Our Board and management team have a proven track record in the identification, exploration, development and operation of coal assets in Queensland and New South Wales, including successful coal and coal seam gas companies.

Their combined experience and industry knowledge has led to a number of successful mergers and acquisitions which will complement Stanmore Resources’ planned corporate growth strategy.

Board of Directors

Dwi Suseno

Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020
Mr Suseno is the Executive Director and Group CEO of Golden Energy and Resources Limited (GEAR), a SGX Mainboard listed international mining and resources company.
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Marcelo Matos

Chief Executive Officer/Director
Joined November 2019
Mr Marcelo Matos has circa 25 years of experience in general management in the mining sector in roles overseeing operations, projects, business development, marketing and sales, strategy and planning roles in Australia, Asia (China and Singapore), Mozambique and Brazil.
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Jimmy Lim

Non-Executive Director
Joined October 2019
Mr Lim has more than 20 years’ experience in finance and investment management in the metals and mining sector, with extensive industry relationships in Australia and globally.
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Mark Trevan

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020
Mr Trevan has extensive experience in the coal mining industry in Queensland and internationally. Most recently, he was a Director and Deputy Chairman of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal, a Director and consultant at Caledon Coal Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Ncondezi Energy Limited (a London-listed, Mozambique-focused coal mine development company).
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Richard Majlinder

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020
Mr Majlinder is the Chief Commercial Officer for Madison Group Enterprises — a manufacturer and B2B distributor of technology infrastructure and hardware. Prior to this, he held a number of roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including as a Partner in Private Clients Advisory, leading client projects across mergers and acquisitions, consulting and financial management.
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Matt Latimore

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2022
Mr Latimore is Chairman and President of M Resources, a rapidly growing and agile company involved in investment, marketing, and trading of metallurgical coal. M Resources also operates metallurgical coal mines in Queensland, Australia.
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Brett Garland

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2022
Mr Garland has worked in the Australian mining industry for more than 44 years and held numerous management and executive management positions, including Executive Vice-President Production – Macarthur Coal, Project Executive, New Saraji – New Hope Group, Managing Director of Caledon Coal and Chief Executive Officer of Baralaba Coal.
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Caroline Chan

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2022
Ms Chan has more than 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, and corporate commercial roles. Most recently, Ms Chan was Head of Institutional Banking, Western Australia & South Australia for Westpac Banking Corporation.
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Leadership team

Marcelo Matos

Chief Executive Officer/Director
Joined August 2020
Mr Marcelo Matos has circa 25 years of experience in general management in the mining sector in roles overseeing operations, projects, business development, marketing and sales, strategy and planning roles in Australia, Asia (China and Singapore), Mozambique and Brazil.
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Shane Young

Chief Financial Officer
Joined August 2021
Mr Young has more than 21 years’ experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, commercial, corporate finance, treasury, corporate development and governance roles in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States.
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Rees Fleming

General Counsel & Company Secretary
Joined July 2021
Mr Fleming has more than 20 years’ experience as a lawyer in both private practice and in-house roles across shipping, resources, coal mining and sugar industries. He has held General Counsel and Company Secretarial roles for listed and large multinational companies.
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Leandro Pires

General Manager Technical Services
Joined October 2020
Mr Pires is a mining engineer with a Master of Business Administration from the University of New South Wales. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, having enjoyed a long career with Vale and Anglo American in various roles including global exploration, business development, strategy, integrated planning, operations and business improvement.
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Paddy Kearney

General Manager Operations –
Isaac Plains Complex
Joined February 2021
Mr Kearney has more than 30 years’ national and international experience in the mining industry, including mine development and construction, project implementation, contract management, budget modelling and pit optimisation across Southern Africa, Papua New Guinea and Australia.
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Jason Greig

General Manager Operations — South Walker Creek Mine
Joined January 2022
Mr Greig is a skilled mining professional with more than 15 years’ industry experience in leadership roles across Australia and New Zealand. His track record of performance in safety, production, leadership and developing outstanding culture, coupled with his strong technical mining and commercial skills, have set the foundation for delivering exceptional operational outcomes throughout his career.
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Dane Nielsen

General Manager Operations — Poitrel Mine
Joined May 2022
Mr Nielsen has more than 11 years’ experience in the mining and resources industry across a number of operational and leadership positions. He is passionate about driving efficient operations by building high-performing teams, and delivering excellent safety and operational risk outcomes through a culture of care.
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Damian Zagel

General Manager, Growth and Sustainability
Joined May 2022
Mr Zagel has more than 22 years’ experience in the underground and open-cut mining industries in Queensland, New South Wales and Canada.
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Luiz Sapucaia

