Mr Potter has over 15 years’ experience in natural resources investments. Mr Potter currently serves as a Director and Chief Investment Officer of Metal Tiger Plc (AIM:MTR), a natural resources investment company quoted on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange, and is the Founder and a Partner of Sita Capital Partners LLP, an investment management and advisory firm specialising in investments in the mining industry.
He was formerly a Director and Chief Investment Officer of Anglo Pacific Group, a London listed natural resources royalty company, where he successfully led a turnaround of the business through the acquisition of new royalties, disposal of non-core assets, and successful equity and debt fundraisings. Prior to Anglo Pacific, Mr Potter was a founding member and Investment Principal for Audley Capital Advisors LLP, a London based activist hedge fund, where he was responsible for managing all UK listed and natural resources investments.
Mr Potter has worked on several landmark deals in the mining sector including the successful distressed investment and turnaround of Western Coal Corp and its C$3.3bn sale to Walter Energy Inc. Prior to Audley Capital, Mr Potter worked in corporate finance for Salomon Smith Barney (Citigroup) and Dawnay Day, a private equity and corporate finance advisory boutique and completed over US$2bn of M&A, equity and debt transactions. Mr Potter has an MA degree in Engineering and Management from Trinity College, University of Cambridge.
Mr Potter is a Non-Executive Director of Trident Resources Plc and the Non-Executive Chairman of Thor Mining Plc.