Our People - Clinton Dick - Liberty Industrial
Clinton Dick
Founding Director

Clinton is a highly regarded industry expert and has been involved with the successful execution of some of the world’s largest and technically complex demolition undertakings. As a Civil Engineer specialising in large project demolition and remediation, Clinton has more than 24 years of demolition project delivery and leadership experience. He has held a variety of consulting, engineering, project management and senior roles in the demolition industry before launching Liberty Industrial in 2008.

Clinton’s leadership and expertise have been critical to the growth and direction of Liberty Industrial, a specialist deconstruction and remediation contracting business known for its ability to deliver demolition projects of the largest scale and highest calibre. Clinton has been a regular speaker at the World Demolition Conference presenting project reports covering high profile and complex demolition projects and is regularly featured in the industry media as a subject matter expert.

Our People - Simon Gill - Liberty Industrial
Simon Gill
Director

Simon is a highly regarded industrial demolition and closure expert who has directed the delivery of some of Australia’s largest industrial demolition and closure projects, including several landmark and World Demolition Award-winning projects. He has earned the respect of his peers in the international demolition community for his leadership of projects such as Munmorah Power Station Removal, Clyde Refinery Removal, Swanbank Power Station Removal, HISmelt Closure Project, Boodarie Hot Briquette Iron and Port Stanvac Refinery Demolition.

A qualified Civil and Environmental Engineer specialising in large scale demolition and remediation projects, Simon has more than 20 years of industrial deconstruction project delivery and leadership experience. With strong interpersonal and communication skills, his ability to foster great working relationships is where Simon excels. He can manage large project teams, convey a strong safety and sustainability culture, and build and nurture relationships with key project stakeholders.

Our People - David Wood - Liberty Industrial
David Wood
General Manager

David is an experienced General Manager and Director of large and complex contaminated land remediation projects with more than 20 years of industry experience.

David is a qualified Civil Engineer who holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours. His passion for the environment led him to pursue a career within the field of contaminated land remediation. David has been instrumental in strengthening Liberty Industrial’s position as a leading demolition and remediation contractor, helping to guide the company’s transition from a predominately industrial demolition contractor to a fully integrated demolition, remediation, and civil contracting business.

Our People - John Harris - Liberty Industrial
John Harris
National HSEQ Manager

John oversees company health and safety, environment, quality, and training. John has developed several award-winning safety and training programs for Liberty Industrial. He was the winner of the Australian NSW Safework Awards for Category 3 – Safety Champion – Best Individual contribution to Work, Health & Safety. This award was given for his participation in the Demolition Certificate 3 & 4 industry reviews and developed training programs for the safe introduction of Liberty Industrial’s fleet of high reach demolition excavators.

John’s oxy cutting program was Highly Commended at the 2019 National Safety Awards of Excellence for the Best WHS Training Program Award in Australia. He was also a finalist at the 2019 World Demolition Awards in the Safety & Training Award category.

Our People - David Wall - Liberty Industrial
David Wall
NSW Manager

David has a wealth of experience within the Demolition, Remediation and Civil sectors spreading over a 25 year period. Starting his career working throughout UK and Europe he brings a wealth of knowledge to his current role.

As NSW manager, David is responsible for overseeing numerous projects and aligning synergies between operational sites, ultimately streamlining the company as it endeavours to raise the bar. His acquired skillset and industry knowledge gives David the attributes required to succeed in delivering projects to the highest professional standards, on time, within budget and to the benefit of all stakeholders.

Our People - Brett Kirby - Liberty Industrial
Brett Kirby
WA Manager

Brett oversees Liberty Industrial’s Western Australian Operations as the State Manager with more than 20 years of experience in Design & Construct, Demolition, Remediation and Hazmat Industries and a proven track record in intermediate to large scale project delivery throughout WA and Australia.

As part of his role, Brett is the Client’s Representative on both Rio Tinto’s Argyle Diamond Mine Closure Project in the Kimberleys and Chevron’s Thevenard Island Decommissioning Project in the Pilbara, responsible for the relationship between the client, project team and relevant key stakeholders. Within his
role on these projects, Brett offers a unique, respectful and collaborative approach with the local Traditional Owner businesses and Indigenous affairs engagement.

Brett has a intermit understanding of the logistical challenges that may present operating within remote regional WA communities.

Our People - Anthony Milanich - Liberty Industrial
Anthony Milanich
QLD Manager

Anthony is a qualified Civil Engineer and experienced Manager within the environmental services industry who has delivered several complex remediation, decontamination and demolition projects throughout Australia.

In his role as QLD Manager, Anthony is responsible for overseeing multiple projects, conveying Liberty’s strong safety culture amongst site teams and maintaining and developing relationships with existing and future stakeholders.

Anthony was a key member of the project team that delivered the Moorebank Intermodal Terminal Demolition and Remediation Project, which was awarded Best Remedial Project (>$1M) at the 2018 ALGA Annual Industry Excellence Awards.

Kurt Denham
National Plant Manager

Kurt is a professional and experienced Fleet Manager and Workshop Supervisor with more than 18 years of experience specialising in the management and maintenance of fleets of large civil and demolition plant and equipment. A mechanic by trade, Kurt started his career in plant mechanics in 2002. Since then, he has held a variety of roles from Plant Mechanic to Workshop Supervisor and National Fleet Manager.

Kurt’s extensive supervisory and management experience sees him well placed to manage and maintain Liberty Industrial’s extensive fleet of state of the art plant and equipment.

Our People - Sean Nestor - Liberty Industrial
Sean Nestor
Chief Financial Officer

Sean was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Industrial in July 2017. Before his appointment, Sean held senior finance roles in several innovative and prominent international and domestic companies in the engineering and manufacturing sectors. Sean provides strong systems, governance, and strategic direction and believes a focus on sustainable growth, strong customer relationships, safety, and prudent fiscal management are key for the long term performance of the business.

Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting from the National University of Ireland, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.