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DARREN YEATES
DARREN YEATES
Chief Executive Officer and Non Executive Director

DARREN YEATES

Chief Executive Officer and Non Executive Director

​Darren Yeates joined the WorkPac Group in January 2018 as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

In April 2017, he was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director for Emeco.

Darren has over 30 years’ mining industry experience, most recently as CEO of Hancock Coal. He has over 22 years’ experience with Rio Tinto including as Acting Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer for Coal Australia, General Manager Ports and Infrastructure for Pilbara Iron and General Manager Tarong Coal. Prior to joining Rio Tinto, he worked for six years for BHP in coal operations and metalifferous exploration.

Darren has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from University of Queensland, a Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Central Queensland and a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He has an Executive MBA from the Monash Mt Eliza Business School and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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