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Paul Whiteman

Paul was a founding partner of ASX listed Energy Developments Limited (EDL), which was established in 1988 and listed in 1993. During his 15 years with EDL Paul served as Chief Operating Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. EDL became arguably Australia’s leading energy and gas industry innovator, pioneering land fill and coal seam methane generation, and CNG innovations resulting in Australia’s first “virtual pipeline” including prime mover fuelling using CNG.

Prior to his time with EDL Paul had 18 years’ experience in oil and gas production, including 15 years management and supervision with Esso Australia limited in Bass Strait and the Gulf of Mexico (USA) operations, and 3 years as Production Manager for ASX Listed TMOC Resources Ltd.

Since his retirement from EDL, Paul has developed a number of entities that comprise the Paul Whiteman Family Group which includes iGas Energy Holdings Limited. These interests also included pump manufacture through ownership of Multiflo Pty Ltd, and transportable building manufacture and property development through Mosaic Developments Pty Ltd.

Derek Fekete

Derek  joined ASX listed Energy Developments Limited  at graduation and spent 15 years with EDL as an engineer pioneering technologies in landfill gas, coal seam methane, LNG and CNG. His role included electrical and control engineering, power station and gas facility engineering and construction, operations management and business development in Australia and the USA. He held the position of Executive General Manager Business Developments for EDL prior to his resignation in 2004.

Subsequent to his EDL career, Derek joined Mosaic Developments Pty Ltd and became involved in a number of residential and industrial property developments and the establishment of Mosaic’s modular building manufacturing facilities. 

He is presently focussed on establishing the IntelliGas Group of Companies, which are developing the technology that is the subject of this document. Derek is a Graduate Engineer from the University of Queensland, and has a Master of Business Administration from Griffith University.

Ken Hall

Ken is a power generation specialist and was the founder and Managing Director of Kalgoorlie Power Systems Pty Ltd a West Australian based specialist remote power station developer and owner. This successful business was acquired by Pacific Energy Australia (PEA), an ASX listed power generation specialist, in May 2009. 

Ken remained with Kalgoorlie Power Systems following the acquisition and is a Director and major shareholder of PEA.  As at July 2013, PEA had 238 Megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity installed at remote mining sites throughout Western Australia, South Australia and the Northern Territory, and a further 6 MW of hydro-electric generation capacity in Victoria.

Adrian Abbott

Adrian is a Director and Chief Operating Officer of CREATENERGYe and Executive director of the IntelliGas Group of Companies. He is a technical developer of CREATENERGY’s innovative Waste to Energy technologies. The company disrupts industry views on waste as an end of life product, and engineers enabling technologies to realise the value of the waste as a highly valuable commodity.

Adrian has a proven track record of successful identification and implementation of sustainable business improvement projects. Adrian has been previously recognised as a Telstra and Queensland Government “Entrepreneur of the Year”.

Adrian is a member of the International Society of Explosives Engineers, and recently presented at their 40th Anniversary conference in Denver, USA

Craig James

Craig is an international executive with more than 25 years experience in marketing, strategy and portfolio, trading and risk management, mergers and acquisitions, strategic procurement and supply chain operations. Most recently led the turnaround of Shell Australia’s Downstream Marketing businesses with a $17 billion per annum turnover, increasing annual EBIT by more than 25% in three years.

Formerly Vice President Downstream Global Projects for Shell International completing more than 50 business turnaround projects in Shell operating units across the globe, including the successful integration of Shell’s $1.8 billion acquisition of Pennzoil-Quaker State.

Craig held 9 Public Company Directorships during 2001-2013. He is a former Director of the Australian Institute of Petroleum, Nationwide Oil (a Shell / Transpacific Industries JV) and 15 Shell Group Company Directorships including Shell Company of Australia Limited and Shell Refining Australia Limited. Craig graduated from Insead’s (Fontainebleau Campus, France) Executive Leadership Programme in 2005.