Jules Pemberton

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER AND MANAGING DIRECTOR​

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.

Richard simons

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Richard joined NRW Holdings in October 2022, bringing over 30 years of international experience in corporate strategy, financial management, capital markets, M&A, treasury, investor relations, procurement and information technology and information systems.

Richard’s experience spans a broad range of sectors including oil and gas, engineering services, construction, manufacturing, mining services, defence, financial services, infrastructure and transportation.

Richard is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.

brett mcintosh

Chief hse & sustainability officer

Brett joined NRW Holdings in March 2022, bringing over 30 years of international experience within the Health, Safety, Environment and Sustainability function.

His experience spans across the mining, smelting, processing, and power generation industries, where he has held executive roles with global mining companies, across Australia, Europe, and North and South America.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Curtin University and a Graduate Certificate in Business from the University of Southern Queensland.

MIKE SUTTON

Chief OPERATING officer - NRW CIVIL & mINING AND ACTION DRILL & BLAST

Mike joined NRW as Chief Operating Officer for NRW Civil & Mining and Action Drill & Blast in September 2023.

Mike is a qualified engineer with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering and over 40 years’ experience. He has overseen a broad range of civil and mining projects throughout Europe and Africa and for the last 27 years in Western Australia.

Mike has held senior positions in contracting businesses such as Henry Walker Eltin, Leighton, Downer and most recently as CEO and Managing Director of MACA, as well as mining companies Western Mining, Normandy and Fortescue Metals.

Geoff Caton

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER - Golding

Geoff joined NRW Holdings in August 2017 as Executive General Manager of Golding when the business was acquired and in 2023, he was appointed Chief Operating 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.

Michael Gollschewski

MICHAEL GOLLSCHEWSKI

Chief OPERATING officer - MINerals, ENERGY & TECHNOLOGY (MET)

Michael joined NRW in February 2023 in the role of Chief Operating Officer responsible for the Minerals, Energy and Technology businesses (MET).

Prior to joining NRW Michael was the President of Alcoa of Australia Ltd and Vice President of Alcoa’s Australian Operations. He has also held senior positions at Rio Tinto Iron Ore, such as General Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director.

Michael is a past President of the Australian Aluminium Council and a former director of the Australian Institute of Management, Western Australia. Michael graduated from the Queensland Institute of Technology with honours in Mechanical Engineering and holds a Master of Business Administration from Curtin University, Perth.

DAVID FOOT

CHIEF COMMERCIAL OFFICER

David joined NRW as the Chief Commercial Officer in October 2023. He is an experienced senior commercial executive, having worked for several energy, engineering and construction companies for over 20 years. Previously, David held the position of Vice President Commercial at Clough and has held senior commercial roles at Fluor, UGL and Woodside Energy.

David has project and site experience gained while working on mining and mineral processing, infrastructure and oil and gas projects across Australia, Thailand and Malaysia. 

David holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Construction Management and Economics from Curtin University.

BRENDAN DORRICOTT

Executive General Manager, RCR Mining Technologies

Brendan joined RCR Mining Technologies in May 2021 as Executive General Manager.

He has over 20 years of experience in the mining, mineral processing, and infrastructure industries. Brendan has held engineering, project management, and business management positions in consulting, contracting, and owner organisations across Australia.

Glen Payne

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER , DIAB Engineering

Glen joined NRW Holdings in December 2019 as Chief Executive Officer 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.