Alessandro Silva

Head of Advisory - Americas

Alessandro Silva is Snowden Optiro’s Head of Advisory for the Americas. He is a geologist with MSc qualifications in geostatistics, resource evaluation and metallogeny. He has more than 21 years’ international experience in the mining industry working in operations and projects in Americas Continent (Brazil, Argentina, USA, Chile, Canada, Colombia, Peru), and in a wide range of geological environments and deposit types including Archean Lode Sulphides, Archean Conglomerates, Epithermal Veins, Porphyritic, Intrusion Related, Volcanic Associated, BIF Hosted with Sulphides and Quartz Alteration.

Alessandro’s skills are in geological modelling, resource evaluation for Open Pit and Underground mines, resources and reserves audit, due diligence and business development, public reporting, quantitative risk assessment using geostatistical methods, to support mine geology, reconciliation, project management, statutory and competent persons’ reporting, and mining studies. Alessandro has experience as a Competent and Qualified Person in Gold, Gold-Silver, Copper-Gold, Copper, Copper-Moly, Base Metals, PGE, and supporting executive decisions for projects, operations, and business development initiatives.


Snowden Optiro provides advice, mining consulting, training and innovative software solutions to mining and exploration companies, their advisors and investors.

Qualifications : BSc (Geology), MSc (Geostatistics), Citation in Mining Geostatistics