General Manager Supply
Joined January 2022
Mr Sapucaia has more than 20 years’ experience in supply and logistics in the mining, and oil and gas industries across Australia, Africa and Brazil. He brings extensive experience to his current role as General Manager Supply, having led high-performing teams and managed cross-functional operations globally.
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Dwi Suseno

Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020

Mr Dwi Suseno is the Executive Director and Group CEO of Golden Energy and Resources Limited (GEAR), a SGX Mainboard listed international mining and resources company. Mr Suseno is responsible for managing operations for GEAR, including mining, logistics and coal marketing, as well as leading the strategic initiatives and expansions.

Mr Suseno began his career in Australia, where he was raised and educated, and he has over 26 years of experience in management, commercial and finance in mining resources as well as oil and gas related industries in both Australia and internationally. Mr Suseno was previously an Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Straits Corporation Group, which was then part of the SGX-listed coal mining company Straits Asia Resources Limited. Mr Suseno has previously worked with Baker Hughes Inc. (Fortune 500 NYSE listed oilfield services company), Arthur Andersen Australia and Ernst & Young LLP.

Mr Suseno is a Certified Public Accountant in both Australia and Singapore, graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Western Australia, Graduate Diploma in Tax from the University of Melbourne’s Law Masters program, as well as a Postgraduate Diploma in Business from Curtin University. He also holds an executive Masters in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management, and  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

Marcelo Matos

Chief Executive Officer/Director
Joined August 2020

Mr Marcelo Matos has circa 25 years of experience in general management in the mining sector in roles overseeing operations, projects, business development, marketing and sales, strategy and planning roles in Australia, Asia (China and Singapore), Mozambique and Brazil. Mr Matos worked for Vale for close to 20 years in various senior roles, including as its Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for Coal as well as their Managing Director in Australia. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer, Mr Matos was already a Director at Stanmore and the Chief Commercial Officer for M Resources.

Mr Matos holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) and an Executive MBA from IBMEC Business School.

Jimmy Lim

Non-Executive Director
Joined October 2019

Mr Jimmy Lim has 20 years of experience in finance and investment management in the metals and mining sector, with extensive industry relationships in Australia and globally. Mr Lim started his career in Perth with Ernst & Young in Tax, serving natural resources and infrastructure companies of all sizes before moving into Corporate Finance with Ernst & Young and then KPMG where he continued advising clients in the natural resources sector. From there, Mr Lim then went on to work for JP Morgan in Melbourne where he worked on assignments advising and financing some of the largest companies in the world before moving to Hong Kong with Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs, where he was responsible for coverage of Metals and Mining in Asia excluding China.

Mr Lim is a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA) and holds an MBA and degrees in Engineering and Science from the University of Western Australia.

Mark Trevan

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020

Mr Mark Trevan has extensive experience in the coal mining industry in Queensland and internationally. Most recently, he was a Director and Deputy Chairman of the Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal, a Director and consultant at Caledon Coal Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Ncondezi Energy Limited (a London listed, Mozambique focused coal mine development company). Prior to those appointments, he was the Managing Director of Caledon Resources Plc, based in Brisbane, where under his management the Cook underground coking coal mine was recommissioned and the Minyango underground coking coal project was advanced. Mr Trevan also oversaw the takeover of Caledon by Guandong Rising Asset Management, and the delisting of the company. Prior to joining Caledon in 2006, Mr Trevan spent 25 years with Rio Tinto in senior executive roles in the areas of marketing, general commercial, corporate strategy and project feasibility. Mr Trevan holds a Diploma in Business from the Preston Institute of Technology (now Latrobe University) and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute.

Richard Majlinder

Non-Executive Director
Joined May 2020

Mr Majlinder is the Chief Commercial Officer for Madison Group Enterprises — a manufacturer and B2B distributor of technology infrastructure and hardware. Prior to this, he held a number of roles with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), including as a Partner in Private Clients Advisory, leading client projects across mergers and acquisitions, consulting and financial management.

Mr Majlinder has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Economic History from the London School of Economics, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. He is also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Matt Latimore

Director
Joined May 2022

Mr Latimore is Chairman and President of M Resources, a rapidly growing and agile company involved in investment, marketing, and trading of metallurgical coal. M Resources also operates metallurgical coal mines in Queensland, Australia.

Prior to establishing M Resources, Mr Latimore held the position of General Manager for Sales and Marketing at Wesfarmers’ Curragh coal mine. In this role, Mr Latimore was responsible for global sales to steel mills and domestic and international power utilities. Mr Latimore was also a director of Curragh Coal Sales Pty Ltd.

