Our international team brings decades of global mining and chemical industry expertise

Managing Director, Zinnwald Lithium GmbH

Marko is a seasoned manager with a wealth of commercial experience gained over a career of more than 30 years. He grew up in Saxony and is a graduate of Freiberg University. Marko has worked in Germany as well as internationally for companies including ThyssenKrupp AG and SKW Metallurgie AG.

The Team

Our multinational team brings mining expertise from all over the world

As of 31st July 2023

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25+ years experience

Field of expertise

Mining finance, M&A

Anton has over 25 years’ experience in the mining, industrial and finance sectors. During this time, he held senior positions at several international investment banks including CIBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley with a focus on advising natural resources companies on the execution of strategic and financing transactions. He has worked on transactions across a range of commodities and for several leading global companies including Anglogold Ashanti, Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton. Prior to embarking on his investment banking career, Anton worked for the Anglo American group in a corporate finance and business development capacity.

20+ years experience

Field of expertise


Cherif is a UK chartered accountant with more than 20 years of venture capital, corporate finance, operational turnaround and investor relations experience since his qualification with KPMG. He has primarily worked with technology, mining and real estate companies, with an emphasis on those in a start-up, pre-IPO or restructuring phase. He has been a corporate and financial adviser to the lithium mining company, Bacanora Lithium plc, since it listed on AIM in 2014, and is currently its company secretary. Cherif has been a member of the ICAEW since 1998.

20+ years experience

Field of expertise

Mining project development

Jeremy has significant experience in companies involved in mining exploration. He has worked in South America, Central America and Europe, where he was responsible for grassroots regional metalliferous exploration programmes through to resources definition and mine development. Jeremy has been involved in the formation of a number of publicly listed mineral resource companies and is currently CEO of Horizonte Minerals Plc.

40+ years experience

Field of expertise


Graham has has been a Fellow of the Society of Economic Geologists (“SEG”) since 1999, participated in the Colombia Senior Executives programme in 2004 and the Duke Business Leaders programme in 2007. He is a past councillor of the SEG and current British Geological Survey industry adviser and Natural History Museum honorary research fellow. In 2011, he was the co-recipient of the PDAC Thayer Lindsley Award and from 2013 attained both Chartered Geologist and European Geologist professional status. Graham joined Amax as an exploration geologist in 1980 and worked on a variety of exploration and mining operations in the Circum-Pacific region. For almost a decade, he worked as a consultant involved with the exploration and evaluation of a number of major discoveries in both Asia and Europe. In 1994, he joined Minorco as Chief Geologist. Subsequently he became the Europe-Asia region’s Vice President Exploration and following the Minorco-Anglo American plc merger in 1999, he served as Vice President Geology. In 2003 he was appointed Senior Vice President Exploration and managed geosciences, technical services, and R&D programmes. In 2005 he was promoted to Head of Base Metals Exploration and in 2010 he took up the position of Group Head of Geosciences for the Anglo American Group. He is currently a senior adviser to Appian Capital, a prominent private equity fund focussed on mining.

20+ years experience

Field of expertise

Specialty chemicals

Dr. Scherer has +20 years’ experience in the speciality and fine chemical industries having studied chemistry at the Technische Hochschule Darnstadt and completed a PhD in Organic Chemistry at the Goethe University in Frankfurt.  He is currently Chief Executive Officer of AMG Lithium GmbH and Chief Commercial Officer of AMG Lithium BV, where he is responsible for AMG’s downstream lithium business and its overall lithium development strategy.   Prior to this, he held various R&D, operational, and management positions including roles at Albemarle and Rockwood Lithium/Chemetall.

20+ years experience

Field of expertise

Mining engineering

Peter is a mining engineer with over 35 years’ experience in the resources industry. During his career, he has built and operated a number of mines and metallurgical processing facilities in Africa, Australia, China and Canada. His operating and project experience spans several commodities, including titanium, copper, iron ore, gold and lithium. For the past 15 years, Peter has been Chief Executive of several publicly listed companies in Canada, the UK and Australia; he is currently CEO of Bacanora Lithium plc.

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