Jim Orchard

Senior Vice President, Marketing and Government Affairs
Jim Orchard

Jim Orchard is the Senior Vice President, Marketing and Government Affairs for Cloud Peak Energy. Prior to his appointment with Cloud Peak Energy, Mr. Orchard worked for Rio Tinto for 22 years, the first 17 of which were with Rio Tinto’s Aluminum division in Australia and New Zealand and then with Rio Tinto Energy America coal operations based in Wyoming. Over this time he held a number of technical, operating, process improvement and marketing positions.  Prior to his current position, Mr. Orchard was Director, Customer Service with RTEA.

Mr. Orchard is from Sydney, Australia and graduated from the University of New South Wales with a BSc and a PhD in Industrial Chemistry.