Eduardo Hochschild

Chairman

Eduardo Hochschild

Chairman

Joined the Group in 1987 and appointed Chairman in 2006.

Key skills and competencies Over 30 years’ involvement with the Group Extensive board experience of companies in Latin America Proven ability to implement long-term strategies in both the non-profit and corporate sectors

Current external appointments
  • Commercial:Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A. (Chairman), Non-Executive Director of Banco de Credito del Peru.
  • Non-profit: UTEC (Chairman), TECSUP, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lima (Chairman), Conferencia Episcopal Peruana.
Previous experience

Eduardo joined the Hochschild Group in 1987 as Safety Assistant at the Arcata unit, becoming Head of the Hochschild Mining Group in 1998. Eduardo is the Company’s majority shareholder with a c.50% interest.

Committee membership
  • Nomination
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Jorge Born Jr.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jorge Born Jr.

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in 2006.

Key skills and competencies
  • Extensive experience of managing international businesses
  • Deep understanding of sociopolitical issues in Latin America
  • Corporate finance
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Consult & Co. (President and CEO), Caldenes S.A., Dufry AG (Deputy Chairman).
  • Non-profit: Bunge and Born Charitable Foundation (President).
Previous experience

Jorge served as a Director and Deputy Chairman of international agribusiness, Bunge between 2001 and 2010. He previously served as Head of European operations and Head of the UK operations.

Committee membership
  • Nomination
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Ignacio Bustamante

Chief Executive Officer

Ignacio Bustamante

Chief Executive Officer

Appointed to the Board in 2010.

Key skills and competencies
  • Significant operational experience
  • Extensive knowledge of financial and general management
  • Strong leadership skills
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Non-Executive Director of Profuturo AFP and Scotiabank Peru S.A.A.
Previous experience

Ignacio previously served as Chief Operating Officer and General Manager of the Group’s Peruvian operations. Between 1998 and 2003, Ignacio served as Chief Financial Officer of Cementos Pacasmayo S.A.A., an affiliate of the Company, and as a Board member from 2003 to 2007.

Committee membership
  • Sustainability
About our committees

Jill Gardiner

Independent Non-Executive Director

Jill Gardiner

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in August 2020.

Key skills and competencies
  • Corporate Finance, strategy and M&A
  • Extensive experience on listed company boards
  • Governance of executive compensation
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Chair of Capital Power Corporation
  • Non-profit: ARC Foundation (Chair)
Previous experience

Jill has been a professional corporate director since 2010 having previously spent over 20 years in the investment banking industry. She held a number of senior leadership roles at RBC Capital Markets and provided strategic M&A advice to, and helped raise capital for, corporations with a focus on the power, pipeline, infrastructure, and certain commodity related industries. She also formerly held positions at an energy regulation board and as a university lecturer in corporate finance and human resource management.

Committee membership
  • Audit
  • Nomination
  • Remuneration
About our committees

Nicolas Hochschild

Non-Executive Director

Nicolas Hochschild

Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in May 2022 as a nominee of the Company’s largest shareholder, Pelham Investment Corporation, which is controlled by Eduardo Hochschild.

Key skills and competencies
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
Previous experience

Nicolas is a Mergers & Acquisitions Senior Analyst for Forum Brands, a New-York based e-commerce business. Nicolas holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and an M.Sc. in Management Science and Engineering, both from Stanford University.

Committee membership
  • Nomination
About our committees

Eileen Kamerick

Independent Non-Executive Director

Eileen Kamerick

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in November 2016.

Key skills and competencies
  • Strong background in audit and financial reporting
  • Extensive experience on listed company boards
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate governance/finance
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Associated Banc-Corp. (Chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee), Legg Mason Closed End Mutual Funds (Chair of the Audit Committee), AIG Funds and Anchor Series Trust (Audit Committee Financial Expert) and ACV Auctions Inc.
  • Non-profit: Eckerd Connects.
Previous experience

Eileen spent the majority of her career in senior financial roles and as CFO in the oil & gas and mining sectors. She has an MBA in Finance and International Business and is a Board Leadership Fellow of the US National Association of Corporate Directors.

Committee membership
  • Audit
  • Nomination
  • Remuneration
  • Sustainability
About our committees

Tracey Kerr

Independent Non-Executive Director

Tracey Kerr

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in December 2021.

Key skills and competencies
  • Extensive experience of managing sustainability in mining
  • Geology having overseen global exploration activities
  • UK listed company governance
Previous experience

Tracey spent almost 10 years working for Anglo American plc, most recently as the Group Head of Sustainable Development (Sept 2020 to April 2021) having previously also been accountable for safety, operational risk management and sustainable development across the Anglo American group (Jan 2016 to August 2020).

Prior to working in sustainability, Tracey worked as a geologist where, between July 2008 and August 2011, she oversaw Vale’s exploration activities in the Americas and subsequently joined Anglo American as Group Head of Exploration where she was responsible for exploration activities in 15 countries. Tracey served as a Non-Executive Director of Polymetal International plc from January 2018 to March 2022 where she also chaired the Safety and Sustainability Committee and was a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Committee membership
  • Nomination
  • Sustainability
About our committees

Michael Rawlinson

Senior Independent Director

Michael Rawlinson

Senior Independent Director

Appointed to the Board in 2016 and as Senior Independent Director in January 2018.

Key skills and competencies
  • Significant knowledge of the mining sector
  • Corporate finance, strategy and M&A
  • Listed company governance
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Non-Executive Director of Capital Drilling Limited and Adriatic Metals plc

 

Previous experience

Michael’s career of over 20 years culminated in his role as Global Co-Head of Mining and Metals at Barclays Investment Bank. Before that, he was one of the co-founding directors at boutique investment bank, Liberum Capital having worked as a corporate financier and equity research analyst covering the mining sector at JP Morgan, Cazenove and Flemings.

Committee membership
  • Audit
  • Nomination
  • Remuneration
  • Sustainability
About our committees

Michel Sylvestre

Independent Non-Executive Director

Michel Sylvestre

Independent Non-Executive Director

Appointed to the Board in May 2022.

Key skills and competencies
  • Extensive experience of managing mining operations
  • In-depth knowledge of the Canadian market, a key mining hub
  • Mining Engineering (B.Sc and M.Sc. from McGill University and Queen’s University respectively)
Current external appointments
  • Commercial: Senior Vice President, Operations, at Kinross Gold Corp and a Non-Executive Director of TSX-listed Nickel Creek Platinum Corp.

 

 

Previous experience

Mike served as a Director and Interim CEO of TSX-listed Claude Resources Inc. Mike spent a significant portion of his career with Vale Canada (formerly Inco Ltd) where he held key senior management positions domestically and internationally. Most notably, he held the position of CEO New Caledonia and President, Manitoba Operations. He previously served as Vice President of Operations for PT Vale Indonesia. He is a member of the Professional Engineers of Ontario and a graduate of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) in partnership with the Rotman School of Management.

Committee membership
  • Sustainability
  • Nomination



Raj Bhasin

Company Secretary

Raj Bhasin

Company Secretary

Joined the Group and was appointed Company Secretary in 2007.

Key skills and competencies
Raj is a solicitor and Chartered Secretary with over 20 years’ experience in FTSE-listed companies. He has significant experience in corporate and commercial law.

Previous experience
Raj previously served as Deputy Company Secretary and Commercial Counsel at Burberry Group plc.