OUR PEOPLE

THE GLOBAL AQUATICA TEAM

DIRECTORS

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SAM COSTIN

Director / CTO

Sam's passion and commitment for the eradication of AMD is as a direct result of his life-long work around the world as an expert water engineer. He is the inventor of BioAqua technology, co-founder and a major shareholder of Global Aquatica.

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KIRWAN ROBB

Director / COO

Kirwan brings his extensive experience as  Managing Director of a construction company to his role as Chief Operating Officer of Global Aquatica. He’s also a Director and major shareholder of Global Aquatica. 

IAN DRUMMOND

Director

Executive Chairman experienced with leading the strategic vision of a premier property development company. Ian also has over 21 years experience in the SA education department. Managing key stakeholders and delivering key solutions.

ADVISORY PANEL

DR. PAUL VOGEL AM

Advisory Panel Member

Paul is one of Australia’s most experienced environmental regulators having chaired the SA and WA EPAs and is the current Chair of the NT EPA.

ROB GELL AM

Advisory Panel Member

Environmental geoscientist, former academic and television weather presenter with extensive knowledge of the sustainability transformation and wide experience with a range of non-profit, government and private organisations with a focus on sustainable project design, business strategy, communications and marketing.

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PROF. MICHAEL GOODSITE MBA PHD
Advisory Panel Member

Over 20 years’ experience with heavy metals in the environment across the globe as an academic and senior executive in the public sector. Director of the University of Adelaide’s Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources. Chartered Professional Engineer and Engineering Executive.

SIMON WOOLLEY

Advisory Panel Member

Legal practitioner with more than 20 years’ experience in commercial law.  Simon was admitted to practice in Australia in 1998, England and Wales in 2002, and has been a practicing member of the Victorian Bar since 2004.

MANAGEMENT

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SAM COSTIN

Director / CTO

Sam's passion and commitment for the eradication of AMD is as a direct result of his life-long work around the world as an expert water engineer. He is the inventor of BioAqua technology, co-founder and a major shareholder of Global Aquatica.

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JEREMY COSTIN

Biotechnical Engineer

Jeremy has been working with Global Aquatica for three years and has helped develop environmental rehabilitation systems on multiple diverse sites. With a Masters of Engineering (Mechanical) and a Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), Jeremy brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in cutting edge water treatment technologies to the Global Aquatica team.

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KIRWAN ROBB

Director / COO

Kirwan brings his extensive experience as  Managing Director of a construction company to his role as Chief Operating Officer of Global Aquatica. He’s also a Director and major shareholder of Global Aquatica. 

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ERIN LANDELLS

Project Manager

Erin is a highly experienced Project Manager, having managed large and complex projects for a range of organisations including the Australian Crime Commission, Deakin University,

and Zoos Victoria. Erin brings her extensive experience in Stakeholder Management, Project Management and Risk Management to the role.

PHIL ALLAN

CEO

Phil has held roles as CEO, COO and Directorships providing operational solutions for the largest global companies around the world, including the implementation of large-scale technical facilities with complex operational requirements.

RENEE JOHNSTON

Finance Manager

Renee has held senior positions in Finance with multi-national companies for the past twenty years. With an MBA and a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Renee brings a wealth of experience to the team. Renee also holds a Diploma of Counselling allowing us to draw on her many capabilities.

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TARA HALL

Design and Marketing Manager

Tara is a design and marketing professional who is passionate about brand refinement and bringing ideas to life. Tara has more than 10 years’ experience in product design and marketing, working with global brands including Red Bull, Shell V Power and Rip Curl. Tara holds a bachelor of Design (Hons), majoring in Industrial Design.