Peter Arkell is the Managing Director of Carrington Day, a consulting company that assists international companies doing business in China and Chinese companies to go abroad.


Peter Arkell is the Managing Director of Carrington Day, a consulting company that assists international companies doing business in China and Chinese companies to go abroad.

Peter first came to China in 1996 and has lived here since 2004. He calls Shanghai home, where his China head office is located.

He is a prominent member of the mining sector in China, being the Chairman of the Global Mining Association of China (GMAC), the international mining community’s peak representative body, and founding Chairman of the Oriental Mining Club. Peter is also a Member of the Melbourne Mining Club International Advisory Board.

He was appointed for 2019-2024 to the panel of mediators of the Shenzhen International Mediation and Arbitration Centre of China Mining.

He is an active member of the international business community in China, having been a Member of the Board of Directors of the AustCham Shanghai since 2008 and had been Chairman from 2012 to 2016 when he retired from the Board.

He is a non-executive board director of Lynch Group, an ASX listed agribusiness which is Australia’s largest integrated flower grower and wholesaler. It is the largest premium grower in China with four farms and export and wholesale operations in China.

Peter is also convenor and non-executive director of the GE Morrison Institute, an Australian not-for-profit company that taps into the wealth of knowledge of those with deep on the ground experience in China to better inform the discourse in the West of doing business in and with China.

Peter Arkell 先生目前担任赢意商务咨询(上海)有限公司执行 总裁。公司致力于为在华跨国企业提供专业咨询服务,也为国内 本土公司迈入国际市场提供支持。

Peter Arkell 简介

1996 年 Peter Arkell 先生首次来华访问。自 2004 年以来,他一 直在中国工作与生活。他将公司总部设立在上海,视上海为他的 第二故乡。

Peter Arkell 先生是中国矿业界的杰出人士,担任国际矿业界权威

机构 - 中国国际矿业协会(GMAC)主席。他曾是东方矿业俱乐部 的创始主席。此外,Peter Arkell 先生也是墨尔本矿业协会(MMC)国际咨询委员会成员。

Peter Arkell 先生被任命为中国矿业联合会国际调解仲裁中心(深圳)专家库成员,任期为 2019 至 2024 年。

PeterArkell 先生积极推动与促进跨国企业来华开展经贸交流。自2008年以来,他一直是澳大 利亚商会-上海董事会成员。2012 年至 2016 年,他出任商会主席直至从董事会退休。

Peter Arkell 先生担任澳大利亚林奇集团(Lynch Group)非执行董事。林奇集团是澳大利亚最大 的综合花卉种植与批发商,是澳大利亚 ASX 上市企业。它在中国已建立 4 家农场,成为规模最 大的优质种植商,蓬勃开展产品出口与批发业务。

此外,Peter Arkell 先生也是莫理循协会(GE Morrison Institute)的创立与召集人,出任非执行 董事。莫理循协会是一家澳大利亚非营利性机构,致力于通过与在中国有着实际丰富工作生活 经验、资历深厚人士的交流对话,为有意向或已参与对华经贸往来的跨国企业机构或人员提供 良好的信息沟通平台。


Peter's experience in the professional sector spans continents and industries like no other:


Managing Director

  • Time: 2015 - Present
  • Timeframe: 7 yrs 7 mos
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Managing Director
    @ Carrington Day

Carrington Day

Carrington Day is an advisory firm that was formed in China with professionals who understand both sides of the business environment; the Chinese and the international organisations.

The company's dual focus is those international companies seeking to enter the rapidly emerging Chinese market and the Chinese companies looking to invest abroad. That includes identifying the best talent, through executive search, as well as more broad based consulting. That includes HR advice and more broad consulting as part of market entry and M&A projects.

Peter is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.


Independent Non-Executive Director

  • Time: 2021 - Present
  • Timeframe: 2 yrs 1 mo
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Independent Non-Executive Director
    @ Lynch Group (ASX/LGL)

Lynch Group (ASX/LGL)

Lynch Group, an agribusiness which is a vertically integrated wholesaler and grower of flowers and potted plants and is the largest wholesaler of these products to Australian supermarkets.

The Company been in China since 2005 where it is the leading grower and wholesaler of premium flowers.


