Jason Economidis

Vice President Operations - South32 Illawarra Metallurgical Coal

South32

South32 is a global resources company, invested in high-quality operations across Australia, Africa and South America. Illawarra Metallurgical Coal forms part of the company’s Australian operations, and comprises two underground coal mines, two processing plants and a logistics chain. It produces premium high-quality metallurgical coal which is used for making steel.

Jason joined Illawarra Coal in January 2018 and has a wealth of experience in the mining and resources industry.

Jason is a next-generation mining leader who provides clear direction and drives a culture of performance and accountability at Illawarra Coal. He is passionate about people and their performance, and organisational sustainability.

He has held senior roles with Orica, Peabody, Vale and BHP.


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