Paola Rojas

Paola Rojas

Synergy Resource Capital

Managing Director

Paola is a resource investment specialist who combines a focus in Australia and Latin America with business development, financial and operational expertise. She has 15+ years of experience in the management of exploration mining companies, including legal, finance, project management, financial modeling, and public relations. She holds a Master of Commerce with a specialisation in Finance from UNSW, in Sydney. Additionally, she is an associate member of AusIMM (Australasian Institute of Metallurgy and Mining), FINSIA (Financial Services Institute of Australasia), and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

She began her career at BHP Minerals (now BHP Billiton). She was a partner at Rojas & Asociados, Mining Consultants until 2014; the firm's service model allowed her to become a director of subsidiaries of Canadian, American and Australian publicly listed mining companies (TSX; TSX-V; NASDAQ; ASX; NYSE) including Silver Standard Resources (now SSR Mining) and Cliffs Natural Resources.

She is fluent in Spanish and English, has working proficiency in Portuguese, and intermediate knowledge of Italian, and French.