Dr. Miguel Grau - Director
Miguel Grau M. leads Estudio Grau, a highly respected Peruvian full service law firm specializing in corporate, M&A, mining, land, social, environmental, tax and labor issues. He studied law and political science at Universidad Catolica and San Marcos University in Lima before completing postgraduate studies at New York University. Dr. Grau has acted for and represents several mining, oil and gas companies in Peru including Royal Dutch Shell Peru where he acted as director since 1981, being instrumental in the Camisea Natural Gas Project; acts as Legal Representative for Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited, for more than 15 years and director of Bear Creek Mining and other Canadian mining companies; Acted as chairman of Minera Milpo from 2000 to 2002, serving also as director of Compañía Minera Antamina until 2006, Peru's largest mining investment in over 30 years. Appointed as director of the Sociedad Nacional de Minería, Petroleo y Energía – the Mining Society of Peru 2009-2013, being recognized by several international publications including Chamber & Partners as Peru’s senior statesmen in Energy and Natural Resources – Mining. Dr. Grau currently participates in the advisory and consultancy team of one of the world´s largest recent discoveries, a Titanium (Ti02) project in Paraguay, having the responsibility to secure the legal structuring, negotiations with the State and Administration and security of the large foreign investment being made.