Mr Arnold was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive of ERA in August 2017.

Mr Arnold has more than 30 years experience in the resources sector working in operations, commercial, and  major project development roles with Rio Tinto and BHP, in coal, bauxite, alumina and energy.

Since his appointment, Mr Arnold has overseen the planning and execution of the Ranger Mine Closure Plan,  the successful completion of the $476 million Entitlement Offer in early 2020 and led the Company wide business transformation programme delivering substantial value and productivity improvements.

Mr Arnold was a Director of the Queensland Resources Council for over 5 years and as past Chair of the
Indigenous Affairs Committee established the annual Queensland Resources Council Indigenous Awards in 2014.