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Rick is a founding partner of ideas*, established in 1994.

He has a breadth of knowledge and has been integral to developing new and emerging technologies and processes for major Australian and International companies for 30+ years of his engineering career.

Rick has extensive experience in designing industrial processes and product manufacturing for clients across various industries. Over the last two decades, he has developed a specialisation in zero waste processes, specifically in the areas of torrefaction, pyrolysis, biomass and organics conversion.

Most recently Rick helped secure the $40 million acquisition of Australian Bio Fert by Incitec Pivot Limited Australia, which will fund the construction of a major biological fertilizer plant in South Western Victoria, Australia.

SPECIALISATION: Zero Waste Processes, Torrefaction, Pyrolysis, Biomass & Organics Coversion.

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