Carlos J. Miguens, Chairman
Extensive business experience in Latin America; President for 11 years of Cerveceria & Malteria Quilmes; Vice President of Central Puerto SA and Hidroelectrica Piedra del Aguila SA; Director of a number of other companies; Director of Patagonia Gold Plc since inception.
Christopher van Tienhoven, CEO
During his 25 years’ experience in the mining industry, Christopher worked for the majority of his career with the Anglo American group in various countries, culminating as Country Manager and President of Anglo Gold Ashanti’s Cerro Vanguardia mine in Argentina. In 2008 he joined Andean Resources Limited as Country Manager and Vice President for Argentina until 2010 when its main project Cerro Negro was sold to Goldcorp Inc. Before joining Patagonia Gold Christopher was dedicated to merger and acquisition opportunities in the junior mining sector in Latin America including Argentina, Colombia, Peru and Guatemala. Christopher has a degree in Economics from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Gonzalo Tanoira, Non-Executive Director
Director of Patagonia Gold Plc since inception; Director and member of the audit committee of SA San Miguel and President of the Board of Directors of a number of other companies. Gonzalo worked for Bear Stearns & Co. (New York) in its Latin American investment banking division and was an associate at Booz Allen & Hamilton in its Buenos Aires office. He holds an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
Manuel de Prado, Non-Executive Director
More than 25 years of experience in the financial services sector. He was head of Chase Manhattan S.G.I.I.C., covering Private Banking and Asset Management in Spain and Portugal. Previously, Manuel was Managing Director for more than 10 years at Chase Manhattan Bank in Spain in charge of Corporate Lending and Investment Banking. Most recently he has been a Director of Oquendo Corporate S.L. in Madrid, an independent financial advisory firm specialising in mergers and acquisitions and other corporate finance related transactions. Manuel has a BA in Economics and Business Administration from ICADE.