Vice-Chairman, World Coal Association
Mr Buffier has over 35 years’ experience in the coal mining industry in Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering (Hons) from Sydney University and a Master of Business Administration from Newcastle University.
Mr Buffier is a former Chairman and a current Director and Deputy Chairman of the NSW Minerals Council, as well as a Ministerial appointee to the NSW Coal Innovation Council. He is a Director of ACALET (ACA Low Emission Technologies Ltd), Australian National Low Emissions Coal (ANLEC) R&D Limited and CO2CRC.
On an international level he is current Chairman of the World Coal Association (tenure ends May 2018), an Associate of the IEA Coal Industry Advisory Board and a peer reviewer of the IEA World Energy Outlook.