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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.

Megan Etcell

Company Secretary, Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs

Megan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Newcastle and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Megan joined TerraCom in November 2019 as Company Secretary and she is now taking on a larger executive role looking after all regulatory, legal and governance, investor and stakeholder relations and administrative matters for the Group.
Megan has held senior roles within the coal mining industry working for NuCoal Resources Limited (ASX NCR) in various capacities including Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary Prior to joining NuCoal Megan worked for, PriceWaterhouseCoopers where she specialised in assurance services.

Nathan Boom

Chief Commercial 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 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.

Celeste van Tonder

Chief Financial Officer

Celeste is a chartered accountant with over 10 years of professional experience in mining finance and business development.

Celeste joins the TerraCom Group following the acquisition of Universal Coal plc where she has held the role of Chief Financial Officer for over 3 years. Prior to joining Universal Coal, Celeste held the group business development and investor relations manager position at Coal of Africa (now MC Mining), an Australian coal exploration and development company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, Johannesburg Stock Exchange and the Alternative Investment Market. Celeste is responsible for all financial and commercial facets of the business and is an integral part of the management team responsible for returning shareholder value.