Mr Latimore has held various positions with Mitsui & Co (Australia) Pty Ltd in Brisbane, Sydney and Tokyo, working on joint ventures including Atlantic Richfield and BHP Mitsui Coal.

Mr Latimore has a Master of Business Administration (Executive) from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of International Business from Griffith University. He is a Graduate of the Australian Company Directors Course and graduated from the Columbia Senior Executive Program in New York in 2011.

Brett Garland

Director
Joined May 2022

Mr Garland has worked in the Australian mining industry for more than 44 years and held numerous management and executive management positions, including Executive Vice-President Production – Macarthur Coal, Project Executive, New Saraji – New Hope Group, Managing Director of Caledon Coal and Chief Executive Officer of Baralaba Coal.

Mr Garland served from 2005 until 2015 as a member of the Queensland Ministerial Advisory Committee for the Queensland Coal Mining Safety & Health Act. He is currently Director of the Mining Industry Safety & Health Centre, part of the Sustainable Mining Institute at the University of Queensland. He is also Chairman of the Queensland Mines Rescue Board.

Mr Garland holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) from the University of Wollongong and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Queensland University of Technology. He also holds qualifications as a Certified Coal Mine Manager in NSW & Queensland, and is a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Chartered Professional with the AusIMM.

Caroline Chan

Director
Joined May 2022

Ms Chan has more than 20 years of experience in commercial and investment banking, and corporate commercial roles. Most recently, Ms Chan was Head of Institutional Banking, Western Australia & South Australia for Westpac Banking Corporation. Prior to this, she spent 16 years in Sydney in various roles including Chief Operating Officer of Corporate & Institutional Banking at Westpac Institutional Bank. Before joining Westpac, Ms Chan gained transaction and commercial experience through roles in M&A at Deutsche Bank, acquisition finance at NM Rothschild, and at Singtel Optus and Perth Airport.

Ms Chan is currently on the Board of the Australia-ASEAN Council. She was a Board member of Loreto Nedlands, and Chair of its Finance Committee from 2016-2021. Ms Chan is a WA Business News ‘40 under 40’ award winner, and is a passionate advocate for inclusion and diversity initiatives. She holds Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance) degrees from the University of Western Australia, a postgraduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia, and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Shane Young

Chief Financial Officer
Joined August 2021

Mr Shane Young has over 21 years of experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, commercial, corporate finance, treasury, corporate development, and governance roles in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and the United States. Mr Young has worked for major global organisations including KPMG, Shell and Peabody, and held various senior roles in the mining industry over several years, most recently as General Manager Finance at PanAust Limited.

Mr Young is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance) degree from Monash University. He is a Member of the Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, a Member of Australia Corporate Treasury Association (Certified Finance and Treasury Professional), and a graduate of AICD.

Rees Fleming

Company Secretary
Joined July 2021

Mr Fleming has more than 20 years’ experience as a lawyer in both private practice and in-house roles across shipping, resources, coal mining and sugar industries. He has held General Counsel and Company Secretarial roles for listed and large multinational companies.

Mr Fleming holds a Master of Law (International Shipping) and a Bachelor of Law. He is a practising legal practitioner and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Leandro Pires

General Manager Technical Services
Joined October 2020

Mr Pires is a mining engineer with a Master of Business Administration from the University of New South Wales. He has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry, having enjoyed a long career with Vale and Anglo American in various roles including global exploration, business development, strategy, integrated planning, operations and business improvement.

His recent roles include General Manager Operations for a 4Mta thermal coal open cut contracted operation in Colombia and General Manager Integrated Planning (mine, rail and port) for a large met coal project in Mozambique. In Australia, he led the implementation of the Anglo American Operating Model with a business improvement and operational excellence focus.

Mr Pires brings a wealth of global experience in both open cut and underground coal mining which will assist Stanmore Resources in further improving its operating practices, and creating a low-cost, driven organisation with a strong performance focus, and transparent systems and processes.

Paddy Kearney

General Manager Operations – Isaac Plains Complex
Joined February 2021

Mr Kearney has more than 30 years’ national and international experience in the mining industry, including mine development and construction, project implementation, contract management, budget modelling and pit optimisation across Southern Africa, Papua New Guinea and Australia.

