Appointed 01 May 2017
Michael (Mick) Cairney
BA, MEng (Min), EMBA, FAusIMM, MAICD
Mr Cairney has over 40 years’ mining experience having commenced his working career in mines in the Lower Hunter Region, gaining experience in both operational and technical roles. Managing operating mines and also leading major mine project development, Mr Cairney continued his operational focus with Centennial Coal after it acquired the NSW Government's Powercoal assets in 2002. Mr Cairney previously held the positions of General Manager HSEC, General Manager Western Operations and Executive General Manager Operations, within Centennial Coal before being appointed to his current role of Managing Director & CEO in May 2017.