Appointment: February 2006
Qualifications: BE (Hons), LGE
Peter has over 45 years of experience in engineering, construction, project management, mining and infrastructure services.
Peter started his career with the NSW Public Service managing the construction of significant infrastructure projects in the state, including the Port Kembla coal loader and the grain terminals at Newcastle and Wollongong. He was also the Deputy Director for the Darling Harbour Redevelopment construction project. Following his period of employment with the NSW Public Service, Peter joined the executive team of the Transfield Group.
Throughout the 1980s and 1990s he was General Manager of Sabemo Pty Ltd, Transfield Construction Pty Ltd, and Transfield Power Technologies and subsequently became Transfield Chief Operations Officer (Southern). During this period Peter was responsible for significant build, own, operate projects including the Melbourne City Link, the Airport Link, the Northside Storage Tunnel and the Collinsville and Smithfield Power Plants.
Peter became Managing Director of Crushing Services International Pty Ltd and PIHA Pty Ltd in 1999, and subsequently Process Minerals International Pty Ltd in 2002 (now wholly owned subsidiaries of Mineral Resources). He managed the companies through a sustained period of growth and development prior to the formation and listing of Mineral Resources in 2006, at which time he was appointed Managing Director of the Group. He was subsequently appointed Executive Chairman in 2008 and Non-Executive Chairman in 2012.