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
Chevron - Katherine Sampson
Katherine Sampson
IR/ER Manager
Compass - Andrew Chamberlain
Andrew Chamberlain
National Workplace Relations Manager
ExxonMobil - Richard Zvirbulis
Richard Zvirbulis
HR/IR Manager - Esso Production
Fluor - Steve Clancy
Steve Clancy
National Industrial Relations Manager
Fortescue - Brett Cullen
Brett Cullen
Group Manager Employee Relations
Goldfields - Michael Spencer
Michael Spencer
Manager Employee Relations
INPEX - Garry Smith
Garry Smith
Senior HR Manager Specialist Services
Newmont - Amanda Baker
Amanda Baker
Regional Vice President, Human Resources
Northern Star - Elaine Buchanan
Elaine Buchanan
Employee Relations Manager
QUBE Logistics - Dan Coulton
Dan Coulton
General Manager Industrial Relations
Roy Hill - Giles Lenz
Giles Lenz
General Manager People, Health, Safety & Environment
Santos - Alice Trethewey
Alice Trethewey
Manager HR Policy & Planning Systems
Catherine McGonigle
Senior ER/IR Advisor
Sodexo - Michael Nazareth
Michael Nazareth
National Industrial Relations Manager
Thiess - Scott Moran
Scott Moran
Employee Relations Manager
Ventia - Danny Klepac
Danny Klepac
Group Employee Relations Manager
Woodside - Michael Borlase
Michael Borlase
Employee Relations and Policy Manager