Dan Etheredge, MBA
South America Regional Manager Mining Environmental Group, Principal |
Dan joined KCB’s Lima office in Peru in 2006 as an environmental professional and assumed the role of office manager in 2007. He became an Associate in 2008 and was promoted to Principal in 2012. In 2013, Dan spearheaded the company’s move into Brazil by opening an office in Belo Horizonte to serve KCB’s mining clients, as well as opening locations in Ecuador and Panama in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
Dan has worked across the Americas and internationally and has developed a strong reputation, with mining and other clients, for managing complex environmental and engineering projects across different cultures. Fluent in multiple languages, Dan is known for his excellent communication, analytical and problem-solving skills.
His experience is related primarily to the environmental assessment and remediation of mining and industrial sites, and to regulatory approvals for mining operations including mine closure plans. Dan’s key projects include mine closure planning at the La Oroyo Metallurgical Complex, Antamina, the Cajamarquilla zinc refinery and several mines owned by Hochschild Mining in Peru; and hydrocarbon and “dense non-aqueous phase liquid” (or DNAPL) remediation projects for the Air Force Center for Environmental Excellence in California, the La Pampilla petroleum refinery, north of Lima, Peru, and in the oil production fields in the jungles of Ecuador.
Dan has a B.Sc. in Biology and Chemistry from Brigham Young University, Hawaii and an MBA from Golden Gate University, San Francisco, California.
Dan does his part to reduce traffic in Lima and his personal carbon footprint by skating or running the 10+ km between home and the office a few times a week.