Peter has more than 45 years experience in the UK and overseas mining industry, including more than 33 years in positions of responsible charge. He has extensive and varied experience in technical, development, operational, marketing and general management fields in surface and underground mining environments in coal and metal mining operations in many countries worldwide, but especially in the UK, eastern USA, Southern and West Africa, Russia and Kazakhstan. His wide practical experience covers the design, operation, management and inspection of mine excavations, the associated mining and process wastes produced from the extractive industries, including their physical stability and safety, the potential environmental and social impacts, the health and safety implications and all aspects of their rehabilitation and restoration. He also has experience in the alternate energy and recycling fields. He is a registered Chartered Engineer.