Synertec Corporation (ASX:SOP) is a diversified technology design and development growth company commercialising scalable, environmentally friendly and energy efficient technology for global markets.
The company’s niche multi-disciplinary engineering expertise enables them to design, develop and deliver technology that supports their Tier-1 blue chip client base as they strive to solve current challenges in the pursuit of a low carbon future.
Synertec have delivered projects for critical industries including energy, biotech, infrastructure, medical and biomedical and advanced manufacturing.
Entrepreneurial and agile, Synertec is dedicated to the discovery and commercialisation of a portfolio of highly prospective ESG technologies.
The company’s vision is to evolve into providing a net carbon zero solution for projects utilising a combination of their internally generated IP solutions and sourcing carbon credits were necessary.
Michael Carroll, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Michael is a founding principal, Managing Director, and significant beneficial owner of Synertec. He has successfully grown the business since it was first established in 1996. His leadership style is ‘hands-on’ and visionary, ensuring efficient and robust internal processes that directly support the strategic direction of Synertec.
As Managing Director Mr. Carroll has negotiated complex agreements with a range of parties, such as large multinational energy conglomerates, water utilities, the Australian Department of Defence, and numerous pharmaceutical companies.
Mr. Carroll has direct experience within the Asian engineering market, having established and sold successful companies in both Singapore and Malaysia.
David Harris, Executive Director, Corporate Development Company Secretary
David is an Australian Chartered Accountant, a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and a fellow of both the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and the Governance Institute of Australia. He has more than 25 years of strong local and international experience in accounting and advisory professional services across a broad range of industries, including almost a decade in engineering services and technology development.
David is an experienced Board member and Audit Risk Committee Chair. Recent roles have focused on director and executive level leadership and management of ASX-listed growth companies in engineering and technology development, corporate development and restructure activities, governance strengthening and oversight, financial control, business systems selection and implementation, and leading various strategic enterprise-wide projects.
Dennis Lin, Independent Non-Executive Director and Chair of Board
Dennis is the founding partner and Chair of Cortina Capital, an independent private equity firm focused on middle market businesses with strong potential for exports to Asia. He is also Executive Chair of ASX listed companies Bubs Australia Limited (ASX: BUB) and Health and Plant Protein Group Limited (ASX: HPP).
Mr. Lin is an Australian qualified Solicitor and Chartered Accountant and spent eleven years as a partner of BDO, a global accounting and advisory firm, including a role as the Lead Corporate Finance Partner specialising in mergers and acquisitions and business in China. He retired from that role in June 2020.
Mr Lin focusses on high growth branded businesses that are looking to expand globally. He speaks fluent Mandarin and Japanese.
Leeanne Bond, Independent Non-Executive Director
Leeanne is a professional company director with Board roles in the energy, water, and engineering services industries. She has qualifications in engineering and management, and 30 years of experience across a broad range of industrial sectors including energy, minerals, infrastructure, and water.
From 1996 to 2006, Ms. Bond held a number of management roles with Worley in Queensland, including General Manager (Qld, NT and PNG), where she negotiated project alliances and supervised contracts and projects with many Australian and international companies. From 2017 to 2019, Ms. Bond held the appointment of Executive for Diversity & Inclusion at Downer EDI.
Ms. Bond is a non-executive director of Aurecon, Snowy Hydro Limited, QADO group, and a board member of the Clean Energy Finance Corporation. She is also the independent non-executive chair of Mining3, an industry directed research and technology organisation formerly known as CRC Mining, in partnership with CSIRO. Ms. Bond is also the sole director and owner of Breakthrough Energy Pty Ltd, a project and business development consulting firm.