Advisory Board

Enzio Garayp

Enzio Garayp, served as the Exploration Manager for Kinross Gold Corporation in Brazil where he oversaw the delineation of an 8-million-ounce expansion of the 15-million-ounce Paracatu gold mine. He has over 25 years of experience in the various stages of the mining industry, from grass-roots exploration to underground and open-pit mines. During his career, he has worked with numerous multinational mining companies including Teck Cominco where he served as Country Manager-Brazil, CVRD, Anschutz, Falconbridge and Goldfields. Mr. Garayp holds a Bachelor degree in geology from the University of Minas de Gerais in Brazil and a diploma in Structural Geology from Ouro Preto University in Brazil.

Ovidio Antonio de Angelis

Ovidio Antonio de Angelis served as the Minister of Regional Politics as well as the Minister of Urban Development in the Brazilian cabinet under President Fernando Henrique Cardoso from 1998 through 2002. He was Vice President of Brazil´s Foreign Trade Council in 2003. Mr. de Angelis dedicated the majority of his career to advancing the interests of the state of Goias through various roles. He served as the President of the State Bank of Goias from 1991 to 1993 and also vice president of the Association of Commercial and State Banks of Brazil. He was also the president of the Electric Energy Corporation for the state of Goias from 1992 to 1994. Recently, from 2003 to 2008, Mr. de Angelis served as the Secretary of the Foreign Trade Bureau of the state of Goias. Mr. de Angelis earned a Bachelor´s degree in Law from the Federal University of Goias, College of Law.