Peter Watson is a chemical engineer with over 35 years of experience in the global resources sector across senior technical, project, and management roles as well as corporate experience running ASX-listed companies. He has significant board-level experience, particularly on matters covering safety, governance, financial reporting, risk management and strategy across multiple commodities and global jurisdictions including Africa.
Mr Watson was the managing director and chief executive of Sedgman, an ASX‐listed engineering, project delivery and operations company focused on the global minerals sector. During his time at Sedgman, Mr Watson oversaw a suite of over 10 large mining operations contracts and over 30 EPC contracts across a broad spectrum of commodities including mineral sands and African project delivery. He was also instrumental in delivering significant growth of the company, doubling Sedgman’s market capitalisation during his tenure as managing director.
Mr Watson is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia and a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.