Paul Atherley joined ARCH as a senior advisor in 2020. Paul has 30 years’ worth of experience in financing, developing and operating a range of mineral assets internationally. Previously, he was Executive Director of HSBC’s investment banking arm in Australia and was based in Beijing, China for 10 years covering various roles including Chairman of British Chamber of Commerce. Paul has Extensive experience in fundraising for mining projects, raising over US$ 300 million from various stakeholders.
Paul is an advisor for the Sustainable Resources strategy.
Martin Botha joined ARCH as a senior advisor in 2020. Martin has a background of 30+ years experience as an engineer in international investment banking. He was a founding director in Standard Bank London's international operations. Martin has Experience in establishing and leading global natural resources trading and financing franchises across Commonwealth of Independent States, Turkey and the Middle East. Currently non-executive Chairman of Sberbank CIB and non-executive director of Zeta Resources.
Martin is an advisor for the Sustainable Resources strategy.
Nick Rouse joined ARCH as an Investment Advisory Committee member in 2018. He has a deep knowledge of African financing, having served 33-years at Barclays where he held number of senior positions which included being Head of Credit Risk for Africa and the Middle East. Most recently, he served as CEO of Frontier Markets Fund Managers and has chaired the Debt Investment Committee at CDC Group. He is senior Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Risk and Audit Committee at FCMB Bank UK.
Nick is an advisor for the Cold Chain Solutions East Africa, African Renewable Power and Credit strategies.
Obinna Onyeagoro joined ARCH as an Investment Advisory Committee Member in 2018. Obi was most recently Head of Standard Chartered’s EMEA Financial Sponsors Group. He has worked on energy projects across Europe, which included both thermal/gas-fired, solar and hydro. Obi previously worked with Deutsche Bank’s RREEF Infrastructure Investment team, and in the Deutsche Bank Energy Advisory Group. Obi has an MBA and a Masters in Policy from Harvard University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering.
Obinna is an Advisor for the Cold Chain Solutions East Africa and African Renewable Power strategies.
The Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP
Andrew Mitchell joined ARCH as a senior advisor in 2019. He has a wide-ranging background in banking, finance and business strategy and acts as senior strategy advisor to a number of global organisations. He is the current Member of Parliament for Sutton Coldfield and was formerly Chief Whip. In addition, he holds a number of academic positions. Andrew has a particular interest in the future of Africa and is involved at board level and in ambassador roles with a number of global charities. He holds an MA in History from Jesus College, Cambridge.
Andrew is a senior advisor for the Cold Chain Solutions East Africa and African Renewable Power strategies.