Chief Executive and Managing Director
Mr Welsh is from the Muruwari tribe in north-western New South Wales, and grew up in the Aboriginal community of Redfern, Sydney. Prior to joining ERA, Mr Welsh was the Chief Advisor Closure Strategy Non-Managed Assets with Rio Tinto. Mr Welsh’s previous roles include Chief Advisor Indigenous Affairs with Rio Tinto and acting General Manager of the Weipa bauxite operation in Northern Queensland which made Mr Welsh the first Indigenous general manager operations in Rio Tinto's history.
Energy Resources of Australia acknowledge the Mirarr people who are the Traditional Owners of country where the Ranger Rehabilitation Project operates, and the Larrakia people who are the Traditional owners of country where our Darwin head office is located.
We pay our respects to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.