Independent Non-Executive Chairperson - Leeanne Bond

Leeanne is a professional company director with board roles in the energy, water and engineering services sectors. She has qualifications in engineering and management, and 30 years’ experience across a broad range of sectors including energy, minerals, infrastructure and water resources. From 1996 to 2006 Leeanne held a number of management roles with Worley Parsons in Queensland, including General Manager (Qld, NT & PNG). Leeanne is a non-executive director of Liquefied Natural Gas Limited, Snowy Hydro Limited and non-executive director and deputy chair of Territory Generation (Power Generation Corporation owned by the Northern Territory Government). She is a non-executive director of JKTech and board member of Engineers Australia and Queensland Building and Construction Commission.

Non-Executive Director - Kiat Poh

Kiat holds Certified Diploma in Accounting and Finance from ACCA, UK, Diploma in Management Studies from the Singapore Institute of Management, and a Diploma in Civil Engineering from Singapore Polytechnic. He has over 30 years’ experience at senior management levels in the construction, real estate development, manufacturing industries and financial markets. Kiat has held senior positions in corporate finance and mezzanine capital investment companies specialising in investments as well as mergers and acquisitions. 1998 to 2005, he was managing director of a Singapore Exchange listed company. Since 2005, Mr. Poh has been managing a Singapore based investment advisory company. Since May 2008, he has been a non-executive director of ASX Listed Centrex Metals Limited.

Non-Executive Director - Kim Chuan Freddie Heng

Kim is a Chartered Accountant, BSc (Economics) from the London School of Economics. He worked with an international accounting firm in London and Singapore.  From 1992 to 2000, he was an Executive Director (Finance) in a Singapore Exchange listed company. During that period, he oversaw the structuring of four oil pipeline and storage depot projects in Indonesia. He also oversaw the successful issue of floating rate notes to financial institutions in East Asia to fund the first of those projects. Since 2000, Kim has pursued his own interests in investments, primarily in listed companies. Kim is currently a director of Noel Gifts International Limited, a company listed on the Singapore Exchange and TMC Life Sciences Berhad, a company listed on the Kuala Lumpur Stock Exchange.

Managing Director - Michael Carroll

Michael is a founding principal of Synertec. Since its inception Michael has worked extensively in the design and delivery of high risk, complex and highly regulated processing and manufacturing facilities for many different industries. Michael’s current project involvement is to ensure early concepts and planning studies are robust and project risks are identified and managed accordingly. Michael has been responsible for the development of the process, mechanical, automation and facility design and delivery capabilities within Synertec. 

Company Secretary - Andrew Metcalfe

Andrew Metcalfe (CPA, MAICD, FGIA) is a qualified accountant, experienced company secretary and governance advisor. Andrew operates Accosec & Associates, a specialist ASX listco professional company secretarial, governance and financial services consultancy practice providing companies with company secretarial, governance advisory and management and CFO services, advising on corporate governance matters for a number of ASX listed, public and private companies and not for profit organisations. Andrew manages the governance and regulatory function of Synertec Corporation Limited in Australia. He was appointed Company Secretary in August 2017, and was formerly Company Secretary and CFO for SML Corporation Ltd until 2013.

Chief Financial Officer - David Harris

David is an Australian Chartered Accountant and fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, with strong local and international experience in accounting and advisory professional services across a broad range of industries, as well as leadership positions within ASX-listed companies. David is also an experienced Board member and Audit Risk Committee Chair. Recent roles have focused on executive level leadership and management of ASX-listed companies, corporate development and restructure, governance, financial control, business systems and leading various strategic enterprise-wide projects.

National Operations Manager - Joern Buelter

Joern is a successful business manager with experience in multiple international projects and obtains a high level of technical engineering knowledge. Highly motivated, Joern provides a senior level of Operations Management and Business Development and has a proven ability to succeed in high-pressure environments. Marketing and Development Strategy are developed by Joern in conjunction with the Managing Director and Senior Management Team.

Project Management Office (PMO) Manager - Kylie Brailsford

Kylie offers extensive experience in the life sciences, water and oil and gas industries, - managing and validating a variety of projects, specialising in automation projects and including all phases from project initialisation through to construction and handover. Kylie’s systematic approach allows her to manage projects from both the broad and detailed lenses providing project management and validation approaches that are both practical and compliant.

Business Development Manager - Lindy Matthews

Leading Synertec's business development activities, Lindy is highly motivated and ambitious Electrical Engineer driven by challenge and continual learning. She demonstrates excellent people skills as both, a team player and team leader, bringing people, technical and engineering leadership to a team. Lindy is a conscientious, reliable and hardworking individual with extensive experience in product and business development. 

Business Development Manager - David Coghill

With a weatlh of experience in the Oil & Gas industry and extensive site based involvement in Australia, North America, Europe, Africa and Asia, David is driving Synertec's business development activities within the Oil & Gas Sector. Working within the leadership team, David is a vital member of in developing Synertec's presence and reach.

Quality Manager - Michelle Muscara

In addition to managing Synertec's ISO Acredited Quality System. Michelle offers a wealth of experience in Process Engineering and Project Management within the Pharmaceutical, Chemical, Water Treatment and Dairy industries. Michelle has extensive experience managing capital projects involving complex installations, critical timelines and stringent quality requirements.

Engineering Manager - Ted Perkins

As Synertec’s engineering manager, Ted is responsible for ensuring proposed designs meet the fabrication and/or construction requirements. During execution phases, Ted is responsible for fabrication and/or construction delivery, whether they be turn-key or hourly rate, as well as the OH&S and other legislative requirements of works. Ted is a key stakeholder in many major industrial projects, from the design office, through to the fabricators workshop, to site and into production.


Instrumentation & Electrical Manager - Brad Beard

Brad has a broad background of experience as a Project Manager and Engineer (Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Engineering). He leads a team of Automation, Electrical and Instrumentation Engineers that are working on control systems, electrical and analyser packages within the hydrocarbons, infrastructure and food and beverage sectors. Brad also has a vast knowledge of electrical equipment in hazardous areas. Brad has a proven track record in design, engineering, management, commissioning, risk assessment, verification and validation of systems. 

Automation Manager - Jason Denholm

Jason is Synertec’s Automation Manager with more than 14 years’ experience in control and automation systems. Jason has led the delivery of large and complex automation projects across a wide range of industries including Water, Gas, and Mining. His expertise is total plant integration, process control, optimization and large scale delivery of PLC/SCADA/DCS systems.

Jason’s vast technical knowledge coupled with his project management skills have allowed him to consistently deliver robust and cost effective solutions.

Design Office Manager - Julian Tottman

Julian has extensive experience with hazardous, clean and containment construction design and construction supervision. Julian offers extensive experience gained from architectural design roles of building process of commercial and industrial facilities including medical clinics. Julian’s combined skills in both design knowledge and onsite supervision means he has a practical understanding of the construction process.