Peter Arkell

Peter Arkell

Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

Chairman, Managing Director

Peter Arkell is the Managing Director of Carrington Day, a HR consulting company that assists international companies in China and Chinese companies to go abroad. He is also part of the advisory firm, HeYi, where he is the Natural Resources Sector Head. He is a non-executive director of Lynch Group (HK) Limited, an Australian agribusiness with farms and wholesale operations in China Peter first came to China in 1996, and has lived there since 2004. He calls Shanghai home, where his China head office is located. He is an active member of the international business community in China, having been a Member of the Board of Directors of the AustCham Shanghai since 2008 and had been Chairman from 2012 to 2016 when he retired from the Board. He is a prominent member of the mining sector in China, being the Chairman of the Global Mining Association of China (GMAC), the international mining communitys peak representative body, and founding Chairman of the Oriental Mining Club. Peter was recently appointed as a Member of the Melbourne Mining Club International Advisory Board. He was appointed for 2019-2024 to the panel of mediators of the Shenzhen International Mediation and Arbitration Centre of China Mining. In addition, Peter was a Board Member of the China International Mining Cooperation Committee, a sounding board for the Ministry of Commerce on outbound mining investment.

Peter Arkell is the Managing Director of Carrington Day, a HR consulting company that assists international companies in China and Chinese companies to go abroad. He is also part of the advisory firm, HeYi, where he is the Natural Resources Sector Head. He is a non-executive director of Lynch Group (HK) Limited, an Australian agribusiness with farms and wholesale operations in China Peter first came to China in 1996, and has lived there since 2004. He calls Shanghai home, where his China head office is located. He is an active member of the international business community in China, having been a Member of the Board of Directors of the AustCham Shanghai since 2008 and had been Chairman from 2012 to 2016 when he retired from the Board. He is a prominent member of the mining sector in China, being the Chairman of the Global Mining Association of China (GMAC), the international mining communitys peak representative body, and founding Chairman of the Oriental Mining Club. Peter was recently appointed as a Member of the Melbourne Mining Club International Advisory Board. He was appointed for 2019-2024 to the panel of mediators of the Shenzhen International Mediation and Arbitration Centre of China Mining. In addition, Peter was a Board Member of the China International Mining Cooperation Committee, a sounding board for the Ministry of Commerce on outbound mining investment.