Vice President – Corporate Development
Michael has been involved in the establishment and management of successful public and private companies in mining, exploration & development, mining consulting services and mining contractor services. Michael is a 30 year plus mining industry veteran with BE Mining (1st Class Honours) from UNSW and an MBA from Mt Eliza Business School.
Michael is a qualified Coal Mine Manager and a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Michael has worked for blue-chip mining companies (mostly Rio Tinto and BHP Billiton) at operations in Australia and internationally. These roles covered the full life cycle of open cut and underground mines from resource exploration and evaluation, through conceptual design, pre-feasibility, feasibility, construction, operation and management. Michael joined Terracom in 2010.
Chief Financial Officer
Nathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from University of Wollongong, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a strong resources sector background.
His 12 year career working at large multinationals such as Xstrata Coal and Tenova Delkor has provided him with extensive exposure in business restructuring and associated implementation of recovery plans also leading finance and commercial aspects of the business. Having also led business development projects and re-financing packages with banking consortiums, Nathan has substantial experience in financial system implementation and integration. Nathan was appointed as Company Secretary in January 2016 and joined Terracom in July 2015.
Australian Business Unit Head
Neville is a degree level Mine Manager and Mining Engineering. He studied at the University of Wollongong and has formal Project Management qualifications. With over 35 years experience in the Coal Mining sector, he has worked at Senior Management and Executive level for Xstrata/Glencore and Peabody Energy. He has implemented acquisition plans at Open-cut and Underground Coal mine operations. Neville holds a 1st Class Mine Managers certificate and has been the driving force behind government and corporate approvals for new lease areas and mine expansion projects
Neville has also held Global and National, Health and Safety positions with international mining companies and led change programs to bring about improved performance. He has gained operations and management experience in Australia, South Africa and the USA and been an active member of Mining Industry bodies and committees.
Mongolian Business Unit Head
Sam has over 15 years of experience working in large scale coal mining operations in Australia and Mongolia. Prior to joining with TerraCom he was responsible for operation of Mongolia’s largest coal mining, processing and export business as COO of Mongolian Mining Corporation.
Financial Controller, Australian Business Unit
Mark has a Bachelor of Business (from Queensland University of Technology) and is a CPA. He was born in Queensland and schooled in Brisbane. Mark has worked for both Rio Tinto and Xstrata, is experienced across multiple commodities, and has held both commercial and business development roles in Australia and the Americas.
Mark has deep experience, understanding and insight of the mining business from the early project stage to mature operations. He joined TerraCom in 2013 initially as Project Director North Queensland.
Development & Geology Manager
Reece is a qualified JORC competent geologist with more than 15 years mining and exploration experience on multiple projects throughout Australia and Asia. Projects have included both mining operational open cut and underground through to exploration greenfield projects within multiple commodities including coal, evaporites and base metals. His wide ranging experience covers all elements of the project life cycle including project sourcing and acquisition, due diligence, license management, greenfield through to production exploration, resource management, strategic planning and compliance. Reece joined Terracom in 2011 on Australian Projects before moving to Mongolian projects and operations.
Reece graduated from the University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Science (Geology) and holds a Diploma in Business Management. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.