De.mem Limited (ASX:DEM) is a Singaporean-Australian de-centralised water and waste water treatment business that designs, builds, owns and operates water and waste water treatment systems.
The company was established in 2013 and has been listed on the Australian Stock Exchange since April 2017.
De.mem operates in the industrial segment providing systems and solutions to clients from the mining, electronics, chemicals, oil & gas and the food & beverage industries as well as in the municipal and residential sectors.
With offices in Singapore, Perth, Brisbane (via subsidiary De.mem-Akwa Pty Ltd), and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, the company services leading multinational corporations in their respective industries and municipalities and government organizations from these countries.
Andreas Kroell, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Mr Kroell has been a Venture Capital professional over many years prior to joining De.mem. In his last role, he was Director and Partner of New Asia Investments Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based technology investment firm. He had been responsible for numerous investments in companies from the water, industrial and med tech sectors. Before that, he was with Nanostart AG, a German publicly listed nanotechnology-focused Venture Capital fund. He has also held roles with Deutsche Bank and Deloitte &Touche in Germany.
David Chua, Director Technology & Manufacturing
David brings in more than 15 years of experience in the membrane industry. He has worked for companies from the water industries such as Mann & Hummel and Hyflux, Singapore, in different departments, with a focus on the membrane and related technologies.
Allan Afonso, Senior Operations Manager
Allan brings in over 20 years of experience in the water and hydraulic industry. Prior to De.mem, Allan was the Construction Manager with JRK Group, supervising more than 70 staff and managing numerous projects sites at a time. Allan holds a Diploma in Project Management.
Melanie Leydin, Company Secretary
Melanie holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Corporate Law. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Registered Company Auditor. Since February 2000 Melanie has been the principal of Chartered Accounting and Corporate Secretarial firm, Leydin Freyer.
The practice provides outsourced company secretarial and accounting services to public and private companies across a host of industries. Melanie has over 25 years’ experience in the accounting profession and has extensive experience in relation to public company responsibilities, including ASX and ASIC compliance, control and implementation of corporate governance, statutory financial reporting, reorganisation of Companies and shareholder relations.
Bernd Dautel, Non-Executive Director
Bernd Dautel is a Director and Partner with New Asia Investments since 2012. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Wieland Asia/Pacific in Singapore. Under Bernd’s lead, over a period of 18 years, Wieland‘s business in the Asia / Pacific region grew from a small enterprise to an organization generating more than 400 million SGD in revenues per year.
Michael Edwards, Non-Executive Director
Michael is a Geologist and Economist with over 20 years of experience in Senior Management in both the private and public sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) from Curtin University of Technology and a Bachelor of Science (Geology) from the University of Western Australia. He spent three years with Barclays Australia in their corporate finance department and then eight years as an exploration and mine geologist with companies such as Gold Mines of Australia, Eagle Mining and International Mineral Resources. He also acts as a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Norwood Systems Ltd (NOR) and as Non-Executive Chairman of International Goldfields (IGS).
Cosimo Trimigliozzi, Non-Executive Chairman
Cosimo has 30 years experience in the feed and food ingredients / flavors & fragrances industry, an important target market for De.mem Pte Ltd. In his last assignment, he was the COO of Wild Flavors International, Germany. He was a member of the key management team involved in the sale of Wild Flavors on behalf of owner Mr. Wild and private equity investor KKR to ADM Group for approx. 2.5 billion USD. Prior to that, he held other senior management roles, including Managing Director – Asia for Givaudan, a multinational corporation from Switzerland.
Stuart Carmichael, Non-Executive Director
Stuart is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the provision of corporate advisory services both within Australia and internationally. He is a principal and director of Ventnor which specialises in the provision of corporate and financial advice to small cap ASX listed companies. He graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1995, gaining experience with KPMG Corporate Finance in Perth and London before joining ASX listed property services and engineering company UGL Limited (ASX:UGL).