Chief Executive Officer – Mr Finnegan holds a Bachelor of Science (Mining) with 24 years’ experience in the mining industry. The last 15 years have primarily been spent in senior line management positions. Mr Finnegan has a strong commercial and technical background and has spent time in operations on the east and west coast of Australia as well as a number of countries throughout Asia.
Chief Financial Officer – Mr Everist holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (with Honours) and is a Chartered Accountant. He has more than 30 years' finance experience primarily within the resources sector. Prior to joining Macmahon, Mr Everist held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary at Monadelphous Group and has also held senior roles at Fluor Australia, Hamersley Iron and Rio Tinto London.
Chief Development Officer – Mr Gettingby joined Macmahon in 2002 and was appointed to the position of Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in 2011. He previously held commercial management and legal roles with the Company. Mr Gettingby holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws and has more than 16 years’ experience in the contracting industry. Prior to joining Macmahon Mr Gettingby worked as a lawyer in private practice.
General Manager, Civil & Surface East – Mr O’Hehir holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) and is a Site Senior Executive (SSE). Mr O’Hehir has over 18 years’ experience in open cut mining in Queensland and in Africa across technical, operational and managerial roles. Prior to joining TMM in July 2010, Mr O’Hehir held senior positions at Thiess and BHP Coal.
General Manager, Underground – Mr Doe holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) with 25 years' industry experience. Mr Doe has a predominantly underground hard rock background across a range of commodities, working for Australian and Global producers. Prior to joining Macmahon, Mr Doe worked in a corporate role with a global mining house.
General Manager, International – Mr Fisher has 19 years’ experience in the mining industry and holds a Graduate Diploma of Mine Engineering. The last 8 years have primarily been spent in senior management positions. Mr Fisher has a strong commercial and operational background, with experience in mineral and coal operations in the Northern Territory, on the east coast of Australia and several provinces across Indonesia.
General Manager, Plant and Maintenance Services – Mr Hatfield has more than 16 years’ experience within the mining and heavy equipment industry and has fulfilled numerous operational and senior leadership roles. Mr Hatfield has a strong technical background and has spent time in operations on the west coast of Australia as well as a number of countries throughout Asia.
David van den Berg
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer – Mr van den Berg was appointed as Chief Technology and Innovation Officer in August 2016. He brings an extensive technology and commercial background to Macmahon throughout his 23 years’ experience across the mining, management consulting and technology sectors. Mr van den Berg commenced with Macmahon in 2008 as Chief Information Officer. Prior to Macmahon, Mr van den Berg held senior management and technology positions in both Australia and the UK, including BHP Billiton, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and CitiGroup.
Manager, Human Resources – Katherine Blacklock was appointed Manager – Human Resource in November 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology and Anatomy) and Grad. Dip. Bus (HRM) with 25 years in Human Resource management in the resources sectors. Prior to joining Macmahon, Mrs Blacklock was the Human Resources Manager – International Projects at Bis Industries and was the founding Director of HRwise, a HR consultancy providing hands-on HR support to resource sector clients both in Australia and internationally for 10 years.
Manager, HSEQT – Kale Ross has more than 16 years’ experience working across construction, underground and surface mining operations in numerous operational and senior leadership roles. Mr Ross has a strong operational and technical, safety and training background and has worked across multiple jurisdictions within Australia and more recently in Nigeria and Southeast Asia.