Peter Arkell is the founding Chairman of the Global Mining Association of China (GMAC), the peak body representing the international mining sector in China. In this capacity, he has been appointed as a Board Member of the China International Mining Cooperation Committee, advising the Ministry of Commerce on outbound investment.
In addition, Peter chairs the Oriental Mining Club, a group that facilitates engagement between the Chinese and the international mining communities.
Prior to coming to China, Peter had been the HR Director Asia for an international management consulting company with operations stretching from Australia to Japan and most countries in between. Asia has been his workplace for more than the past 20 years.