The AMMA Board Reference Group (BRG) is comprised of senior and experienced workplace relations and human resources practitioners drawn from AMMA member companies in diverse areas of the resource industry.

The BRG’s objectives include to:

  • Assist AMMA to identify and assess current and potential workplace relations issues facing AMMA members;
  • Provide guidance in terms of research and policy development;
  • Provide strategic input into the development of industry positions on key issues;
  • Assist with AMMA’s submissions on workplace relations matters; and
  • Ensure that AMMA’s policy positions and submissions are developed taking into account as far as possible the views of all the sub-sectors that AMMA represents.
Alcoa - Matthew Gleeson
Matthew Gleeson
Director - Employee Relations & Learning and Development
Alcoa of Australia
AngloAmerican - Warwick Jones
Warwick Jones
Head of Human Resources
Broadspectrum - Danny Klepac
Danny Klepac
Group Employee Relations Manager
Chevron - Katherine Sampson
Katherine Sampson
IR/ER Manager
Chevron Australia
Compass - Andrew Chamberlain
Andrew Chamberlain
National Workplace Relations Manager
Compass Group
ExxonMobil - Richard Zvirbulis
Richard Zvirbulis
HR/IR Manager - Esso Production
ExxonMobil Australia
Fluor - Steve Clancy
Steve Clancy
National Industrial Relations Manager
Fortescue - Andrea Chapman
Andrea Chapman
Manager Employee Relations
Fortescue Metals Group
Goldfields - Michael Spencer
Michael Spencer
Manager Employee Relations
Gold Fields Australia
INPEX - Garry Smith
Garry Smith
Senior HR Manager Specialist Services
Northern Star - Elaine Buchanan
Elaine Buchanan
Employee Relations Manager
Northern Star Resources
QUBE Logistics - Dan Coulton
Dan Coulton
General Manager Industrial Relations
QUBE Logistics
Roy Hill - Giles Lenz
Giles Lenz
General Manager People, Health, Safety & Environment
Roy Hill
Santos - Alice Trethewey
Alice Trethewey
Manager HR Policy & Planning Systems
Catherine McGonigle
Senior ER/IR Advisor
Shell Australia
Sodexo - Michael Nazareth
Michael Nazareth
National Industrial Relations Manager
Woodside Energy
Thiess - Scott Moran
Scott Moran
Employee Relations Manager
Woodside - Michael Borlase
Michael Borlase
Employee Relations and Policy Manager
Woodside Energy