Brad Welsh

Energy Resources of Australia (ERA) appointed Brad Welsh as managing director and chief executive. Welsh (a secondee from Rio Tinto) had assumed the role of acting chief executive in October. Prior to joining ERA, he held a number of roles within Rio Tinto, including chief advisor of closure strategy non-managed assets, chief advisor to the CEO of Indigenous Affairs and acting general manager of the Weipa bauxite operation in northern Queensland, where he gained extensive management experience.