Ed Skinner

Vice President, Global Project Services

With over 37 years' experience in the engineering, mining, power generation and construction industries on mega projects across the globe, Ed delivers practical solutions, applying his extensive local and international knowledge and experience across all stages of project delivery.

The world needs energy and resources. By working together and thinking differently, we can lead the industry into a more sustainable era and make the world a better place. Great outcomes are achieved through collaboration, alignment, trust and a willingness to challenge the status quo.

Ed has over 37 years' experience in the engineering, mining and construction industries in studies, projects and operations roles within Australia and internationally, including EPC and EPCM contracts. Ed has held diverse senior managerial, program management, project delivery and operations roles. He is a capable team leader, frank and pragmatic.

Highlights of his experience include:

  • Business President / Project Director roles
  • Strategic Planning
  • Engineering 
  • Business Modelling
  • Commercial/Contracts & procurement 
  • Project Controls. 

Construction projects include: Alpha Coal, Goro Nickel, Telfer, PT Freeport, Kaltim Prima Coal, As Suq, Ad Duwayhi, Constancia, Las Bambas, Brown Coal/Gas Power stations, Infrastructure (industrial park, housing, roads, ports).

Project Development experience includes:

  • Studies/Projects - Direction/Delivery/Planning/Estimating/Bid assessment/Budgets & scheduling/Commercial/Social license & community engagement
  • Industrial park development 
  • Greenfields - Coal, Gold, Copper, Nickel, power
  • Brownfields upgrades - Cu concentrators, power stations.

Operations experience includes:

  • Business integration  
  • Procedures, systems, business process design/standardisation
  • Performance modelling & testing, Planning, Energy Conservation – power industry
  • Engineering support for sustaining capital/maintenance activities.

Industry experience includes:

  • Power generation
  • Mining & construction – coal, copper/gold, nickel, infrastructure.

Country experience:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Chile
  • Indonesia
  • Irian Jaya
  • New Caledonia
  • Peru
  • Saudi Arabia
  • USA.
Areas of expertise
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Construction Management
  • Detailed Design
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Program Management
Oil & Gas
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Construction Management
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Program Management
Minerals & Metals
Process Plants
  • Conceptual & Feasibility Studies
  • Copper & Mineral Processing Plants
Project Delivery
  • Commissioning
  • Contract Operations
  • EPC/EPCM Contracting
  • Construction Management
  • Lump Sum Turn Key