As a member-funded, not for profit organisation CME is governed by a number of Councils and Committees.
The management and control of the business and affairs of CME is vested in the Executive Council, a board of CME member company representatives elected annually at the Annual General Meeting.
CME's Executive Council comprises the most influential leaders of the Western Australian resources sector.
The Executive Council is CME's policy making body and plays an important role in decision making on key strategic policy issues being addressed by CME. At the highest level, the role of Executive Council is to:
- Approve policy
- Approve longer term strategy
- Be a forum for issues
- Review macro performance
Executive Council 2016/17
Jeroen Buren, Woodside Energy Ltd
Edgar Basto, BHP
George Bauk, Cristal Mining Australia Limited
Ivan Vella, Rio Tinto Iron Ore
Simon Butterworth, Alcoa of Australia Ltd
Mike Erickson, AngloGold Ashanti Australia Ltd
Pat Donovan, ATCO Gas Australia
Peter Stokes, Barminco Limited
Greg Heylen, BGC Contracting
Eddy Haegel, BHP Billiton Nickel West Pty Ltd
Steve Coughlan, Byrnecut Australia Pty Ltd
Simon Williamson, Cameco Australia
Peter Rowles, CAPE Mining Services
Peter Fairclough, Chevron Australia
Chen Zeng, Citic Pacific Mining Management Pty Limited
Richard Fagan, Cristal Mining Australia Limited
Anthony Cribb, DBNGP (WA) Nominees Pty Ltd
Leigh Junk, Doray Minerals Limited
Mike Sutton, Downer EDi Mining
Simon Jessop, Evolution Mining
John Galvin, Georgiou Group Pty Ltd
Stuart Mathews, Gold Fields Australia Pty Ltd
Garry Green, Iluka Resources Limited
John Williams, Inpex Australia
Patrick Bourke, Karara Mining Limited
Michael Finnegan, Macmahon Contractors Pty Ltd
Peter Hancock, Minara Resources Pty Ltd
Jim Beyer, Mount Gibson Iron Limited
Scott Sullivan, Newcrest Mining Limited
Lara Bruhns, Newmont Asia Pacific
Bill Beament, Northern Star Resources
Mark Zeptner, Ramelius Resources Ltd
Jo McKenzie, Roy Hill Holdings
Morgan Ball, Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited
Paul Ryan, Shell Australia Pty Ltd
Stuart Griffiths, Sinosteel Midwest Corporation Limited
David Wilson, South32
Brad Williams, South32
Kous Kirsten, St Barbara Limited
Spencer Jose, Thiess Pty Ltd
CME's Management Committee determines the important issues and the agenda of the organisation. The role of the Management Committee is to:
- Ensure compliance and the safety of the organisation
- Set the strategic direction
- Contribute to and approve the strategy
- Approve and oversee the execution of the business plan
- Management of the organisation
CME is structured to pursue its objectives through complementary programs in safety and health, land access, people strategies, environment, infrastructure and economics and tax. Policy decisions on these matters are made by the Executive Council with input from a number of Standing Committees and key advisory groups.
Visit the Portfolios page to find out more about the Standing Committees and working groups operating in each of these areas.
CME recognises the importance of the resources sector in the state's regions and the active promotion of its role in the community.
CME's Regional Councils provide forums for regionally based managers to engage on issues and provide input into CME's decision making process.
Visit the Regions page to find out more about the Councils operating in each of these regions.