Peter Deneen has worked as a metals trader in and around China for more than 25 years, formerly based in Beijing as Chief Representative of Cometals, a division of the Commerical Metals Company (NYSE: CMC). He later headed up Samsung America’s global alumina team, a major supplier to the Chinese aluminium industry. Peter also knows the copper industry, having traded copper cathodes and concentrates for many years, and was a former board member of Erdmin, Mongolia’s only refined copper and wire rod producer.
More recently, Peter was Senior Vice President of Jinchuan Group International Resources, where he established the base metals trading business based in Hong Kong, and also played an active role in the company’s overseas asset acquisitions, including the acquisition of Metorex Limited, a former Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed company. Peter served on the Board of Directors of Metorex for 4 years, making frequent visits to the company’s operating mines and development projects in Zambia and the DRC.
He holds a master’s degree in International Management (M.I.M.) from the American Graduate School of International Management (Thunderbird), and an undergraduate degree in China Studies from Hampshire College in Amherst MA. Peter speaks Mandarin Chinese fluently.
Peter Deneen, now Senior Vice President of EV-Metals Resources Group joins the line-up of speakers at this year’s Mines and Money Asia. Click here to download the programme.