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Career Overview

Ivonne has almost 20 years of experience in mining consultancy, the paper industry and the services sector in both Chile and Peru.

Ivonne is well versed in the advantages and application of mining optimisation tools. Ivonne joined Whittle Consulting in 2013, while she was living in Chile. Currently, Ivonne is based in Lima, Peru, where she promotes Whittle Consulting services, identifies new clients and alliance partners, manages the local office and assists with optimisation projects and events undertaken in South America and the Latin American region.

With her strong background in finance and administration, Ivonne is expert in financial modelling, cost estimating, planning and control. Ivonne has worked as a Business Consultant for Runge Latin America, providing detailed financial modelling services and business process analysis for large mining companies. Ivonne has also worked with Kinross Chile, implementing the Xeras budget tool at both the Maricunga and Mantos de Oro gold mines.

Career Highlights

  • Involved in the organisation of Whittle Consulting events in Peru and Chile. This includes seminars, executive briefings and workshops that have been attended by senior executives and mining engineers.
  • Since 2013, Whittle Consulting Money Mining & Sustainability seminars and Executive Briefings have introduced almost 200 South American and Latin American delegates to the holistic philosophy of Enterprise Optimisation.
  • Assisted in the strategic assessment of Minera Poderosa in Peru, which indicated substantive potential NPV and cash flow uplift.
  • Assisted in high level reviews of Cerro Verde and Zafranal in Peru. This identified several areas where best practices could be implemented and significant NPV uplift expected.


  • Bachelor of Business Administration(BBA), Universidad de Lima, Peru
  • Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile


  • Canada Peru Chamber of Commerce
  • Australia Peru Chamber of Commerce Inc.
  • Peruvian Institute of Mining Engineers
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