We offer consulting for private companies, public and governamental organizations in the mining sector, focusing on the concepts of mineral engineering and applied economics .
Frederico Lopes Meira Barboza, founder partner, has over 40 years of extensive experience in the Mining Sector, held senior government positions, as Director of the Brazilian National Department of Mineral Production and as Secretary of Mines and Energy of the Brazilian Ministry of Mines and Energy. He currently is a Business Consultant for mining companies and for Brazilian and foreign government sectors .
Education: Geology (UFPE , 1966); Master of Science in Mineral Economics (Colorado School of Mines , USA , 1971) ; Geostatistics (UFPE , 1977) ; Economic Engineering (UCPE , 1979); Mineral Market Structure and Policy (PLANFAP/MME , 1981); Environmental Control in Mining (School of Mines in Ouro Preto, MG, 1995); MBA in Financial Management (FGV, 2003) .
Experience: works developed in mineral exploration, mine geology and mineral economics for development of mineral resources and deployment of enterprise investment in mining including: investment analysis; Review of deposits; deposits and mining and industrial enterprises; market research and studies of various economy (taxation, foreign trade, international cooperation, master plans, development etc.). More than 20 papers published in journals and books in Brazil and abroad.