Chief Executive Officer
Mr Sullivan brings 30 years of diversified mining experience to Paladin, across multiple commodities and projects domestically and internationally. His experience spans strategic planning in mines and smelters; feasibilities; commissioning; mine expansion and restructuring; mine, port and rail infrastructure; project management; sustainability and government and has a strong emphasis on operational optimisation.
He was most recently General Manager of Newcrest’s large and complex Telfer gold-copper mine in the Pilbara Western Australia. Prior roles include CEO and Managing Director roles with ASX-listed companies centered in West Africa and the US and Asset President of NSW Energy Coal at BHP Billiton, being directly responsible for the operation and rapid expansion of one of Australia’s iconic and highest producing coal mines, Mt Arthur, along with the Caroona Coal project and BHPB’s share in the NCIG port infrastructure in Newcastle. Mr Sullivan was also GM of the Wambo Coal OC and UG operations in the Hunter Valley with Peabody Energy and successfully commissioned the UG mine to be one of the most productive thin seam Long Wall mines in the world.
Mr Sullivan is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (FAusIMM) and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD). He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Mining and an MBA.