Matias joined the Plusmining team in 2017, after more than two years as a project engineer at the Chile based-consulting firm Gestión y Economía Minera (GEM).
He is a professional with more than 7 years of experience in consulting, advisory and research, participating in more than 80 studies for a wide range of national and international mining companies, as well as for private and public entities with interests in the mining business and natural resources sectors. In 2022, Matías was appointed as head of the consulting department at Plusmining. Furthermore, he manages Plusmining’s subsidiary in Canada since 2021.
His area of expertise comprises mineral economics; mineral & metal market fundamentals; financial, operational and technological trends in the mining industry; cycles in metal commodity prices; strategic evaluation for the mining business; econometric and time series modeling; among others. He has academic research published in Resources Policy and Natural Resources Research journals.
Matias holds a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering with a Diploma in Mining Engineering from Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile. He is also a Master in Mining Engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada.
Languages: Spanish, English, French (beginner, ongoing learning).