Alicia Polo y La Borda Cavero
Program Manager, Center for Mining Sustainability
Payne Institute Research Associate

Alicia Polo y La Borda Cavero a Research Associate at the Payne Institute, with emphasis on Minerals and Metals. She is also the Program Manager at the Center for Mining Sustainability, a partnership between the Colorado School of Mines and the Universidad Nacional de San Agustin de Arequipa. She has 20 years of experience in the mining industry analyzing mine projects, asset portfolios, business strategies, mining policy and mineral and metal markets. She has a bachelor degree in Economics from the Universidad del Pacifico in Peru, and a graduate degree in Master of Laws (LLM) in Mineral Law & Policy from the Centre of Energy, Petroleum, Minerals, Law & Policy (Cepmlp) – University of Dundee in Scotland.