Peter Beaven


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Pete Beaven was appointed Chief Financial Officer of BHP Billiton in 2014 and resigned from the position in 2021. Prior to this Peter worked at BHP as the President of Copper and prior to that, President of Base Metals, President of Manganese, and Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Carbon Steel Materials. He has wide experience across a range of regions and businesses in BHP, UBS Warburg, Kleinwort Benson and PwC. Peter holds a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Natal and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (SA). He is currently self-employed.

2021 - Present     Self-Employed
2014 – 2021         Chief Financial Officer, BHP Billiton
2013 – 2014         President of Copper, BHP Billiton
2010 – 2013         President of Base Metals, BHP Billiton
2005 – 2010         President of Manganese Business, BHP Billiton
2003 – 2005         Vice President, Chief Development Officer of Carbson Steel Materials, BHP Billiton 
2000 – 2003         Executive Director, UBS Warburg
1997 – 2000         Practive Leader of Corporate Finance, BHP Billiton
1993 – 1997         Corporate Finance Manager, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson
1993 – 1993         Accountant, Natural Resources Institute
1992 – 1993         Consultant, PwC
1990 – 1992         Senior Auditor, PwC

                                 B.Acc, University of Natal


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