Carlos Faundes is an Engineering Manager based in Knight Piésold’s México City office. He is a civil engineer with 20 years of experience in the development of mining, hydropower, and infrastructure projects. His specific experience includes civil and geotechnical design responsibilities in multidisciplinary projects within EP, EPC, and EPCM contracts. Carlos’ key roles include geotechnical engineer, civil discipline lead, and project manager for projects developed in Chile, Peru, Spain, and Mexico.
Since 2020 he has been working as a Project Manager, leading the development of mining projects in Mexico that involve the design of tailings storage facilities and their technical update following international standards, such as the CDA (Canadian Dam Association) and GISTM (Global Industry Standard on Tailings Management).