Zeotech Limited is made up of a team of dedicated people, working to build a future focused company – that leverages proprietary technology, to deliver solutions aimed at addressing sustainability challenges.

Zeotech has partnered with The University of Queensland and Griffith University to develop and commercialise proprietary zeolite mineral processing technology targeting:

  • Sustainable low-cost production of manufactured zeolites;
  • Carbon capture and utilisation solutions;
  • Farming inputs, aimed at improving nutrient delivery and enhancing soil carbon levels, to aid climate change mitigation in agricultural landscapes; and
  • Environmental management solutions, including lithium refinery process tailings and improving agricultural nutrient management (interception, removal, and recycling).

Zeotech’s partnerships with leading Queensland academic institutions allows for continued research and new product development for a sustainable future.


Sylvia Tulloch, Non Executive Chairman

Sylvia is a materials scientist, with many years’ experience in establishment and management of high technology businesses, with a focus on commercialisation, mineral processing technologies and the cleantech sector. Sylvia holds a Bachelor of Science and Masters in Materials Science from the University of New South Wales and is an investor in and Director of many start-up companies, has founded and taken 2 companies to ASX listing and held government advisory positions in the start-up, renewable energy, and manufacturing sectors. She is currently the Chairman of the ACT government Renewable Energy Innovation Fund (REIF) Business Advisory Board, Chairman of GRIFFIN Accelerator a product of collaboration between several of Canberra’s innovation-led institutions, including ANU Connect Ventures, ATP Innovations, Australian National University, Australian Capital Ventures Limited and Capital Angels, CollabIT, CSIRO, eGov Cluster, Entry 29, Lighthouse, NICTA and University of Canberra, and has held several state and federal committee appointments.

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Peter Zardo, Managing Director

Peter joined Zeotech as Chief Operating Officer on 7th April 2020 and appointed Managing Director on 8th July 2020, after spending more than 16 years in the corporate and business banking division of the Westpac Group. Prior to joining Zeotech, Peter was a Director of Industry banking, having completed Westpac’s Emerging Leader Program in 2019 and previous to this, spent several years in financial and equity markets. He has undertaken studies in Applied Science at Charles Sturt University and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter possesses significant experience in business advisory, project management and corporate finance, having accumulated a vast network of relationships across a number of industries, bringing these connections and expertise to his role.

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Robert Downey, Non Executive Director

Robert is a qualified solicitor who has practised mainly in the areas of international resource law, corporate law and initial public offerings, as well as mergers and acquisitions. He has extensive experience as an advisor, founder and director of various ASX, TSX and AIM companies. Mr Downey is currently a partner at Dominion Legal, a boutique law firm in Perth.

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