Paul is a founding Director and former CEO of PYBAR. He is a mining engineer with over 40 years’ experience in underground mine design, planning, mine management, production and development. Paul has built the business with a clear vision – to be the best underground mining contractor in Australia.
A founding Director, Brendan has over 20 years’ experience in underground mining and civil construction. Prior to his appointment to CEO in 2017, Brendan led the operations team from inception, focusing on efficiency and excellence to deliver the best return on investment for PYBAR’s clients.
Scott is an engineer with over 30 years’ experience in mining engineering and planning. He has held both technical and executive roles with major mining companies holding the position of Technical Services Manager at PYBAR for six years until his appointment to COO in 2017. Scott brings to the team strong commercial, project management, governance and general management skills.
An MBA qualified mining engineer, Andrew has over 18 years’ experience in underground metalliferous and open cut coal. Andrew’s on-going focus is on delivering industry leading, integrated management systems to enable best practice analysis, reporting and communications.
Michael is a CPA with over 30 years’ experience in both public and private companies. Michael brings to the team strong financial leadership skills providing a solid foundation for the PYBAR group of companies.
An MBA qualified engineer with over 25 years’ experience in mining and business improvement, Dave has held both technical and executive roles within major owner-miners and contractor companies. He brings to the team strong commercial and strategy development skills achieved through co-founding a successful management consulting company, diversified training and a range of senior roles.
With over 20 years’ experience in contract mining, Dave has held senior positions in safety, training, project management and operations. Dave brings to the team a depth of hands-on experience and is highly respected for his experience across all areas in underground mining operations.
Lewis has over 35 years’ experience in underground metalliferous mining and quarrying. He has held senior positions in SSE, project, operations and contracts management in major companies including underground mining. Lewis brings to the team hands-on operational experience, with a strong focus on client relationship and team leadership.
Evan has over 20 years’ experience in the mining industry having held a number of engineer and site-based senior management, business development and technical roles across South East Asia, Africa and Australia.
He holds a degree in mining engineering from the WA School of Mines based in Kalgoorlie and brings with him significant technical expertise in both underground and surface operations.
Rod has over 20 years of experience in strategic health and safety management in the industry, including underground mining. He brings to the team a depth of hands on experience having worked in a number of safety management roles, as well as strategic and advisory roles working for consulting firms and the Department of Mines and Petroleum in WA.
Elsie has over 10 years’ experience as a legal practitioner followed by more than eight years’ mining experience in various commercial and human resources roles in corporate, FIFO and DIDO environments across copper, gold and coal operations in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. Elsie has negotiated multiple commercial contracts and has a keen interest in industrial relations.
Scott has over 25 years’ experience in the underground and surface metalliferous mining industry. His experience includes mechanical and maintenance management and plant and asset maintenance. He has held management roles with both owner-operator and contract miners. Scott’s focus is on ensuring that the right equipment is always available in the right place at the right time.