Peter Bacchus is chair and chief executive of Bacchus Capital Advisers, an M&A and merchant banking boutique based in London. Prior to establishing Bacchus Capital, he served as European Head of Investment Banking at US investment bank Jefferies, Global Head of Mining & Metals at Morgan Stanley, and Head of Investment Banking, Industrials and Natural Resources at Citigroup in Asia and Australia. Mr Bacchus has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking with a focus on the global natural resources sector and has, over this period, led a large proportion of the transformational transactions in the industry. Mr Bacchus is also a non-executive director of UK-listed mining group NordGold and South African and US-listed Gold Fields, and chair of Space for Giants (an African-focused conservation charity). He is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, England & Wales and holds an MA in Economics from Cambridge University, United Kingdom.