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Our Board
Geoff Gault v2
Dr Geoff Gault
Chairman
BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, GAICD

Over a 45-year working career, Geoff Gault has gained executive management and Board experience in Australia and in the USA, primarily in the mining industry (covering both metalliferous and coal) in the areas of operations, technology development and commercialisation, research, environmental remediation, instrumentation and process control.  Geoff’s most recent executive roles were Managing Director of JKTech Pty Ltd, and Director and Professor of the Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre.

Joe Pease
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Joe Pease
Director

Joe Pease has over 35 years of minerals industry experience, including operations management, technology development and commercialisation, research management and business analysis.

 

Eddie De Rivera
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Eddie De Rivera
Managing Director

Eddie has been the Managing Director of Mipac since 2008.  During his career, Eddie has been involved in the design, configuration, installation, maintenance and commissioning of control automation projects in the paper, mineral processing, chemical and water/sewerage treatment industries.  With more than 35 years of experience across the globe, Eddie has the experience and leadership to drive transformational change across any business.

Tony Mathison
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Tony Mathison
Digital Solutions Director

Tony Mathison has 35+ years experience as a consulting engineer and project manager delivering projects mainly in the minerals industry. He is a founding member and a Director of the Board. Tony has been the driving factor of leading Mipac into the digital product space.

Don Robinson
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Don Robinson
Project Director

Don Robinson is Mipac Project Director with responsibility for successful implementation of key Mipac projects.  Don is one of the original founders of Mipac Pty Ltd.  With a focus on the non-ferrous metals industry, Don has spent more than 25 years successfully designing, commissioning and managing the implementation of large integrated control systems into major greenfield and brownfield smelter projects in mostly developing countries.  The experience and skills obtained through dealing with the associated complex project structures enable him to bring a high-level perspective to plants with challenging process control requirements.

Brian Forrester
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Brian Forrester
Project Manager & Lead Engineer

Brian has more than 25 years’ experience with instrumentation and control systems engineering. Brian’s expertise includes project management, design, configuration and commissioning of control systems in mining, chemical, waste water, food & beverage and cement industries.

Automation and Control
Jon Burton
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Jon Burton
Engineering Manager

Jon Burton has a background in control system engineering and has over 15 years of experience in managing complex projects and came on board Mipac as Engineering Manager. He is RPEQ certified and leads the engineering office at Mipac.

Don Robinson
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Don Robinson
Project Director

Don Robinson is Mipac Project Director with responsibility for successful implementation of key Mipac projects.  Don is one of the original founders of Mipac Pty Ltd.  With a focus on the non-ferrous metals industry, Don has spent more than 25 years successfully designing, commissioning and managing the implementation of large integrated control systems into major greenfield and brownfield smelter projects in mostly developing countries.  The experience and skills obtained through dealing with the associated complex project structures enable him to bring a high-level perspective to plants with challenging process control requirements.

Brian Forrester
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Brian Forrester
Project Manager & Lead Engineer

Brian has more than 25 years’ experience with instrumentation and control systems engineering. Brian’s expertise includes project management, design, configuration and commissioning of control systems in mining, chemical, waste water, food & beverage and cement industries.

Ryan Twible
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Ryan Twible
Senior Systems Engineer

Ryan has been involved with instrumentation and control systems for over 20 years. In addition to working as senior systems engineer for Mipac since 2008, he has also worked at Yokogawa Australia as the engineering group lead and at Mount Isa Mines as a control systems engineer. A large component of his experience has been garnered from working in an operating process plant and he brings a wealth of knowledge to his role at Mipac.

Tim Hausler
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Tim Hausler
Principal Control Systems Engineer

Tim is the 2012 winner of the AusIMM New Professional Award which recognises his contribution to the minerals industry. During his 16-year engineering career, Tim has helped deliver significant projects around the world, including a number of ISASMELTs™. Tim has also been the lead engineer in developing Mipac’s products targeting electro-winning and electro-refining operations. In particular, the state-of-the art, wireless cell voltage monitoring system, CellView®.

