Brian was a long serving South Coast Representative on the New South Wales Branch Committee. His service is listed below:
- 11 years on the Committee – from 2001-02 to 2011-12
- 7 years as Secretary – 2005-06 until 20011-12
- 2 Local Organising Committees, including Technical Tour Co-ordinator 2008 & 2016
- General Coal Preparation Course 2013 – 2016
Brian was originally employed at Port Kembla Steelworks, and then went on to work at Coal Cliff and West Cliff Coal Preparation Plants, before setting up his own consulting and reagent business.