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Danny McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer

Mr McCarthy is a highly experienced mining executive having held senior roles with Mineral Resources, Thiess, Wesfarmers, and QCoal and has a proven record of accomplishment of delivering exceptional results over 22-years in the resources sector.

Prior to joining TerraCom in December 2018, for the past 2.5 years, Mr McCarthy has held the role of Chief Operating Officer for the highly regarded, West Australian based, commodity producer and mining services company Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN, Market capitalisation of approximately $2.8 Billion). During his time in this role, he has overseen the successful implementation of MIN’s strategic growth initiatives.

He brings a wealth of experience to TerraCom with a strong commercial focus and background in the development and implementation of business strategy, construction, mining and minerals processing across a range of commodities.


 Nathan Boom

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Nathan holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from University of Wollongong, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a strong resources sector background.

His 14 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. Nathan has led business development projects and re-financing packages with banking consortium’s, as well as has substantial experience in financial system implementation and integration.

Nathan joined TerraCom in 2015, was appointed Company Secretary in January 2016 and Chief Financial Officer in March 2017.


Sam Bowles

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. Since graduating from the University of New South Wales with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), Sam has worked for more than 15 years at coal mining operations in Australia and Mongolia. He is a member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

During this time, he has held technical, operational, managerial and executive roles within underground and open cut coal mining companies, and has worked for large multinational companies such as Anglo Coal Australia, Rio Tinto Coal Australia and Leighton Asia.

Prior to joining TerraCom, he was responsible for operation of Mongolia’s largest coal mining, processing and export business as Chief Operating Officer of Mongolian Mining Corporation.


Shaun Lucas

Australian Business Unit Head

Shaun Lucas has held operational, and managerial roles in the mining industry having previously worked for Rio Tinto and NRW Civil and Mining over a career spanning more than 20 years.

Having worked for both miners an mining services, Shaun brings an abundance of experience in mine site operations (construction, mining and processing) and contractor management.