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Our Advisors

Our Advisors are highly regarded throughout the business and community and bring strong relationships and knowledge across a broad range of industries.

Clive Mason

Clive Mason joined ARCH as an ESG advisor in 2018. Clive has over 30 years working experience as an Environmental and Social Risk Management Adviser with roles at International Finance Corporation as well as running a number of organizations in the environmental industry, which involved cleaner production and environmental technology transfer. Clive is familiar with the various E&S standards of the IFIs and has developed and delivered numerous workshops on E&S management to banks and private equity funds.

Clive advises across all of our strategies.

Cynthia Carroll

Cynthia Carroll joined ARCH as a senior advisor in 2021. Cynthia is the only woman (at writing) to have held a CEO position of a major mining company, having held the position at Anglo American plc. Cynthia has also held various executive roles at the company including President of Bauxite, Alumina and Specialty Chemicals and Chief Executive Officer of the Primary Metal Group, Alcan’s core business. Cynthia sits on a number of boards and is a fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineers and a Fellow of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Cynthia is an advisor and Investment Advisory Committee (IAC) member for the Resources strategy.

Paul Atherley

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 and IAC member for the Resources strategy.

Martin Botha

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 and IAC member for the Resources strategy.

Nick Rouse

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 and IAC member for the Cold Chain Solutions East Africa, and African Renewable Power strategies.

Obinna Onyeagoro

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 and IAC member for the Cold Chain Solutions East Africa and African Renewable Power strategies.

Andy Cox

Andy joined ARCH in 2023 as an Investment Advisory Committee Member. Prior to joining ARCH, he was a Partner at KPMG for 17 years. Andy is an experienced Energy sector leader and was responsible for KPMG’s advisory and consulting services across a range of power clients including Renewable Energy. Andy’s last role at KPMG was global Lead Partner for BP p.l.c. Since retiring from KPMG, Andy has various advisory roles across the Energy Sector.

Andy is an advisor and IAC member for Africa Renewable Power strategies.

Cameron Dowling

Cameron Dowling joined ARCH in 2022, is currently an Advisor and board representative on portfolio companies for the ARCH Sustainable Resources Fund.

Cameron has extensive experience in the Mining sector with a combination of technical, financial and investment knowledge and holds several degrees from the University of Queensland (Master of Commerce - Applied Finance, a Bachelor of Engineering - Mining and a Bachelor of Engineering - Civil.