Mr. Roque Benavides Ganoza
Mr. Benavides has served as an independent member of our board of directors since 2010. He has served as the general manager of Compañía Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. (Buenaventura) since 2011, and as director since 2004. He has also served as member of the board of directors of eight companies related to Buenaventura and Banco de Crédito del Perú. Previously, he was president of the National Mining, Oil, and Energy Association (Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petróleo y Energía) and the National Confederation of Private Businesses Institutions (Confederación Nacional de Instituciones Empresariales Privadas). Mr. Benavides holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the PUCP, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the Henley School of Business at the University of Reading. He also completed the Executive Development Program at the Harvard School of Business and the Advanced Management Program at the University of Oxford.