Ground Floor West, 190 Flinders Street

Adelaide SA 5000

Ground Floor West, 190 Flinders Street

Adelaide SA 5000

Our Team

The Eyre Advisory Services executive team has more than 150 years’ combined experience in power generation, mining, railway, town services, manufacturing and utilities industries. The team is focused on collaboration and best practice approach throughout the life-cycle of a program. Each director holds a wealth of experience and knowledge, and together the team offers a unique service that supports clients through complex challenges.

“Collaboration through strategic partnerships is key to delivering a successful program with a valued legacy for all parties.”

“Collaboration through strategic partnerships is key to delivering a successful program with a valued legacy for all parties.”

PETER GEORGARIS
Director

Core skills

  • Strategic planning
  • Change management
  • Operations management
  • Government / stakeholder management
  • Risk mitigation and compliance
  • Procurement / contract management
  • Information Technology

With more than 30 years as a senior manager in the energy and railway industry, Peter has extensive experience in strategic planning, operational management, IT, procurement, stakeholder management, risk mitigation and compliance.

Peter was the Chief Executive Officer of Flinders Power responsible for the closure of the Flinders business, including the decommissioning of power stations, closure of a coal mine and site rehabilitation.

Peter has developed strategic partnerships to enable future development of the mining and export industries. His ability to form strong relationships has allowed him to successfully manage large operations and to effectively influence change.

Peter holds qualifications in Applied Science (Computer Studies) and Management, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Computer Society.

“I believe individual and organisational leadership and culture lies at the heart
of engaging a motivated team and delivering an outstanding outcome.”

“I believe individual and organisational leadership and culture lies at the heart
of engaging a motivated team and delivering an outstanding outcome.”

Brad Williams
Director

Core skills

  • Industrial site closure, decommissioning and demolition program strategic planning
  • Mine closure planning and execution
  • Regulator and key stakeholder engagement
  • Closure program implementation and functional leadership
  • Community engagement and communications
  • Contemporary safety and environmental management, including site contamination assessment and remediation
  • Business cultural and process improvement

Working in a range of industry sectors over the past 18 years, including power generation, public utilities, manufacturing and heavy industry, Brad has strong leadership experience and a thorough understanding of the operational management.

His management approach is underpinned by his experience in organisational leadership and culture and the significant impact this can have on the outcome of program delivery.

Brad was most recently employed as Program Director for Flinders Site Closure, and was formerly the Alinta Energy Manager Health, Safety, Security, Environment & Community for the Power Generation Division.

Prior to then, he held leadership roles with Clipsal Australia (Adelaide), Thames Water (London) and Pasminco (now Nyrstar, at the Newcastle Smelter and Port Pirie Smelter).

With an Honours Bachelor of Science and a Postgraduate Diploma in OHS, Brad is currently expanding his educational qualifications by completing a part-time MBA. Brad is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgists (AusIMM). Brad is a published author, presenting mine rehabilitation papers at the 2018 Mine Closure Conference and the 2019 Coal Operators Conference proceedings.

“Working in the mining industry for the past three decades and witnessing how the industry has evolved has helped me gain invaluable experience in change management and insights on a best practice management approach.”

“Working in the mining industry for the past three decades and witnessing how the industry has evolved has helped me gain invaluable experience in change management and insights on a best practice management approach.”

PETER KELLY
Director

Core skills

  • Mine operations management, including planning, optimisation and safety
  • Development and implementation of change management programs
  • Cost control management
  • Township management, including stakeholders (local communities, government departments, emergency services and private business operators)
  • Risk management

Peter has worked in the mining industry for nearly 30 years with senior site management, strategic planning, mine engineering and risk and compliance experience with Alinta Energy, Boral, International Power/Hazelwood Mine, Rio Tinto and BHP.

Peter was the Manager and Statutory Mine Manager of Leigh Creek Coal Mine for over 7 years. During that time, Peter helped see the site (including the township of Leigh Creek) through extensive change, including intensive mine expansion, capital upgrade,

process and productivity improvement and a closure program.

Peter’s ability to form effective relationships at all levels, including with employees, contractors, unions, suppliers, consultants and government representatives, has allowed him to successfully and effectively manage large operations and extensive change. Peter holds qualifications in Engineering (Mining) and Management and is a member of the Australian Mine Managers association.

“Understanding the energy and mining industry on numerous levels has helped me adopt a practical management approach and ensure safety is a top priority.”

“Understanding the energy and mining industry on numerous levels has helped me adopt a practical management approach and ensure safety is a top priority.”

KYM MAULE
Director

Core skills

  • Change management
  • Plant maintenance procedures and planning
  • Closure planning/make safe procedures
  • Project management
  • Risk management
  • Team development

With 37 years of experience in industry maintenance within the power and mining industries, Kym has exceptional supervisory skills, planning and coordinating major projects and ensuring their safe and effective completion.

His effective communication and sound interpersonal skills with workforce and contractors together with his practical management approach has helped many businesses achieve successful results.

Kym was most recently the Flinders Power Facility Manager at Augusta Power Stations and was

accountable for the decommissioning, asset reclamation and remediation processes on the site.

His previous roles include Playford Power Station Plant Manager, Augusta Power Station Maintenance Manager, Leigh Creek Coal Mine Maintenance Manager, trade and supervisory roles with ETSA, Babcock & Brown Power, NRG and Olympic Dam with Monodelphus Engineering.

Kym is trade certified and holds numerous safety and leadership qualifications, including tertiarylevel qualifications in frontline management.

“Connecting the commercial and finance function to all other aspects of a business delivers optimal results and helps forecast potential risks, which can then be managed in real-time, preventing future issues.”

“Connecting the commercial and finance function to all other aspects of a business delivers optimal results and helps forecast potential risks, which can then be managed in real-time, preventing future issues.”

DAMIEN RICE
Director

Core skills

  • Risk identification and management
  • Financial control
  • Executive reporting
  • Planning, forecasting and budgeting
  • Budget management
  • Team development
  • Contract negotiations
  • Commercial/financial governance/insurances

Damien has 30 years’ experience in the electricity sector, including his former role as Chief Financial Officer of Flinders Power.

His understanding of the business requirements during normal operational mode have been used to effectively manage the safe, timely, compliant and cost-effective meeting of closure obligations, such as at the Port Augusta Power Stations and Leigh Creek Coal Mine.

Damien’s keen interest in ensuring the commercial and finance function is closely linked to all aspects of a business has helped expand his career experience into a number of broader roles including acting as a change and implementation agent on many occasions.

His professional qualifications, including CPA with a BA (Accountancy) and Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, are underpinned by a strong systems and forward looking focus.

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