Cockatoo Coal Limited
ABN 13 112 682 158
Mark Lochtenberg (Executive Chairman)
Andrew Lawson (Managing Director)
Peter J. Nightingale (Chief Financial Officer)
Hyunsoo (Hans) Kim
J. Gillis Broinowski
Lindsay R. Flint
Paul G. Chappell
Robert A. Yeates
Chief Operating Officer
Senior Management Team
Greg Germon, General Manager Investor Relations
Tony Green, General Manager Operations
Oliver Holm, General Manager Surat Projects and Geology
Stuart Hides, General Manager NSW Project Development
Kevin Lusk, General Manager Marketing and Industry & Development
James Rodgers, General Manager Commercial
Tim Rheinberger, Manager Hume Coal Project
Principal and Registered Office
Level 2, 66 Hunter Street
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
Phone: +61-2 9300 3333
Fax: +61-2 9221 6333
Level 30, Central Plaza One
345 Queen Street
Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia
Computershare Investor Services Pty Limited
GPO Box 523
Brisbane QLD 4001 Australia
Board of Directors
Mark Hamish Lochtenberg - Executive Chairman
Director since 28 January 2005
Mark Lochtenberg is the Executive Chairman and a founding executive director of ASX-listed Cockatoo Coal Limited.
Andrew Lawson - Managing Director
Director since 24 April 2012
Andrew has 13 years of experience in the coal sector as a member of Glencore International’s coal division, based variously in Australia, Singapore and the USA, during which time he was actively involved in acquisitions, investment, operations and marketing.
Andrew has a Masters of Science in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business, California, USA and also has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University.
Peter James Nightingale - Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer
Director since 28 January 2005
Peter Nightingale graduated with a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He has worked as a chartered accountant in both Australia and the USA.
As a director or Company Secretary Mr Nightingale has, for more than 20 years, been responsible for the financial control, administration, secretarial and in-house legal functions of a number of private and public listed companies in Australia, the USA and Europe including Pangea Resources Limited, Timberline Minerals Inc., Perseverance Corporation Limited, Valdora Minerals N.L., Mogul Mining N.L. and Bolnisi Gold NL. Mr Nightingale is currently a director of Augur Resources Ltd, Callabonna Uranium Limited, Planet Gas Limited and unlisted public companies Equus Resources Limited and Nickel Mines Limited.
Hyunsoo (Hans) Kim - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 24 October 2012
In 1994, Mr. Kim joined SK Energy Co. Ltd., the largest energy and petrochemical company in Korea. He had initially worked for the Corporate Planning Division, where he participated in the activities such as strategic planning and corporate restructuring for the entire SK Group. Mr. Kim was then assigned
John Gillis Broinowski - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 25 July 2005Gillis Broinowski is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is currently a director of the NSW Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is also currently a director, and former President, of Australian Business Limited and the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife. Mr Broinowski has had in excess of 25 year's experience in the resources industry and is a former director of Peko Wallsend Operations Limited, Newcastle Wallsend Coal Co. Limited, Robe River Limited and former executive Chairman of Simsmetal Limited.
Lindsay Ross Flint - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 25 July 2005
Lindsay Flint is a graduate of the University of Queensland, completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical) in 1967 and a PhD in 1971. He began his career in engineering research in the field of mineral processing and subsequently joined the coal industry with technical and then marketing roles.
For more than 20 years, Dr Flint has carried various portfolios of responsibilities in Shell's international coal business working in Australia and the UK. These provided a broad exposure to coal sourcing and transportation from Australia, South Africa, China, Canada and the Americas and to markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Latin America. As General Manager Marketing, he was responsible for all of Shell Coal's global sales and distribution until Shell divested its coal interests to Anglo American in 2000. Dr Flint continued with Anglo Coal Australia as General Manager Marketing for the following two years and has since maintained an active involvement in international coal, working with a major solid fuels trader, SSM Coal B.V.
Paul G. Chappell - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 19 December 2005
Paul Chappell has had many years experience in the coal industry and in trading international commodities. He has particularly focused on solid fuels and has extensive experience in Asian, Latin American and European coal markets.
Mr Chappell is a graduate of the University of Newcastle, completing a Bachelor of Commerce in 1982, is a Fellow of the Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He began his career working in a financial capacity for a coal service company in Australia but soon progressed to trading by taking up the post of Country Manager, Brazil for three years for an international company trading raw materials.
He joined SSM Coal B.V., now Oxbow Carbon & Minerals LLC, in 1991 and spent 11 years with the company in Sydney. In 2002, he transferred to the company's head office in The Netherlands and was Director Commercial Operations Asia. He retained this role and relocated to Australia in October 2007. Since 2009 he has been the principal of Sydney based consulting firm Peragis Pty Limited where he specialises in the coal industry, international commodity marketing and international business development.
Robert Ainslie Yeates - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 25 July 2005
Rob Yeates is a graduate of the University of NSW, completing a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours 1) in 1971 and a PhD in 1977 and then an MBA in 1986 from Newcastle University. He began his career with Peko Wallsend working in a variety of roles including mining engineering, project management, general mine management and marketing.
He became General Manager Marketing for Oakbridge Pty Limited in 1989 following a merger with the Peko Wallsend coal businesses and went on to become Managing Director of Oakbridge, which was the largest coal mining company in NSW at that time, operating the Bulga Open Cut, South Bulga, Ellalong, Gretley, Baal Bone and Clarence coal mines.
Dr Yeates has gained operating, business development and infrastructure experience as a director of Port Waratah Coal Services (Newcastle Port), Port Kembla Coal Terminal, Great Northern Mining Corporation NL and Cyprus Australia Coal and for the past 8 years has been principal of his own mine management consultancy, providing a full range of technical, management and strategic planning services to the mining industry.
Rob Yeates and Associates Pty Ltd has entered into a consultancy agreement with the Company, which may be terminated with one month's written notice, to provide consultancy services to the Company as required from time to time by the Company. These services will be carried out by, amongst others, Robert Yeates.
Scott Thompson - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 27 November 2009Mr Thompson is a Director of Harum Energy Australia Pty Limited and has 18 years of coal industry experience. Prior to joining the Tanito Coal Group in 2003, he worked with various international mining organizations including Anglo American and PT Adaro Indonesia. Mr Thompson holds B.Eng (Hons) in Mining Engineering and an MBA from the University of Cape Town. He is Professionally Chartered and a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
Soo-Cheol Shin - Independent, Non-executive Director
Director since 26 March 2012.
Soo-Cheol Shin holds a degree in public administration from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and is currently Managing Director of POSCO Australia Pty Ltd.