Virgilio Bay
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Virgilio Bay
Project Manager

Virgilio has over 13 years’ experience with process improvement and plant optimization, and has been working with Mipac since 2018. Virgilio has a strong knowledge in all tiers of process optimisation, an expert knowledge in advanced process control and has been involved in leading projects from design stage through to commissioning. Virgilio’s advanced skills in DCS/PLC/SCADA control systems, continuous improvement and related site experience makes him a key proponent in process control optimisation projects. Virgilio has a Bachelor in Engineering (Chemical) as well as a Master of Business Administration.

Jarryd Wilkes
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Jarryd Wilkes
Project Manager / Senior Control Engineer

Jarryd has more than 12 years’ experience in managing the end to end design, installation, commissioning and ongoing support of control automation systems in the global mining sector with ever growing experience in water, sugar, oil and gas industries. Jarryd has gained valuable technical and management experience in various mineral processing plants, sugar mills, LNG plants and the food and beverage industry both nationally and internationally.

Ashish Mahajan
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Ashish Mahajan
Project Manager/Senior Systems Engineer

Ashish has over 20 years of experience in the design, configuration and management of control automation systems. He has been involved with a wide variety of projects nationally and internationally for industries ranging from metals and mineral processing, steel processing, rolling mills, paper to warehouse automation.

Andrew Davis
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Andrew Davis
Project Manager/Senior Systems Engineer

Andrew has over 20 years’ experience in designing, configuring and commissioning industrial control systems and also has experience managing large control system projects. He is highly experienced in DCS/PLC/SCADA control systems and is an expert in control system network design, implementation, development and support. For Mipac, he has managed and implemented DCS systems worldwide. His practical, on-site process plant know-how has given him a solid understanding of the practical requirements that need to be incorporated into each and every control system design.

Jo Ann Stinson
Jo Ann Stinson
Project Manager

Jo Ann has over 13 years’ experience in electrical engineering design, site-based project engineering and electrical team leadership roles across a variety of small to large and complex multi-disciplinary projects in the industrial, mining, defence, water and transport infrastructure sectors. Jo Ann has a track record of successful project engineering design and management roles achieved through effective communication with internal and external stakeholders, strong organisational skills, ability to adapt to dynamic work and project environments, a diligent work ethic, and attention to detail.

Digital Solutions
Tony Mathison
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Tony Mathison
Digital Solutions Director

Tony Mathison has 35+ years experience as a consulting engineer and project manager delivering projects mainly in the minerals industry. He is a founding member and a Director of the Board. Tony has been the driving factor of leading Mipac into the digital product space.

Dominic Stoll-Digitial Solutions Manager
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Dominic Stoll
Digital Solutions Manager

Dominic is an experienced senior manager whose expertise has been developed through a variety of global management, commercialisation, consulting, education, commissioning, project and plant roles. As Mipac’s Digital Solutions Manager, Dominic is responsible for leading the digital solutions strategy to work with our clients to solve today’s challenges and co-create tomorrow’s opportunities.

Glen Johnson
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Glen Johnson
Digital Project Manager

Glen is an experienced Project Manager who has an extensive list of successfully delivered engineering automation projects over 10 years in 3 continents, working with leading technology in mining, mineral processing and pharmaceuticals.  Glen manages a high performing of 15 members, delivering complex data driven projects.

 

Gary Thompson
Gary Thompson
Senior Systems Engineer

Gary has over 10 years’ experience in software logic, configuration and automation. Gary hails from a manufacturing, instrumentation and control background and currently specialised in advanced control logic implementation. He has been involved in configuration and commissioning of Instrumentation and Process Control Systems including DCS, PLC & SCADA for various project during his tenure at Mipac.

Mark Regazzoli
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Mark Regazzoli
Digital Solutions Implementation Team lead

Mark is an experienced professional engineer with a strong software development background.  Utilising his experience working in electrical, instrumentation & control system engineering roles, Mark leads the team that specialises in OSIsoft PI and MPA implementations.  Mark is passionate about working with clients to understand needs and applying technology to improve insights.

 

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