Leadership Team

Brad Rogers

Chief Executive Officer

Brad Rogers was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2015.

He has been a key member of the Bis leadership team since 2008, including five years as Chief Financial Officer. He has also led the company’s corporate development and commercial functions.


Prior to joining Bis, Brad was General Manager Corporate Development at GRD Limited, where he was responsible for group strategy, business incubation, corporate finance and investor relations. Additionally, he led GRD’s Global Renewables operating business in Australia and Asia for three years. Earlier in his career Brad worked in management positions in the consulting practices of Mainsheet Corporate and Arthur Andersen.

Michael Porter

Chief Operating Officer

Michael Porter was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2014.

Michael was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2014. His experience in cultivating customer relationships and growing Australian and Indonesian operations through customer focused and industry leading delivery solutions continues to be crucial to Bis’ success.


With a career spanning more than 20 years at Bis, Michael is highly regarded for delivering step change, operational growth, strong financial performance and continuous improvement across our operations. 

Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Simpson was appointed Chief Financial Officer in 2015.

Since joining Bis in 2002, he has been instrumental in establishing the stand alone business capability of Bis following its exit from Brambles, and leading transactions such as the divestment of the Cleanaway business and the acquisitions of the Gulf Group and Powertrans.  


Prior to Bis, Steve worked for BHP Billiton for 14 years in a variety of senior financial management positions and across multiple commodities including steel, petroleum, iron ore and coal.

Todd Peate

Todd Peate

Chief Development Officer

Todd Peate was appointed Chief Development Officer in 2020.

Todd Peate was appointed Chief Development Officer in 2020. He has responsibility for Bis’ innovation pipeline, its engineering capabilities and its business development, corporate development and corporate affairs functions.

Todd is an experienced international mining technology and operations executive with a strong focus on new and innovative ways of working. Prior to Bis, Todd worked for Orica, where for 10 years he held strategic and operational roles including President Director of Indonesia, Vice President of Global Marketing and most recently, Vice President Australia Pacific.

Richard Barley

Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Richard Barley was appointed Chief People & Sustainability Officer in 2021.

Richard joined Bis in 2010 and performed several key People and Culture roles before being appointed as Chief People and Sustainability Officer in 2021. Prior to Bis, he worked for Southern Railway Limited in London.

A successful change driver, Richard is an accomplished leader who is passionate about creating value through functional support and partnership. Richard believes in growing leadership capability, employee wellbeing and employee experience. Richard holds a Masters of Science (Human Resource Management) from London South Bank University and a Bachelor of Science from University of Portsmouth.

He is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s School of Business Strategic Leaders program, Melbourne Business School’s Leading for Strategic Success programme and the Australian Institute of Company Directors’ Company Directors Course.