Lorena Montaño

Director, Operations – Mexico

Lorena is Director of Operations for our Mexico office.
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I thrive in an environment where I am challenged to find growth opportunities and the right solutions for our clients. A commitment to strong relationships with colleagues and clients is key to my success.

Lorena is the Director of Operations for our Mexico office in Hermosillo. She brings over 20 years in consulting for services and controls of industrial projects. Her role involves identifying and cultivating innovative solutions and leading a multi-disciplinary team to deliver cost-effective, optimized designs for our clients.

Lorena has a rich and diverse background in the field of mining and environmental management, working on projects in both Mexico and South America. Her work initially focusing on permitting, and then in costs, contracts, project coordination, marketing, auditing and finally as a project manager helping coordinate massive mining projects across Mexico. Her career trajectory demonstrates her versatility and adaptability.

Lorena’s wealth of experience encompasses not only technical aspects but also her ability to develop lasting client relationships and excellent business development acumen. She excels at leading teams with clear objectives and strong communication. Lorena has played a key role in overseeing major mining projects in Mexico, taking on responsibilities of Project Manager for the EPCM of the Buena Vista Del Zinc project, in the Cananea Copper Mine complex, and serving as the Environmental Permits and Project Engineering Coordinator for the San Nicolás copper-zinc project.

Lorena’s dedication to professional development is evident through her involvement with organizations such as Women in Mining Mexico, reflecting her commitment to mentorship and empowering women in the field. She attended Centro de Estudios Superiores del Estado de Sonora in Mexico and holds a Bachelor of Science in Ecology.

Country experience:

  • Argentina
  • Guatemala
  • Mexico
  • Peru