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Dougal Hains: GM Commercial

Dougal is a Qualified Civil Engineer who brings over 25 years’ experience in Gas and Water Infrastructure Projects.  He has worked for major international corporations in the fields of asset development, commercial structuring, project development on both the asset owner and contracting side. Dougal has been responsible for constructing major CSG gas and water infrastructure assets in QLD since 2010.


Leadership Team

Carsten Thomsen:  Chief Executive Officer

Carsten is an experienced international oil and gas executive who has been involved in the development of CSG in QLD since 2007. Carsten has worked in senior leadership positions in the UK, Japan, USA, NZ and Australia across upstream and downstream oil and gas as well as power generation, distribution and retailing. Carsten was educated at the Copenhagen Business School and London Business School and undertook a European Union sponsored 18 months executive training program in Japan.

David Nichols: Chief Technology Officer

David is Qualified Civil and Construction Engineer with 28 years in the pipeline industry in the UK and Australia. He has led the development of numerous patented innovative solutions for iPipe, which have improved both the safety and efficiency of live works for our customers. David is also very active across the pipeline industry conducting innovative informative workshops and is currently Chairing the APGA Code of Practice Gathering Systems - CSG Committee.


Laura Delaney: Finance Manager

Laura is a Chartered Accountant with over 10 years’ experience in both industry and accounting practices in Europe and Australia. Laura has significant experience in bringing financial excellence and disciplines to growth organisations.


Damian O’ Conner: Asset and Procurement Manager

Damian is responsible for procurement and assets management at iPipe. This includes the calibration and testing for all equipment to ensure safe operation both in the field and within our NATA approved test facilities. He is also focused on building relationships with our key suppliers to ensure we obtain valve for money and after sales support which allows us to pass on the savings to our clients.

Andrew Gambling: Operations Manager

Andrew is an experienced project professional with broad experience in the pipeline and mining sectors, and with a focus on CSG since 2010.  He is responsible for all operations being undertaken by iPipe and ensures our projects are delivered safely and cost effectively whilst exceeding stakeholder expectations.