The Appeals Court has handed down a decision that overturns a judgment in favour of Gujarat NRE.
He has also been involved in acquisition of medium to large size coal assets in Indonesia.
Wollongong Coal's Russell Vale colliery remains on care and maintenance.
Wollongong Coal is now preparing for mining to restart at Russell Vale after regulatory approvals.
Executives made a commitment to the regulator that the mine continue to rectify safety issues.
Inspectors identified significant safety issues on underground conveyor equipment.
Inspectors remain on site and investigations are ongoing.
Section 195 notice been lifted.
Wollongong Coal expects the miner to be recommissioned in the panel by end of February.
Jakeman is an accomplished senior coal executive with more than 45 years' experience.
The deal includes a shift from casual employment to permanent employment.
The strike follows a vote in December to take industrial action to improve employment conditions.