Mr Andrade has 12 years’ experience in the Brazilian gold fields. After graduating in geology from the University of Brasília in 2006, he started his career working on exploration targets for ornamental stone in Goiás State, at Corcovado Granitos. In 2007 he joined Yamana Gold as an exploration geologist for the Pilar de Goiás Project where he became a resources geologist. In 2009, he became a corporate resources geologist and has worked on several of Yamana’s gold projects and mines, in Goiás, Bahia and Mato Grosso States.
In 2013, Mr Andrade joined Orinoco Gold as a project manager for the Faina goldfields project and soon after became the resources manager for the company. Mr Andrade is an AusIMM member and acts as Orinoco’s Competent Person for resource estimation and exploration.