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Our People

There's no doubt about it our strength lies in our people.

With a comprehensive team of experts in full and part-time roles, we give clients access to a diverse workforce showcasing the best brains in the business. Our experts include engineers, scientists, and technicians. Delivering expert technical consulting, many of our people hold doctorates or higher qualifications. All are skilled in developing practical and innovative solutions to client-specific and industry-wide challenges.

We place considerable emphasis on career development, and encourage our team members to actively participate in industry forums and pursue growth opportunities across technical, business, and leadership spheres. This means they're always learning, growing, and adding more value to your organisation.

Meet Our Experts

Nick Miller
Industrial Chemist / Business Unit Leader

Alex Blatchford
Chemical Engineer / Business Unit Leader

James Taylor
Mechanical Engineer Principal

Richard Odgers
Principal Materials / Mechnical Consultant


Dr Russell Coade
Prin. Materials/ Mechanical Consultant

Harry Better
Prin. Materials/ Mechanical Consultant

David Shoesmith
Principal Consultant
Chemical Engineer

John Edgley
Principal Materials Engineer



Michelle Muhlnickel   Analytical Chemist

Dr Sam Clayton
Senior Process

Marius Harmse
Senior Analytical Chemist

Dr Fedir Woskoboenko
Senior Principal     Consultant



Jasmina Karevski
Analytical Chemist

Orlando Rodriguez
Project Engineer

Andrew James
Process Engineer

Dr Ninh Nguyen
Principal Consultant


Howard Ellis
Senior Technical Officer

Ross Ulmer
Senior Technical Officer

Dao Nguyen
Mechanical Enginner

Dr Dan O'Neill
Metalluragical Engineer



Matthew Baxter
Senior Mechancial Engineer

Glen Innes
Senior Chemical Engineer

Blake Stewart
Chemical Engineer

Chris Patterson
Project Manager

Richard Coldham
Principal Materials Engineer

Tom Cooper

Tom Cooper
Performance Engineer

Lesa Griffiths

Lisa Griffiths
Analytical Chemist

Steven Lai

Steven LaI
Materials Engineer

Sky Loo
Materials Engineer

Trevor Layzell
Senior Materials Engineer

Greg Richards
Senior Chemist



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HRL delivers energy and cost savings for Stone and Wood via the OEH

Mar 20 2017
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New roles at HRL

Feb 28 2017
HRL grows with new positions Contract Position - Melbourne, Analytical Chemist - See Job Ad We are seeking expressions of interest for e...

Gold and Silver Concentrations

Feb 27 2017
Marius Harmse is our expert Senior Chemist and contributed to an article in Chemistry a European Journey and pulished on Wilely's Online Lib...