Peter McCarthy


Peter is a co-founder of AMC Consultants, an international mining consultancy established in 1985. AMC provides mining engineering, geological and corporate services to the mining and minerals finance industries from offices in the UK, Australia, Canada and Singapore.

With 48 years of experience in the mining industry, Peter has been responsible for underground and open pit mine feasibility studies, mine valuations and technical studies for projects in Australasia, Asia, Europe and Africa. He has published more than 60 technical papers and articles in his areas of interest and has served as a non-executive director of five public companies. He is a past President of the AusIMM and received the Beryl Jacka award in 2009.

Peter has held Mine Manager’s Certificates in Victoria and New South Wales and has degrees in Mining Engineering and Mineral Economics. He is a Life Member and board member of the Sovereign Hill Museums Association, an Honorary Fellow of the AusIMM, a Chartered Professional Engineer, a member of the CSIRO Mineral Resources Flagship Advisory Council and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Peter has chaired several AusIMM committees and  working groups, and has a special interest in mining heritage.

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