Jeã Silva

Operations Director, Carajás

BEng (Mining), MBA


Jeã has more than 18 years’ experience working with national and global mining companies in a range of minerals including gold, bauxite, diamond and copper. He has extensive experience in open pit mine operation management, crushing and processing, thermoelectric plants, tailings management, railroad and port operations, and maintenance management.

Jeã is a qualified Mining Engineer and has completed an MBA in Business Management, an MBA in Investments and Private Banking and a Specialisation in Occupational Safety Engineering.

He joined OZ Minerals in November 2019 as General Manager – Carajás, before moving into the role of Executive Director of Operations – Carajás. He is part of the team responsible for delivering our staged, low risk and modest-capital hub approach in Brazil.

Special Responsibilities

  • Statutory Director