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Colin Marshall

President and CEO
Cloud Peak Energy

Colin Marshall is President and CEO of Cloud Peak Energy, which is one of the largest coal producers in the U.S., shipping 86 million tons of thermal coal in 2013. It operates the Antelope, Cordero Rojo and Spring Creek mines in the Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana and employs approximately 1,700 people. Mr. Marshall began his career with the Rio Tinto group in 1987 as a Graduate Trainee. He then worked for Rio Tinto in London as an analyst in the Business Evaluation Department before moving to Brisbane, Australia, as Finance Director of Rio Tinto's Pacific Coal division in 1996. In 2000, he was appointed General Manager of the Cordero Rojo mine. He served in that role until March 2004, when he moved to become General Manager of Rio Tinto's West Pilbara iron ore operations. He was located in Tom Price, West Australia, where he managed four large iron ore mines. In 2006, he was appointed CEO of Rio Tinto Energy America, which was spun out of Rio Tinto through an IPO in November 2009 that established Cloud Peak Energy as an independent, publicly-traded company. Cloud Peak Energy is the only NYSE-listed company headquartered in Wyoming. Mr. Marshall holds both a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Brunel University and a Masters in Business Administration from London Business School.

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