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Group Chief Financial Officer

Gerhard Ziems

Gerhard Ziems was appointed the Group CFO of Coronado in July 2020 and is responsible for finance, capital management, strategic planning, treasury, tax and risk management. In this role Gerhard is also responsible for ensuring that the financial operations of the group supports the delivery of business objectives including the identification, evaluation and execution of business development opportunities.

Gerhard is a well-established executive with extensive experience in listed and private equity blue chip organisations.

Prior to joining Coronado, Gerhard was Chief Financial Officer at Pacific National, Australia’s largest railroad company. He also was CFO of the BHP Mitsubishi Alliance, BHP’s Global Head of Coal Marketing and has worked in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Europe in various finance and commercial roles.

Born and educated in Germany, Gerhard holds a Master’s Degree in Finance & Civil Engineering from Braunschweig University of Technology where he lectured for two years in Finance and Civil Engineering.

Gerhard has held non-executive directorships with globalCOAL (UK), the Jellinbah Group, the Australian German Chamber of Commerce (both Australia) and Peace River Coal (Canada).