Peter Bell has over thirty years of successful experience in mining geology, mining investment and mining banking. Mr. Bell worked as a geologist in northern Ontario, Nevada, Nunavut, Tanzania, Peru and Denver, including 13 years with Newmont Corporation. He was part of the Leeville Deposit discovery team in Nevada, the Chief Mine Geologist at the Yanacocha Mine and global corporate development geologist in Denver. In 2008, Mr. Bell joined London based hedge fund MKM Longboat as a mining analyst. He built a strong track record as an analyst and investor, becoming Co-Chief Investment Officer for the Mining Equities strategy at Polygon Global Partners in 2012. While at Polygon he also co-founded private equity mining group Hawkes Point Capital. In 2018, Mr. Bell joined National Bank Financial in Toronto, providing mining project due diligence for corporate lending before moving to investment banking. As an investment banker he advised mining clients in corporate strategy, financing and M&A. Mr. Bell is a Professional Geoscientist registered in the Northwest Territories and sits on the Finance and Taxation Committee of the PDAC. He has a BSc in Geology from Western University, MSc (Minex) in Geology from Queens University and a Graduate Certificate in Finance from The University of Denver.
The Denver Gold Group, Inc (DGG) connects global capital with global mining. It is organized as a Colorado nonprofit business association and represents seven-eighths of the world's publicly traded precious metal production and known mineral reserves and resources.
As the only independent and conflict-of-interest-free investment platform, Denver Gold Group is dedicated to the exclusive support of precious metal miners. DGG has a 33-year track record through every investment cycle. Underscoring the value and leverage it brings to the mining industry, fees to members have remained unchanged for eight years, and are on average nearly half the cost of other industry conferences.
DGG also supports and promotes various precious metal investment and education initiatives, often in collaboration with other mining and mineral industry business associations.