On The Board

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.

Paul McPhee
Managing Director/CEO

Paul brings extensive experience to the company having worked in senior global executive roles for Rio Tinto, BHP, PT Bukit Asam in Jakarta, American Electric Power, ACIRL and most recently at ALS as Group General Manager, Energy.

Ken Jefferd
Non Executive Director

Ken is currently Exec Director Research, Innovation and Commercialisation at the University of Melbourne, and CEO of the commercialisation company UoMC Pty Ltd.

Keith Talty
Secretary

A CPA for over 25 years, with more than 30 years experience in Finance, Administration and I.T. Systems Implementation roles within the corporate sector.

Leadership Team

Paul McPhee
Managing Director/CEO

Paul brings fantastic experience to the company having worked in senior global executive roles for Rio Tinto, BHP, PT Bukit Asam in Jakarta, American Electric Power, Acril and most recently at ALS as Group General Manager, Energy.

Trevor Layzell
Business Unit Leader, Materials Engineering Services

Fifteen years' experience in a wide range of mechanical testing for strength, fracture toughness, fatigue and creep properties. Testing of components for standards compliance and product development. Investigation of component and product failures.

Sky Loo
Organisational Development Leader

Sky has extensive experience in the strategic management, project management, outage/shutdown management, change management, strategy for improving integrity, reliability, and performance of various type of power plants and utilities in refineries, oil and gas across Australia, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, and Bangladesh. 

James Manning
Business Unit Leader, Process and Environmental Services

Wide experience as an electrical discipline lead and a multidiscipline project manager in the mining, oil and gas, water and renewable energy industries. A wealth of international experience accumulated on projects in South Africa, Botswana, Nigeria, Australia and PNG.

Nick Miller
Business Unit Leader, Laboratory and Testing Services

Nick has over twenty years of experience working as a chemist in the power generation and mineral processing industries. Inorganic and elemental analysis of various sample types, particularly fuels such as coal, oil and biosolids as well as pharmaceuticals, soils and waters.

Keith Talty
Financial Controller

A CPA for over 25 years, with more than 30 years experience in Finance, Administration and I.T. Systems Implementation roles within the corporate sector.

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