Carvalho was born in Brazil and graduated from the University of São Paulo in 1980 with an MSc in geology. He has since been involved in the mining industry for over 30 years in both operational and financial capacities.
His career began some years after graduating, when between 1986 and 1995 he worked in senior management for Arequipa Resources Ltd in Peru; prior to the company's acquisition by Barrick Gold in 1996.
Carvalho post 1995 went on to work in a senior management position for the Homestake Mining Company until its merger in 2001. Throughout his career, Carvalho has worked with some of the key players in the mining industry. For almost a decade now he has worked for C2C Exploration, and has proven himself invaluable to the company. His knowledge of financial aspects and global operations is excellent, and his local knowledge is second to none.
“I've worked in the mining industry all of my life, so I'm very pleased to have been recognised and chosen for this position with C2C Exploration”
CEO Chris Jarvis commented on today's announcement saying “Everything is going well for C2C right now, our Q3 earnings were impressive despite slumping demand having affected some of the larger firms, and we are still growing. Today I would simply like to welcome Mr Carvalho to our board of directors”.
About C2C Exploration
C2C Exploration, is a São Paulo based mineral exploration and extraction company with an aggressive growth strategy. The company places great importance on exploration, acquisition and development of assets to maximize growth and shareholder value.
The company's current portfolio of assets comprises three exploration projects with epithermal gold, and reserves of other minerals in the area around São Paulo, Brazil.
C2C Exploration is committed to building and maintaining shareholder value, and has a strategy focused on constructing a diverse portfolio through exploration and acquisition of early stage projects with high potential. The current portfolio includes several projects with proven reserves, and early stage projects involved in the exploration for gold, copper, iron, and nickel.
The company's' Santo Amaro project located in northern Brazil is its prime asset, and is wholly owned by C2C exploration. Production began on the Santa Amaro project in 2008.