Mr Urtel has close to 20 years of experience in the natural resources sector and is currently Group Head of Corporate Development for Anglo American.
Prior to joining Anglo American he was Head of Strategy and Capital (EMEA) for the commodity trader Noble Group Limited, a Fund Manager at Laurium LP and an Executive Director in J.P. Morgan’s Principal Investment franchise in London, responsible for natural resources investments. Previously Mr Urtel worked in J.P. Morgan and its predecessor organisations from 1999 – 2008, specialising in providing M&A, equity capital market and debt capital market advice to companies in the metals and mining sector.
Mr Urtel graduated with a Masters in Mining and Finance and Bachelor of Science (Geology with Engineering Geology) from the Royal School of Mines, Imperial College, London.
Mr Urtel joined the Deep Yellow Board in October 2012.