Fabrication Maintenance experts Australia

Meet our leadership group

Mark Duffy Group Managing Director

With over 25 years’ experience in the Protective Coatings industry, Mark has held numerous senior management roles in some of the world’s largest fabric maintenance companies in the UK and Africa. With over 10 years’ experience as a Managing Director he brings a wealth of experience to the business in leading and growing all sectors of multidiscipline business making them dynamic and progressive organisations. Mark joined Wescott Coatings in February 2016.

Daniel Mitchell Managing Director, Australia

With over 15 years’ experience working in the industrial sector in Australia, Dan navigated the beginning and successful development of one of Melbourne’s prominent demolition services companies. Dan has extensive years of experience in senior management and driving companies with safety and quality his constant. He came on board as the founding Managing Director of Wescott Australia in 2018.

Tom Whittleton MICorr, ACA Technologist Operations Director

With over 30 years’ experience in the Corrosion Control and Protective Coatings industry, Tom formed Wescott Industrial Services Ltd in 2006 to specialise in all aspects of painting and blasting and the training of highly skilled, multi-disciplinary teams, including Rope Access supervisory experience. Tom’s extensive experience in the co-ordination and management of complex coatings projects, together with our tried and tested personnel, gives Wescott the flexibility and diversity to supply in the most demanding environments, whether it is a single operative to carry out a specific task, or squads and project teams capable of overseeing and running entire projects from start to finish.

Tom has now moved across to establish and run the Australian Operations.

Anthony Wright (AAIPM) Operations Manager, WA & NT

Anthony has over 25 years’ experience in oil and gas, marine and resources industry projects where he has successfully managed complex high risk multidisciplinary maintenance and modification projects and portfolios for multiple owner / operators.  He holds a Master’s Degree in Project Management, is a registered Project Manager with the AIPM and is a Lean Six Sigma practitioner.  His career has taken him to places such as China, Vietnam, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, Malaysia, India, the Middle East, France, the UK, Norway and Denmark as well as his home country of Australia. Anthony joined Wescott Industrial Services in July 2018.

Drew Howell Business Development Manager

Drew has over 10 years’ experience in Business Development across several industries. A broad skill set encompassing adaptability and critical thinking has seen Drew grow multiple businesses through brand development and applying systemisation. Drew has been with Wescott Australia since it’s onset in 2018. 

Tony Dutton Contracts Administrator and Head Estimator

With over 25 years in the construction and industrial sector, both in the UK and throughout Australia, Tony brings extensive commercial and operational experience with a proven track record in the delivery of major contracts and project management.  

Charlie Lombardo Senior Projects Manager

Charlie has over 30 years of experience in delivering large industrial engineering, maintenance, shutdown and new builds.

Bianca Donnelly Health & Safety and Compliance

Bianca has been with Wescott Industrial Services Australia since its onset, managing all HSEQ activities and ISO's across the group of companies. Bianca has over 9 years’ experience in HSE.

Lee Bullock Sales & Proposal Manager

Lee has worked in the coatings industry from an early age joining Palmers Corrosion Control after serving his time as a plater in the shipyards in Northern England. After eight years, he left for work in the Far East and from there, moving from the technical side of the industry over to Sales, onto the Middle East and West Africa before transferring back to the UK in 2017. Lee has hands on experience working with Akzo-Nobel and brings a wealth of technical know-how, including paint spec-writing, with him to Wescott. Lee will be working with the Australian team to kickstart his appointment with Wescott.

Ralf Cameron Estimating and Procurement

Ralf has been an asset to Wescott. His background in estimating and procurement have led to him leading this facet of the business. A broad skill set and high level of diligence has enabled Ralf to become a great asset to the team.

Carla Atkins Finance

Carla has been at Wescott Industrial Services Australia since the beginning as Finance Manager. With 10 years’ experience in corporate finance management, Carla is responsible for the financial control, management and reporting of Wescott directly to the Managing Director.