Silmar Magalhães Silva

Board Member, Brazil Advisory Board



Silmar has over 35 years’ experience in the resources industry with strong operational and leadership experience. During his career, he has held numerous key senior leadership roles including mining and logistic operation, project development and implementation, and strategic planning.

Silmar has a Bachelor’s degree in mining engineering from Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, an MBA in Executive Finance. He has completed the Senior Leadership Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Mastering Leadership Challenges at the International Institute for Management Development.

Silmar joined the OZ Minerals Brazil Advisory Board in 2021, as part of our in-country team of leaders advising us in our pursuit of a staged, low risk and modest-capital hub approach in Brazil.