Michael Gray has more than 30 years’ experience in the development and operation of major mining and infrastructure projects during various senior roles with Macarthur Coal, Middlemount Coal, Bandanna Energy and currently as Managing Director of Jameson Resources Limited (ASX:JAL).
In that time, he has been involved in the planning and development of a number of Australia’s most successful greenfield steelmaking coal projects including Coppabella, Moorvale, Middlemount and most recently the Bluff PCI Project.
In these roles, Mr Gray has utilised his extensive experience in environmental assessment and permitting, Indigenous and stakeholder engagement, project financing, construction management and customer development to develop projects in close partnership with Indigenous Nations, landowners, key contractors and suppliers and some of the world’s leading steelmakers.
At Jameson Resources, Mr Gray is leading the permitting and approval process for the Crown Mountain Hard Coking Coal Project in British Columbia, Canada. Jameson has adopted a landmark approach to First Nations engagement for the development of that project and is committed to being an ESG Leader among steelmaking coal developers.
Mr Gray holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from University of Queensland, a Masters of Business Administration from Deakin University, is a graduate of the Australian Company Directors’ Course and was the inaugural winner of the Talbot Family Foundation International Company Directors Scholarship.