Richard Johnson was appointed MD and Head of Investor Relations in April 2021 with Appian Capital Advisory, a private equity firm that focuses on mining and metal opportunities in North America, South America, Africa, and Australia. He will oversee Appian’s in-house investor relations team, leading on engagement with existing and new investors. Prior to Appian, Johnson served as Partner and Co-Head of Global Distribution banking at Mercury Capital Advisors, a placement agent. Prior to Mercury Capital Advisors, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Client Solutions at Campbell & Co, an investment management company. He is based in New York.