner, Embassy of Canada, Chile
  • Álvaro García Hurtado
    Chief Executive, Alianza Valor Minero, Chile
  • Nicholas Garrett
    Head of Sustainability and ASM Practices, Resource Consulting Global, UK
  • Norman Gridley
    Manager of Sustainability, Quellaveco Project, Anglo American, Peru
  • Ronald Guzman
    Director Mining School, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile
  • Ignácio Irarrázaval
    Director, Center for Public Relations UC, Chile
  • Yanina Kowszyk
    Director, InnovacionAL Plataform for Social Impact Projects, Chile
  • Vasco Larraechea
    Independent Consultant, Chile
  • Claudio López
    Executive Director, Norte Grande Corporation, Chile
  • Rinaldo Mancin
    Environmental Affairs Director IBRAM, Brazil
  • Alejandra Medina
    Senior Manager and Sustainability Area Leader, EY, Chile
  • Javier Muñoz
    Specialist Community Improvement, Minera Escondida, Chile
  • Nelson Nuñez
    Social Investment Manager, Lundin Mining, Chile
  • Pabla Orellana
    Superintendent of Sustainability, Cía. Minera Lomas Bayas, Chile
  • Juan Pedro Pinochet
    General Manager, Gestión Social, Chile
  • María Fernanda Romero
    Director, DS América, Mexico
  • Lilian Rosales
    Community Development Manager, Codelco Ministro Hales Division, Chile
  • Petri Salopera
    Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Goldcorp El Morro, Chile
  • Roberto Sarudiansky
    Center for Sustainability Studies Universidad de San Martín, Argentina
  • Sergio Vives
    Social, Environmental and Regulatory Approval Manager, Quebrada Blanca 2 Project, Teck, Chile
  • Ursula Weber
    Social and Community Development Manager, Copper, Anglo American, Chile

Technical Committee

  • Michael Agum
    Consultant, Kogun Consultancy Services, Papua New Guinea
  • Onome Ako
    Director of Strategic Partnerships, Amref Health Africa, Canada
  • Diana Arbelaez Ruiz
    Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • Grace Barrasso
    CSR, Sustainability and ESIA Practitioner, Mining & Metals Sector, Canada
  • Alonso Barros
    Lawyer, PhD, Chile
  • Christian Belmar
    Senior Economist, Universidad de Chile; Project Director, Ciudades Competitivas.org, Chile
  • Charlotte Bisley
    Managing Director, Social Clarity, Australia
  • Andrew Britton
    Managing Director, Kumi Consulting, United Kingdom
  • David Campin
    Chief Technical Advisor, Sustainable Minerals Institute, The University of Queensland, Australia
  • Mirella Cobeleanschi Gavidia
    RHD Student, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • David Cook
    Founder, Level Field Consulting, Canada
  • Allison Coppel
    Newmont Mining, USA
  • Rebecca Darling
    Independent Consultant, USA
  • Hevina S. Dashwood, Ph.D
    Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Brock University, Canada
  • Jorge E. Díaz
    Sustainability Manager, Barrick Zaldívar, Chile
  • Rodrigo Durán
    Deputy Director of Projects, InnovacionAL Platform for Social Impact Projects, Chile
  • Rosemary Faletoese
    Socio-economic Development Specialist, Socially Resilient Insights, Australia
  • Mauricio Folchi
    Academic, Historic Sciences Department, Universidad de Chile
  • Jocelyn Fraser
    PhD Candidate, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Michele Fulcher
    Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia
  • Rafael Gioielli
    General Management of Planning and Development, Instituto Votorantim, Brazil
  • Marcelo Glavic
    Sustainable Development Manager, Minera Centinela, Chile
  • Alex Godoy
    Academic Director Masters in Sustainability Management, Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile
  • Professor Richard Jackson
    Industry Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • Phillipa Jenkins
    Doctoral Researcher, Australian National University, Australia
  • Paul Kapelus
    Director, Synergy Global Consulting, South Africa
  • Emil Karuranga
    Lead Advisor, Social Performance & Government Affairs, BG Tanzania
  • Mike Katz
    Consultant in Mineral Development, Australia
  • Heidi Klein
    President, Sanammanga Solutions Inc., Canada
  • Lalit Kumar
    Senior Consultant (Social) SRK Consulting, United Kingdom
  • Ricardo Labo
    Executive Director, Labo Mining Strategies, Peru
  • Anne-Sophie Leroy
    Advisor on Social License to Operate, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability, France
  • Lloyd Lipsett
    Advisor, SHIFT Project, USA
  • Jose Nomer BONG Macalalad
    CSR, Communications and Social Development Professional, Phillipines
  • Henrietta Marrie
    Adjunct Associate Professor, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • Geraldine McGuire
    Managing Director Sustainable Solutions Global, Australia
  • Dr Ben Mclennan
    Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australi
  • María José Miranda Sepúlveda
    Associate Consultant, Analysis for Development Group, Australia
  • Kieren Moffat
    Research Scientist CSIRO Minerals, Australia
  • Dr Renzo Mori Junior
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia
  • Julia Nelson
    Manager, Assurance (Community Relations), Barrick Gold Corporation,, USA
  • John Owen
    Honorary Senior Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • Suzanne Parker
    ParkerSwan Consulting, France
  • Alka Patel
    Director, LocalColour Social Risk Management Ltd, UK
  • Jocelyn Quinteros
    Consultant, Centre for Mining and Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Andrés Recalde
    Director Community Relations and Government Torex Gold Resources, Canada
  • Jo Render
    Senior Advisor, Merjent Inc. USA
  • Barry Riddiford
    Independent Consultant, Australia
  • Will Rifkin
    Associate Professor, Chair in Social Performance, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia
  • Maria Renee Rosas
    Project Manager, Metallo Explora, Bolivia
  • Meriem Saber
    Corporate Social Responsibility Coordinator, Addax Petroleum
  • Lisa Sacks
    Director, Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, USA
  • Gerson Sandoval
    Consultant, Centre for Mining and Associate Professor, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso, Chile
  • Marcela Serrano
    Manager in CSR, Dipralsa, Chile
  • Monigi Soga
    Principal Consultant, Rural Urban Link Consultancy, Papua New Guinea
  • Dr Kathryn Sturman
    Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining (CSRM), Australia
  • Wendy Tyrrell
    Managing Director, The Long View Consulting Pty Ltd, Australia
  • Víctor Valdebenito
    Head of Environmental Monitoring, Minera Los Pelambres, Chile
  • Gabriela Valenzuela
    Executive Director, Community Commitment Node, Universidad de Chile
  • Alejandro Villegas
    Independent Consultant, Chile
  • Geert van Vliet
    Economist CIRAD, Université de Montpellier, France
  • Paul Warner
    Principal Consultant Both Sides Now Consulting, Canada
  • Nigel Wight
    Phd Student, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia
  • Paul Willcott
    Independent Consultant, Canada
  • David Wissink
    General Manager, Morobe Mining Joint Ventures, Papua New Guinea
  • Dr Katherine Witt
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining, Australia
  • Karen Zuleta
    Advisory, PwC, Chile