Sandra Choqesillo Santillan

Sandra Choqesillo Santillan

Company: Ministry of Energy and Mining

Job title: Legal Specialist Level I - General Directorate of Mining Environmental Affairs


Legal Specialist Level I – General Directorate of Mining Environmental Affairs of the Ministry of Energy and Mining.

After early her law degree from the San martin de Porres University, Sandra joined the public sector where she developed her passion for environmental regulation and management, serving her country in the best possible way. She specialises in environmental law and her areas of expertise are mining and fishery. She joined the Ministry of Energy and Mining in 2020 as a Legal Specialist Level I, prior to that she served in a number of environmental public agencies of the Peruvian Government, such as the Agency for Environmental Assessment and Enforcement of Peru. She profoundly believes that every economic activity must be developed in a sustainable manner in harmony with the environment.

As an environmental lawyer, her goals include to continue training in the mining, fishery, and environmental industry sectors. In addition to her work, consisting of more than 13 years in the public sector, she was recognised by the Ministry of Production as a good public employee for her work commitment and service vocation with the citizens. Sandra also enjoys reading classic literature and a good Netflix binge.


PANEL DISCUSSION: The future of regulating and reporting water in mining 9:55 am

What is your regulatory landscape like in your country? How are you engaging with smaller mining companies to help them adhere to the law? How has collaboration helped you regulate the mining industry’s use of water and engaged with policy? How are you supporting mining companies to introduce a circular economy with water? What policies…Read more

day: 26 April 2022