Private equity entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience implementing leveraged buy out, turnaround, and growth investment strategies in the metals and mining, affordable housing and fin-tech sectors.
Mr. Sodhi has cofounded several private equity funds in the US, Latin America and India which have overseen over US $ 2 billion in metals, mining and affordable housing transactions and have raised over US $ 1 billion of institutional capital from sovereign wealth funds, foundations, endowments and insurance companies.
Mr. Sodhi is the Managing Partner and co-founder of Sun Valley Investments, a metals and mining investor with an industry leading track record. He is also the Executive Chairman of the Colombian Mint, Executive Chairman of Goldlogic and Executive Chairman of Eaton Gold Corp.
Mr. Sodhi is a graduate of Yale University where he received a full international scholarship and conducted neuroscience research at Yale Medical School. He is fluent in five languages including Spanish and Portuguese.
Mr. Morgan is a widely recognized analyst in the precious metals industry and consults for hedge funds, high net worth investors, mining companies, depositories and bullion dealers. He is the publisher of The Morgan Report and the new book “The Silver Manifesto”. Mr. Morgan is a featured speaker at investment conferences in North America, Europe and Asia.
Abraham Drost, M.Sc. P.Geo.
A Professional Geoscientist, Mr. Drost is a former Chairman of Premier Gold Mines and former CEO and founding Director of Premier Royalty, prior to its sale to Sandstorm Gold in 2013. He is a former President and Director of Sabina Gold and Silver, former President and Director of Sandspring Resources, former CEO and Director of Source Exploration, and former Director of Mega Precious Metals prior to its sale to Yamana in 2015. Mr. Drost was most recently CEO and Director of Carlisle Goldfields prior to its sale to Alamos in 2016.
VP Technical Services
Mr. Doyle has over 35 years experience in mining and exploration with Rio Tinto, Inmet and Wardell- Armstrong. Mr. Doyle has experience across exploration, feasibility studies and construction of major mining projects. He is a qualified Engineer and Geologist with a MSc in Environmental Management.
VP Business Development
With over 10 years in the mining industry, Mr. Henao is an experienced leader focused on generating project value through high-impact exploration, production, acquisition, sales and joint-venture strategies. Former VP Finance of multiple publicly traded Canadian mining companies.
Carlos is a senior geologist with 15+ years’ experience in the mining industry. He has worked in mineral exploration and business development in senior and junior mining companies. Carlos holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Applied Geology focused on mineral exploration, from Queen’s University in Canada, and is a Qualified Person as per the CCRR.
Mr. Velasquez has more than 30 years of experience as Finance and Administrative Manager in different companies in Colombia and in Colombian branches of Canadian companies, such as Energentia Ltd (2007 to 2008), Coalcorp (2008 to 2009), and Alange Energy Corp (2009 to 2010).
Ms. Velez Ospina is an Investment strategist with a decade of successful experience in equities, asset management, and private banking at Lloyd's, Bancolombia, and Sun Valley Investments. She has spearheaded the expansion of Sun Valley's portfolio of precious metals investments which led to the foundation of Nueva Granada. She has an MBA from Cass Business School in London and a degree in Engineering Management.
Investments & Corporate Development
Alberto Navarro has 8 years of work experience in Asset Management in Luxembourg and Investment Banking in Spain. He is a graduate in Business Studies from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, he holds an Executive Master in Finance from IE Business School and is a PhD candidate in Business Studies and Economics at the Universidad Autónoma in Madrid.
Planning and Valuation Specialist
Mr. Álvarez has 10 years of experience in financial planning, project evaluations, financial modeling and investment analysis. Holds a BSs in Management Engineering from EIA University and a postgraduate degree in finance from EAFIT University.