Chris Piper

Senior Advisor
B.A. (Finance and Accounting)

Chris spent 32 years with Mitsui and Mitsui Coal Holdings, working primarily for Mitsui’s coal investment vehicle in Australia. In 2003 he managed the acquisition of Coal & Allied’s interest in the Moura/Dawson mine, acquiring a 100% interest then divesting 51% to Anglo Coal.

In 2009, as GM of Mitsui’s Rio Investment Group, he was responsible for its projects with Rio Tinto and the marketing of the produced coal into Japan. In 2011, Chris was appointed GM Business Development, Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd., leading the development of its Surat Basin resources.