Guillermo Barreda is the General Manager of Knight Piésold Peru. He joined Knight Piésold in 1997 and is a civil engineer with more than 26 years of experience in the design and construction supervision of mining and civil works both in Peru and overseas. His design experience includes leach pads, tailings dams, water dams, and waste dumps at different stages of a project (conceptual, feasibility, detail engineering, and closure), including all works related to such projects (civil design, water management, geotechnical, etc.). His site experience includes projects related to the areas of earthworks, geosynthetics, and quality assurance.
He has extensive experience in interacting and leading multidisciplinary teams to develop projects of international importance and is fluent in English and Spanish. He specializes in project management, leach pad design, waste dump design, risk analysis, tailings storage facility design, water management, and mine closure.