Board of Directors and meeting attendances

Grahame Kelly | Chair

Member nominee Director (CFMEU)

Director since October 2006 and Chair since 1 January 2015

  • Investment Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Chair 

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Kelly has a senior role as Secretary with the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Mining and Energy Division (NSW). He has qualifications in Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) Management. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Kelly has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various statutory bodies, committees and trusts.  Apart from the Board Committees he now sits on, in the past he has been a member of the Audit Risk and Compliance Committee, Strategy Committee and Remuneration and Organisational Development Committee. He is also a Director of Mine Wealth and Wellbeing Services Pty Ltd (formerly AUSCOAL Services Pty Ltd) and a past Director of AUSCOAL Advisory Services Pty Ltd.

Julia Fellows | Deputy Chair

Employer nominee Director (QRC)

Director since April 2005 and Deputy Chair since 1 January 2015

  • Insurance Committee Member
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Fellows is a human resources executive providing consulting services in industrial relations and workplace reform. She has extensive experience across government and private enterprise sectors. Ms Fellows holds a Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

Ms Fellows was previously a Director of the Queensland Coal & Oil Shale Mining Superannuation Fund (QCOS) which merged with the Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers Superannuation Fund (COSAF) to form the AUSCOAL Superannuation Fund in 2005 (now known as Mine Wealth and Wellbeing Superannuation Fund). Ms Fellows has held and/or continues to hold directorships in various industries and has held directorships with various superannuation funds over her working career.  Apart from the Board Committees she now sits on, in the past she has been a member of the Remuneration and Organisational Development Committee, the Investment Committee and the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee. She is also Chair of Mine Wealth and Wellbeing Services Pty Ltd.

Glenn Buckner | Director

Employer nominee Director

Director since 1 July 2017

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Buckner is currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Company Secretary for the Queensland Resources Council.  After 7 years in Professional practice (with two of the four big Accounting firms), he has held roles as Company Secretary and CFO of large and medium sized private and not for profit entities. His experience covers business planning, governance, strategy, risk frameworks, financial systems and processes, HR, IT, treasury, budget control and financial modelling.  

Mr Buckner holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland and he completed his CFO training at Harvard Business School. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Governance Institute of Australia and Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Robert Dougall | Director

Employer nominee Director (NSWMC)

Director since January 2017

  • Investment Committee Deputy Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Dougall is a Chartered Accountant and has over 25 years’ experience in the mining industry, with particular strengths in finance, capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and risk management. He was the Chief Financial Officer of Centennial Coal Company Limited between 2004 and 2014, is currently the non executive Chairman of an independent school and preschool, and a non executive Director of The Finance and Treasury Association Limited. Throughout his career he has held numerous directorships across the mining industry.

Mr Dougall holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and is a Fellow of CPA Australia, Fellow of The Finance and Treasury Association and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. 

Glenn Hall | Director

Member nominee Director (ETU)

Director since 1 July 2017

  • Insurance Committee Deputy Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Hall holds a senior role as State Organiser within the Electrical Trades Union (ETU) Queensland and NT branch.  He has an extensive background in and deep understanding of the Queensland coal industry. He was a Director of the Coal Mining Industry (Long Service Leave Funding) Corporation for 4 years, retiring in May 2017.   

Mr Hall holds a certificate in Health, Safety and Welfare and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.

Christina Langby | Director

Employer nominee Director (NSWMC)

Director since July 2014

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Deputy Chair
  • Insurance Committee Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Langby holds an executive role as Chief Financial Officer/Director of Finance and Operations with the NSW Minerals Council and is also the Company Secretary. She holds a Bachelor of Economics from Sydney University and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors having completed the Company Directors Course.  Apart from the Board Committees she now sits on, in the past she has been a member of the Investment Committee.

Graeme Osborne | Director

Member nominee Director (CFMEU)

Director since August 2005

  • Insurance Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member
  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Osborne has a senior role as District Vice President with the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Mining and Energy Division (NSW). He has qualifications in WHS Management and Workplace Assessment and Training. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, having completed the Company Directors Course.

Mr Osborne has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various statutory bodies, financial services institutions and committees. Apart from the  Board Committees he now sits on, in the past he has been a member of the Investment Committee. 

Mark Watson | Director

Member nominee Director (CFMEU)

Director since July 2013

  • Investment Committee Member
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member
  • Remuneration and Nominations Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Watson holds a senior role as Finance Manager with the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Mining and Energy Division. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) through Wollongong University and is member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors having completed the Company Directors Course.  Mr Watson holds directorships with various companies including a financial services company.

He was a past Chair of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and is a Director of Mine Wealth and Wellbeing Services Pty Ltd.

Deirdre Wroth | Director

Independent Director

Director since April 2017

  • Investment Committee Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Wroth is an experienced banking and wealth management executive. She has built extensive knowledge across funds management, insurance, banking, financial advice and innovation.

Ms Wroth has held executive roles with many blue chip financial organisations including NAB, Zurich, Macquarie Bank and most recently heading Banking and Wealth Management at Citibank. She is currently a consultant in innovation, working and mentoring with start ups, social entrepreneurship and large enterprises to enhance innovation capability, culture and client centricity.

