Mr. Lotti is the Global Head of Investments at Gerald Group. He is also Head of the Group’s Investment Committee and a member of the Management Committee and is responsible for implementing and managing the Group’s investment strategy on a global basis.
In Africa in particular, Mr. Lotti managed the development of the first copper SXEW project in the Republic of Congo Brazzaville and the sale of a 65% stake to China Gold Group. As COO of the Group’s holding in the Marampa iron ore project in Sierra Leone, he has actively worked on the restructuring and restart of the operation.
Mr. Lotti is a former Senior Metallurgical Engineer at Falconbridge where he started his career and has held various responsibilities over the years in R&D, project development, and operational restructuring and improvements. He has a Master in Process Engineering and Modelling from the School of Mines in France and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business in the USA.