Mike Westerman

Chief Operating Officer North Queensland Copper Assets | Glencore

Mike Westerman joined the QRC Board in 2014.

As head of Glencore’s North Queensland copper operations since December 2013, Mike Westerman brings more than 20 years’ experience to the business in both underground and open pit environments across a number of commodities, including copper, gold, lead, zinc and iron ore.

With a background as a Mining Engineer, Mike’s broad range of experience was gained through operational positions in the Kalgoorlie goldfields, the Kimberly area of Western Australia, the Northern Territory and Northern Queensland.

Mike’s career with Mount Isa Mines commenced in 2000 when he was appointed as the Mining Superintendent at X41 Copper Mine where he remained until 2003, before taking on a management position at Paraburdoo, Eastern Range and Channar mine sites in the Pilbara Region of Western Australia.