Alan Edwards is a mining professional with 27 years of diverse mining industry experience. At the outset of his career, Alan worked for 15 years for Phelps Dodge Corporation, where he held positions of increasing responsibility, including General Manager of Operations, Chino Mines Company. From 2007 to 2009, Alan served as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Frontera Copper Corporation. From 2004-2007, he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Apex Silver Mines Corporation, where he was responsible for the engineering, construction, and commissioning of the San Cristobal project in Bolivia. From 1996-2000, Alan worked for Cyprus Amax Minerals Company, where he rose to the position of President/General Manager of Sociedad Minera Cerro Verde S.A. in Peru. Prior to joining Apex Silver Mines, he held senior operating positions with P.T. Freeport Indonesia and Kinross Gold Corporation.
Alan has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mining Engineering and an MBA (Finance), both from the University of Arizona.