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Graham Davis

Academic Advisor
Colorado School of Mines
To contact Graham Davis, please email Michelle Syen at Michelle.Syen@brattle.com or call +1.415.217.1000

Professor Davis, of the Colorado School of Mines, consults in mine and project valuation for several large mining companies and has significant experience as an expert witness in litigation involving mine valuations and damages from temporary takings.

Graham Davis is Professor Emeritus in the Division of Economics and Business at the Colorado School of Mines, where he taught a range of courses including applied microeconomics, mineral and energy asset valuation, and research methodology. Professor Davis was on the School’s faculty for 25 years.

Professor Davis consults in mine and project valuation for several large mining companies and has significant experience as an expert witness in litigation involving mine valuations and damages from temporary takings. From 1982 – 1987 he was a metallurgical engineer at a number of mines globally.

Professor Davis is a Qualified Person under the Canadian National Instrument 43-101 Standards of Disclosure for Mineral Projects, with professional membership status in both the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration and the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Testimony

Tethyan Copper Company Pty Ltd. v. The Islamic Republic of Pakistan, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes case no. ARB/12/1, retained by the plaintiff. Testified May 22, 2018. At issue is the value of the expropriated copper/gold Reko Diq deposit in Pakistan. Graham Davis was asked to value the asset. 

May 2018
Bear Creek Mining Corporation v. Republic of Peru, International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, Case No. ARB/14/21. Expert report and testimony assessing damages from the alleged unlawful expropriation of a silver mining project in Peru.
September 2016
South American Silver Limited (Bermuda) v. The Plurinational State of Bolivia, Permanent Court of Arbitration, Case No. 2013-15. Expert report and testimony assessing damages from the alleged unlawful expropriation of a silver mining project in Bolivia.
July 2016

Copper Mesa Mining Corporation (Canada) v. The Republic of Ecuador, Permanent Court of Arbitration case no. 2012-2, retained by the defendant. Testified Sept 20, 2013. Copper Mesa was awarded 70% of investment costs. At issue was the market value of an allegedly expropriated copper mine in Ecuador. Graham Davis was asked to value the asset and evaluate defendant’s valuation of the asset.

September 2013
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