Lyndon Crudeli
Principal Accountant
Horizon Accountants

Lyndon graduated from Curtin University in 1989 with a Bachelor of Business, he completed the Professional Year Programme in 1991, was admitted as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 1992 and completed Certificate of Public Practice in 2000. Lyndon grew up on a farm in Mullewa and he and his family have lived in the Mid West most of their lives.


Stephen Joseph
Senior Technical Advisor

Dr Stephen Joseph holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Metallurgical Engineering and a doctorate in Architecture and Applied Anthropology. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Energy, a chartered engineer and has been a senior adviser to both commercial, government and non government organisations, in renewable energy,  and sustainable agriculture and forestry.

Dr Joseph has extensive experience world wide developing processes and technologies that convert waste into energy and value added products.  These include including biodiesel, oil from algae, biomass combustion, pyrolysis and gasification plant, biochar, plastic wood composite, microhydro, wind and solar energy additives for high strength concretes. He has also developed combustion devices to burn very dilute volatile gases.

He has also been involved in multi-country market research into areas of waste recycling and renewable energy.  He has written over 100 books and articles and lectured and trained other engineers and scientists throughout the world. He was the founding vice chairman of the International Biochar Initiative and  co-editor with Dr Johannes Lehmann of the first major publication on biochar.

He is now a visiting professor at the University of NSW, Nanjing Agricultural University and a director of a renewable energy and engine company in the UK.

Jonathon Haeusler
Principal Lawyer

Williams + Hughes, Comercial and Litigation Lawyers

Jonathan is a graduate of the University of Western Australia and the University of Notre Dame, Australia. After graduating Jonathan was an Associate to the Honourable Justice Le Miere of the Supreme Court of Western Australia. Jonathan practises in the fields of commercial and property law and is the senior associate with primary responsibility for the Geraldton office.


Paul Blackwell
Senior Science Advisor
Department of Agriculture and Food WA

Paul has worked for the Department in Geraldton since 1989 and is an applied soil scientist with 25 years research experience in Australia and 11 years research experience in UK. Paul specialises in management of soil compaction for crops; including development of Controlled Traffic (Tramline Farming),  management of low permeability duplex soils and hard setting soils; including the development of no-tillage farming,  management of water repellent sands; including the development of furrow sowing and banded surfactants.

More recently Paul has been involved in the evaluation of biochar in agriculture in WA, including the development of biochar mineral complex fertilisers.

EMC Limited
Energy Consultants

EMC delivers practical commercial solutions to energy and carbon issues.  EMC works with corporate, government and non-profit organisations of all sizes. EMC has the systems, tools and experience to design and implement simple solutions to complex challenges.

The EMC team delivers a unique combination of consultants with a diverse range of expertise, with a powerful network of global industry and government contacts, delivering excellent value for money on high-impact projects.