Clinton Dick

Clinton is the founder of Australian demolition and remediation contracting company, Liberty Industrial. A highly regarded industry expert, Clinton has been involved with the successful execution of some of Australia’s largest and technically complex challenging demolition undertakings.

A qualified Civil Engineer specialising in large project demolition and remediation, Clinton has more than 23 years demolition project delivery and leadership experience.

Having held a variety of consulting, engineering, project management and senior roles in the demolition industry prior to launching Liberty Industrial in 2008, Clinton founded the company due to the growing need for a specialist company to service the requirements of major industrial companies here in Australia and abroad.

Clinton’s leadership and expertise has 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.

In 2015 Clinton was appointed to the World Demolition Awards judging panel and tasked with deciding which projects showcase the best the demolition industry has to offer.

Clinton was a finalists in the Building and Construction Executive of the Year category for the CEO Magazine Executive of the Year Awards in 2016.

Simon Gill

Simon has worked in all facets of the demolition and deconstruction industry, from Demolition Engineering and site based supervision and project management to high level operations management roles.

Simon possesses strong technical and managerial skills and having held a variety of senior management roles within the industry such as General Manager and National Operations Manager, he is well equipped to deal with technically complex tasks and has the ability to work through the often stressful and unique challenges presented on large, high profile projects.

With strong interpersonal and communication skills, Simon is easily able to manage large project teams, convey a strong safety and sustainability culture, and build and nurture relationships with project stakeholders.

David Wood
General Manager

David is an esteemed and experienced manager of remediation projects with expertise is in the identification and implementation of innovative and efficient remediation strategies for large scale projects that add significant value to client’s projects.

A qualified Civil Engineer, he began his professional career in a Geotechnical Engineering role when an opportunity to manage a large-scale remediation project in 2001 ignited his passion for the environment and led him to pursue a career within the field of remediation contracting.

David has since successfully executed hundreds of large and complex remediation projects and has played an integral role in the significant growth of a well-known remediation business from just 4 employees to in excess of 150, over a 12-year period.

Since joining Liberty Industrial in 2014 David has been instrumental in expanding Liberty Industrial’s remediation and civil capability and strengthening Liberty Industrial’s position as one of Australia’s leading demolition and remediation contractors, guiding the company’s transition from a predominately industrial demolition contractor to a fully integrated demolition, remediation and civil contractor.

John Harris
National HSEQ Manager

As National HSEQ Manager John brings over 15 years of experience in Occupational Health Safety, Environmental and Quality Management to the Liberty Industrial team. He has extensive experience operating in remote regional locations leading diverse teams, developing and managing HSEQ Management Systems, in Demolition, Remediation, Civil Construction, Defence and Telecommunications industries.

John has combined his academic qualifications with practical hands-on experience to develop innovative training packages such as the Liberty Industrial Trainee to Advanced Oxy Cutting training packages, and Advanced Excavator Simulator training. He believes in building relationships with people, training, and mentoring the Liberty Industrial team to develop exceptional outcomes.

John’s key strengths are his leadership, planning, presentation and communication skills which are highly regarded within the organisation. John is adept at leveraging relationships with key stakeholders to ensure common goals are seamlessly delivered with a view to exceeding expectations and to deliver incident free and safe projects.

John is dedicated to improving safety culture throughout the organisation, moving Liberty Industrial beyond compliance and empowering and motivating workers to manage their own safety.

Sean Nestor
Chief Financial Officer

Prior to joining Liberty Industrial in 2017, Sean held senior finance roles in a number of innovative and prominent international and domestic companies in the engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Sean previously worked as Senior Finance Manager with international Italian tyre business Pirelli, US conglomerate ITW and French engineering and asset management solutions company Dalkia. Locally he was Chief Financial Officer with Graham Group, now part of the Nepean Group and with James Walker Australia – a designer and manufacturer of bespoke sealant and packing solutions for Oil & Gas, Power and Utility customers.

As Chief Financial Officer, 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.

David Wall
NSW Manager

David has a wealth of experience within the Demolition, Remediation and Civil sector spreading over a 25 year period. Starting his career working throughout UK and Europe he is able to bring a wealth of knowledge to his current role as NSW Manager.

Rising through the ranks has given him an invaluable grounding to understand all the facets required for the completion of a successful project for the betterment of both client and company.The NSW manager is responsible for overseeing numerous projects and aligning synergies between operational sites, ultimately streamlining the company as it endeavours to raise the bar.

Developing and mentoring of younger Project Managers is a key aspect for David, giving back to the younger team members as Liberty endeavour to advance and future proof itself moving forwards.The skill sets he has acquired and industry knowledge give 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.

Brett Kirby
WA Manager

Brett is an experienced Operations Manager with more than 15 years of operational and management experience in the petrochemical, demolition, remediation and civil contracting industries.

Brett has a strong management and operational understanding of the full demolition, remediation and civil project delivery lifecycle, specialising in work with hazardous materials, and within volatile atmospheres and high-risk environments.

Brett has a robust understanding of relevant health and safety requirements and is dedicated to managing teams, productivity, quality, safety, and ensuring zero harm to the environment.

Brett joined Liberty Industrial in 2019 tasked with re-establish Liberty Industrial’s presence within the Western Australian market place. He has a strong proven ability developing strong business and clientele relationships, with a strong customer focus.

Anthony Milanich
QLD Manager

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

Progressing within Liberty Industrial from Project Engineer to QLD manager has provided Anthony with exposure to a wide range of remediation and demolition projects throughout Australia, under the guidance of Liberty Industrial’s Senior Management.  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.