Carlos Luna

Director Operations

Carlos has 20+ years of expertise in the development of projects for the mining industry across South America, the United States, Africa and Australia.
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Lima, Peru
Spanish, English

Carlos is a highly skilled Mechanical Engineer with over 20 years of experience in mining projects. Carlos is passionate about all aspects of the mining development lifecycle, including feasibility studies, engineering, fabrication, construction and operational readiness.

Carlos understands the importance of teamwork to any mining project, and has proven experience leading local, regional and global work teams in major mining companies such as BHP Billiton, Newmont Mining and Freeport McMoran. His experience extends across geographies, managing multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams in Peru, Australia, United States and Ghana among others. His passion for client service excellence is supported by extensive knowledge of mining operations, including the operational and support functions and their cross functional dependencies. He also has extensive experience in Operational Readiness for large and mega mining projects, and in the design and construction of Mine infrastructure.

Carlos has been with Ausenco since 2017, leading the Engineering Department of the Lima corporate office. Prior to joining Ausenco, Carlos held progressively senior roles with Newmont Mining Corporation, BHP Billiton, and Freeport McMoran.