Prof. Jorge Pedrals
Member of the Board of Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile
Panel Discussion: The global impact of COVID-19 on the resources sector
Prof. Jorge Pedrals, Civil Mining Engineer, Universidad de Chile, and Master in History UAI, with 35 years of experience, of which 30 have been holding key management positions in mining, energy and consultancy companies. He led as the C.E.O. the last 10 years two projects; a coal open pit mine – port facility in a remote island (Mina Invierno en Isla Riesco, with an investment of USD 600 million) in the south of Chile, and the expansion of “El Teniente” (Nuevo Nivel Mina, today Andes Norte, with an investment of USD 4 billion), the biggest underground mine in the world. Highly experienced in leading project work teams, strongly oriented to results in environments of high uncertainty. Member of the Board of Instituto de Ingenieros de Chile (2020 – 2021).