Peter Burger

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Peter Burger, Chief Operating Officer, Caldas Gold

Peter Burger is a senior mining executive with 33 years of experience in underground mining, open pit mining, managing highly complex operations in challenging environments and jurisdictions. Prior to joining Aris Gold in 2021, Mr. Burger was Senior Vice President, Operations at Leagold Mining, where he oversaw the Los Filos mine in Mexico, which became part of Equinox Gold following the 2020 merger. Previously he was with Endeavour Mining as Mine General Manager for the Nzema and Tabikoto mines. His previous experience included mine management positions with Aquarius Platinum, Eastplats, and Barrick. Mr. Burger holds a degree in Mining and Minerals Engineering from the University of Johannesburg and a South African Mine Managers Certificate of Competency and Postgraduate Management Development Programme from the University of Stellenbosch School of Business.