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Leadership Team


Ken Jefferd
Managing Director/CEO

Ken is a leader with extensive global experience in the energy sector who builds and grows innovative customer-focused businesses.Ken has 20 years energy sector experience spans markets in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia/NZ across Fuels, Lubricants, Renewables, Biotech, Global Shared Services, Refining and Corporate HQ.


Steven Kulibaba
General Manager

Steven is the General Manager of HRL Technology Group Pty Ltd (HRLTG). He leads a group of 75 professional engineers, scientists, chemists and technical staff that provide innovative and cost effective improvements to the efficiency, performance, productivity and reliability of any industrial steam raising plant in food and electricity generation industry.


John Clifford
Investing Chairman and Director

John is a veteran private equity & venture capital investor with extensive experience as a hands-on Chairman and Director. He has a proven investment and business development track record across a wide range of industries and situations. This includes IPOs, public markets, acquisitions, debt and equity fundraising, start ups, corporate and debt restructuring and management team development and change.


Gavin Smith

Commercial CFO with enormous depth and breadth of experience gained by working in a number of global & national industrial, wholesale and services industries. Proven track record in business process efficiencies, commercial improvements and globalization aspects of business. CFO who drives the crucial links between operational performance and corporate viability.

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Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) and Life Assessment of Turbine Rotor

Feb 02 2017
Defect Tolerance Assessment (DTA) I ( Ninh Nguygen) have had and two articles presented at the WTIA and IEAust conferences and publishe...

Effects of Mercury on an Aluminium Heat Exchanger in a Natural Gas Plant

Jan 24 2017
Heat Exchange - Major Failure At 2:43 am on the 1st of January 2004 an explosion and fire was caused by the failure of a cold box manifold.&...

Improving Efficiency in Thermal Power Plants

Jan 18 2017
Plant Performance HRL Technology Group's plant performance team has extensive experience in thermal power plant performance testing an...