Massey is currently chairman of Cardno, Sunstate Cement and UQ Holdings and has senior leadership and strategic development experience spanning diverse industries with companies including Brisbane Airport, Grainco, QDL Pharmaceuticals, Dairy Australia and Thomas Cook.
“I am pleased to be joining the board of Ambre Energy at this important point in the company’s development,” he said.
In 2006 Massey was made a life fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors for eminence in the field of directorship and was subsequently awarded the 2010 Gold Medal, which recognises the top company director in Queensland for achievements in corporate life and the community.
He is a member of the Board of Governors of the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia.
Ambre Energy is building a vertically-integrated thermal coal mining and export business in the United States and domestic coal-related businesses in Australia.
The company completed the acquisition of a US west coast port terminal in January.
The bulk commodity facility in Washington, formerly an aluminium smelter site, is located on the Columbia River near Longview. It will be operated by Ambre subsidiary Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview.