DeepGreen’s leadership team boasts a successful track record of pioneering and commercializing world-leading enterprises as well as delivering major resource projects.

Peter Barnes Chairman

Peter Barnes, DeepGreen Chairman, has been instrumental in building two of the world's premier precious metals companies. Mr. Barnes was previously Co-Founder and CEO of Silver Wheaton Corp, which grew into one of the largest silver companies in the world with a mkt cap >$10 billion.

Keith Calder CEO and Director

DeepGreen’s CEO, Keith Calder, was formerly CEO of TSX listed Western Coal Limited (WTN:TO) where he oversaw market capitalisation increase from $600 Million to $3.4 Billion. Keith was also Managing Director of global copper projects for Rio Tinto, with responsibility for approximately $24 Billion of capital projects.

David Heydon Deputy Chairman

David Heydon, Deputy Chairman, was previously founder and until 2008 CEO of Nautilus Minerals Inc., where he attracted the backing of leading mining companies such as Placer Dome (now Barrick Gold), Teck Resources, Anglo American and Russia’s Metalloinvest.

Ian Jacobson Director

Ian Jacobson, Director, has served as Vice President Projects, VP Operations and VP Technical across BHP Billiton’s aluminium smelting, alumina refining and mining assets and projects. He retired in 2012 after a corporate career in the minerals industry spanning more than 35 years. He held senior management roles in engineering, operations and projects in companies including Alcoa and Rio Tinto.

Andrew Greig Director

Andrew Greig, Director, was previously an Executive Director of Bechtel Group, Inc, where he had direct management and accountability for approx. $200B in capital projects over 33 years. During that time he was also President of Bechtel’s Mining and Metals Global Business Unit, which peaked at 55,000 personnel in 14 countries and in excess of $7B in annual revenue.
Seafloor mineral extraction also offers a socially sustainable alternative to terrestrial mining as it does not impact local landholders, villagers, cultural or heritage lands nor does it cause social displacement which is common to many land-based mining operations.