Peter Southern has over 35 years’ experience in the mining industry. He has an environmental science background with expertise in environmental, health and safety policy and strategic development. Recent projects have included ESHIA reports for major projects; incident investigations; and merger, acquisition and divestment due diligence activities. He has extensive experience in managing and reviewing projects, greenfield and brownfield, for both developers and financiers. He has been a team member in numerous strategic planning processes for mines and smelters that established the broad criteria for the operation and eventual closure of those operations. His direct involvement in the management and conduct of audits and reviews included all aspects of the project cycle and corporate governance. He has participated in numerous strategic planning processes for mines and smelters that established the broad criteria for closure for those operations.