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Queensland Resources Council
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Director - Michael Wright

Managing Director

Michael Wright
With qualifications in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Engineering, Michael has more than 25 years’ experience across various sectors including mining, civil engineering, project management, land remediation, telecommunications and utilities, working in Australia, China, Mongolia and the UK.

Since joining the CIMIC Group in 1998, Michael has held numerous roles, including General Manager of China/Mongolia for Leighton Asia, Executive General Manager of Thiess Services Pty Ltd. He was appointed Executive General Manager of Thiess’ Australian Mining business in 2011.

Michael represents industry serving as a board member for the Sustainable Minerals Institute and Queensland Resources Council. He is also a Director of the International RiverFoundation, a not-for-profit organisation focused on encouraging sustainability of the world’s river systems.