Masters’ degree in Geostatistics, PhD in Strategic Mine Planning.
Marcelo Godoy joined AngloGold Ashanti in November 2021 as a key addition of the leadership team working to improve our operating performance, cost position and project delivery, as well as the predictability and reliability of our forecasts.
With over 20 years of experience in the mining industry, Mr. Godoy was previously Senior Vice President, Exploration at Newmont Corporation where he led the development of numerous innovation programs, including a world-class orebody risk management system that delivered a step change in the reliability of production forecasts. Mr. Godoy is a recognised leader in the field of mine planning under geological uncertainty and a champion of diversity and inclusion. Prior to joining Newmont, he was Mining Sector Leader for Golder Associates in South America and a Director at Golder’s Global Board of Directors. During his tenure at Golder, Mr. Godoy managed major mining feasibility studies and reserve compliance audits for Codelco, Vale, BHP, Anglo American and Antofagasta Minerals.
Mr. Godoy brings to AngloGold Ashanti deep experience in resource modeling, mine planning and project development, as well as a track record in leading technical teams and introducing technology to drive sustainable competitive advantage.