Cyril Amadi has over 20 years of experience in the mining industry as an engineer, banker, and advisor. He has worked on debt advisory, technical risk analysis, modeling, and structuring of mining ﬁnance transactions with leading institutions such as Northcott Capital, Endeavour Financial, WestLB, and Unicredit. He has structured and arranged a number of significant transactions including the first mining project financing in Russia (Kupol), the first mining financing in Kenya (Base Resources), and the largest mining financing for a junior mining company (Baja Mining). Mr. Amadi has considerable experience in the West African region and has arranged mining, energy, and infrastructure ﬁnance transactions in Ghana, Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, and Niger. He also worked as a project engineer at Resolute’s Obotan open pit gold mine in Ghana. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and an MBA from the Freiberg University of Mining in Germany.