CONTRIBUTORS Javier Velarde

Javier is responsible for, among others, the design and implementation of the company’s stakeholder engagement and communication policies in the country, as well as compliance with the legal aspects of the company. He was responsible for the Legal Affairs of Newmont Coporation internationally, based in Denver, Colorado (USA). Previously, Javier was responsible for Yanacocha’s legal, regulatory and corporate affairs since 2006 as Regional Vice President and Legal Counsel of Newmont Peru Ltd. Javier is member of the Executive Committee of Minera Yanacocha and Vice-President of Los Andes de Cajamarca Association (Corporate Association of Minera Yanacocha). Before joining the Company, he was an associate of the law firm, Estudio Rubio, Leguía, Normand y Asociados. He is a graduate of the University of Lima, and earned a Master Degree in Environmental and Resource Law from the University of Utah.

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