Mr Mitchell joins ICMM from CARE Australia, where he has been Chief Executive since 2000. CARE is a leading international humanitarian aid agency, providing emergency relief and development assistance to millions of people in 70 of the world's poorest countries.
Prior to his role at CARE, Mr Mitchell was on the board of Environmental Resources Management (ERM), the largest global environmental consultancy, where he was responsible for Australasia. The consultancy is a major supplier of services to the mining industry including high level policy advice. Mr Mitchell was previously the founder and Managing Director of Mitchell McCotter and Associates PTY Ltd, an environmental consultancy which was integrated into ERM.