Hugh Morgan is Principal of First Charnock Pty Ltd and a Director of Comet Minerals Limited.
He was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Western Mining Corporation from 1990 until 2003 and prior to that served as an Executive Officer from 1976 until 1986 and then Managing Director from 1986.
Prior to that he was Director of Marketing and Finance for North Broken Hill Limited from 1971 until 1976; Chairman of Central Norseman Gold Corporation Limited from 1986 until 1994; Chairman of Hill 50 and KLVS and Director of Alcoa of Australia Limited from 1977 until 1998 and of Alcoa Inc from 1998 until 2001. He was on the Council of the Minerals Council of Australia (formerly the Australian Mining Industry Council) from 1976 until 2003 and was its President from 1981 until 1983; served on the World Gold Council from 1986 until 1991 and was its Chairman from 1998 until 1991. He was a Board member of the ICMM from 1991 until 2003 (previously known as the ICME) and its Chairman for two years and was a member of the Anglo American plc Advisory Board from 2006 until 2014.
He served as a Board member of the Reserve Bank of Australia for fourteen years. He is a graduate of Law and Commerce from the University of Melbourne.