Operational Expertise That Delivers
Atalaya Mining is a fast-growing AIM and TSX-listed mining and development company which produces copper concentrates and silver by-product at its wholly owned Proyecto Riotinto site in southwest Spain, and is currently undertaking further expansion. In addition, the Company has a phased, earn-in agreement to acquire up to 80% ownership of Proyecto Touro, a brownfield copper project in the northwest of Spain which is at the permitting stage.
Atalaya strives to become a leading multi-asset copper producer in Europe, maximising the potential value of its current low-cost, low-risk assets and further exploring new opportunities. Our expertise and knowledge of the copper market, coupled with our deep entrenchment with the communities in which we operate, ensures that we will achieve the best results for all stakeholders, employees, and local communities.
Operational Expertise that Delivers
Atalaya Mining continues to build on its success at Proyecto Riotinto, increasing production and capacity, with a view to becoming a multi-asset producer. It maintains a focus on the development of low-cost, low-risk assets in mining-favourable jurisdictions.
Responsibly Increasing Long Term Value for All Stakeholders
Atalaya Mining implements its strategic objectives to ensure the ongoing stable growth of the Company. Protecting and enhancing the value for all stakeholders is of paramount importance, and the Company continuously looks at opportunities to achieve this.
A Committed Duty to a Safe and Ethical Working Environment
Atalaya Mining is committed to responsible mining and upholds its core principles of honesty and accountability. The Company works with all stakeholders to ensure that its values are completely aligned with the local community and environment.
Non-Executive Chair of the Board
Over 40 years’ experience in the mining industry. Former Senior Mining Engineer at NM Rothschild & Sons; former Director, VP and GM, AngloGold (Argentina). Currently a director of Central Asia Metals, Highfield Resources and Tharisa plc.
Chief Executive Officer, Director
Over 38 years’ experience operating and developing mining projects. As Chief Executive Officer, President and COO of Rio Narcea Gold Mines (1995-2007), built three mines including Aguablanca. Director of Samref Overseas S.A (2007-2014) – involved in the development of the Mutanda Copper-Cobalt Mine (DRC).
Head of the M&A team for Trafigura. He joined Trafigura in 2004 and has 15 years of experience in mining investments and financing. Currently a director of Cadillac Ventures and Mawson West Limited. Previously a director of Tiger Resources Limited, Anvil Mining Limited and Iberian Minerals Corp. plc.
Vice President, Yanggu Xiangguang Copper (XGC) one of the world’s largest copper smelting, refining and processing groups in Shandong Province, China. Former senior management and marketing positions in the mineral and financial industries in Shanghai and Hong Kong, including roles as Marketing Manager at BHP Billiton Marketing AG and Director at BNP Paribas Asia.
Investment Manager at Orion Mine Finance and formerly Investment Manager for Red Kite Group’s Mine Finance business. Previously with Deutsche Bank’s Metals & Mining Investment Banking group in New York, where he worked on a variety of debt and equity financings and M&A transactions.
Senior Managing Director of Liberty Metals & Mining Holdings, LLC. Served as the Head of Deutsche Bank's Metals Mining in Asia-Pacific. Was an investment banker in Credit Suisse's Energy Group. Currently a director of Yara Dallol, Cockatoo Coal Ltd. and Ram River Coal Corp. Holds a degree in Mining Engineering (University of Kentucky) and an MBA in Finance (Wharton School of Business).
Extensive experience as a mining and energy leader in the business and government sectors. Former Director General of Mines and Construction Industries in Spain, Former Director European Commission and National Spanish Commission. Currently a member of the Board of Transport et Infrastructures Gaz France.
Principal of Barma Advisory. CFO (UK) of Antofagasta plc (1998 to 2014) with a deep knowledge of governance practices, as well as accounting and reporting, investor relations and the regulatory requirements of the LSE. Worked as an auditor at PwC. Steering group member of the UK Financial Reporting Council’s Financial Reporting Lab.
President and CEO of Entrée Gold Inc. Previously he was President and CEO of Minenet Advisors advising on strategy, corporate development, business restructuring and project management. Between 2000 and 2014, he held various global executive positions with Rio Tinto and currently serves on the boards of a number of public and private mining companies.
Chief Executive Officer, Director
Over 38 years’ experience operating and developing mining projects. Former Chief Executive Officer, President and COO of Rio Narcea Gold Mines (1995-2007), which built three mines including Aguablanca. Director of Samref Overseas S.A (2007-2014) – involved in the development of the Mutanda Copper-Cobalt Mine in the DRC.
Chief Financial Officer
Former CFO of companies in mining and financial sectors; including CFO of Iberian Minerals Corp. with copper assets in Spain and Peru performing equity and debt raisings. Worked for Ernst & Young as financial advisor and auditor. Qualified accountant, holds a business administration degree (University of Seville, Spain) and financial and banking courses at Dublin City University and ESIC Business & Marketing School.
Operations - General Manager Proyecto Riotinto
Former CEO of Tharsis Mining has also performed as director of Metallurgy and Environment at Cobre Las Cruces Mine (First Quantum) both in Spain. With First Quantum also participated in the start-up of Kansanshi Mine smelter in Zambia. Started his career as metallurgist in Riotinto Mine and later with FreePort McMoran, at Atlantic Copper smelter in Huelva, Spain.