International Asbestos Testing Laboratories (IATL)
International Asbestos Testing Laboratories (IATL)
Frank E. Ehrenfeld III, Laboratory Director – Vice President for international Asbestos Testing Laboratories (iATL) since 1992. He is recognized as an expert on microanalytical techniques. Mr. Ehrenfeld has an extensive educational background and strong application experience in academic, industrial and commercial analytical microscopy laboratory environments, specializing in the characterization of materials using diffraction and microanalysis techniques. He manages 50 scientists, analysts, and support staff in Mt. Laurel NJ.
Director, Projects & Hazardous Materials at Thuroona Services
Samuel has 14 years’ experience in asbestos/hazardous materials management. Samuel has worked on an extensive amount of friable and non-friable asbestos removal projects in various positions across Australian jurisdictions, ranging from Licensed Removalist, Licensed Supervisor, Estimator, Project Manager, Project Director and as a licenced asbestos assessor providing independent advice to clients. Samuel’s experience ranges from small scale domestic situations to large scale contaminated site remediation projects for the Department of Defence, Airports, Mining Companies and various State Government Agencies across Australia. Projects in the past 12 months include natural disaster asbestos clean-up from Cyclone Seroja and the Wooroloo bushfires and large-scale asbestos removal at a redundant power station in Western Australia. Samuel established Thuroona Services with two other directors in 2014 and additionally Hazrad Australia in 2018 as Hazardous Materials business’ serving various markets across Australia and New Zealand.
Independent Geological Consultant
Marc Hendrickx is an independent geological consultant with 25 years of experience specialising in Landslide Risk Assessments and NOA. His involvement with asbestiform minerals commenced in 2002 when he completed a geological assessment of serpentinite for a major highway upgrade near Gundagai in southern NSW. In 2007 he commenced a research project looking at spatial connections between asbestiform mineral occurrences and mesothelioma cases in eastern and South Australia. While the epidemiological portion of the project could not be completed due to an inability to access relevant disease data, the geological component of the study was published in a series of journal articles and as a Master thesis in 2010. Marc has completed numerous geological assessments for NOA for a range of clients including Transport, Forestry and other infrastructure sectors. He was recently involved in presenting at NOA awareness forums for local government authorities in New South Wales, Australia.
Senior Consutant, Managing Director at Coleman Consulting
Terry entered the demolition industry straight from school and is a second generation demolition expert. He is highly respected in the industry and is known for using his vast asbestos knowledge gained over many years in the demolition business to come up with creative and innovative solutions and methodologies to manage asbestos issues in New Zealand. Terry strives for excellence and is committed to compliance with NZ Regulations. He has previously held a Certificate of Competence (CoC) in asbestos removal and is now a Licensed Asbestos Assessor.
Technical Specialist Asbestos, WorkSafe New Zealand
Ms Roberts provides technical asbestos risk management subject matter expertise and leadership within WorkSafe New Zealand’s Health and Technical Services team related to asbestos licensing, compliance monitoring and industry liaison particularly when these activities involve a high degree of complexity and/or risk for the organisation.
Manager – Internal Review | EPA Victoria
Dru assisted in the policy development and drafting of Victoria’s new Environment Protection Act and its supporting regulations. As part of EPA’s transformation division advised on implementation of the new Act and has been a key author on policy and guidance development on the new contaminated land scheme. He now manages EPA’s new internal review unit that considers review requests of remedial notices issued under the new Act. Prior to joining EPA he practiced safety and environment law with a commercial law firm and completed a stint with WorkSafe Victoria supporting the drafting of its regulations. He also spent three years as a safety and environment consultant with Noel Arnold and Associates (now GreenCap).
Principal at Demex
Richard has over fifteen years’ experience as a business owner and company director. His knowledge and depth of experience in the construction industry has developed expeditiously during the past eight years, through the growth of Demex. His entrepreneurial drive for excellence and distinction has come from a strong heritage in resourcefulness and innovation from beginnings in agriculture globally. Richard is responsible for the business’ development, management, and direction, by not only ensuring projects are consciously selected for tender but to also ensure the team, at all stages, is equipped with the knowledge, experience, expertise, and resources to carry out the works to highest possible standard. Richard has been actively involved in numerous demolition and remediation projects and delivered desirable outcomes for client and principals by building and maintaining positive relationships with stakeholders and conducting business with exemplary business morals and ethics.