We’re all here because we know we can make a real difference to the way the mining industry operates.

The people who have come together to form Cloonmore share so much more than industry experience and knowledge. Our common values, innovative spirit and a desire to break away from the norm are the things that truly unite us and define how we do business, and how we work together and with our clients.

Executive Team

Luke Hampson, Managing Director & CEO - Cloonmore Group

6 Sigma Master Black Belt

Luke has been in the mining industry for more than 20 years. During this time holding senior positions within Asset Management, Business Improvement, Logistics, Marketing and Human Resources.

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An experienced 6 Sigma Master Black Belt Luke has worked throughout the Asia Pacific region and delivered on a broad spectrum of projects. Clients appreciate his ability to deliver clear strategy and achieve significant operational improvements and cost efficiencies.

As someone who always backs himself and believes in his capabilities, Luke has a gift for making things happen. He’s easy-to-talk to and is a natural leader who knows how to motivate people.

Luke’s previous appointments have been at WesTrac (Caterpillar Dealer), Rio Tinto (Iron Ore) and Improvement Partners (Business Improvement Consultants).

Shawn Greene, Director

B.Eng, GradDipMgt

As director of engineering at Cloonmore, Shawn’s areas of expertise include equipment maintenance, reliability and maintenance engineering, condition monitoring, continuous improvement, all aspects of asset management, project management, and management of maintenance and operational teams.

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After starting out in the industry as a motor mechanic almost 20 years ago, Shawn has built a successful career based on his technical and practical experience. He employs his technical abilities and lateral thinking to develop solutions to a wide range of problems, helping mining organisations to improve their operations.

Garth O’Leary, Director

6 Sigma Black Belt

As director of operations and an experienced 6 Sigma Black Belt, Garth’s primary focus is on business improvement.

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In his 24-plus years in the mining industry, he’s proven himself as a leader in every field he’s been involved in: heavy mobile equipment, reliability engineering, strategic project management and business improvement.

Garth’s approach is very much the product of his mechanical trade background – he relishes the technological side of his work and spends a significant amount of time on site with clients carrying out technical trials. His technical expertise is enhanced by his ability to clearly communicate complex concepts to clients, making it easier for them to understand problems and solutions and make informed decisions.

Jarrod Opie, Managing Director - Cloonmore International

B.Com (MIS), 6 Sigma Black Belt

Jarrod is Managing Director of Cloonmore International. During his 20-year career, he spent a considerable amount of time working in outside of Australia and, as a result, gained a deep understanding of international business culture and developed advanced management and organisational behaviour skills.

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With commercial knowledge that spans mining, construction, IT and manufacturing industries, Jarrod is highly proficient in a number of areas, and has extensive experience managing large-scale projects and sizeable teams of people. As well as delivering business improvement strategy, he takes a hands-on role in project implementation. As a 6 Sigma Black Belt, Jarrod specialises in business improvement (using DMAIC methodology), strategy and business planning.

Simon Amos, Director


Simon is a director of Cloonmore. Simon’s expertise includes strategic and business planning, building client relationships, and developing a team environment with a listening and solution-based culture.

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Before joining Cloonmore, Simon worked in the construction industry both locally and internationally for more than 25 years. During that time, he held a number of senior managerial positions with large construction and engineering companies such as AMEC, John Holland, Leighton Contractors and Broad Group Holdings. Simon is an experienced general manager and has sat on a number of industry boards, bringing diversified and contemporary business perspectives to his current role

He brings a positive and engaging attitude to Cloonmore, and is always keen to explore alternative and innovative business solutions.

Kathrin Gerstmayr, Chief Financial Officer

B.Com (Acc & MM), CPA

With seven years in the accounting profession and with experience as manager for a boutique taxation and business services firm, Kathrin has a sound understanding in financial accounting, taxation and business advisory. In her previous role, Kathrin specialised in consulting to large private business clients in the areas of tax planning, estate planning and compliance services.

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She applies her lateral thinking to look beyond the scope of what the numbers represent to examine how they impact different business functions, to solve problems and develop appropriate strategies.

Kathrin is a qualified Certified Practising Accountant and has recently commenced a graduate diploma course in applied finance.