Ignacio has been the CEO of Orosur Mining since 2013 having joined the company as finance director in 2008. He has more than 25 years international experience in mining and oil and gas (O&G) and has been the president of the Chamber of Mines of Uruguay since 2009. Prior to Orosur, he worked in finance and new business development for the Royal Dutch Shell group in Europe and South America. He was CFO of the Shell O&G businesses in Denmark and Germany, in charge of O&G new business development in Argentina and in several head office roles in London and Holland. He holds a MSc in economics and business administration and a master degree in law from the University of Deusto in Spain.