Board of Directors

Brett Garland

Chairman

Qualifications
  • B.E.(Hons), MBA, MAICD, FAusIMM CP (Min)
  • First Class Certificate of Competency (QLD & NSW)
  • Master of Business Administration
  • RPEQ

Experience
  • Previous QMRS director November 1997 to February 1998 and August 2009 to November 2015
  • Various senior executive positions in resource development, production, general management, mine management and coal operations in QLD and NSW

Shaun Dando

Director

Qualifications
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Certificate IV Coal Operational Management
  • Queensland Deputies Certificate of Competency
  • 3rd Class Certificate Competency (Mining)

Experience
  • Commenced UG Coal Mining NZ 1982 and QLD 1999
  • Mines Rescue Team Member 1996 - present
  • Underground and MIU Team Member
Special Responsibilities
  • Elected Team Member Representative to QMRS Board (2011)

Shane Hansen

Director

Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical)
  • Associate Degree in Engineering (Electrical)

Experience
  • Held senior positions in mining operations in QLD and NSW over a 35 year period

Michael Thomas

Director

Qualifications
  • Trade Certificate - Electrical Fitter/Mechanic Licence QLD
  • Site Senior Executive (SSE) Notice - QLD

Experience
  • Various frontline and senior management positions in mining, commercial and military organisations with responsibilty for safety, production and maintenance activities

Peter Tait

Company Secretary

Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce
  • Master of Information Systems
  • Graduate - Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • FCA, FAICD

Experience
  • Practised as a Chartered Accountant in public practice in Central Queensland for over 25 years
  • Accounting, audits, taxation and business services to business
  • Non-executive Director of a Government owned corporation and various governance roles in several not-for-profit entities