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Anthony Douglas

Senior Process Engineer

Professional Background

Over ten years' experience in project engineering and project management, and over eight years' process engineering experience.  Recent experience includes the development of large-scale Waste to Energy (WtE) or Energy from Waste projects, including an Australian first renewable energy project utilising moving grate combustion technology (the Kwinana Waste to Energy Project), with a focus on environmental, regulatory and commercial viability, phased project delivery and strategic stakeholder management.  Extensive experience in process engineering and business consulting in the resources, process and renewable energy industries.

Areas of Expertise

  • Waste to Energy project development including: site selection, environmental and planning approvals, EOI/tender preparation for waste supply agreements with local and regional councils, Australian Industry Participation plan development;
  • Feasibility studies with techno-economic assessment;
  • Process modelling;
  • Project management of small teams.

Relevant Project Experience

  • Kwinana Waste to Energy Project, Kwinana, WA
    Role: Developer's Project Engineer
    Key achievements:
    • Prepared and obtained environmental and planning approvals;
    • Prepared winning tender for the Waste Supply Agreement;
    • Led detailed waste flow analysis for due diligence purposes;
    • Prepared RFP/Q documentation for major contracting roles (EPC. O&M, Owners Engineer, due diligence and advisories);
    • Led site investigation works (engage consultants/contractors for baseline contamination, geotechnical and hydrological assessment);
    • Preparation of Owners Requirements documentation;
    • Oversight of Basic Engineering Design for whole of plant;
    • Prepared Australian Industry Participation plan;
    • Led initial grid connection application process and managed connection studies undertaken by specialist consultants.
  • Plasma Gasification WtE feasibility study, Geelong Vic.
    Role: Developer's Project Engineer
    • EPA grant application;
    • Waste flow analysis, water supplier engagement;
    • Engaged technology provider, undertood feasibility study.
  • Advancec Process Control and Plant Information Systems implementation, Australia & South East Asia
    Role: Project Manager, responsible for scope, budget and schedule control, project reporting, stakeholder management.
  • Methanol Synthesis and Gas Processing & Conditioning for clients such as Methanex and Santos
    Role: Senior Process Engineer
    • Process engineering design and process modelling.


  • BEng, (Chemical)
  • BCom (Management)
  • BEngSci (Advanced Process Design)
  • BSB51407 Diploma of Project Management
  • CPCCWHS1001 Construction Induction White Card


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