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

David Plowman joined the MEC team in February, 2015 as a Principal Mining Consultant. He has more than 20 years experience in the coal, copper and gold mining industries…

David Plowman

General Manager – Growth

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

Chris is a mining engineer with over 11 years’ experience having worked in commodities such as Zinc, Iron Ore, Copper, Gold, Iron Sands and Coal…

Christofer Catania

General Manager – Operations

Management & Team Leads

With two decades of experience working with contract miners, mine owners and as a consultant, James specialises in long-term and life-of-mine planning; equipment selection …

James Cooney

Principal Advisor and Manager – MEC Advisory

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

Technical Services Manager (WA)

Grant is a Senior Mining Engineer with over 10 years experience within the industry. Grant is an expert in drill and blast, with sub-specialties in through seam blasting, coal protection 

Grant Malcolm

Senior Mining Consultant

An experienced mining engineer with a passion for delivering excellence in mine planning and project management. Luke has extensive experience with risk management processes …

Luke Rosengren

Senior Mining Consultant – Underground Coal

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

Loren is a Senior Mining Consultant and Principal of Learning & Development at MEC Mining…

Loren Ager

Senior Mining Consultant
Principal of Learning & Development

Matthew leads a team of four Senior Mining Engineers at MEC Mining. He experienced in Open Pit Metalliferous Mine Planning, Short, Medium and Long Term, Open Pit …

Matthew Turner

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

As MEC Mining’s Business Development Manager Andrew aims to deliver a high quality and practical product using the resources available to continually improve on …

Andrew Dittmann

Business Development Manager

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

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