Management & Technical Committee

Minera Salar Blanco (MSB)

Minera Salar Blanco S.A. (MSB) is a Chilean private company which LPI owns 100% of and was formed to explore and develop the Maricunga  Salar, in Chile’s northern Atacama.  On July 2016, Lithium Power International entered into a strategic partnership with MSB to combine effort and expertise to fast track the development of the world-class Maricunga Salar.

Management & Technical Committee

Andres Lafuente – Chief Operating Officer | MSB

Senior Executive with 24 years of experience in Financial & Infrastructure companies. Previously, GM for Scotia Bank in Chile, and Corporate Manager of Compliance for Euroamerica Financial & Life Insurance.

Tarek Halasa – Chief Development Officer | MSB

Civil Engineer with 17 years of international experience, specialising in project & cost management, feasibility studies, and sub-contractor management. Previously held the role of Construction Coordinator for Bechtel for the past 8 years, working on projects for BHP, Xstrata, Anglo, and BP.