About Us

Board and Management

The Directors have the following backgrounds and credentials which will enable the Company to advance its strategic aspirations, whilst ensuring it protects the shareholders and Company through superior Corporate Governance.


Gary Harradine

Non Executive Chairman

Mr Harradine has 30 years of international experience across the mining, metals, energy and infrastructure sectors. Gary has established and managed a number of successful businesses that provide engineering, design, construction, and technical advisory services both in Australia as well as S.E. Asia.

Mr Harradine has held various roles including that of Project & Executive Director for more than US$21bn worth of resources and infrastructure projects since 2001. Gary has conducted due diligence, feasibility studies, financial evaluations, approvals, expert witness, and strategic analyses for major mining & infrastructure projects in Australia, China, Mongolia, Central Africa, SE Asia, Russia, Mozambique, Columbia, Canada, USA, and India.

Mr Harradine currently provides technical advisory services and strategic advice to resources, mining, minerals, energy, infrastructure, and construction companies globally. As non-executive director of Moreton Resources Mr Harradine provides the company with decades of experience across several key functional areas that include project approvals, financial valuations, development and optimisation strategies, project funding and finance, stakeholder management, and business development.

Brett Garland

Non Executive Director

Mr Garland has a long career in the resources sector with a focus on metallurgical and thermal coal, including most recently holding CEO and Director position’s that include a corporate focus on safety across the mining industry. In addition to this Mr Garland holds a range of qualifications that include an Executive MBA, a Degree in Mining Engineering, and qualifications in Sustainable Mining, Health and Safety.

Robin Lonergan

Non Executive Director

Mr Lonergan holds senior and executive positions within a well renowned legal practice in Queensland, where he is special counsel in the Brisbane corporate advisory team. Robin has a long history in the resources sector through mergers and acquisition, shareholders arrangements, contractual advisory services, and through numerous legal publications.

In addition Mr Lonergan has a number of qualifications that include a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Laws, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practices, and a Masters of Laws.  Robin also sits on a number of committees and professional reference groups for his profession as well as those related to the resources industry.

Phillip Bryant

Managing Director / CEO Moreton Resources

Mr Bryant is an experienced resource industry professional with over 23 years of senior management, operational, technical and project development experience throughout the Australian mining industry.

He has held senior positions with BHP, Newmont, Anglo Coal, Peabody Energy and New Hope Coal. His commodity experience includes coal, iron ore, gold, copper and base metals His roles have covered the full life cycle of resource projects from exploration and evaluation, through conceptual design, pre-feasbility, feasibility, construction, operation and management in both Open Pit and Underground environments.

Mr Bryant is a member with the Autralina Institue of Mining and Metallurgy (AusIMM) and is a compentent Person under the Joint Ore Resources Code (JORC) for coal resources.