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Cameron McRae - B&WCameron McRae

Executive Chairman

Mr McRae has had an extensive and distinguished career in the mining industry globally. He was born in Melbourne, Australia, was schooled in Australia and Africa and obtained an MBA (Monash University/ Mount Eliza) and a Bachelor of Financial Administration (University of New England).

Cameron has served a 28 year career at Rio Tinto, holding executive level positions in 5 countries. Cameron was CEO-President of Oyu Tolgoi (OT) copper-gold business in Mongolia, CEO of Richards Bay Minerals in South Africa, Managing Director of Murowa Diamonds in Zimbabwe and Project Director for the Hail Creek Coal Mine Expansion Project in Central Queensland. In 1995 he was also a key member of the M&A team that brought RTZ plc and CRA Limited together to form the dual listed Rio Tinto.


Mick Avery - B&WMichael Avery

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.


David Stone

Vice President – Operations

David was schooled in NSW and has multiple qualifications in Mining Engineering and Risk Management, with a diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Director. He has over 25 years experience working for MIM/Xstrata, BHP and Anglo America. He has been responsible for several of Xstrata’s mining complexes and Xstrata’s underground operations globally. He has held COO positions in several organisations and has consulted on business development opportunities.

David has lived and worked in Australia, United Kingdom and the USA and has been appointed to numerous government and industry committees and boards. He has held Mine Manager, Senior Site Executive and statutory qualifications. David joined TerraCom in May 2015.


 Nathan Boom

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.


Neville McAlary

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.


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.


Reynolds, Mark 4 - B&WMark Reynolds

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.


Reece Henry - B&WReece Henry

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.