Our Leadership Team
Meet our leadership team
Chris O’Neill – Chief Executive Officer
Chris has over 25 years’ Australian and international experience across the oil and gas (offshore and onshore), mining, energy and infrastructure sectors. Before his role with LogiCamms, Chris held senior leadership positions with Worley and with Broadspectrum. As LogiCamms CEO, he is responsible for the overall performance and growth of the business. Chris has a Degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from Swinburne University, has completed Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program, and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Michael Casey – Chief Financial Officer
Michael is an Australian Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ senior finance experience. Prior to joining LogiCamms, Michael held senior finance and commercial positions in companies including FLSmidth, Ausenco and Cardno, and he has significant listed entity experience. Michael is responsible for all of LogiCamms’ finance functions and other Corporate Services including Legal, Contracts & Procurement and ICT. He holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand, and is a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Brian O’Sullivan – Corporate Development Director
Brian has over 30 years’ Australian and international experience in business management, project management, engineering and technology – particularly in the pipelines, energy and petrochemical sectors. He couples strong technical and project delivery knowledge with an in-depth understanding of project development and commercial drivers. As Director of Corporate Development, Brian is responsible for commercialising our technology products and progressing other major opportunities within LogiCamms.
Linton Burns – Merger Transition Director
Linton has over 25 years of commercial, financial and business management experience in various roles including as CFO, COO and Managing Director. He has held executive positions across a range of industries including bio-pharmaceuticals, infrastructure and engineering – and has significant mergers and acquisition experience. As Transition Director, Linton is leading all the transition activities that have followed the merger of LogiCamms with OSD. This includes spearheading the implementation of a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to drive further business efficiencies. Linton has a Bachelor of Accountancy and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia.
Laurie Paxton – Chief People Officer
Laurie has 20 years’ experience in human resources management and corporate services. As Chief People Officer she is responsible for the effective management of the LogiCamms People and Culture team, systems and processes to ensure the strength and development of the Company’s human capital as a key positive differentiator. She also provides key guidance to the CEO and other managers in all aspects of how we lead, motivate and engage with our team members. Laurie has a Bachelor of Science from Queens University Belfast and a Masters in Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations from the University of Sydney.
Craig Sheather – Chief Technical Officer
Craig has 20 years’ experience in multidiscipline engineering design and project delivery across upstream and downstream oil and gas, chemical processing and industrial markets and has held a number of senior technical leadership roles. He manages the technical capability, systems and processes across the LogiCamms businesses, and is functionally responsible for managing our Service Line capabilities and ancillary services. Craig has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Queensland University of Technology and an Advanced Diploma in Management.
Keith Horstmann – General Manager, Australia West
Keith has 40 years’ experience in the energy and resources development industries including oil and gas (onshore and offshore), mining and pipelines. He has extensive engineering and EPC project delivery experience with major contractors including Fluor and Egis. Keith is responsible for the operation and performance of the LogiCamms West business unit, predominately servicing the regions large mining, hydrocarbons and water assets. Keith has qualifications in civil engineering from the University of South Australia.
Neil Gardner – General Manager, Australia East
Neil has over 15 years international experience in the oil, gas, chemicals and energy industries including having worked for Shell and Arrow Energy. Neil is responsible for LogiCamms business in Eastern and Northern Australia, Papua New Guinea and parts of the Pacific and leads a large team delivering our Service Lines to a wide range of clients. Neil has a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering from the University of Birmingham and has completed post-graduate studies in energy, science and engineering.
Tony Petruzzelli – General Manager, Australia South
Tony is responsible for the leadership and growth of the LogiCamms business in southern Australia which includes our Adelaide, Whyalla and Melbourne offices. He has worked across the infrastructure, oil & gas, mining and minerals, water and food & beverage sectors for over 30 years, and has gained extensive business development, project management and engineering management experience in roles with Amec, Goodman Fielder and LogiCamms. Tony’s qualifications and technical background are in electrical engineering, control systems and automation.
Glenn Howlett – General Manager, New Zealand
Glenn has over thirty years of industry experience gained from engineering and project delivery for Oil and Gas exploration and production facilities in offshore United Kingdom and onshore New Zealand. Glenn manages the LogiCamms New Zealand business which is centred in New Plymouth.
Dominic Wood – General Manager, Asset Management
- Dom heads up our Asset Management business unit, leading a team of specialists focussed on delivering asset management solutions for clients across Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the Pacific. He has over 15 years’ asset management and maintenance experience, specialising in maintenance management, operational readiness assurance, and maintenance optimisation. Dom has a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Queensland and holds qualifications in Lean Six Sigma.
Jarrod Woolnough – General Manager, Pipeline Asset Services
Jarrod has over 13 years’ experience working across the oil and gas, mining, and minerals processing industries, with his expertise including brownfield design and construction management, pipeline and process facilities design and operations and maintenance, turnaround project management, and contract administration. Jarrod manages our Pipelines Asset Services team which operates and maintains pipelines and associated facilities across Australia. He is responsible for ensuring all pipeline operations and maintenance work is delivered safely and to client expectations. Jarrod has a Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Swinburne University
Brendan Newell – General Manager, Competency Training
Brendan has over 15 years’ leadership and training experience including in the education and defence (Australian Army and Boeing) sectors. As General Manager of Competency Training (LogiCamms; specialist training business and Service Line) Brendan is responsible for leading the highly regarded Competency Training team which develops and delivers internationally recognised technical training and compliance services to clients across Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the Asia-Pacific. He is passionate about learning and development he is a leader in using technology to deliver effective training. Brendan holds a Science Degree and a Master’s Degree in Education.
James Wilson – Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) Manager
James has over 15 years’ experience in a range of HSEQ roles in construction, fabrication and equipment supply, working predominantly in the mining and oil & gas industries. James is passionate about HSEQ at all levels and has a practical, systems and delivery-focussed approach to safety that works for our people, our clients and the environments we work in. James has a Bachelor of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment from the Australian Catholic University.
Andrew Ritter – Company Secretary
Andrew Ritter was appointed as Company Secretary in February 2020. He has over 20 years of international finance and governance experience, with 15 years as CFO and Company Secretary of publicly listed global organisations. He provides CFO and company secretarial consulting services for ASX listed and unlisted companies. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant, holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a Fellow of the Governance Institute of Australia and the International Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators.