B.E.(Hons), MBA, MAICD, FAusIMM CP (Min)
First Class Certificate of Competency (QLD & NSW)
Previous QMRS Director for the period of February 1998 to November 2007.
Various senior executive positions in resource development, production, general management, mine management and coal operations in QLD & NSW
Certificate IV Coal Operational Management
QLD Deputies Certificate of Competency
Third Class Certificate Competency (Mining)
Commenced UG Coal Mining in NZ in 1982, QLD in 1999
Mines Rescue Team Member from 1996 – present, as both Rescue and GAG
Current Director of Danklin Mine Safety & Technical Services Pty Ltd
Elected Team Member Representative to QMRS Board
Masters Business Administration (MBA) 2004 MGSM
Bachelor of Engineering (Mining), Hons 1992 UW
Graduate – Aus. Institute Company Directors
Undermanagers Certificate (Mining) 1998
Site Senior Executive (SSE) Notice – QLD
Senior mining positions in mining for over 12 years in QLD & NSW including mines rescue experience
Peter holds a Bachelor of Mining Engineering degree from the University of Wollongong and a Master of Business and Technology degree from the University of New South Wales.
Senior Vice President – Underground Operations
Peabody Energy Australia
Peter Baker is currently Senior Vice President Underground Operations responsible for Peabody Energy’s underground mines in Queensland and New South Wales including oversight of safety, production, asset management, projects, engineering and environmental activities.
Peter joined Peabody in November 2009 as General Manager of the Metropolitan operations and was then appointed to the position of General Manager of Wambo in September 2011.
Prior to joining Peabody, Peter was Operations Manager at Tahmoor Colliery for Xstrata Coal and also held a global Safety Manager’s role during his time at Xstrata Coal. Peter has also been Manager of the Southern Mines Rescue Station in Wollongong where he was involved in emergency management and emergency response.
BCom, M Info Systems, FCA, FAICD, FCPA
First Appointed Company Secretary 9 November 2011
Current Term to 9 November 2017
Peter Tait has 30 years’ experience as a Chartered Accountant in public practice in various areas including audit, taxation, accounting and business advisory. Before his retirement from Chartered Accountancy public practice at SH Tait & Co in 2016, Peter had 14 years of providing accounting and taxation services to QMRS.
He holds several other board directorships, company secretarial and management committee roles in government owned corporations and not-for-profit entities in Central Queensland area.