At MEC Mining we offer a wide range of services across the mining industry.

Our highly experienced consultants can provide a diverse range of expertise, suitable to your project and have the ability to draw on the skills of the entire MEC team to provide you with an optimal outcome.

Non-Executive Directors

Simon joined MEC as a Director in May 2007 and was appointed Managing Director in 2011. Simon has over 17 years experience in the mining industry …

Simon Cohn

Non-Executive Director

Daniel founded MEC in Mackay in 2005 after working in a range of open cut coal mines in the Bowen Basin between 2001 and 2004. He is now based in MEC’s head office in Brisbane…

Daniel Chippendale

Non-Executive Director

Ted graduated with a Mining Engineering degree in 1998 and worked in a range of open cut coal mines in the Bowen Basin before joining MEC as a Director in 2006…

Ted Boulton

Non-Executive Director

Leadership Team

Chris is a mining engineer with over 14 years’ experience having worked in commodities such as Zinc, Iron Ore, Copper, Gold, Iron Sands and Coal…

Christofer Catania

Chief Executive Officer

Julia joined MEC in April 2012 as our Chief Financial Officer and has over 12 years experience in accounting. She holds a dual degree in Bachelor of Business (Accounting) and Bachelor of Laws…

Julia Cooper

Chief Financial Officer

Management Team

Results focused and experienced mining professional who has worked across a broad range of commodities including gold, base metals, iron ore and coal operations. Her background

Erin Sweeney

Senior Manager Strategy and Growth

Grant joined the mining industry in 2007 and brings a depth of experience to his role as a Principal Mining Engineer. He manages the MEC Mining East Coast team which comprises over 35 mining engineers …

Grant Malcolm

Manager of Consulting – East Coast

As MEC Mining’s Manager of Strategy, Brand & Sales, Andrew aims to deliver a high quality and practical product using the resources available to continually improve on …

Andrew Dittmann

Technical Services Manager – WA

Loren is a Business Development Manager at MEC Mining. She commenced her career in 2010 and brings a depth of experience working on a wide range of mining projects …

Loren Ager

Business Development Manager

Cheryl is a self- motivated efficient and diplomatic Recruitment and HR Specialist. She has been part of the MEC team since May 2012 as our Recruitment Specialist with over 10 years experience.

Cheryl Holton

Head Of Talent Management

With over 13 years experience in marketing and communications Emelia joined the MEC team as the Marketing and Communications Specialist in August 2014…

Emelia Chalker

Marketing And Communications Specialist

Team Leads

Hugo is a Mining Engineer with over 7 years experience within the industry.  Hugo has expertise in design, scheduling, drill and blast, contract management, business improvement …

Hugo Sharp

Senior Mining Consultant

Paul is an experience Senior Mining Engineer with over seven years mine planning experience. He has significant short term drill and blast and truck and shovel experience …

Paul King

Senior Mining Consultant

Chris Grant-Saunders is a Senior Mining Engineer with 10 years industry experience in base metals coal and open-cut. Joining the MEC Mining team …

Chris Grant-Saunders

Senior Mining Engineer

Negin is a Senior Mining Engineer with over 8 years industry experience in open cut coal mining. Negin specialises in contractor management …

Negin Beaton

Project Lead