Our Team

Ron Norman
General Manager
| Mackay
Ron started his ~30 year career in managing complex supply chains in the highly dynamic and competitive fast moving consumer goods industry and successfully transferring this knowledge into the mineral extraction and mineral processing industry supplying finished product across the globe. Ron has held various management roles including Production Management, Logistics Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resource Management as well as Strategic Master Planning using Static and Dynamic Simulation Modelling. Ron joined the ILC in 2009 and has worked closely with ILC Board of Directors (13 Stakeholders) to establish the Master Planning Team and develop the Strategic Master Plans for the Dalrymple Bay Coal Chain.
Lyn Valentine
Executive Assistant
| Brisbane
Lyn joined ILC Brisbane in 2012 and comes with a wide breadth of experience gleaned from many years working across a multitude of arenas – military, hospitality, medical, manufacturing, mining, logistics, transport, financial services, academia.
Nicholas Harris
Supply Chain Performance Co-ordinator
| Mackay
In early 2010 Nicholas began work with the ILC on a secondment from Aurizon Network's trainee graduate program while studying a Bachelor of Information Technology with CQU University's Mackay Campus. Nicholas has since been employed fulltime with the ILC and completed his Bachelor degree in March of 2012. While employed with the ILC, Nicholas been involved with complex data analysis and was originally tasked with the management of the ILC's primary data system. Other responsibilities in this role included data presentation to ILC stakeholders at various stakeholder meetings, participation in one-on-one data interrogation with individual stakeholders and distribution of independent performance reporting on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. Nicholas has since partially moved on from this role to provide assistance in ILC’s Long Term Forecasting responsibilities, while still providing support to the ILC database system. This role requires the gathering of various inputs for the ILC’s Dynamic Forecasting Model from ILC stakeholders with the intent to provide the DBCC Capability forecast (issued monthly) and the DBCC Capacity Forecast (issued half-yearly).
Michael Neaton
Supply Chain Analyst
| Mackay
Michael joined the ILC team in September 2012, having worked at CQUniversity in Rockhampton for 8 years in a variety of roles. During the final 3 years at CQUniversity, he was the Senior Reporting Analyst in the Statistics area of the Strategy & Planning Directorate. His role at ILC is to provide comprehensive coal chain analysis and reporting to ILC Shareholders, while maintaining and developing the ILC database system. As part of his role, he also attends and presents an end of month coal chain performance summary at the SOMM. Michael is a qualified High School Teacher with a Bachelor of Education (Secondary) from QUT and a Bachelor of Business from CQUniversity.
Kathryn Millers
Facilities Co-ordinator
| Mackay
Kathryn has been part of the ILC team in Mackay since 2011. During this time she has advanced the policy and procedure framework, including, but not limited to, cyclone and fire procedures for a multi-company centre. The administration team at ILC are focused on providing a neutral planning facility. Kathryn’s ongoing liaison with all ILC Stakeholders located within the ILC Centre regarding facility maintenance issues and security access means that the pivotal transmission of communication relating to ILC Centre procedures and safety parameters ensure a harmonious and safe work environment for all. Kathryn’s role contributes to the continuing positive outcome of the ILC Centre in Mackay.