Prior to joining Stanmore, Mr Kearney held senior roles at MACA, Peabody Energy, Jellinbah, Misima Mines and Middelburg Mine. He joined Stanmore in 2021 as Project Manager where he led the successful transition to full mining lease development at Isaac Downs. After moving into the General Manager role, he was also responsible for overseeing the transition of CMO from Golding to EPSA at the Isaac Plains Complex, and the implementation of an owner-operator model at the CHPP.

Mr Kearney holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Strathclyde and a Graduate Diploma in Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a Site Senior Executive an active member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (AUSIMM).

Jason Greig

General Manager Operations — South Walker Creek Mine
Joined January 2022

Mr Greig is a skilled mining professional with more than 15 years’ industry experience in leadership roles across Australia and New Zealand. His track record of performance in safety, production, leadership and developing outstanding culture, coupled with his strong technical mining and commercial skills, have set the foundation for delivering exceptional operational outcomes throughout his career.

As General Manager Operations at Stanmore’s South Walker Creek Mine, Mr Greig leads a team of more than 900 employees and contractors, and is responsible for all aspects of production, maintenance, mine planning, coal processing, HSE and finance.

Prior to joining Stanmore, Mr Greig previously worked with large organisations including BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA), Golding Contractors, Solid Energy and Deloitte in variety of leadership positions across many successful open-cut mining operations. Most recently, he led the team at the Isaac Plains Coal Mine as Mining Project Manager & Site Senior Executive with Golding.

Mr Greig is a Chartered Accountant and Site Senior Executive. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, Honours (First Class) from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and a Diploma of Surface Operations Management.

Dane Nielsen

General Manager Operations — Poitrel Mine
Joined May 2022

Mr Nielsen has more than 11 years’ experience in the mining and resources industry across a number of operational and leadership positions. He is passionate about driving efficient operations by building high-performing teams, and delivering excellent safety and operational risk outcomes through a culture of care.

As General Manager Operations at Stanmore’s Poitrel Mine, Mr Nielsen is responsible for the overall health, safety, risk, productivity and cost outcomes for the operation. In this role, he leads a team of employees and contractors across production, maintenance, engineering, mining engineering and support functions.

Mr Nielsen has held various positions with BHP, including Mining Manager at the South Walker Creek Mine, Processing Plant Manager at the Red Mountain Plant and Superintendent Fixed Plant Control for BHP’s coal assets at its Integrated Remote Operations Centre (IROC). Prior to this, he worked for Peabody Energy in coal projects across Queensland and New South Wales in a variety of operational and technical roles.

Mr Nielsen is a Chartered Professional Engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Bachelor of Chemical Engineering (Honours) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Queensland.

Damian Zagel

General Manager, Growth and Sustainability
Joined May 2022

Mr Zagel has more than 22 years’ experience in the underground and open-cut mining industries in Queensland, New South Wales and Canada.

Prior to joining Stanmore Resources, Mr Zagel was the Group Manager of Strategy and Planning at Thiess where he provided leadership to the global strategy and planning function, including navigating the global mandate of reduced emissions and growing ESG sentiment to support the global energy transition. He was a key leader in Theiss’ growth aspirations into Canada including managing the establishment and growth of the business.

Mr Zagel previously worked with Vale Australia as Head of Strategy and Business Development. He was instrumental in setting the strategic direction of the global coal business, leading the M+A function through several transactions and the annual business planning process. He has also led the Vale Corporate Technical Services Team including mine engineering, planning, geology and business improvement.

Prior to this, Mr Zagel held leadership positions with Sherritt Coal, Mastermyne and Rio Tinto, working in technical, operational and commercial roles.

Mr Zagel holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining (Honours) from the University of Queensland.

Luiz Sapucaia

General Manager Supply
Joined January 2022

Mr Sapucaia has more than 20 years’ experience in supply and logistics in the mining, and oil and gas industries across Australia, Africa and Brazil. He brings extensive experience to his current role as General Manager Supply, having led high-performing teams and managed cross-functional operations globally.

Throughout his career, Mr Sapucaia has held various leadership positions with Origin Energy, South32 and Vale, where he led transformation and organisational restructure projects. His experience also extends to global operational and corporate roles in procurement, category management, logistics, working capital management, business performance and commercial.

Mr Sapucaia’s previous commercial experience, in addition to his work on early-stage port and rail projects in Queensland and New South Wales, will assist Stanmore Resources integrate new sites and further improve operational costs, while developing long-term strategies through his solid system and process knowledge.

Mr Sapucaia is an electrical engineer and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance from Instituto Brasileiro de Mercado de Capitais (IBMEC), and a Bachelor of Electrical and Production Engineering from the University of Industrial Engineering in Brazil.