Clinton Dick Liberty Industrial
Clinton Dick
Founding Director

Clinton is a highly regarded industry expert and has been involved with the successful execution of some of the world’s largest and technically complex demolition undertakings. As a Civil Engineer specialising in large project demolition and remediation, Clinton has more than 24 years of demolition project delivery and leadership experience. He has 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.

Simon Gill Liberty Industrial
Simon Gill
Director

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.

Steve Andrew Liberty Industrial
Steve Andrew
Global Business Development & Asset Closure Director

With more than 43 years of experience in the demolition industry, Steve Andrew’s expertise extends from all areas of decommissioning, demolition, dismantling and land remediation, including the planning and preparation/management of decommissioning, isolation, pre-weakening for explosive and controlled collapse, asbestos management, heavy lifting operations, SHE management, design of safe systems of work and on-site control of contracts. He is also adept in managing hazardous waste removal, including radioactive chemicals/catalysts, working both on and offshore.

Managing projects across the United Kingdom and internationally, Steve has developed an innate skill at reducing overall project costs through innovation and design. His strong leadership skills have seen him achieve and maintain a world-class safety record, including 15 Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, RoSPA, and 10 Gold’s in a row.

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.

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
National HSEQ 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. Sean provides strong systems, governance, and strategic direction and believes a focus on sustainable growth, strong customer relationships, safety, and prudent fiscal management are key for the long term performance of the business.

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.