Our People

Mark Parcell
Director/Senior Consultant – Ph: 0427 331 133

Mark has worked in the Queensland mining industry for the past 30 years as a miner, supervisor, manager and consultant. Mark specialises in legislative compliance and has developed several initiatives and programs to assist organisations and individuals fulfil their obligations and improve mine safety and mine ventilation management. Mark is a consultant to numerous multinational or small mining organisations. Mark is a regular speaker at mining industry seminars and has developed courses to assist persons enhance their knowledge and application of mining legislation. Mark is a licenced auditor to the NSW Department of Industry & Investment.

Master Mineral Resources, 2016
RIIRIS601D Establish and maintain the risk management system, 2015
RIIWHS601D Establish and maintain the work health and safety management system, 2015
RIIMCU605A Establish and maintain the inrush management plan, 2014
TAA40104 – Cert IV in Training and Assessment, 2011
SSE Notice – Qld Board of Examiners, 2009
MINE7041 – Mine Occupational Health and Safety Management, 2009
New South Wales Ventilation Engineer’s Licence, 2007.
Lead Auditor, 2006.
Graduate Diploma of Engineering (Mine Ventilation), 2003
MMME7033 Minerals Industry Risk Management, 2002
1st Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency (Underground Coal Mines), 2001
Master of Business Administration (OHS), 2000
Graduate Certificate of Management (OHS), 1998
2nd Class Mine Managers Certificate of Competency, 1998
Deputy Certificate of Competency, 1997
Associate Diploma of Engineering Underground Mining – 1995
Associate Diploma of Engineering Surface Mining – 1995
Mines Rescue Certificate of Competency – 1992

Sean Cross
Senior Consultant – Ph: 0427 331 100

Sean Cross has accrued extensive experience and knowledge of development and implementation of safety health and management systems including emergency preparedness and response throughout his 35 years within the coal mining industry – underground and open-cut. With his background in auditing of systems and sub processes within systems, Sean is particularly interested in the application of legislation in the workplace and in the development and mentoring of supervisors and coal mine workers, including the training and competencies of mining personnel.


RIIERR602D Establish and maintain underground coal mine emergency preparedness and response systems, 06 Jan 2016
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, 26 June 2015

TL – Leading Management Systems Audit Teams, April 2015
RIICOM301D Communicate Information, RIIRIS301D Apply risk management processes, RIIWHS301D Conduct safety and health investigations, RIIRIS402D Carry out the risk management process, December 2014
Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety
Licentiate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Systems
SSE Notice – Old Board of Examiners
MNC G3A – Develop the risk management system – surface and underground mines – coal and metalliferous
RII OHS 601A – Establish and Maintain the Mine OHS System
Rehabilitation Coordinators Certificate (WorkCover)
Occupational Health and Safety Auditor (NSAC)
Occupational Health and Safety Inspector ( NOSA )
Advanced Accident Investigation Certificate
Workplace Trainer and Assessor to Certificate four level
Auditor for mine emergency response capability
First Aid Instructor all levels including anesthetic gases
Mines Fire / Rescue instructor
RIIMPO403D Monitor interaction of heavy and light vehicles and mining equipment 01Jul18
RIIRAI604D Establish and maintain mine services and infrastructure systems 14Mar19
TAEA22502 Design and develop assessment tools 28Aug18
TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills 26Jun15
Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety 04May08

RIIRIS601D Establish and maintain the risk management system, 08 April 2018
RIIWHS601D Establish and maintain the work health and safety management system, 09 April 2018
RIIMCU605D Establish and maintain the inrush management plan, 26 Feb 2018
Lead Auditor in Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems Auditor Program – Global, April 2015
Lead an OHS/WHS System Audit – AU Auditing Management Systems, OH – Auditing OHS Management Systems

Anita Besson
Office Administrator – Ph:1300 00 MSIA

Anita is systems focused and skilled in event management, creative design and creating innovative solutions. With a Bachelor of Business Management and over 19 years administrative and marketing experience across a range of industries, Anita is an integral part of the MSIA Team.

Sue Sinclair
Administrator -Training & Finance – Ph: 1300 00 MSIA

With over 25 years’ experience in administrative and PA roles, a positive, helpful, pro-active disposition, Sue’s contribution to MSIA includes excellent organisational and communication skills, complete attention to detail in financial management and comprehensive computer skills.