Gilberto is a mining engineer with extensive experience in the application of new technologies and software in the mining area. He graduated in Mining Engineering from Escola Politécnica da Universidade de São Paulo in 1991. He has experience in geological and resource modeling, pit optimization, open pit sequencing and mine design, reserve calculation and short-term and long-term mine planning. He implemented and made customizations (scripts and macros) of Datamine software for several companies in Brazil and abroad. He participated in the strategic planning of Vale’s S11D project. He also has experience in the international mining market, having worked mainly in Latin America.