Wilker Castro Silva

Project Director

Wilker is a Project Director for Minerals and Metals, with over 20 years' experience leading engineering and construction projects in Brazil.
Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Portuguese, English and Spanish

As Project and Construction Director, Wilker works in the Minerals and Metals area, ensuring the delivery of innovative solutions to our projects and clients.

He has more than 20 years of experience in engineering and construction projects across various sectors, such as oil and gas, mining, pulp and paper, steel and metallurgy, with a proven track record in greenfield and brownfield projects for major clients like Petrobras, Vale, Suzano, Gerdau, Equinox Gold in South America. His outstanding leadership skills have enabled him to lead teams that achieved over 5 million man-hours worked with zero lost-time accidents throughout his career.

With his expertise in EPC/EPCM and electromechanical assembly, Wilker can handle complex projects with ease. He holds an MBA in Project Management from the Getúlio Vargas Foundation. He graduated from the Federal University of Juiz de Fora with a degree in Civil Engineering.

Country experience:

  • Brazil
  • South Korea
  • Uruguay