Tirso López is the Engineer Business Area Manager at Knight Piésold Chile and is based in the Santiago office. He is a civil engineer specializing in water resources. He has more than 34 years of professional experience with over 25 years of experience in projects relating to the transportation, distribution, and deposition of tailings and mining wastes; fresh and processed water supply system; and transport design. He also has experience in the design of hydroelectric works and water supply systems.
He has participated in projects from the start to the stages of site selection, conceptual, field studies, pre-feasibility, feasibility, and detail engineering for construction, including integration and management of site works and technical supervision of works during construction. He has been a project manager for important projects in Peru and Chile. He has been an assistant specialist for a tailings transport system in Colombia. He has also been involved in an important project in Chile as an assistant specialist and technical reviewer for the operational continuity of the tailings deposition and storage system.