People

Greg Butler
Managing Director

25 years ago, Greg graduated from the University of Adelaide with Honours in Organic Chemistry and he is a Life Member and former President of the Adelaide University Science Association.

Since that time, he has been an active proponent of sustainable technologies and management systems that have proven valuable for primary producers, their supply chain partners and society at large.

Greg has a track record of identifying new opportunities and then contributing to the delivery of innovative products and services that allow industry leaders to adapt to changing environmental, operating and market conditions.

He is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and is networked to many producers, processors, technology specialists and business professionals.

PRESS RELEASE> Greg Butler joins Technical Advisory Board of leading US based biocarbon company Cool Planet

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Simon Patterson
Non-executive Director

Simon is a partner and operator in a range of regional businesses including a cropping enterprise and a livestock enterprise with a combined land area in excess of 40,000Ha on the Eyre Peninsula.  He also runs a ground-drilling service and has interests in retail and outback hospitality.

Simon is a former Chairman of the SA No-Till Farmers Association, an organization with a peak membership more than a 1,000 strong.

With years of practical experience and a history of sustainable technology adoption in his own business, Simon is well credentialed to assess the commercial readiness of various propositions.

Daryl Butler
Chief Financial Officer

Daryl is a Commerce Graduate of Flinders University with an Honours degree modelling the operations and economics of biomass to energy systems.

He has experience in operations, finance, business modeling and information technology.  He has vast financial control knowledge and managerial expertise in the manufacturing, agricultural processing and renewable energy sector.

Daryl worked globally on industrial scale renewable energy projects with Vestas for 5 years, including 3 years at the Danish headquarters.  In Australia, he has worked extensively with Mitsubishi, Inghams, Nlyex and Balco.

He is a member of CPA Australia and an experienced company secretary.  Daryl manages the company affairs, share registries and ASIC governance for a number of organisations in the corporate and not-for-profit sector.

Andrew Bird
Technical Officer

Andrew has decades of experience delivering field trials and working with minimum viable products in real world applications.  His working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and other practical systems is extensive.

He has delivered field services for private sector clients as well organisations such as as the South Australian Research & Development Institute (SARDI) and the South Australian No-Till Farmers Association (SANTFA).

 

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