Faith Dempsey
Managing Director

Faith started TransCoal in 1999 to offer a better logistics alternative for a group of Queensland coal mines, she has nurtured and developed the business into a significant player in the Australian coal market.

Her experience is unparalleled, having played a pivotal role in the establishment and growth of several domestic and international coal operations, as well as winning multiple industry awards.


Paddy Byrne

Paddy has been instrumental in senior industry roles, from greenfield developments to performance turnarounds to mergers & acquisitions. At TransCoal, he’s continually driving value-added service improvements to the benefit of our clients.

Joanne Bartholomew, Despatch/Demurrage Officer

Joanne Bartholomew
Despatch/Demurrage Officer

Joanne is responsible for processing timely laytime calculations and managing demurrage and despatch settlements for TransCoal clients. Her 20 years’ experience in the Australian coal industry (including 11 years at Mitsui & Co) enables her to successfully liaise with coal producers, ship owners and coal buyers.


Renée Moore
Despatch/Demurrage Officer

Renée is responsible for managing TransCoal’s international despatch/demurrage clients, analysing and arguing points of contract on behalf of our clients. Previously in a senior role with Rio Tinto, she brings 16 years’ experience in sales and shipping management (both in South Africa and Australia) to her role with us.

Felicia Atmadja, Commercial Officer

Felicia Atmadja
Commercial Officer

Felicia has a strong commercial background with accounting/finance roles in various mining operations including Rio Tinto where she was involved in coal shipping, laytime and logistics.