Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard rock underground mining services companies, with operations in Australia, Africa and North America.
Your full-service underground mining partner.
Chief Executive Officer, Mining
Paul holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree with over 20 years experience in the mining industry working for both mining service providers and mine owners in Australia, Asia and Africa. Prior to joining Barminco, Paul held the position of Executive General Manager – Asia and Africa for Thiess and has also held senior roles at Consolidated Minerals, BHP and Leighton Contractors. Paul is also a Fellow of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chief Operating Officer, Australasia
Mick holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree with over 19 years experience in hard rock underground mining in Australia, Egypt, India and Bulgaria. Mick has previously worked within Barminco as Project Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager Operations and General Manager Growth. He holds a WA Shift Supervisors Certificate and First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate Competency.
Chief Operating Officer, Africa and North America
Blair holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree with over 23 years experience in the mining industry, principally in hard rock underground mining in Australia, Africa and Asia. Blair has previously worked within Barminco as Project Manager, Operations Manager and General Manager. Most recently Blair’s role was the Chief Operating Officer of African Underground Mining Services, the Joint Venture Company between Barminco and Ausdrill, prior to the company’s consolidation. He holds a WA Shift Supervisors Certificate and First Class Mine Manager’s Certificate Competency.
General Manager, Plant and Procurement
Peter holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering degree and a Masters of Business and Technology with over 30 years experience in asset management and maintenance in Australia, Egypt, India, Tanzania, Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso. Prior to joining Barminco, Peter held the position of Maintenance Manager at Consolidated Minerals and has also held senior roles at MacMahon and Combined Resource Engineering.
General Manager, Health, Safety, Environment and Training
Darren Holds a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Hazard Management and is a highly experienced HSE professional and executive with over 25 years’ experience in the health, safety and environment field working domestically and internationally with both mining companies and mining services providers. Prior to joining Barminco, he held the role of Perenti Group Manager, Health, Safety and Environment. Darren has also held senior safety and risk management roles at Newcrest, Macmahon, and BHP.
General Manager, Human Resources
Bobby holds Bachelor degrees in Technology and Commerce as well as a Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration and an MBA. He is an HR executive with more than 20 years of international experience in global manufacturing and mining businesses across Australia and Africa. Bobby has held a number of operational and corporate roles leading globally diverse HR teams with a strong track record of delivering improved business performance through people.
General Manager, Finance
Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree majoring in Accounting and Finance with over 15 years’ experience in the media and mining services industries in Australia. Prior to joining Barminco, Michael held the position of General Manager Finance and Company Secretary at Seven West Media and Trustee of the Channel 7 Telethon Trust. Michael has also held senior roles at the West Australian Newspaper Group and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
General Manager, Growth and Technical Services
Jim holds a Bachelor of Mining and Engineering and as Barminco’s General Manager Growth, is focused on driving business growth and seeking new opportunities for our team, whilst maintaining strong relationships with our existing clients. He has over 20 years experience in the mining industry, with a background in mining engineering, contract and mine management and has previously worked in a range of operations roles across Australia.
General Manager, Technology and Innovation
Darren holds a Bachelor of Management and Marketing degree and has over 10 years experience in developing and implementing technology strategy in the automotive and mining industries. Prior to joining Barminco, Darren held the position of Executive General Manager for MacDonald Holdings.
General Manager, Commercial and Legal
Craig holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Commerce with over 12 years legal, commercial and company secretarial experience in private practice and the resources and construction industries. Prior to joining Barminco, Craig held the position of Corporate Counsel at RCR Tomlinson Limited. Craig is also a Member of the Law Society of Western Australia, the Australian Corporate Lawyers Association and the Australian Mining and Petroleum Law Association and holds a Graduate Diploma in Corporate Governance.