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Peter Clearkin

Partner, Johannesburg

About Peter

Peter Clearkin is a partner in Bain and Company's Johannesburg office. He is a member of the firm's Energy & Natural Resources practice, with a deep focus on Mining.

Since joining the firm in 1999, Peter has worked also in the London, Sydney and San Francisco offices.

Peter's primary area of expertise lies in performance improvement and turnarounds for large industrial and mining clients. In these engagements, he advises clients on strategy, organizational redesign and cost reduction. He has done work across almost all commodities in South Africa, in mechanized, conventional, open-cast and underground operations, with a focus on labor issues. In addition, he has experience in private equity, specializing in due diligence and post-acquisition support.

Peter holds a master's degree in engineering from Queen's University, Belfast and an undergraduate degree in business administration from the University of Notre Dame.

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