Peter Reeve has been involved in the Australian resources industry for 30 years and, as a professional metallurgist, has held positions with Rio Tinto, Shell-Billiton, Newcrest Mining and Normet Consulting. For 7 years, Mr Reeve worked at JB Were as a resource specialist fund manager and a resource corporate finance director. He has been a management consultant in South Africa and was involved in an African iron ore startup. Mr Reeve was managing director and chief executive of Ivanhoe Australia, which he co-founded with Robert Friedland, and director of EXCO Resources and Emmerson Resources. He specialises in the development of company strategy and the commercialisation of projects, and alignment with the global investment community and international resource corporations.