Kenneth S. Courtis

Kenneth S. Courtis has served as director since February 2021. He has also served as chairman of Starfort Investment Holdings since 2009. Mr. Courtis has over three decades of experience in corporate finance, investments, and virtually all aspects of the commodity sector. He previously served as vice chairman and managing director of Goldman Sachs and as chief economist and investment strategist at Deutsche Bank Asia. Over the course of his career he has served on the board or advisory council for a number of leading international firms. Mr. Courtis earned an undergraduate degree from Glendon College in Toronto and a master’s degree in international relations from Sussex University in the United Kingdom. He earned a master’s degree in business administration from the European Institute of Business Administration, as well as a doctorate degree with highest distinction from the Sciences Po, Paris.


Alpha Metallurgical Resources affiliates operate both underground and surface mining complexes across Central Appalachia.