David Said – Chief Financial Officer

David Said – BBus FCPA - Chief Financial Officer

David was appointed as Chief Financial Officer from 16 January 2017 having previously held the position of Manager - Business Services. He is responsible for Business Services, Supply and Procurement.

David and his team perform the financial operations for the group ensuring statutory and contracted obligations are met. They provide the necessary financial reporting to internal and external stakeholders as well as dealing with financial institutions to manage daily transactions and borrowings, ensuring all compliance requirements are satisfied. They also source, negotiate, acquire and supply the goods and services required by the business.

David has over 25 years’ experience with Mackay Sugar, commencing as a Graduate Accountant at Corporate Office in 1990. He moved to Pleystowe Mill in 1993 to perform various accounting roles before transferring to the Business Service Centre at Farleigh Mill in 2001 as Senior Accountant. David is a Director of Pioneer Valley Water Co-operative Limited.

Peter Gill - General Manager Commercial and Legal

Peter Gill – BEc LLB GDipTax FCPA - General Manager Commercial and Legal

Peter was appointed Chief Financial Officer with effect from 31 May 2013 having previously undertaken the role of General Manager - Commercial. Peter returned to Mackay Sugar having previously acted as General Counsel and Company Secretary for Mackay Sugar Cooperative between 1999 and 2003.

Peter is a qualified solicitor and is a Fellow of CPA Australia. He was previously employed by McCullough Robertson Solicitors from 1988-1999 and 2004-2012. During his time at McCullough Robertson and when employed by Mackay Sugar Cooperative, Peter has been closely involved with Mackay Sugar's commercial legal matters and in particular the establishment of the sugar refining joint ventures, financing arrangements, Cane Supply and Processing Agreements, the Racecourse Cogeneration Project and the acquisition of Mossman Mill. He has also been involved in general sugar industry matters from both a legal, commercial and financial perspective.

Carissa Mansfield - Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment

Carissa Mansfield - BBus MBA GDip OHS – Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment

Carissa was appointed Manager Human Resources, Health, Safety and Environment in 2016 having previously held the position of Manager, Health, Safety and Environment from 2014 - 2016.

Carissa provides strategic leadership and the delivery of the HR and HSE strategic plan across all business units. She manages the Human Resources function including People and Culture, Training, Learning and Development, Workforce Planning/Recruitment and Employment/Industrial Relations. She manages all facets of Health, Safety and Environment across all operations including logistics, rail, cogeneration and manufacturing.

Carissa has over 15 years' experience in health and safety environment and has held positions with Cordukes Pty Limited, CH4 Gas Limited, Peabody Energy and BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance. She is Chair of the ASMC Environmental Committee and a member of the ASMC People and Safety Committee. Carissa is also a member of the Resource Industry Network Safety Committee and the Rural Safety Working Group.

Terry Doolan – General Manager – Milling Operations

Terry Doolan – General Manager – Milling Operations

Terry is responsible for milling operations at the Farleigh, Racecourse and Marian mills, including all maintenance and capital works programs. He also oversees the Company's diversification and improvement projects. Terry was appointed Acting General Manager-Milling Operations in September 2015, having previously held the position of Factory Manager at Racecourse and Farleigh mills. He has more than 30 years' experience at Mackay Sugar. Terry first commenced his career in the sugar industry in 1970 as an Apprentice Fitter and Turner at Pleystowe Mill and after leaving the industry for a brief period of dairy farming in 1980 returned to Mackay Sugar in 1995 to perform in roles such as Single Shift Supervisor, Maintenance Supervisor and, most recently, Factory Manager.

Craig Bentley – General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics

Craig Bentley – BSc Eng (Agricultural) MSc Eng – General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics

Craig's focus is to provide leadership, management and strategic direction to the Cane Supply and Logistics departments and the safe and efficient operation of Mackay Sugar's cane transport operations.

Craig was appointed to the role of General Manager Cane Supply and Logistics in May 2014 after commencing as Cane Supply Manager in November 2012. Prior to that, Craig spent nearly 14 years with one of South Africa's leading supply chain services companies, Unitrans Supply Chain Solutions, where he occupied several roles with their Mining and Agriculture Division. He was at various times a member of the Executive Committee as General Manager Technical and Operational Excellence, General Manager of an operations business unit and General Manager of Business Development. Craig has also worked as a professional engineer in agricultural mechanisation, design and construction of water reticulation systems and specialist materials engineering consulting in concrete structures, water-proofing and corrosion protection.