President - Australian Operations

Jamie Frankcombe

Jamie Frankcombe is President – Australian Operations for Peabody.  He has executive responsibility for the company’s Australian operating platform, which includes leadership of health, safety and environment; people, operational performance and product delivery.


Mr. Frankcombe joined Peabody in November 2021 and has over 30 years of experience in developing and managing large-scale open cut and underground coal, iron ore, copper and gold mines in Australia, Indonesia, Asia and the Americas.


Mr. Frankcombe most recently served as Deputy Managing Director for Phu Bia Mining in Laos managing the Phu Kham (copper & gold) and Ban Houayxai (gold & silver) operating assets.  Other positions held include Chief Operating Officer for Whitehaven Coal, Director Operations for Fortescue Metals Group, Chief Operating Officer for PT Adaro Indonesia and Executive General Manager for Xstrata Coal Americas. He is a former director of Coal Services Pty Ltd.


He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining) from University of Wollongong and a Master of Business Administration (Technology) from Deakin University.