Federico Velásquez has been responsible for the operational execution of Solaris’ asset development strategy since he joined the company in 2018. Prior to this role, Federico spent more than five years leading corporate affairs and supporting the management of assets for Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Canada, as a managing director of Peace River Coal Inc. Previous to that, he held various senior leadership roles in AltaGas as well as in the Ministries of Energy and Mines and Ministry of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation, respectively, for the Government of British Columbia. Federico has more than 20 years of international experience in the areas of asset management, permitting, regulatory, government relations and indigenous/community relations, and has successfully led major projects in highly sensitive and complex sociopolitical scenarios. Federico’s policy making and academic contributions include the Human Security Report for the United Nations and establishing the first indigenous revenue sharing policy for natural resources in Canada.