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Phil Berry

President, North American Mining

In 2012, Phil Berry was named President of North American Mining, a business within the North American Coal Corporation that specializes in metal/non-metal mining.  Phil joined North American in 2008, when he was named Environmental Manager of The Sabine Mining Company, serving until 2012. Currently, Phil also has business development responsibility.

From 2002 to 2008, he was with Luminant’s Big Brown Mine in a variety of managerial positions; and from 1999 to 2002, with TransAlta Centralia Mining. Phil is a biologist and soil scientist with a long career in the management of reclamation, environmental permitting and regulatory compliance for the mining industry.   

Phil holds a variety of industry certifications, including a Wetland Delineation Certification, a Washington Wetland Functional Assessment Certification, an OSHA HAZ-MAT Certification and a variety of MSHA mining certifications. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Range Science from Abilene Christian University and a Master of Science degree in Range Science from New Mexico State University.