Our seminar leader received his Ph.D. in experimental physics from the University of Tasmania, Australia, in 1996, he spent the early part of his career in university teaching and research. In 1997, he moved into the private sector and worked on many aspects of lightning protection and earthing, from research to products and applications, both in Australia and the United States. In 2007, he set up an engineering consulting company providing independent consultancy services on lightning protection and earthing projects for a wide range of clients globally. In June 2013, the company merged with Lightning Protection International Pty Ltd where it continues to provide independent consultancy services in lightning protection and earthing.
Our seminar leader has delivered many seminars and presentations on lightning protection and earthing within Australia and overseas and has published more than 85 technical papers. He is a member of IEEE and IEAust and a contributor to Standards and code-setting committees in Australia, Europe and the United States.