Our Team

Let our team of specialists help you.

At BG&E Resources, our supportive culture enables our team members to thrive by realising their personal and professional potential by working in an environment committed to nurturing innovation, collaboration and long-term relationships.

Craig Bloxham – Managing Director

Craig has over 30 years’ experience in project and business management, Craig is the Managing Director of BG&E Resources. From 2011 to 2016, Craig was the Roy Hill Project Director Delivery of the $10B Greenfields iron ore project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Craig was also the Project Director Infrastructure for all the early works packages (aerodrome, access roads, bulk earthworks, etc.), utilities (power, water, and backbone communications) and NPI facilities. Craig spent 20 years’ working at AECOM, where he commenced as a graduate civil engineer, holding several roles throughout this period, finishing as the Regional Managing Director for Western Australia and Northern Territory. Craig’s diverse experience in the engineering, contracting and mining sectors has contributed to his unique blend of skills encompassing across all aspects of project delivery.

Tony Comerford – Technical Director

Tony has over 30 years’ experience of Technical Engineering, Project and Engineering Management with a diverse background covering metals processing and refining, chemical plant, port facilities and industrial projects. His extensive experience covers the conceptual design, design, documentation, project management, construction management and commissioning of complex multidiscipline projects, both Greenfields and within operating plants as well as design office management and supervision of technical staff. Tony has significant materials handling experience covering all types of materials handling, stockyard and port loading and unloading equipment and conveyance types, across a wide variety of raw materials, final products, concentrates, hard rock and large-scale iron ore projects.

Andrew Clark – Director Operations – East Coast

Andrew has over 35 years’ experience in the EPCM execution of projects in various locations around the world and in various sectors and commodities. Having worked across the full development phases of projects from early studies through to detailed design, procurement and construction, excellent understanding of the criteria for successful project delivery both at a total business operational and project specific levels. Andrew has a strong understanding of and ability to deliver on customer expectations. Andrew has successfully worked in project environments across a number of different cultures and consistently builds teams with a “can do” attitude who achieve and develop high levels of job satisfaction.

Joe Allen – Director Mining, Metals and Renewables 

Joe has 15 years of experience in design, construction and operation of process plants with diverse experience across mining, power generation and infrastructure projects.  Joe’s experience in leading teams through all scales and phases of projects is proven, having recently overseen projects across Lithium, Power Generation and Water.  His specialist skills include concept studies and layout development, capital cost estimates for complete project lifecycle and co-ordination of the interface between engineering and project execution.            

Gavin Wearne – Director Ports and Marine

Gavin has over 18 years’ experience in the Port and Maritime industry. His core technical speciality is ocean and coastal engineering, with expertise in numerical modelling, physical modelling, metocen criteria determination, full bridge ship handling simulation and mooring analysis. Gavin also has extensive experience in delivering feasibility studies for port export facilities including the West Pilbara Iron Ore Project Feasibility Study, Roy Hill Iron Ore Project, Bankable Feasibility Study and the Balla Balla Infrastructure Project, Definitive Feasibility Study. He has a broad knowledge of the key components of a mine to port supply chain for bulk commodity export. He has detailed experience in dynamic supply chain simulation and the preparation of capital and operating cost estimates in support of feasibility studies.

Russell De Jong – Director Civil Design

Russell has over 14 years’ experience in engineering roles including draftsperson, senior designer, project manager and design manager. Russell specialised in thinking outside the box to provide practical solutions to complex engineering problems. As Civil Design Manager responsibilities include management of design drafting teams project deliverables as well as providing technical assistance on multiple projects as Senior Civil Designer.