J. Brett Harvey


J. Brett Harvey

Executive Chairman
CONSOL Energy Inc.

J. Brett Harvey is our Executive Chairman, a position he was appointed to on May 7, 2014. He served as CONSOL's Chief Executive Officer from January 1998 until May 2014, and as our President from January 1998 through February 2011. He has also been a director of CONSOL since January 1998 and on June 29, 2010 was appointed Chairman of the Board. Mr. Harvey has also been a director of CNX Gas, our wholly-owned subsidiary, since June 30, 2005 and has served as chairman of the CNX Gas Board since January 2009. He was also elected to the position of chief executive officer of CNX Gas in January 2009.

Mr. Harvey is a member of the coal industry advisory board of the International Energy Agency, National Mining Association board member and is a member of the Leadership Council of the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity. He is a member of the board of directors of Barrick Gold Corporation, the world's largest gold producer ("Barrick"), where he serves on the compensation committee. He was elected lead director of Barrick in December 2013.

Mr. Harvey is also a member of the board of directors of Allegheny Technologies Incorporated, a specialty metals producer, and serves on its nominating and corporate governance committee and personnel and compensation committee. He is a member of the board of the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America and a director and past chairman of the Laurel Highlands Council of the Boy Scouts.