Trevor joined Colas Australia in 2016 as the Group Technical and Marketing Manager having held a similar role with Colas in Southern Africa. He currently serves on the Austroads Asphalt, Binders and Surfacing’s working groups and Australia Asphalt Pavement Association’s National Technology Leadership Committee and Sustainability committee. Trevor holds a Bachelor of Technology in Civil Engineering and Bachelors Degree of Commerce.
General Manager - Innovation and Corporate Affairs, Visy
Richard Macchiesi has 25 years experience in the FMCG industry across multiple disciplines. He worked in the flavour industry developing strategic new products in Australia before heading to Chicago establishing a new dairy-based technology.
Richard's career has travelled extensively in Europe and Asia identifying strategic alliances for new businesses, utilising a strong understanding of innovation and technology commercialisation.
Richard is currently the Executive General Manager of Corporate Affairs and Innovation at Visy working on strategic initiatives that deliver value for his clients and Visy.
Head of Investor Relations, Cleanaway
Richie was appointed Head of Investor Relations of Cleanaway in April 2020. In this role, his responsibilities include establishing and expanding the company's relationships with sell-side and buy-side investment analysts, industry analysts, and investors worldwide. He also provides input on the company's financial reporting activities, sustainability reporting, and manages the company’s engagement with proxy advisors, as well as other shareholder relations activities as part of a comprehensive investor relations program.
Prior to that he worked at Infigen Energy as General Manager of Strategy and Corporate Affairs with responsibility for corporate strategy development, investor relations, government relations and corporate communications. Richie has also worked at Origin Energy across a range of business units. Richie has 20 years’ experience working in listed companies primarily in energy markets including roles in systems development, environmental markets trading, strategic and business planning, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate affairs. Richie holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and a Higher Diploma in Systems Analysis from the National University of Ireland, Galway and an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.