Peter Bird is a professional leader with extensive knowledge in relation to the operation, improvement and marketing of listed and unlisted mining companies. Peter is well known and highly respected within the Australian mining industry and the broader equity industries. Peter’s wide-ranging experience has seen him recognised as the Number 1 Investor Relations Manager of all listed Australian companies in 2000 and prior to that, the top-rated Australian Gold Analyst within Australia, Europe and Asia.
Prior to his current role, Peter was the Executive Chairman of Zenith Minerals Ltd and, prior to which, he led Asiamet Resources Limited as CEO. He was Non-Executive Chairman of Excelsior Gold Limited and prior to that was a joint founder of Heemskirk Consolidated Limited, firstly as EGM Corporate & Executive Director Corporate and then leading the company as Managing Director prior to its divestment and international relocation.
Peter was General Manager Human Resources and General Manager Investor Relations with Newcrest Mining, EGM Investor Relations with Normandy Mining and Vice President Analyst Gold with Merrill Lynch Equities Australia. Peter’s experience includes Business Analyst and Geology positions (mine geologist, underground and exploration geologist) with WMC Resources.
Peter is currently Non-Executive Chairman of ASX listed base metals explorer Cosmo Metals and Non-Executive Chairman of Nelson Resources Limited.
Peter holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours), Geoscience Major, Botany & Economics. Peter is a member of the AICD and AusIMM.