About Us



David Moult

Appointed 9 March 2020


Mr Moult is the CEO of Yancoal and an experienced Director and the former Managing Director and Chief Executive of Centennial Coal Company Limited (“Centennial Coal”).


Mr. Moult was appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Coal Services Pty Ltd in 2014 and is a former Non-Executive Director of Centennial Coal and former Chairman and Director of the Australian Coal Association Low Emissions Technology Ltd.


Mr Moult is a former Director of the Minerals Council of Australia, former Chairman of the New South Wales Minerals Council and former Director of the Newcastle Coal Infrastructure Group and Port Kembla Coal Terminal.

Marc Hathhorn

Appointed 23 April 2020


Mr Hathhorn is the President of the Australian Operations for Peabody and joined Peabody in 2011. He has more than two decades of extensive international mining, transportation infrastructure and engineering experience.


Before joining Peabody, Mr. Hathhorn served as Vice President of Mining Operations for Drummond Company's coal operations in Colombia, South America.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mining engineering from the University of Idaho's College of Mines.

Mark Salem

Appointed 1 September 2014


Mark Salem joined Yancoal Australia in April 2014 as General Manager Marketing and Logistics.  Mark was appointed as Director of Middlemount in September 2014 and brings to the board an understanding of the various cycles and markets within the international coal seaborne trade environment.

He has over 27 years’ experience in coal marketing and related logistic and commercial functions.  Before joining Yancoal, Mark worked for Xstrata for 14 years, his last position being responsible for internationally marketing 14 million tonnes of South African thermal.  Prior to that, he held various marketing and commercial positions responsible for the marketing and logistic co-ordination of Xstrata’s Australian coking and thermal coals.  In his career he has also worked at BP, Rio Tinto and Savage Resources.

Bill McKinstrey

Appointed 23 March 2020


Mr McKinstrey started his career as a plant operator almost 40 years ago and has worked in roles ranging from supervisor, superintendent and project manager through to executive general manager and director across many resources operations on the east coast of Australia.

Shaun Allen

Appointed 9 June 2021


Mr Allen joined Peabody in 2006 and is currently the Director of Mine Finance for all Peabody Australia Operations after progressing across various operations and corporate roles.


With prior experience across international mining operations, mining equipment manufacturing, contract mining and maintenance services Mr Allen brings 3 decades of  industry experience to Middlemount Coal.


He is a CPA qualified Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Malcolm Roberts

Appointed 9 June 2021


Mr. Roberts joined Peabody in June 2021 as Executive General Manager, Sales and Marketing, Australia. He has broad experience in commercial roles within the resources and commodities industry including Senior Financial, Commercial, Sales and Marketing.


Prior to joining Peabody his career included a period with Rio Tinto as General Manager of Coal Sales and Marketing, managing a global sales position.


He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Lincoln University (NZ).

Jason McCallum

Appointed 12 February 2021


Alternate Director to David Moult.