the team

At Fitzroy, we are building a business around our people and fundamentally believe that the success of our business is driven by the team.

We want to deliver a working environment for our employees that is open, inclusive and transparent. Our mission is that the Fitzroy workplace is a great place to be; it is safe, disciplined and energised.

 

We have a uniquely talented team of mining professionals – our employees are engaged, connected to our business, proud of what we have achieved and have conviction in one another and our potential.

Life at Fitzroy

We want life at Fitzroy to be different, where we celebrate our successes and reward effort whilst embracing accountability and ownership. Some of our team share their experiences with life at Fitzroy….

“Fitzroy provides the environment to stay calm, make good decisions and enjoy the success…”

Andrew Brown, Longwall Mechanical Coordinator, Carborough Downs

“The people are what I love about Fitzroy, we have an amazing energised team aiming for success through dynamic operations and thinking outside the square”

Wendy Hiscoe, Human Resources Specialist

Executive Team

Fitzroy is led by an Executive Team with extensive industry experience, a team passionate about our industry and building a successful and sustainable business.

Grant Polwarth
CEO

A Mining Engineer by degree, Grant has worked in a number of engineering, senior leadership and executive roles throughout the Australian coal industry. Grant thrives in challenging work environments that foster accountability and teamwork and has a track record of leading cultural change and results. Grant brings uncompromising values and visible leadership to Fitzroy.

Richard Livingstone - Blevins
COO

A Mining Engineer by degree, Richard has worked in a number of senior leadership roles throughout the underground coal industry, in both Technical and Operational capacities. During his various tenures, through driving accountability, visible leadership and adopting sound commercial and management principles, Richard has been successful in navigating mining operations from being industry laggards into industry leaders in safety, production and cost.

Anne McIntyre
CFO

An Accountant by training, Anne has 35 years experience across a broad range of roles in the resources industry in positions with major industry leaders. Anne has worked on mine sites as well as in corporate roles and has significant experience in M&A, contract negotiation and taxation issues. Anne brings a power of experience and a focus on governance, diligence and strategy.