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.

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 David Nolan

Non-Executive Director

Mr David Nolan's career has spanned 21 years as a commercial lawyer and company director. David holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Arts from Bond University, Queensland.

David has been a partner at a number of leading Sydney law firms advising Australian and international clients on all aspects of corporate law and was previously a senior adviser at the London Stock Exchange. David’s legal expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, IPOs and capital raisings, venture capital and private equity, restructurings and takeovers, corporate finance, joint ventures, commercial agreements and regulatory and corporate governance advice.

David has extensive experience advising on acquisitions and divestments, capital raisings and financings for mining companies and has been a director of a number of ASX listed companies in the resources sector. David has valuable relationships in the advisory and regulatory community and brings a depth of corporate governance expertise.