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.
Paola Rojas, Managing Director of Synergy Resource Capital will join a Panel Debate: Does reward outweigh risk when it comes to investing in Latin American mining projects? within the Opportunity vs Jurisdictional Risk session at Mines and Money Asia 2020. Download the program.