Peter J. Bacchus (54)
Chair: Risk Committee; Ad-hoc Investment Committee
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MA Economics, Cambridge University
Appointed to the Board: 2016
Experience and expertise: Investment banking, financing, mergers and acquisitions
Mr Bacchus was appointed a director of Gold Fields on 1 September 2016. He is chairman of the independent merchant bank, Bacchus Capital. Previously, he was global head of mining & metals as well as head of European investment banking at investment bank Jefferies, a position he held until 2016. Prior to that he was head of mining & metals at Morgan Stanley and head of investment banking, industrials and natural resources at Citigroup in Australia.
Mr Bacchus has more than 25 years’ experience in investment banking, with a focus on the global natural resources sector. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England and Wales. Mr Bacchus is a non-executive director of Trident Royalties, Chairperson of 308 Services and Green14, and a director of Space for Giants, an African-focused conservation charity. He has previously served as non-executive director of Kenmare Resources, Australian-listed Galaxy Resources and UK-listed mining group NordGold.