Michael Kostarelas - JSW Drilling

Michael Kostarelas


Michael has 34 years of experience in the mining and civil sectors, developing benchmark plant and maintenance processes and streamlining operations for business improvement.

He has held senior roles in the management of plant, operations, maintenance and business improvement across Australia.

Michael joined JSW in 2014 firstly as the Technical Services Manager before moving to the role as Plant Manager which includes Supply. Previous to this, he worked as part of the Brandrill team alongside JSW’s founders for 20 years.

Michael has managed the development of numerous beneficial quality business processes to deliver a highly reliable and quality service in operations, maintenance and procurement.

He has a risk-based approach to all activities, and places a strong emphasis on developing teams and by adding real value through innovation and developing systems and methods to increase efficiency.

What are you passionate about?

Being respectful, good planning, robust systems and focussed team, always challenging the status quo through continuous improvement and developing individuals to achieve results.

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