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Peter Cowell

Peter is the editor of The Assay magazine and Theassay.com. Originally from Scotland, he relocated to mainland China in 2009 and has lived in Hong Kong since 2012. Over the years he has contributed to a number of publications on various subjects, including the city’s paper of record the South China Morning Post.

E: peter.cowell@weare121.com

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Amy Rotman
Content Director

Amy is the APAC content director for The Assay and 121 Group events. She has been involved in the mining investment space for more than three years, having run conferences and events across the APAC region since she relocated to Hong Kong in 2011 from Canada. Amy coordinates The Assay Live webinar programme and is focused on investment themes relating to the mining industry.

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Katie Gordon
Junior Reporter

Katie Gordon is The Assay’s junior reporter, covering mining company news, market developments, and industry wide issues for Theassay.com. After moving to Hong Kong from the UK in 2019, she wrote content for various sectors and is now building on her experience by focusing on the mining industry. Katie holds a First Class Honours degree in Politics from Swansea University.

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Colin Sandell-Hay

Colin Sandell-Hay is a multi-award-winning mining journalist and investor relations specialist with a major focus on the resources sector. He has 48 years of editorial and public relations experience, with more than 30 of those in business and resources media. His in-depth, technical knowledge was recognized in 2010 when he was presented with the coveted APPEA JN Pierce Award as the leading petroleum journalist in Australia. Colin is currently a freelance news editor and features writer for The Assay.


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Michael Poulos
Account Manager – APAC

T: +852 3628 2483
E: michael.poulos@weare121.com

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Meaghan Foley
Account Manager – North America

T: +1 416 801-9833
E: meaghan.foley@weare121.com


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Kevin Ward
Head of Marketing

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Joe Richardson
Digital Marketing Manager

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Sonia Khatwani
Design Manager