A responsible developer and operator of coal assets to provide energy security to support regional growth and create wealth for its shareholders

Board of Directors

Mr Graeme Robertson

Non-Executive Chairman

Graeme joined the board in November 2010 and was appointed Chairman in January 2011. He has over 30 years’ experience in the coal, infrastructure and power development industries.

Graeme was CEO and Managing Director of New Hope Corporation 1987 – 2005. During this period he pioneered the development of major international companies including as President Director of Adaro Indonesia, the largest single open cut coal mine in the Southern Hemisphere, President Director of Indonesia Bulk Terminal, a 12 mtpa capacity bulk coal port and an advisor to the development of the 1,230MW Paiton Power station, the first IPP in Indonesia.

His career has spanned both public and private energy related developments including directorships with the Port of Brisbane Authority and Washington H. Soul Pattinson & Co Ltd, one of Australia's oldest listed companies.

Graeme was the recipient of the Asia 500 Award in 2000 and the Coaltrans Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010 for his contribution to the coal industry. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Member of the Australian Institute of Energy.

Jim Shedd

Managing Director

Mr Shedd graduated in business from the University of Maryland, USA, and after serving as a combat engineer and productivity analyst in the US Armed Forces, has spent the last 20 years in the mining industry specialising in general mine, turnaround and productivity management.

Mr Shedd also holds an MBA from Regis University, Colorado, USA. He has lived and worked in over 14 countries worldwide including Tanzania, Indonesia and Australia. His last positions have been in Indonesia, Senegal and Western Australia as a performance improver in mines on behalf of McKinsey Consultants.

Mr Troy Wilson

Non-Executive Director

Troy is the Managing Director and owner of Gigajule Energy Pty Ltd and is widely recognized in Australia and internationally as a Coal Bed Methane (CBM) completion and production expert with over 16 years’ experience in this field. Troy’s most recent experience includes the development of CBM in Africa, flowing gas from the first Surface to Inseam Wells in Botswana, being lead in the production enhancement team taking the gas field from 8tjs to 17tjs in 6months for Westside Corporation. He has previously been Operations Manager with Mitchell Drilling Corporation, developing the production for Peabody (North Goonyella) and A.J. Lucas.

Troy currently sits on the Board of Nu Africa Gas and is advising several CBM development companies in South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe and in Australia.

Mr Alan Fraser

Non-Executive Director

Mr Fraser has over 30 years’ experience in greenfield mineral exploration, project management and mine construction. He has managed base metal and gold exploration projects through the stages of tenement acquisition, joint venture negotiation, obtaining regulatory approvals and the management of field exploration programs, at times in remote locations. He has worked extensively across the Asia -Pacific region especially in Australia and Indonesia.

Alan served as CEO of New Holland Mining Limited, an ASX listed gold and base metal exploration and production company, now NuEnergy Gas Limited (ASX:NGY), having been a director since 1992. Alan was instrumental in NuEnergy's acquisition of the coal and unconventional gas assets in Indonesia. He stepped down as CEO to ensure new leadership could move the company forward with its focused gas strategy. Alan was engaged in the IPO and listing and served as MD and Chairman of Resource Base Limited another ASX listed company engaged in gold exploration and production with activities in Australia, retiring in 2016. He currently serves as a Non-Executive Director of Jack-In Group Limited (ASX:JIP), a service provider to the construction and real estate industries in Malaysia. Mr Fraser has a vast knowledge of working with ASX listed companies and helping to create value for the Australian investment community.