Convenor & Non Executive Director

  • Time: 2021 - Present
  • Timeframe: 1 yr 8 mos
  • Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
  • Convenor & Non Executive Director
    @ GE Morrison Institute

GE Morrison Institute

The GE Morrison Institute is a unique organisation in that its members are deeply experienced in doing business in China.

This cohort from a wide variety of nations, including Australia, China, Canada, Britain, New Zealand, India, Malaysia, America and others provide a balanced view of engagement with China in real time and from an on the ground perspective.

Peter is a founder and convenor of the GE Morrison Institute as well as being a non executive director of the Australian registered not-for-profit company.



  • Time: 2018 - Present
  • Timeframe: 4 yrs 4 mos
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Chairman
    @ Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

Peter is the founding Chairman of GMAC from 2011 to 2015. GMAC entered a new era in 2018.

There has been a strong link established with the China Mining Association (CMA)and the regular Monthly Members' Meetings are held in the CMA offices on the second last Thursday of the month.

At China Mining 2018 a landmark agreement was signed with the AusIMM for GMAC to provide their professional development services in China to the Chinese mining community.

This has started with JORC Code training in Chinese for the Chinese mining professionals.


China Mining Member

  • Time: 2019 - Present
  • Timeframe: 3 yrs 10 mos
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • China Mining Member
    @ Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA)

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (SCIA)

Appointed to the panel of mediators by the China Mining Association to a five year term, 2019 - 2024.

Shenzhen Court of International Arbitration (also known as South China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission, or Shenzhen Arbitration Commission, formerly known as CIETAC South China Sub-Commission and CIETAC Shenzhen Sub-Commission, hereinafter referred to as "SCIA"), was established in 1983 and was the first arbitration institution established at the provincial and municipal level.


Non-Executive Director

  • Time: 2018 - 2021
  • Timeframe: 3 yrs 3 mos
  • Location: Hong Kong, China
  • Non-Executive Director
    @ Lynch China (HK Ltd. Co.)

Lynch China (HK Ltd. Co.)

The Lynch Group is recognized as world leaders in floral innovation, research and development. The Company has also been an international pioneer in the China agribusiness industry with farms growing product in China for global distribution.



  • Time: 2008 - 2016
  • Timeframe: 8 yrs
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Chairman
    @ AustCham Shanghai

AustCham Shanghai

Director since July 2008. Chairman from July 2012.


Managing Director Asia

  • Time: 1999 - 2015
  • Timeframe: 16 yrs 8 mos
  • Location: Shanghai, China
  • Managing Director Asia
    @ Swann Global

Swann Global

Peter established Swann Global's Asian presence in 2004.

With an Asia head office in Shanghai he had offices in Beijing, Hong Kong and Singapore.

It was the leading executive search firm in the region for the mining and metals sector.

Their client list was the who's who of the international mining industry as well as numerous Chinese mining companies.


Founding Chairman

  • Time: 2012 - 2015
  • Timeframe: 3 yrs 7 mos
  • Location: Beijing, China
  • Chairman
    @ Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

Global Mining Association of China (GMAC)

GMAC (Global Mining Association of China) is the peak representative body for the international mining community in China. It has great dialogue with the Ministry of Land and Resources and the Ministry of Commerce, along with other key mining related organisations, especially the annual China Mining Conference.

Peter was the founding Chairman of GMAC and saw the association through its establishment to the point where it will be a registered entity in China and will have presented an industry White Paper.


HR Director (Asia Pacific)

  • Time: 1993 - 1998
  • Timeframe: 5 yrs 8 mos
  • Location: Melbourne, Australia
  • Chairman
    @ IMPAC® Integrated Control Systems Inc.

IMPAC® Integrated Control Systems Inc.

International productivity specialist, head office in Florida.

In Asia Pacific offices were in KL, Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Manila, Auckland and Melbourne.

Peter Arkell, Carrington Day

Having the chance to shape the mining and rare earth minerals industry over the past 40+ years has given me a deep insight into every level of the business and allowed me to make many friends for life.

Peter Arkel

Carrington Day

The future of trade between Australia and China set to far exceed 150 Bn Yuan

Peter Arkell writes for Carrington Day News - 2016-01-01


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