Michael Bennett

President & CEO

Altamira Gold

Michael Bennett brings a wealth of experience as well as a deep understanding of South American culture and logistics.   

With over 30 years of mining experience (23 years in South America) he was responsible for overseeing mining and exploration projects with over 100 employees in Brazil and Mexico for ECI. Mr. Bennett has also held senior local government appointments in South America including Mayor of Porongo, Bolivia; President of the Municipal Association, Bolivia; and President of the Chamber of Mines in Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Responsible for three gold discoveries including Altamira’s Cajueiro gold project (0.7Moz), Serabi Gold’s Coringa project (1.1Moz), both of which are located in Central Brazil, and Puquio North (0.5Moz) in Bolivia.

Michael Bennett