RICHARD JOHN CARTER CitWA, B Comm, FTSE, FAusIMM, FAIM, FAICD
Richard J (Dick) Carter is a company director with special interests in the minerals industry, board leadership, corporate governance, strategy formulation and occupational health and safety. He is Chairman of Macmahon Holdings Ltd a director of ERA Ltd and of Marion Energy Ltd. In the not-for-profit sector he is Chair of Prahran Mission-UnitingCare and Chairperson of UCA Funds Management. He is a past director of several listed companies, including North Ltd and he was Chairman of Ticor Ltd and of Consolidated Minerals Ltd. His executive career spanned thirty seven years with the BHP Group (now merged into BHP Billiton) from which he retired in 1997 as BHP Minerals' Chief Executive Officer. Dick has also had wide experience in industry and professional representative groups (including The Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy of which he was President in 1998) and government bodies concerned with regional development. He was Western Australia’s Citizen of the Year in 1996 and he was awarded the Centenary Medal.
PERSONAL DETAILS: Born Newcastle, NSW, 23 November 1942.
Son of Mrs MG Carter & the late DJH Carter, Rouchel,
Married to Hon. Heather B Carter. 2 sons, 1 daughter.
HONOURS/AWARDS: Centenary Medal (Citation: “For service to Australian society in technological industries”).
WA Citizen of the Year (Industry & Commerce), 1996.
Sir Willis Connolly Memorial Medal, 2001.
The AusIMM’s Beryl Jacka Award, 2002.
EDUCATION: Maitland Boys High School 1959
B Comm., University of NSW, 1964
Australian Administrative Staff College.
Harvard Business School (Advanced Management Program – AMP93, 1984).
PROFFESSIONAL & LEARNED ASSOCIATIONS:
Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering
Fellow, Australasian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy
Fellow, Australian Institute of Management
Fellow, Australian Institute of Company Directors
Chairman, Macmahon Holdings Ltd 2001 -
Director, Energy Resources of Australia Ltd 1999 -
Director, Marion Energy Ltd 2008 -
Chairman Adv Board, Zeal Consulting Pty Ltd 1998 -
Chair, Prahran Mission-UnitingCare 2000 -
Chairperson UCA Funds Management Group 2006 -
Trustee AusIMM Education Endowment Fund 1996 -
THE BROKEN HILL PROPRIETARY CO LTD:
Dick Carter joined the BHP Group (now merged in BHP Billiton) as a commercial trainee in 1960 at Commonwealth Steel Co Ltd, Newcastle, NSW and retired in 1997 after almost thirty seven years service. Senior management positions he held during that time include: -
1996-1997 Executive General Manager & Chief Executive Officer, BHP Minerals
1996 Executive Vice President & Group General Manager Steelmaking
1990-1996 Group General Manager, BHP Iron Ore
1989-1990 Group General Manager, Asia-Pacific Minerals Division
1987-1989 General Manager Non Ferrous Metals & Business Development
1982-1987 General Manager Resource Planning & Development
1980-1982 General Manager Aluminium Division
1974-1980 Finance Manager Minerals Division
1973-1974 Manager Project Evaluation
PAST PUBLIC COMPANY DIRECTORSHIPS:
Consolidated Minerals Ltd Chairman 2005-2008
Ticor Ltd Chairman 1999-2004
North Limited Director 1999-2000
Orbital Engine Corp Ltd Director 1994-1996
BHP Gold Mines Ltd Managing Director 1987-1990
OTHER PAST POSITIONS & DIRECTORSHIPS:
Zeal Consulting Pty Ltd Principal &
Risk Management Technologies Pty Ltd Chairman 2001-2002
The Australasian Institute of Mining &
Metallurgy President 1998
Minerals Council of Australia, National
Tertiary Education Taskforce Chairman 1996-1999
CSIRO, MEM Sector Advisory Committee Chairman 1996-1999
Minerals Council of Australia Vice President 1997
Victorian Minerals & Energy Council Vice President 1999-2004
The Chamber of Minerals and Energy of WA President 1994-1996
Pilbara Development Commission Chairman 1993-1996
Regional Development Council of WA Chairman 1995-1996
Australian Centre for Geomechanics Chairman 1992-1996
Ok Tedi Mining Ltd Director 1982-1990
Managing Director 1987-1990
Worsley Alumina Pty Ltd Director 1979-1987
World Gold Council Director 1989-1990
Aust Gold Mining Industry Council Director 1987-1990
Kooragang Coal Loader Ltd Chairman 1982-1984
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