Paul was the founding Director of PYBAR Mining Services and was appointed to the Metarock Board (MYE:ASX) in 2021 following the acquisition of PYBAR Mining Services.
An experienced mining engineer, Paul has overseen the growth of PYBAR from a single small contract in 1993 to achieving his vision of being among the best underground mining contractors in Australia.
James is an experienced manager with over 20 years’ combined underground mining and civil construction experience, having successfully managed a wide range of projects, large and small, across various commodities, Australia-wide.
James is passionate about underground mining and takes great pride in delivering the best possible outcomes to clients and employees alike through teamwork and mentoring and development.
Arie is a Chartered Accountant with 23 years’ experience, including 10 years dedicated to mining services. He has held executive and senior management roles within large listed and highly leveraged private companies as well as in the professional services sector. Arie brings to the team strong commercial and financial leadership skills with experience across Australia, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe.
Rob has over 25 years’ experience in workplace health and safety, human resources, emergency management and business improvement in the mining and manufacturing industries. As the SHET Manager, Rob is committed to continually refining processes, protocols and behaviours to create an injury-free workplace.
Paul is an international HR executive who has over 18 years’ experience gained in the construction and logistics industries. Paul has worked for privately held companies to globally listed organisations and has experience across a multitude of regions including UK, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Paul has a real passion for modernising the HR function and fostering the growth of talented people.
Tom has over 15 years’ experience in Procurement, Logistics and Transport and leads PYBAR’s supply and assets teams. He has previously held senior leadership roles with national and international companies including two of Australia’s largest transport and logistics companies.
Andrew has over 15 years’ experience in the mining industry across various senior management and leadership roles. He brings to the team a wealth of knowledge and specialised experience in all aspects of IT-related business systems, including budgeting and finance, sales and marketing, procurement and logistics. Andrew plays an integral part in overseeing PYBAR’s IT strategic direction and has been very successful in implementing applications to improve business efficiency.
Chris is a mining engineer with more than 12 years’ experience in both the Australian and Canadian mining industries. Chris has worked and bid tenders in multiple countries and continents such as: Canada, USA, Burkina Faso, West Africa, Vietnam, Guatemala, Mexico and Chile. Drawing on his expertise in both the national and international markets, Chris plays an integral role in PYBAR’s tendering process and is responsible for all tendering and estimating for the PYBAR Group. Chris is also responsible for all mining engineers within the business.
Phil has over 25 years’ experience in vertical development and underground mining in various countries globally including Australia, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Argentina, Vietnam, Italy, Germany, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, DRC, Botswana, Indonesia, PNG and the Philippines. Phil has held a number of senior roles and brings to the team strong capabilities in raise bore and shaft lining operations. He is committed to driving continuous improvement and plays an integral role in business development, client relationships and operations management.
Brad has extensive experience within PYBAR Mining Services and other Group companies as well as a strong background in the electrical trade. He has been Project Manager for PYBAR’s Cadia Valley Operations for the past eight years and has also recently taken on the Business Development and Services Manager role, where his innovative and collaborative approach is achieving positive outcomes for our clients and PYBAR Group businesses.
John is a mining engineer with over 20 years’ experience in underground mining and tunnelling, managing production, development and rehabilitation operations across a wide range of scopes and sizes. John leads PYBAR’s Queensland operations with a focus on safety and providing value to our clients and the business, and a keen desire to develop and mentor his team members.
Andrew is an MBA-qualified mining engineer with extensive operational and management experience in underground development, production, planning and projects. As Operations Manager WA, he is a key part of PYBAR’s future growth strategy and is committed to developing and fostering strong relationship with clients and employees alike.
Michelle is CPA qualified with over 20 years’ experience in both the public and private sectors. She has worked for small private companies through to multi-nationals. Michelle brings to the team an attitude of continuous improvement towards not only efficient processes but also the building of strong relationships to enable all management levels to gain greater business insight.
Adam brings to PYBAR 20 years’ experience in preventative and predictive maintenance and repair and support of mobile equipment in both the civil construction and mining industries. He has previously worked with equipment manufacturers and contractors in the underground mining sector, and is now advancing PYBAR’s capabilities in reliability-based maintenance practices.