Executive Chairman

Rob Hammond

Rob is the Executive Chairman of Winfield. 


Rob is a qualified engineer with over 40 years’ experience operating and managing mines across US, Australia, and South America.

Rob was the former Group Executive, Managing Director & Chief Operating Officer of Peabody Energy Australia and has operated various large scale, open cut mining operations. Rob has also held Chief Operating Officer positions at Coal and Allied in the Hunter Valley and for Peabody Energy Australia.

Rob has also been the Technical Manager, Operations Manager, and General Manager positions at La Escondida Mine in Chile, Bingham Canyon Mine in Utah, and Jacobs Creek Mine in Wyoming, respectively.