Jules Pemberton


Jules was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of NRW Holdings in July 2010.

Jules joined NRW in 1997 and held senior management and executive roles as Operations Manager, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer prior to his current appointment.

Jules has 25 years’ extensive experience in business, sales and senior management in both Australia and the United Kingdom.

Andrew Walsh


Andrew joined NRW in January 2014, bringing 25 years of experience in the international financial arena.

Andrew has held senior finance and executive roles in project based companies including defence, manufacturing, oil and gas and resources. He has considerable experience in corporate finance, major project accounting, M &A transactions and strategy development.

Andrew holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management and is a qualified Accountant.

Ric Buratto

Executive General Manager, NRW Civil & Mining

Ric commenced his role with NRW Holdings in October 2017 after more than 40 years’ experience in the civil and mining industries.

Ric has held numerous senior executive positions for leading Australian construction and mining companies including the National Executive General Manager for Construction with Thiess and the Chief Operating Officer of Macmahon.

Prior to his employment at NRW, Ric was the Chief Executive Officer of Decmil’s Civil & Engineering business. Ric holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from the University of Adelaide and is a Fellow of Engineers Australia.

Geoff Caton

Executive General Manager, Golding

Geoff joined NRW Holdings in August 2017 as Executive General Manager of Golding when the business was acquired. Geoff’s previous role at Golding was Chief Executive Officer.

Geoff’s background is in operations and project management. Before commencing with Golding in 2006 as the Civil General Manager, he held various operational leadership roles in the Bowen Basin in Queensland. These included project management roles, with both a leading Australian mining contractor and one of the largest global mining companies.

Geoff holds an undergraduate qualification in Civil Engineering and Economics and post-graduate qualifications in Management.

Andrew Broad

Executive General Manager, Action Drill & Blast

Andrew joined Action Drill & Blast in March 2020 with over 30 years of international experience in the contract mining services industry.

He has spent a large part of his career at the successful mining service group Ausdrill Limited, where he held several key roles including Chief Operating Officer of the Australian operations.

Andrew has operated at a senior corporate level for over 30 years with public and private board positions held over a variety of industries.

Ian Gibbs

Executive General Manager, RCR Mining Technologies

Ian joined NRW Holdings in February 2019 as Executive General Manager of RCR Mining Technologies when the business was acquired. Ian’s previous role at RCR Mining was General Manager appointed in 2001.

Ian’s career spans over 45 years in senior management, design, project management and product development including 32 years with RCR Mining and 13 years with Telecom Australia (Telstra).

Glen Payne

Executive General Manager, DIAB Engineering

Glen joined NRW Holdings in December 2019 as Executive General Manager of DIAB Engineering when the business was acquired. Glen has been with DIAB Engineering since 1989 and has held a number of senior positions including Chief Executive Officer, appointed in 2016 and Managing Director, appointed in 2007.

Glen has 34 years of extensive mining industry knowledge and experience and values client relations highly.