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Chief Financial Officer: Alastair Beard

Alastair Beard

Alastair is an accounting and finance professional with extensive experience in asset and property funds management.

With over 20 years of experience in accounting and finance and across a number of industries, Alastair has spent 4 years in Funds Management specifically managing Property Trusts (both listed and unlisted). During this time he was the CFO for two ASX listed companies, including three years with the Rabinov Property Trust. He also established a residential property trust in the USA.

Alastair’s experience also includes 10 years in the energy and utilities industry. He undertook several senior roles at Origin Energy including managing each of their Shared Services Accounting, Financial Systems Network Revenue and Meter/Market Data departments. Alastair has also worked at TRUenergy as their Risk and Network Relations Manager and most recently completed a finance transformation project at Essential Energy.

Alastair joined MBD Energy Limited in 2012 with responsibility for Finance & Administration. This includes carriage of all financial reporting, accounting and tax functions, risk and commercial project modelling. He also sits on the IP Committee which reports to the Audit, Risk & Compliance Committee.


Managing Director

Andrew Lawson is a qualified Civil Engineer with strong experience in managing major projects and delivery across both the public and private sectors. He has a thorough understanding of project development, management and construction processes to deliver multi-million dollar projects.
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Senior Project Manager - Nutrition

Roger has over 35 years of senior management and operational experience in the specialty chemical industry with global companies engaged in minerals processing, algae production and manufacturing.
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Operations Manager – Bioremediation (Asia)

Dan has 20 years’ experience in senior operations and project management positions across engineering, industrial ‘waste-to-biomass’ and major property development projects. Dan’s initial responsibilities at MBD included development from initial planning, design and construction through to successful operations of the following projects:
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Robert is chairman of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited. He is Deputy Chancellor of the University of Melbourne and chairman of the University’s Investments Committee, the Australia India Institute and The Conversation Media Group.
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