2021 Conference Committee

The Committee responsible for organising the Conference comprises representatives from the Queensland Resources Council, Resources Safety and Health Queensland, Simtars, the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union and the Australian Workers’ Union.


Glen Britton, Executive Head of Underground Operations, Anglo American


Larnie Mackay, Digital Transformation – Underground Project Lead, Anglo American, Moranbah North Mine

Committee Members

  • Nick Ahlstrand, Executive Director, Simtars
  • Shane Apps, Senior Manager, Safety and Training Systems and Reporting, Peabody Australia
  • Judy Bertram, Deputy Chief Executive and Director, Community and Safety Policy, Queensland Resources Council
  • Martin Brownlee, SHEC Superintendent, MMG Dugald River Pty Ltd
  • André De Kock, Research Manager, Simtars
  • Hermann Fasching, Chief Inspector of Mines, Mineral Mines and Quarries, Resources Safety and Health, Department of Natural Resources, Minerals and Energy
  • Gavin Lawrence, Organiser, Northern District, Australian Workers’ Union
  • Anthony Logan, Senior Inspector of Mines, Mechanical, Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
  • Lynette Mossman, Manager HSE Business Partnership Central Mines, BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance
  • Derek Muirhead, Manager Health, Safety and Training, Mining East, Mining, Downer
  • Darren Nicholls, Director, Underground Operations, Glencore Coal Assets Australia
  • Angela Vanstone, Group Manager – Environment, Evolution Mining
  • Stephen Woods, Industry Safety and Health Representative, CFMEU – Mining and Energy Division, Qld District