Directors and Management
Mr Dwi Suseno is an Executive Director and Deputy Group Chief Executive Officer of GEAR. Mr. Suseno is responsible for managing operations for GEAR, including mining, logistics and coal marketing, as well as leading strategic initiatives and partnerships. Mr. Suseno began his career in Australia, where he was raised and educated and he has over 25 years of experience in management, commercial, finance in mining, commodities as well as oil and gas related industries in both Australia and internationally. Mr Suseno was previously an Executive Director and CFO of Straits Corporation Group, which was then part of 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 Kellogg School of Management & Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
GEAR (Golden Energy and Resources Limited) is the parent company of Golden Investments (Australia) Pte Ltd and the major shareholder of Stanmore Coal Limited.
Joined 18 May 2020
Chief Executive Officer / Director
Mr Matos has over 20 years of experience in management, marketing and business development roles in the mining sector in Australia, Asia, Mozambique and Brazil. Mr Matos worked for Vale for many years in various senior roles, including as its Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer for Coal as well as its Managing Director in Australia. Mr Matos holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the Pontifical Catholic University, Rio, Brazil, and an Executive MBA from IBMEC Business School and was previously the Chief Commercial Officer for M Resources.
Mr Lim has over 17 years of experience in finance and investment management in the metals and mining sector, with extensive industry relationships in Australia and globally. Mr Lim worked for EY and KPMG in Perth and JP Morgan in Melbourne, advising some of the world's largest miners. Thereafter, he moved to Morgan Stanley then Goldman Sachs to cover Metals and Mining in Asia ex-China. Mr Lim is a Fellow of FINSIA and holds an MBA and degrees in Engineering and Science from the University of Western Australia.
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.
Joined 18 May 2020
Ms Mary Carroll is the Chief Executive Officer, Capricorn Tourism and Economic Development (Capricorn Enterprise). Capricorn Enterprise is a not-for-profit, membership-based organisation that aims to assist the central Queensland region in tourism and economic development, working with businesses and government to promote the region. Ms Carroll was also previously a Member of the Central Queensland University Council (appointed by the Governor In Council), director of the Queensland Tourism Industry Council and Chair of the Regional Tourism Network in Queensland. Ms Carroll is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Joined 18 May 2020
Mr Richard Majlinder is the Chief Commercial Officer for Madison Group Enterprises which is a manufacturer and B2B distributor of technology infrastructure and hardware. Prior to this, Mr Majlinder held a number of roles at PriceWaterhouseCoopers including as a Partner in Private Clients Advisory leading client projects across mergers and acquisitions, consulting and financial management. Mr Majlinder has a BSc (Econ) Honours in Economic History from the London School of Economics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia & New Zealand, and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Joined 18 May 2020
Chief Financial Officer
Mr Kotzee is an experienced Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director of listed companies across multiple industries. His most recent role was as Chief Financial Officer at Kidman Resources Limited until it was successfully taken over by Wesfarmers Limited. Mr Kotzee is a South African Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of South Africa.
Joined 2 June 2020
Mr Garthe has extensive experience in financial and commercial roles in underground and open pit operations within the coal mining and minerals industries in Australia and Africa. He is currently Commercial Manager for Stanmore Coal Limited and has worked in senior finance and company secretarial roles for listed and international resources companies.
Mr Garthe holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Finance). He is a Certified Practising Accountant and a Member of the Governance Institute of Australia.
Appointed 16 June 2020
General Manager Operations
Mr Pires is a mining engineer with a MBA from UNSW and over 20 years’ experience in the industry, having enjoyed a long career with Vale and Anglo American in roles including global exploration, business development, strategy, integrated planning, operations, and business improvement. Mr Pires' recent roles include General Manager Operations for a 4Mta thermal coal open cut contracted operation in Colombia, General Manager Integrated Planning (mine, rail and port) for a very large met coal project in Mozambique, and back in Australia with Anglo Coal, leading 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 Coal in further improving its operating practices and create a low cost driven organization with strong performance focused and transparent systems and processes.
Joined 26 October 2020
General Manager Developments
Mr Romcke joined Stanmore Coal in August 2017. Mr Romcke has over 35 years of experience in underground and open pit mining operations in the coal and iron ore mining industry. He has held roles as Project Director, Managing Director, Project Manager, Mine General Manager and Business Development Manager with significant international mining houses.
Mr Romcke has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining, Honours) and holds formal qualifications as a Coal Mine Manager in both New South Wales and Queensland. He is a Member of the Institute of Engineers Australia (Chartered Professional status), a Member of Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (Chartered Professional) and a graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jon was appointed Interim CEO for a period of six months from October 2019 until 1 April 2020.