Anthony (Tony) Maher | Alternate Director

Alternate Director for Messrs Kelly, Osborne and Watson

Alternate Director since May 2015

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Maher is General President of the Mining and Energy Division of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), Mining and Energy Division.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW. He has held and/or continues to hold directorships with various companies, statutory bodies, committees and trusts.  

Stephen Galilee | Alternate Director

Alternate Director for Christina Langby and Robert Dougall

Alternate Director since June 2017

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Galilee currently holds a key leadership role as Chief Executive Officer for the NSW Minerals Council.  In this role he undertakes public advocacy, policy development, government and community engagement while meeting the challenges of the rapidly evolving nature of the mining and resources industry in Australia of which he has a great understanding.  He is an accomplished public policy professional with experience at the most senior levels of Australian politics and government, having worked with some of Australia’s most respected political leaders.  

He holds an honours degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and has completed the Australian Institute of Company Directors course.  

Kaye Tidmarsh | Alternate Director

Alternate Director for Ms Fellows and Mr Roche

Alternate Director since May 2009

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Tidmarsh is a senior business manager focussing on finance and Company Secretary roles. She holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, having completed the Company Directors Course. She has undertaken numerous Company Secretary roles throughout her working career and has worked extensively with Boards and Committees.

Ms Tidmarsh has previously held a superannuation fund directorship and was a past member of the AUSCOAL Superannuation Pty Ltd Audit Risk and Compliance Committee. 

Michael Roche | Director

Employer nominee Director

Retired as Director in June 2017

  • Investment Committee Chair
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Committee Member

Qualifications and summary of experience

Mr Roche was the Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) until 16 November 2016. He now has his own advisory business consulting to a range of clients and industries. He has previously held senior executive roles within the financial services industry, with the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) and with both the QLD State and Federal Governments.

Mr Roche holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Masters of Commerce from the University of NSW and has an Honorary Doctor of Business from CQ University. He has held numerous Board and Committee memberships throughout his working career.

Catherine Bolger | Director

Member nominee Director (APESMA)

Retired as Director in June 2017

  • Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee Chair

Qualifications and summary of experience

Ms Bolger holds a senior role as Director, NSW Branch of the Collieries Division of the Association of Professional Engineers Scientists and Managers Australia (APESMA).  She holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Masters of Labour Law and Relations from Sydney University.

Ms Bolger was previously a Director of the Queensland Coal & Oil Shale Mining Superannuation Fund (QCOS) which merged with the Coal and Oil Shale Mine Workers Superannuation Fund (COSAF) to form the AUSCOAL Superannuation Fund in 2005 (now known as Mine Wealth and Wellbeing Superannuation Fund). Prior to her current term, Ms Bolger was a Director of the AUSCOAL Superannuation Fund from April 2005 to April 2007 and has held and/or continues to hold directorships in the energy and utilities industries. She also sits on the Board of the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees.

Apart from the Board Committee she now sits on, in the past she has been a member of the Investment Committee and is a past Director of AUSCOAL Advisory Services Pty Ltd.

Board meeting attendance summary to 30 June 2017a

 

 

2010-11

2011-12

2012-13

2013-14

2014-15

 2015-16

2016-17 
 
Board meetings held
 8
 11
 9
 10
 11

11

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Director Attendance

Tim Ayres  5b  7  6c  n/a  n/a   n/a n/a 
Greg Betts  8 11  n/a  n/a    n/a  n/a
Catherine Bolger
 n/a n/a   n/a 10   10  11
John Crocker  7  11  8  9j
Julia Fellows  8  11 10   11  11
Grahame Kelly  11 10   11 10 
Christina Langby n/a   n/a n/a  n/a  10   11  11
Tony Maher n/a  n/a   n/a  n/a  n/a  1*  2*
Graeme Osborne 8  7  10  9  9
Denis Porter  n/a  3* 5*  3* n/a   3*  2*
Michael Roche n/a  n/a   n/a n/a  6e  11  11
Henry Skene 10 n/a   n/a  n/a
Kaye Tidmarsh 1*
1*
n/a  2*  4*
 n/a  1*
Kieren Turner 10  10   11  5k
Mark Watson  7*  8*  9*  10   10  10
Arthur Weston 11  4h   n/a  n/a
Tim Whyte n/a  n/a  n/a  1*  4*  n/a  n/a
Deirdre Wroth n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a  n/a 2l 
   Robert Dougall  n/a  n/a  n/a n/a   n/a n/a
6m 

In the last 7 financial years, or if the Director has not been appointed for that long, since appointment

Six (6) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Ayres was a Director

One absence was a Special Agreed Absence to avoid a conflict of interest

Three (3) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Porter was a Director

Six (6) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Roche was a Director

Four (4) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Skene was a Director

Five (5) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Turner was a Director

Four (4) meetings were held during the period in which Mr Weston was a Director

Two (2) meetings were held during the period in which Dr Williams was a Director

Retired April 2017. Nine (9) meetings were held in the period Mr Crocker was a Director

Retired December 2016. Five (5) meetings were held in the period Mr Turner was a Director

Appointed April 2017. Two (2) meetings were held in the period Ms Wroth was a Director

mAppointed January 2017. Six (6) meetings were held in the period Mr Dougall was a Director

* Attended as an Alternate Director or Observer