Gabriel Alonso-Mendoza

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Gabriel formed Amvest Capital Inc. alongside Stuart with the intention of creating a one-stop shop for companies and investors looking for growth capital and exposure to the natural resource sector. With his background in value investing, Gabriel takes a fundamental and concentrated approach when evaluating new clients and portfolio companies. Over the course of his career, he has raised and invested in excess of $1 billion for companies in the mining & metals, oil & gas, and agricultural sectors, combined. Prior to forming Amvest, Gabriel worked on the the buy-side and sell-side in various roles, spanning from analyst to junior partner. Gabriel is active in the philanthropic community and sits on the board of the Cuban Artists Fund, is a President's Circle member for the Council of the Americas, and supports various Catholic organizations such as the Sovereign Order of Malta.

Gabriel graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in International Finance and Marketing.

Stuart Macliver

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Stuart formed Amvest Capital Inc. alongside Gabriel to create a platform for institutions to access the mining and metals industry. Stuart's background in finance, coupled with his geology qualifications, enables him to assess natural resources opportunities from both a financial and technical perspective. Over the course of his career he has gained significant corporate advisory and transactional experience across M&A, equity, and debt capital markets within the natural resources sector, having worked at both internationally-recognized and boutique firms in Australia and New York.

Stuart holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia, is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and holds a Graduate Diploma in Geology from the Western Australian School of Mines.

Erdi Kiris


Erdi is a mining engineer and prior to joining Amvest Capital Inc. Erdi was an investment analyst responsible for the technical evaluation of mineral resource projects at a US-based private global commodity trading company. Erdi has operational exposure as a mining engineer at several producing open-pit and underground base and precious metal mining operations. At Amvest, Erdi applies his experience with quantitative techniques to evaluate and due diligence mining projects.

Erdi holds a Bachelor of Science in Mining Engineering from the Middle East Technical University and a M.S. in Mining Engineering and Management from the South Dakota School of