Leadership Team

Brad Rogers

Chief Executive Officer

Brad Rogers was appointed Chief Executive Officer in December 2015.

Brad has been a key member of Bis’ leadership team since 2008 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in May 2015. Prior to this appointment, Brad served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer for five years. He has also led the company’s corporate development and commercial functions.

Before 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. He also led GRD’s Global Renewables operating business in Australia and Asia for three years. Brad has also 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.

Mike first joined Bis in 1988 as a Scheduler and has held a number of positions across the organisation prior to being appointed to Chief Operating Officer in 2014.

He is known for delivering step change, operational growth, strong financial performance and continuous improvement across our operations. 

Mike’s experience in developing and building our customer relationships and subsequently growing our Australian operations through the delivery of customer focused solutions continues to be crucial to Bis’ success.

Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson

Chief Financial Officer

Steve Simpson was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2015.

After joining Bis in 2002 Steve became a member of the Executive Leadership Team in 2007 and was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in May 2015.

Steve has been instrumental in establishing the stand alone business capability of Bis following our exit from Brambles, leading transactions such as the divestment of the Cleanaway business and the acquisitions of the Gulf Group and Powertrans. Steve was also intimately involved in establishing our Indonesian operations.

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.

Karen Bradshaw

Chief People and Sustainability Officer

Karen Bradshaw was appointed Chief People & Sustainability Officer in June 2020.

Leading our People and Culture function, Karen guides Bis to create a diverse and inclusive culture that engages our employees using business efficiency, leadership excellence and operational performance to deliver innovative solutions to our customers.

Prior to joining our business in March 2016, Karen worked at BHP Billiton in a variety of leadership roles for 10 years, including Head of Human Resources at BHP Billiton Nickel West, as well as Senior Associate, Employee Relations at Herbert Smith Freehills.

Todd Peate

Todd Peate

Chief Development Officer

Todd Peate was appointed Chief Development Officer in June 2020.

Todd joined Bis in January 2020, with responsibility for the delivery of Bis’ innovation pipeline, business development and corporate development activities, as well as corporate affairs and marketing.

He 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.