APPEA has about 30 staff working in areas such as policy, events, advocacy, administration and communications, including an Executive team

APPEA’s head office is located in Canberra and the association has offices in Perth, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide.

Canberra (Head Office)

Chief Executive
Andrew McConville
Deputy Chief Executive
Damian Dwyer
Director Government Relations
Ashley Wells
Deputy Director Policy
Karan Sharma
Media Manager
Brad Watts
Finance Manager
Tracey Pinto
Finance Officer
Anne Lowe
Office Manager and Chief Executive Support
Alanna Simmons

Brisbane

Director Queensland
Georgy Mayo
Director Events and Member Relations
Julie Hood
Director Northern Territory and Exploration
Keld Knudsen
Policy Director Queensland
Matthew Paull
Events Manager
Jason Avery
Events Manager
Karen Spillane
CRM Administrator
Karen Patterson
Executive Assistant and Administration Coordinator (Queensland)
Kathy Crawford

Perth

Director Western Australia
Claire Wilkinson
Director Environment, Health and Safety
Jason Medd
Senior Policy Adviser EHS
Luke Earnshaw
Events Manager
Daniela Dwyer

Melbourne

Director Commercial
Simon Staples
Director Public Affairs
Sarah Browne
Advocacy and Research Manager
Matthew Steyn
Media and Digital Manager
Ann-Maree Andritsakis
Executive Assistant
and Project Support
Emily Ryan
Industry and Stakeholder Manager
Kwabena Ansah