Officers and Directors
Jorge Oteo, President, Director
A native of Mexico City, Mr. Jorge Oteo has dual Mexican/U.S. citizenship, is bilingual in Spanish/English and understands and interacts very well in the Latin American business culture. He has extensive international experience as a business development executive, including having recently promoted and sold a Mexican copper mining project to China Minmetals Corp., one of the world’s largest metals traders. His positions include International Commercial Officer for United Bank of Denver, VP and Branch Manager for Rothschild Financial Corporation of Denver, and Sr. V.P. and Business Development Director for American International Depository & Trust, Denver. Mr. Oteo has raised over $12 million in private capital for startup companies, and managed the purchase of 30,000 acres in Mexico, during which time he secured a financial partnership of $1,000,000 with the Mexican government. As the founder and President of Prizma Industries, Denver, he managed a staff of 60 and negotiated over $7 million in equipment purchases in Germany, Mexico, and the U.S. Mr. Oteo is a Director of the non-profit Emergency Family Assistance Association in Boulder. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business and an MBA in Finance and Real Estate from the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Manuel Lozano, Mining Engineer
Mr. Manuel Lozano is BioGreen’s Mexico-based mining engineer. After graduating from Univeridad Autonoma de Zacatecas, School of Mines in 1977, Mr. Lozano worked throughout Mexico for various exploration and production companies, including Exporaciones y Minas SA de CV of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, and Mexico Compania Industrial de Zacatecas of Zacatecas, Mexico. Mr. Lozano taught mining engineering at his alma mater for ten years before becoming a full-time mining consultant from 1995 to present. Lozano has provided consulting and surveying for BioGreen at the Eva concession.
Jesus Ayax Alba Pasco, Senior Geologist
Jesus Alba has been the founding partner and General Director of the mining consulting firm of Adminas, S.A. de C.V. since 1997 and has worked extensively for many years with BioGreen’s President, Jorge Oteo. A graduate in Geological Engineering from Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico, D.F., “Ayax” is very well known and widely respected for his expertise with various minerals and his past employment with numerous US oil and mineral companies, including Phelps Dodge and Anglo-American. In addition, Mr. Alba has taught geological engineering at his alma mater.