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Simon Orton

Simon Orton has extensive industry knowledge in coal, hard rock, automotive, professional services, manufacturing and product development for coal and gas. His experience includes leading innovation, research programs, extractive operations, engineering teams and value chain improvement programs. Mr Orton held roles in program leadership at CRCMining and improvement leadership at BHPBilliton. He was the 2013 Engineers Australia Queensland division president and a past Queensland chair of the Centre for Engineering Leadership and Management (CELM). Mr Orton is a non-executive director of Engineers Australia, serves on the Queensland division committee, is a current member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers Australia. He holds a degree and Masters in Engineering from Queensland University of Technology.
Bio last updated 01 Jun 2017

Positions - Current

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rankWA staff
General Manager, Value ChainNational Energy Resources Australia2016

Positions - Previous

PositionCompanyYearCompany's current rank
Engineering Manager (from 2014)BHP Billiton2012 - 2016
Non-Executive Chairman (from 2016)Engineers Australia2013 - 25

Roles

2016
General Manager, Value Chain
Year started and most recent title

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