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Board of Directors


  • Mr Peter Lynch
    Chairman and CEO

    B.Eng (Mining),
    University of New South Wales

  • Since graduating with a Mining Engineering degree in 1988, Mr Lynch has held various positions, within the coal industry in Australia, as mining engineer, project manager, mine manager, general manager and managing director culminating most recently in the role, from January 2006 until January 2010, as the President, CEO and Director of Waratah Coal Inc., a TSX listed company which was taken over by the Mineralogy Group in December 2008, having reached a peak market capitalisation of CAD300 million.

    - Mining Engineer, over 24 years experience mainly in coal.
    - Proven track record in coal project evaluation, development and operation.
    - Responsible for design and construction of one of Australia’s best producing longwall projects, Oaky North.
    - Ex-CEO of Waratah Coal responsible for putting the Galilee basin on the map, visionary development plan.
    - Ex-MD APC, MacArthur Coal operating entity expanded to 6Mtpa.
    - Strong following in Nth American Capital Markets, WCI.TSX-V.

  • Mr Pat Hanna
    Executive Director

    B. Applied Science (Geology), University of New South Wales,
    CP, FAuslMM

  • Mr Hanna has over 30 years experience as a coal geologist in the areas of exploration and evaluation including planning, budgeting and managing drilling programmes in Australia and Indonesia, gained since graduating from the University of New South Wales in 1976. Mr Hanna has authored and co-authored numerous coal industry publications.

    - Geologist, over 30 years experience all in coal.
    - Extensive experience in Indonesian coal.
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    Exploration Manager for Riversdale Mining, principal responsibility for discovery and documentation of new coking coal basin in Mozambique.
    - Ex-member of JORC committee.
    - Principal Geologist SRK Australia 6yrs.
    - Author of 19 technical publications.
    - Reviewed and consulted on over forty (40) coal projects globally.
    - Highly experienced and respected.

  • Mr Domenic Martino
    Non Executive Director

    B. Bus (Curtin University), CPA

  • Mr Martino is a Chartered Accountant and an experienced director of ASX listed companies. Previously CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu in Australia, he has significant experience in the development of “micro-cap” companies.

    - Former CEO Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Australia.
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    Key player in the re-birth of a broad grouping of ASX companies including Sydney Gas, Pan Asia, Clean Global Energy, NuEnergy Capital.
    - Strong reputation in China.
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    Lengthy track record of operating in Indonesia, successfully closed key energy and resources deals with key local players.
    - Proven track record in capital raisings across a range of markets.

  • Lt.Gen (Ret) Agus Widjojo
    Non Executive Director
  • Lt.Gen (Ret) Agus Widjojo retired in 2003 and has maintained close connections with political, defence and security institutes and has been commissioned to represent the government on various assignments. He is well respected amongst Indonesia’s leaders and is considered a key contributor in the development of Indonesia’s international ties on various levels. During his career, some of his prominent achievements are:

    - Chief of Staff for Territorial Affairs to the Commander of the Armed Forces
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    Leader of the TNI/Police faction in the National Parliament (DPR) and Deputy Speaker of the People’s Representative Assembly
    - Vice Chairperson on the Executive Board of the Partnership of Governance Reform
    - Visiting Fellow at University of Canberra, Australia, in 2012
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    Senior Fellow at The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), Jakarta, an independent, non-profit
    organisation focusing on policy-oriented studies on domestic and international issues, established in 1971.
    - Member of the advisory Board of the Institute of Peace and Democracy, Udayana University
    - Deputy of the Presidential Policy implementation Unit
    - Indonesian representative on the Indonesia-Timor Leste Commission of Truth and Friendship
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    Masters Degree in Military Art and Science and in National Security Strategy as a graduate of the US Army
    Command and General Staff College, Leavonworth WA, and the US National Defense University
    - Masters of Public Administration from the George Washington University.

  • Garry Kielenstyn
    Country Manager, Indonesia
  • Garry is an expatriate based in Kalimantan, he is a veteran of the Indonesian mining and civil contracting industries. His first Indonesian based role was in 1974 and he has been living and working in country since 1990. His previous roles include:

    - Project Manager and Area manager with Petrosea, one of Indonesia’s biggest mining and civil contractors;
    - Construction Manager, Mining Manager, Operations Manager, General Manager and Resident Manager for well recognized Indonesian Mining Companies such as PT Indo Muro Kencana / Straits Resources, PT Yuga Eka Surya, PT Ganda Multi Energi and PT Baramulti Sugih Sentosa.

    Garry has a strong track record for bringing projects through construction to production in remote parts of Indonesia but importantly he has a long and successful track record in the Murung Raya regency where Cokal’s premier Bumi Barito Mineral (BBM) project is located.

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER


  • Victor Kuss
    Chief Financial Officer and Joint Company Secretary

    BComm,
    University of Queensland

  • Victor Kuss is an experienced CFO with significant exposure to listed resource companies and has a strong track record in the successful growth and development of resources and resource related companies.

    Mr Kuss has significant experience in M&A activities and capital raising. He has also worked extensively in a number of overseas mining and resource related operations. Mr Kuss is a Chartered Accountant and has a Masters in Economics.

    Email: vkuss@cokal.com.au