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Federico Schwalb

Advisor - Industrial Practice, Metals & Mining
Lima, Peru

Federico serves as Advisor - Industrial Practice, Metals & Mining, at Kingsley Gate. Federico has extensive experience in high-level project management and operational excellence in large-scale mining endeavors and is a recognized leader in the mining industry, with a substantial +30-year track record.

Currently, Federico serves as a board member at BISA, an engineering consulting and project management company with regional reach. He was General Manager from 2015 until recently. He also serves as a board member at TDM Peru, an integrated engineering products and solutions company, focused on mining and infrastructure projects. Previously, Federico was Partner and Director at a global executive search firm, leading the search for top-tier executives and board members across the mining, energy, and infrastructure sectors.

He has contributed significantly to the mining industry, leading projects from exploration to construction and operations, emphasizing sustainability and long-term project viability. He has a wealth of experience in the intersection of exploration and engineering with strategic community and governmental engagement. His international expertise was further solidified during his time with Newmont Mining Corporation, where as Regional Director of Operations for Latin America and Senior Manager of Operations at the Batu Hijau mine in Indonesia, he oversaw safety and environmental performance, alongside strategic planning for mine operations.

Federico is a Mining Engineer from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru and has followed leadership programs at the University of Piura and executive education at Haas Business School, University of California, Berkeley, and Daniels Business School, University of Denver.

Residing in Peru, Federico applies his comprehensive expertise and strategic vision to projects in Latin America and on an international scale.

Federico is based in our Lima office.