Chief Executive Officer – Mr Finnegan holds a Bachelor of Science (Mining) with 24 years’ experience in the mining industry. The last 15 years have primarily been spent in senior line management positions. Mr Finnegan has a strong commercial and technical background and has spent time in operations on the east and west coast of Australia as well as a number of countries throughout Asia.
Chief Financial Officer – Mr Everest was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in December 2017. He has more than 30 years' finance experience primarily within the resources sector. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (with Honours) and is a Chartered Accountant. Prior to joining Macmahon, Mr Everest held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Monadelphous Group and has also held senior roles at Fluor Australia, Hamersley Iron and Rio Tinto London.
General Counsel and Company Secretary – Mr Gettingby holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws and has more than 16 years’ experience in the contracting industry. Mr Gettingby joined Macmahon in 2002 and was appointed to the position of Group General Counsel/Company Secretary in 2011. He previously held commercial management and legal roles with the Company. Prior to joining Macmahon Mr Gettingby worked as a lawyer in private practice.
General Manager, Underground Operations – Mr Uyen holds an MBA (Project Management) and Bachelor of Science in Mining along with a First Class Mine Managers Certificate. Mr Uyen has over 30 years mining industry experience working for both contractors and mining companies. He has spent the last 14 years in various senior management operational roles throughout Australia, Papua New Guinea and China.
General Manager, Surface Operations – Mr Peel holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and has 15 years’ experience in the mining industry. Prior to joining Macmahon in May 2017, Mr Peel was General Manager at RPM Global where he provided technical advice to mining companies and investors in Australia and internationally.
President Director PT Macmahon Mining Services – Mr Fisher has 19 years’ experience in the mining industry and holds a Graduate Diploma of Mine Engineering. The last 8 years have primarily been spent in senior management positions. Mr Fisher has a strong commercial and operational background, with experience in mineral and coal operations in the Northern Territory, on the east coast of Australia and several provinces across Indonesia.
General Manager, Plant and Maintenance Services – Mr Hatfield has more than 16 years’ experience within the mining and heavy equipment industry and has fulfilled numerous operational and senior leadership roles. Mr Hatfield has a strong technical background and has spent time in operations on the west coast of Australia as well as a number of countries throughout Asia.
David van den Berg
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer – Mr van den Berg was appointed as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer in August 2016. He brings an extensive technology and commercial background to Macmahon throughout his 23 years’ experience across the mining, management consulting and technology sectors. Mr van den Berg commenced with Macmahon in 2008 as Chief Information Officer. Prior to Macmahon, Mr van den Berg held senior management and technology positions in both Australia and the UK, including BHP Billiton, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and CitiGroup.
Manager, Human Resources – Katherine Blacklock was appointed Manager – Human Resource in November 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Anatomy) and Grad. Dip. Bus (HRM) with 25 years in Human Resource management in the resources sectors. Prior to joining Macmahon, Mrs Blacklock was the Human Resources Manager – International Projects at Bis Industries and was the founding Director of HRwise, a HR consultancy providing hands-on HR support to resource sector clients both in Australia and internationally for 10 years.
Manager, HSEQT – Kale Ross has more than 16 years’ experience working across construction, underground and surface mining operations in numerous operational and senior leadership roles. Mr Ross has a strong operational and technical, safety and training background and has worked across multiple jurisdictions within Australia and more recently in Nigeria and South East Asia.