Who We Are

Vitrinite Pty Ltd, is a privately owned company holding an extensive strategic coking coal tenement portfolio within Queensland’s world-class Bowen Basin. Our assets are situated in close proximity to operating mines, infrastructure and proven economic resources. We are undertaking extensive exploration efforts within our holdings, identifying new deposits of premium coals in the basin.

Vitrinite is a young, progressive company. We insist on excellence in every aspect of our work and take immense pride in the coal industry and the Australian resources sector. We are stewards of the lands and mineral deposits we are developing, aiming to achieve out sized returns for our shareholders and stakeholders. We embody and encourage an open and collaborative attitude, inward and outward, in our company values. Vitrinite’s vision is to create value and wealth through the provision of energy to power world economic growth, exceeding and setting world’s best practices in every endeavour.


Nicholas Williams
Executive Director
As the founding Director of Vitrinite Pty Ltd and CMR Coal, Mr Williams has over 10 years’ experience within the mining and resources sector, predominantly focused on coal.
Mr Williams has a broad range of commercial experience within the coal industry. Having been involved in project sourcing, acquisition, sale of tenements, due diligence and the negotiation of joint venture agreements. He has successfully raised capital for exploration projects in Queensland and has a proven ability to consistently add value to assets.
Whilst working within the industry, Mr Williams has gained extensive operational experience in all facets of the exploration process, from Greenfield projects through to Bankable Feasibility Study.
Matthew Burgess
Non-Executive Director
With a career in Finance spanning 20 years including senior funding & treasury roles for large corporations & most recently having completed the sale of the largest online asset finance broking business to an ASX200 company; Mr Burgess brings his professional acumen and experience to Vitrinite in a non-executive role.
Ryan Welker
Chairman and Joint-CEO
Ryan is a co-founder of Vitrinite. He has worked for large and small mining companies, service providers and financial services companies, all focused on the mining sector globally. His experience spans all phases of the mine life-cycle from exploration to mine closure and even restarts.