Clinton Dick Liberty Industrial
Clinton Dick

Clinton is the founder-director of Liberty Industrial. As a highly regarded industry expert, Clinton has been involved with the successful execution of some of the world’s largest and technically complex demolition undertakings.
A qualified Civil Engineer specialising in large project demolition and remediation, Clinton has more than 24 years of demolition project delivery and leadership experience. Having held a variety of consulting, engineering, project management and senior roles in the demolition industry before launching Liberty Industrial in 2008.

Clinton’s leadership and expertise have been critical to the growth and direction of Liberty Industrial, a specialist deconstruction and remediation contracting business known for its ability to deliver demolition projects of the largest scale and highest calibre. Clinton has been a regular speaker at the World Demolition Conference presenting project reports covering high profile and complex demolition projects and is regularly featured in the industry media as a subject matter expert.

Clinton was a finalist in the Building and Construction Executive of the Year category for the CEO Magazine Executive of the Year Awards in 2016.

Simon Gill Liberty Industrial
Simon Gill

Simon is a highly regarded industrial demolition and closure expert who has directed the delivery of some of Australia’s largest industrial demolition and closure projects, including several landmark and World Demolition Award-winning projects. He has earned the respect of his peers in the international demolition community for his leadership of projects such as Munmorah Power Station Removal, Clyde Refinery Removal, Swanbank Power Station Removal, HISmelt Closure Project, Boodarie Hot Briquette Iron and Port Stanvac Refinery Demolition.

A qualified Civil and Environmental Engineer specialising in large scale demolition and remediation projects, Simon has more than 20 years of industrial deconstruction project delivery and leadership experience. With strong interpersonal and communication skills, his ability to foster great working relationships is where Simon excels. He can manage large project teams, convey a strong safety and sustainability culture, and build and nurture relationships with key project stakeholders.

David Wood
General Manager

David is an experienced General Manager and Director of large and complex contaminated land remediation projects with more than 20 years of industry experience.

David is a qualified Civil Engineer who holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) with Honours. His passion for the environment led him to pursue a career within the field of contaminated land remediation. David has been instrumental in strengthening Liberty Industrial’s position as a leading demolition and remediation contractor, helping to guide the company’s transition from a predominately industrial demolition contractor to a fully integrated demolition, remediation, and civil contracting business.

Robert Barker Liberty Industrial
Robert Barker
Projects Director

As a qualified engineer, Robert Barker has over 29 years of experience in operational demolition, decommissioning, dismantling, remediation, and construction technical engineering within high hazard environments across Oil, Gas, Chemical, Rail, Utility, Pharmaceutical & Infrastructure sectors; working on several Manufacturing Plants, Oil Rigs, Heavy Industrial, Gas Production Sites and Top Tier CoMAH Facilities.

Robert provides invaluable inputs across all project stages from planning, execution and finally, successful project completion. Through assisting with compiling pre works information, defining the scope of work, mitigation of commercial and operational safety risks, validating deliverables through robust audit systems and management of resources to ensure works are delivered safely, Robert always ensures projects are delivered to programme and with cost certainty.

Robert is experienced with methodologies associated with decommissioning and construction on technically challenging sites. Having been actively engaged on numerous projects adjacent to live operational infrastructure including road, rail, services and public, he recognises the technically challenging nature of working within live environments.

Jon Sowerby Liberty Industrial
Jon Sowerby
Contracts Director

Jon is a Senior Project Manager with over 28 years of experience within the construction, demolition, and remediation industry and has a proven track record of work carried out and delivered for public and private sector clients through the UK and Europe.

Specialising in the provision of advice and consultancy services in the inspection, assessment and refurbishment, demolition, and remediation of various assets/sites, Jon’s experience encompasses a wide and diverse range of projects of varying sizes for redevelopment, regeneration, land transactions and environmental management.

His specialist experience also includes the appraisal, design, and procurement of demolition solutions for redundant assets/sites. This experience ranges from undertaking high-level option reviews tailored to the client’s specific requirements and providing full-time on-site supervision for decontamination and demolition schemes. This experience is also harnessed by his ability to develop detailed demolition strategies, written specifications and tender documents and procurement of main works.

Daniel Breeze
Operations Manager

Daniel Breeze is a competent and experienced demolition engineer with over 10-years of experience in heavy industrial demolition, decommissioning and remediation of on-and-offshore oil and gas facilities, as well as industrial and chemical assets. Daniel is a full member of the demolition engineers and holds a professional diploma in project management. Daniel has worked on some of the world’s largest and complex deconstruction projects across the United Kingdom and Australia.

His broad knowledge allows a unique understanding of the project lifecycle from project operations and planning to integration, cost control, resource utilization and risk management. Daniel is a confident leader who can manage cross-functional project teams during the development cycle and demonstrates the ability to build robust relationships with stakeholders and contractors to achieve project deliverables and outcomes.

John Harris Liberty Industrial
John Harris
HSE Manager

John oversees company health and safety, environment, quality, and training. John has developed several award-winning safety and training programs for Liberty Industrial. He was the winner of the Australian NSW Safework Awards for Category 3 – Safety Champion – Best Individual contribution to Work, Health & Safety. This award was given for his participation in the Demolition Certificate 3 & 4 industry reviews and developed training programs for the safe introduction of Liberty Industrial’s fleet of high reach demolition excavators.

John’s oxy cutting program was Highly Commended at the 2019 National Safety Awards of Excellence for the Best WHS Training Program Award in Australia. He was also a finalist at the 2019 World Demolition Awards in the Safety & Training Award category.

Sean Nestor Liberty Industrial
Sean Nestor
Chief Financial Officer

Sean was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Liberty Industrial in July 2017. Before his appointment, Sean held senior finance roles in several innovative and prominent international and domestic companies in the engineering and manufacturing sectors. Before joining Liberty Industrial, Sean previously worked as a senior finance manager with international Italian tyre business Pirelli; US conglomerate ITW; French engineering and asset management solutions company Dalkia; plus Australian companies Graham Group, now part of the Nepean Group – a large diversified private engineering business, and James Walker Australia – a designer and manufacturer of bespoke sealant and packing solutions for Oil & Gas, Power and Utility customers such as Shell, Woodgroup, Alinta and Origin Energy.

As Chief Financial Officer, Sean provides expertise in system development and management, and governance and strategic direction. His focus on sustainable growth, strong customer relationships, safety and prudent fiscal management have been key for enabling business success. Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting from the National University of Ireland and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.