Mr. Ransley is the founder of TerraCom (then Guilford Coal Limited) and re-joined the Board as Deputy Chairman in February 2020. Throughout the past number of years Mr. Ransley has been instrumental in working with the Board to restructure the Company and its balance sheet and has also been an integral part of TerraCom’s expansion into emerging markets.
Mr. Ransley is a qualified Fitter and Machinist (Trade Qualified) and has a broad entrepreneurial background.
He has been the driving force in building a number of companies and has extensive experience in the labour hire and service industries, being a founder and Managing Director of the TESA Group Pty Limited which sold to the Skilled Group in 2006 for $63 million. In addition to founding TerraCom, Mr Ransley also founded NuCoal Resources Limited and was actively involved in its listing on the ASX in 2010.
Danny McCarthy is a highly experienced mining executive having held senior roles with Mineral Resources, Thiess, Wesfarmers, and QCoal and has a proven record of delivering exceptional results over 23-years in the resources sector. Prior to joining TerraCom in December 2018, for 2.5 years, Mr McCarthy 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 capitalization of approximately $2.5 Billion). During his time in this role, he has overseen the successful implementation of MIN’s strategic growth initiatives.
Mr McCarthy 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.
Interim Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Megan holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Newcastle and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.
Ms Etcell joined TerraCom in November 2019 as Company Secretary and started in the role of Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs in September 2020. In this role Megan looked after all Corporate regulatory, legal and governance, investor and stakeholder relations and administrative matters. In October 2021, Megan was appointed to the role of Interim Chief Financial Officer.
Ms Etcell 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. During her time with NuCoal Megan has been involved in numerous corporate transactions including capital raisings, acquisitions and joint venture arrangements.
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.