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Ceo & Managing Partner METAPROJECT
Civil Mines Engineer, Universidad de Santiago de Chile.
PhD in Business Sciences, Universidad Autónoma de  Madrid.
Master in Industrial Engineering, Universidad de Chile.
Postgraduate in Economics, Imperial College of London, England.
Professor of Project Management Diploma, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile - DICTUC. 

With 28 years of specialized experience in mine planning, finance, economy and economic evaluation projects. He has worked on various projects investment in Chile, Argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Perú, England and Ecuador.
Director and Vice Secretary of IIMCh Chile Programs PMI Chapter.

Currently he serves also as General Manager at METAPROJECT Company . Engineering and Innovation, and  entrepreneurs several other companies.
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    Chief  Operating  Officer Ingeniería e Innovación S.A.


  • Civil Industrial and Metallurgical Engineer,
    Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María.
    Master in Business Administration,
    Universidad Santiago de Chile.
    Project Management Diploma, Calgary University, Canadá.

    Quality Assurance SystemsAuditor ISO 9001:2000. 
  • 26 years of experience.
    Member N° 2495190 de la National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

    He has experience in manufacturing and metallurgical industry. Currently is a Senior Project Manager at Metaproject S.A. Engineering Consulting Company specialized in mining industry, leading quite a few projects in metallurgical plants.
    In Metallurgical Balance he is an experimented specialist working for Codelco´s Chuiquicamata, Andina and El Teniente Divisions. He also audit the Metallurgical Balance At Zaldivar which is a Placer-Dome Operation, and Chagres Foundry an Anglo American Operation.



    Bussines & Clienting Manager of METAPROJECT
    Master of Finances
    Bachelor of Science in Business Administrator, Finance, Business Administrator
    Adolfo Ibañez University.
    Master in Finance (MSc.) with experince in bussines controlling and market analysis.
    Expert in the area of Finances especially in business controlling, treasury and business development.
    Experience working in business risk management and New Marketing Valuation and  Research.
    Has Worked in companies as Microsoft, IBM, KOTRA    ( Korean Trading Office) and Larox Corporation ( Lappeenranta-Finland) leading different projects in areas as Finance, Marketing and Business.
    Fouerth Place in the Worldwide Management Organized by Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) located in Pittsburgh (2008).
     Today she is heading the News Business & Clienting Area in Metaproject,  and she is also leading the 2012 BFS project ( Planing Before Sales).

CHEMICAL CIVIL ENGINEER,  Universidad Católica del Norte, MBA Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Professional oriented performance management, with 30 years experience in mining and copper mining industry, over 15 years Managing Investment Projects, Construction, EPCM contracts.

Developing strategies for sustainable performance, superior quality products, excellence in safety and low costs.

Effective development of individuals and motivated teams - committed to maximizing goals. Visible leader with skills for decision making and effective communication.

Talent Areas: Management of Occupational Safety and Health, Business Development, Strategy and Management of Mining Processes, Logistics, Marketing and Sales, Project Management Investment Leadership and People Development, Construction Equipment, Process Management Related Exchange with Sustainability, Business Excellence, operationalization Strategy and Organizational Design.