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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

David Nichols: Chief Executive Officer (Acting)

David is Qualified Civil and Construction Engineer with 28 years in the pipeline industry in the UK and Australia. He co-founded the business in 2013 and was Managing Director until late 2015 when the company went under new management. David Brings a wealth of knowledge to the company and strong leadership throughout the organisation from Senior management to construction operators at the coal face. 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.

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.

Alison Harness: Finance Manager (Acting)

Alison has over 25 years’ experience as an accountant in both corporate and professional environments. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has worked as a Financial Controller for an SME for 3 years before coming to iPipe. Her background includes senior finance management roles and internal auditing with Shell. Her career within the accounting profession with KPMG, Ferrier Hodgson and Grant Thornton has provided exposure to a diversity of industries and culminated in her specialising in Financial Advisory before returning to the corporate sector.


Cindy Bennett: Human Resources

Cindy has over 20 years’ human resources management experience predominantly in the resources sector.  Within the mining industry she has worked on site based locations throughout Australia including Kalgoorlie WA, Zeehan TAS and Tenant Creek NT.  In the oil and gas sector, Cindy most recently worked for REPSOL (formerly Talisman Energy) based in the Brisbane office, but with HR responsibility for the PNG operations.  Being a true HR Business Partner is something Cindy is passionate about, supporting and empowering leaders to excel in people management.  


Mitch Clamp: Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Manager

Mitchell is a qualified and experienced Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality and Stakeholder Professional with over 30 years in people, operations and project management.

This wealth of experience allows him to understand and develop a workforce culture which continuously challenges and promotes positive engagement from all level of the business.   

Mitch uses his experience in human behaviour to achieve outcomes in injury and environmental impact prevention, so as to reduce the exposure to risk.