Brent Francis - Chair Coal Association of NZ / New Zealand Coal & Carbon

Brent is the Chief Executive and majority shareholder of the NZCC group of companies. 

Commencing mining in 1982 in the Southland fields he has extensive experience in areas operational and marketing. NZCC is an active exporter of Coals from West Coast NZ and has been since 1989. Currently he is Chairman of Straterra, Deputy Chair of Coal Association and director of various private entities including Deputy Chairman of Crusaders Rugby.