WCA leadership team

The WCA Executive Committee provides leadership, guiding the WCA’s strategic direction and work programme and providing advice to members.

The World Coal Association is a global industry association formed of major international coal producers and stakeholders. The WCA works to demonstrate and gain acceptance for the fundamental role coal plays in achieving a sustainable and lower carbon energy future.

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WCA leadership team

Mick Buffier Chairman of WCA / Glencore Coal (Group Executive)
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Benjamin Sporton WCA Chief Executive
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Seamus French WCA Vice Chairman, Chief Executive - Bulk Commodities, Anglo American
Glenn Kellow WCA Vice Chairman, President & Chief Executive, Peabody
Li Dong WCA Vice Chairman, Vice President, China Energy Investment Corporation

WCA Executive Committee

Janpeter Bekkering AME APD Mining Director, Caterpillar Global Mining
Paul Flynn Managing Director & CEO, Whitehaven Coal
James Palmer Asset President, BHP