Board of Directors

The Directors of the Company bring to the Board a variety of skills and experience, including power, infrastructure, and mining industry knowledge, financial management and corporate governance experience.


Peter Doyle

Peter Doyle

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

B.Sc., MBA

Mr Doyle is a geologist with over 25 years coal mining experience. Mr Doyle has worked in roles in exploration, planning, development, production, and management in the coal industry.

Previous positions include VP Marketing and Business Development at Atrum Coal Ltd, Chief Operating Officer at Cockatoo Coal Ltd, VP Coal at Wood Mackenzie and Project Manager at Glencore (Xstrata Coal).

Mr Doyle was previously a Director at Wiggins Island Coal Terminal, and at ATEC Rail Group.

As well as having spent the first decade of his career working at coal mines in the Hunter Valley, Mr Doyle has worked in project development, marketing and management in the coal industries of China, USA, Mongolia, Russia and Europe. Mr Doyle has been involved in successful greenfield and brownfield coal mine developments, and managed coal mines selling to export metallurgical markets.

Mr Doyle has been based in Canada since 2014.

Mr Doyle joined Montem Canada in 2017 and became Managing Director of the Company in January 2018.

Mr Doyle holds a Bachelor of Science (Geology), and Master of Business Administration.

Mark Lochtenberg

Mark Lochtenberg

Independent Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Bachelor of Laws

Mr Lochtenberg was previously the co-head of Glencore International AG’s worldwide coal division, where he spent 13 years overseeing a range of trading activities including the identification, due diligence, negotiation, acquisition and aggregation of the coal project portfolio that would become Xstrata coal.

Former Executive Chairman and founding Managing Director of Baralaba Coal Company (formerly Cockatoo Coal Limited) and current Chairman of Equus Mining Limited and Independent Director of Nickel Mines Ltd.

Rob Tindall

Rob Tindall

Non-Executive Director

B.A., M.Tax

Mr Tindall is the Founder of Montem and a Non Executive Director.

He is the Founder, Managing Director, and CEO of Silica Resources Australia (SRA). SRA are developing the critical mineral high grade silica flour project at Mourilyan in North Queensland. Rob is a Non Executive Director of Hydrogenus Energy who have developed a hydrogen fueled generator and 100% carbon free electrical system for remote, mining and industrial energy applications.

Mr Tindall holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Taxation Degrees.

Susie Henderson

Susie Henderson

Independent Non-Executive Director


Ms Henderson is a management consultant with focus on infrastructure and mining. Ms Henderson is currently President, Advisory North America for GHD, a global consulting firm. Ms Henderson also serves on the Finance Committee of the GHD Board.

Ms Henderson has over 20 years global experience in the field and is highly respected for her strong strategic and commercial positioning skills across a wide range of heavy industries and has a background in operational and financial audit.

She has worked across a variety of jurisdictions in Canada, the United States, Latin America, South East Asia, England, and Australia. Her areas of focus include government, mining/resources, infrastructure/logistics and energy.

She has also recently retired from serving as a board member for Waterfront Toronto and Women in Mining (Canada).

Previous roles include GM – Strategic Infrastructure and Government Relations at Macarthur Coal Ltd, Key Coal Accounts Executive with Aurizon and Project Development Manager with London Underground.

In addition to her degree in Accounting, Ms Henderson has completed the globally recognized and rigorous CPA® and AICD® Programs as well as being nominated for the EY Entrepreneur of the Year.

Ms Henderson is a Graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Certified Practicing Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Business.

Will Souter

Will Souter

Independent Non-Executive Director

B.Com., LLB (Adel), IPAA, Admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW, GAICD

Mr Souter is an experienced senior finance executive, a lawyer and an investment banker, with extensive global transaction and fundraising experience across a variety of industries.

Mr Souter has held a number of executive and non-executive director positions. He is the Chief Financial Officer of Atomo Diagnostics Limited (ASX:AT1), a global leader in the commercialisation of user friendly rapid diagnostic blood test (RDT) devices. Prior to Atomo, Mr Souter was the Chief Financial Officer at property and construction technology company, Verton Technologies.

Mr Souter was previously Executive Director at RFC Ambrian where for 11 years he worked closely with companies on fundraising, public markets listings (both ASX and LSE AIM) and private and public markets M&A. Prior to RFC Ambrian, Mr Souter was a Director at PriceWaterhouseCoopers over a 10 year period in London and Sydney, and worked at Minter Ellison Lawyers.

Mr Souter is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and admitted to the Supreme Court of NSW. He holds a Bachelor of Laws, and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Adelaide.

Will Bridge

Executive Director and Chief Development Officer

B.Eng., ICD.D

Mr Bridge is a 30-year power industry executive and corporate director with a track record of strategic leadership and growth in domestic and international power markets. Mr Bridge has held leadership positions with TransAlta Corporation (1996-2012), and ATCO Power, including Chief Technology Officer, Executive Vice-President Generation Technology, and Executive Vice-President, Business Development.

Mr Bridge is a holder of the Canadian Institute of Corporate Directors Director designation and currently serves as Board Chair for Calgary Housing Company and Board Director for the Fusion Energy Council of Canada. He is also a mentor in the Start-Up incubator Creative Destruction Lab located at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business.

In addition to his current roles, Mr Bridge is past Chair of the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) and has held board positions with the Canadian Electricity Association, the Alberta Chamber of Resources, and the Association of Power Producers of Ontario.