Tirso López is the Mining 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 related to 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 integrating and managing the site works and the technical supervision of works during construction including QA/QC. He has been a project manager for important projects in Peru and Chile. He has been an assistant specialist for a project of 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 tailing deposition and storage system.