Tony Bustamante is an associate of the mining and sustainable development law practice at Estudio Muñiz, Olaya, Melendez, Castro, Ono & Herrera Abogados. He worked in the mining and sustainable development law practice until November 2014. He then joined the regulatory legal department at Gold Fields La Cima to be part of the team in charge of obtaining all the mining and environmental permits and licences to operate Cerro Corona gold mine in Cajamarca region, Peru. Afterwards, he joined the Peruvian Environmental Protection Agency (OEFA), the national entity in charge of auditing mining companies regarding their environmental legal obligations and social commitments.
Tony Bustamante graduated from the National University of San Marcos, the national and oldest public university in the Americas. He is currently a member of the Environmental Law Workshop of the School of Law at the same university.