LMS is managed by a uniquely qualified team with experience in landfill gas, biogas, coal seam methane, power generation, carbon trading and power purchase agreements. The management team also has experience in landfill gas and energy infrastructure projects throughout Australia, Malaysia, China, Korea, North America, the United Kingdom and Europe.
John founded LMS Energy in 1996, pioneering biomass gas based renewable energy use in Australia. For over two decades he has been widely recognised as a landfill gas expert, establishing a complete, in-house service for energy recovery from landfill gas. His extensive commercial and leadership experience has allowed him to successfully manage and oversee projects both nationally and internationally. Today, John continues to grow the company by pursuing the development of leading-edge renewable energy technologies and processes.
Stuart has over 30 year's experience in leadership and executive roles in the engineering and professional services sector. Having initially commenced his career in the public sector, Stuart then had a long career with Brambles where he held roles as General Manager for a number of Divisions across Australia. Subsequently he joined the global engineering group, Parsons Brinckerhoff in 2000, where he went on to manage their International operations from 2007. Stuart brings a sound knowledge of international business and a strong focus on performance to LMS Energy. As well as carrying out Board duties, Stuart is CEO of subsidiary company Joule Energy.
Chief Executive Officer
Brett spent over ten years in the power generation industry prior to working at LMS, primarily in fossil fuels and non-renewable energy. He has also received an achievement award in the Master of Business Administration (MBA). In 2002 Brett began working for LMS and today is responsible for overseeing the Corporate Group, including legislation and revenue, finance and accounts, corporate and commercial management.
Executive Director Finance
Donje began her career working for Wallace McMullin & Smail (Chartered Accountants), before moving to PR Mann & Co (Chartered Accountants) in 1980. She has also achieved a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting). In 1997 Donje began working for LMS and today is responsible for overseeing the financial expenditure and financial reporting of the company.
Chief Project Officer
David has over 20 years' experience in the landfill gas industry. He has also achieved a Bravery Medal presented by the Australian Governor General. In 1998 he began working for LMS and today is responsible for the Project Group, including landfill gas and project optimisation, installations and resources, engineering and construction.
Chief Generation Officer
Mark has over 20 years of operational experience in the landfill gas-to-energy industry. He managed the Operations of LMS for over 10 years, including one million run hours of landfill gas fuelled power generation. In 1999 Mark began working for LMS and today is responsible for overseeing the activities of the Generation Group, including purchasing and joint venture management, environmental compliance, safety and operations.
Corporate Counsel & Company Secretary
Suzanne is an experienced lawyer who has worked in both Australia and the United States during the past 17 years. She is a former partner in the Corporate and Commercial division of Finlaysons, a well-respected Adelaide law firm, and has particular expertise in environmental issues. She has advised major corporations on managing their carbon liability and has extensive knowledge of emissions trading schemes in Australia and the United States. She works with regulators to ensure compliance with environmental law and regulations and other obligations. Her experience and knowledge provide LMS with the ability to quickly and efficiently resolve legal issues.
Chief Engineering Manager
Darren has over 18 years experience in the automotive and mining industries, holding numerous senior management positions over the years. Prior to working at LMS, Darren was the Engineering and Maintenance Manager at Uranium One where he led a team of trades and engineers to oversee the safe and reliable operations of the Honeymoon Uranium Mine. Darren has also achieved a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons) and a Graduate Certificate in Manufacturing Management. In 2013 Darren began working for LMS and is today responsible for overseeing project development, engineering, technologies and power station construction.