OUR PEOPLE

In emergency management, you need to trust your processes, you need faith in your planning, and most of all you need to be confident in your people. There is very little margin for error as people’s safety, client assets and reputation are at risk.

Since our inception in 2005, we have made it policy to differentiate Dynamiq in the market by having a large team of full time experts at the disposal of our clients. We have, over time, established a trusted advisor status with our clients.

“Dynamiq has an excellent reputation in the industry, so I was pleased to become part of the team when the opportunity came up. I currently work as a Team Leader with Dynamiq Assist. The work itself is valuable and I’ve had many opportunities for career progression.”

Michael Good, Team Leader
Dan Pritchard

Dan Pritchard

Chief Executive Officer

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Dan Pritchard

Chief Executive Officer

Dan has fifteen years of international experience, and has managed global strategic and operational projects across a variety of market sectors including industrial chemicals and equipment, energy, government, technology and defence. As Dynamiq's CEO, Dan is responsible for running the business efficiently, and driving value for clients by ensuring that business units deliver high quality customer solutions.

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Richard Watson CA

Richard Watson CA

Chief Financial Officer

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Richard Watson CA

Chief Financial Officer

Richard is a highly respected senior finance executive with international experience.

His previous roles include CFO of International SOS (Australia) Pty Ltd, the global Medical/Emergency Assistance company.

Richard joined Dynamiq in 2013 and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the team.

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Jarrod Wilson

Jarrod Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

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Jarrod Wilson

Chief Operating Officer

Jarrod is an experienced senior manager with over 20 years’ experience in the Australian general insurance industry. He has a proven record in sales, operations, and product development with a particular a focus on customer outcomes. Jarrod is responsible for the management of Dynamiq’s business operations.

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Gary Rigby

Gary Rigby

Head of Strategic Partnerships

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Gary Rigby

Head of Strategic Partnerships

Gary has over 30 years’ experience in crisis and emergency management, system development, implementation, training and support. Gary’s comprehensive background in marine engineering has seen him establish and implement the Australian oil industry’s national oil spill emergency response capability (AMOSC). Gary also was a key player in developing EMQnet, an integrated web-based Crisis and Emergency management and communication and recording system.

He is a trusted advisor and trainer for key oil and gas clients such as Newmont, Kinross, Chevron, Woodside, Conoco Phillips, Vale, BHP Billiton, Exxon Mobil, CSO, Petroz, Nippon, HWE, North, Pasminco, Nexen, Shell and TruEnergy.

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Kleenette Cabaddu

Kleenette Cabaddu

Finance Manager

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Kleenette Cabaddu

Finance Manager

Kleenette has a background in audit and advisory and has worked with prestigious consulting and advisory firms in Australia and overseas.

She has also worked across multiple industries from medium to multi-national companies in the commercial environment.  

She joined Dynamiq in 2011 and is an integral part of the Dynamiq team.

 

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Andrew Larsen

Andrew Larsen

General Manager - Emergency Management

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Andrew Larsen

General Manager - Emergency Management

In close partnership with his clients, Andrew prepares tailored Crisis and Emergency Management Systems to mitigate and manage the effects of unplanned events, which can adversely threaten a company's reputation and long-term capability to do business.  This includes the implementation of the crisis management plans, training of key corporate, regional and site team members (via instructor led and web-based means) and the testing of plans by subjecting participants to realistic and relevant crisis scenarios.

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Lacey Croco

Lacey Croco

Senior Consultant and Regional Lead - North America

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Lacey Croco

Senior Consultant and Regional Lead - North America

Lacey provides crisis management expertise to Dynamiq clients in the United States. With more than a decade experience in emergency and crisis management, Lacey has worked for municipal, county, and federal governments, non-profit and private organisations. In addition to practical experience in disaster management, Lacey has her Bachelor of Science in emergency management, and a Master of Science in organisation development. 

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Robert Innes

Robert Innes

General Manager - Technology

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Robert Innes

General Manager - Technology

Robert is a key player in the development and ongoing management and growth of EMQnet, Dynamiq’s integrated web-based Crisis and Emergency management and communication and recording system. With over 15 years’ experience in crisis and emergency management, Robert specialises in the implementing and training of management systems utilising Web based training and communication tools, in addition to developing  multiple tier exercise scenarios and crisis and emergency management procedures.

Robert’s key clients include Newmont, Australian Magnesium, Panoramic Resources, Vale Inco, PT Inco, Paperlinx, VENCorp, NEMMCO and ActewAGL.

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Rob Smart

Rob Smart

Managing Principal (WA)

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Rob Smart

Managing Principal (WA)

Rob’s Emergency and Crisis Management experience includes plan development and the training of crisis management teams from site though to corporate level in Australia, Asia and Africa. Rob’s experience in the development of emergency, crisis, business continuity and protective security systems has included external consulting and internal organisational management within the private and public sectors.

His extensive emergency and security risk management experience includes critical infrastructure protection projects in the utilities, mining, energy and hydrocarbons fields as well as the completion of maritime and aviation security projects throughout the Australian region. 

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Karen Ward

Karen Ward

Capability Manager

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Karen Ward

Capability Manager

Karen is an emergency assistance expert with over 6 years of experience in medical, security and business services. She joined Dynamiq as a case manager and was quickly promoted to team leader. Her current role as capability manager involves the continuous development and maintenance of Dynamiq’s service offerings to ensure we are meeting and exceeding our client’s expectations at all times.

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Kel Donovan

Kel Donovan

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Kel Donovan

Kel specialises in risk management and the development of robust business resilience solutions. Kel has extensive experience in facilitating planning workshops, risk assessments and training and emergency exercises. He has worked with major resource companies throughout Asia Pacific including ExxonMobil, BHP-Billiton and Rio Tinto.

Kel has built an extensive base of knowledge through his experience with the Australian Military, Xstrata Coal, ExxonMobil, and most recently, consulting to the energy, resources, construction and public sectors with Dynamiq.

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Renee Durack

Renee Durack

Emergency Operations Centre Team Leader

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Renee Durack

Emergency Operations Centre Team Leader

Renee is a Senior Registered nurse. She manages a team of 10 EOC staff who operate on a 24 hour roster.

Renee takes pride in developing, implementing and applying processes and tools that enhance customer service, case management and operational efficiency. She has worked in the emergency medical assistance industry for more than three years.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Nursing, Deakin University 2003

 

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Sam Rigby

Sam Rigby

Manager - Emergency Management (QLD & NSW)

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Sam Rigby

Manager - Emergency Management (QLD & NSW)

Sam is responsible for the day to day operations of Dynamiq's Emergency Management division.    In this role he project manages and prepares crisis and emergency management systems specifically tailored for clients to manage the effects of unplanned events, which can adversely threaten both the safety of people and an organisation’s reputation. 

This includes the implementation of crisis and emergency management systems, visual aids, training via both facilitator led and web-based means and the testing of systems by subjecting participants to realistic scenarios tailored for the particular industry.

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Peter Emmett

Peter Emmett

Principal Consultant (WA)

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Peter Emmett

Principal Consultant (WA)

As a former member of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the Australian Defence Force (ADF), Peter has gained invaluable experience in the field of crisis management.  

Peter previously worked as an Executive Officer in the Post Security Task Force in DFAT where he was involved in the planning and implementation of physical security measures at Australian Diplomatic Missions in the Asia-Pacific region, focussing on Indonesia. During this time he was also involved in crisis planning for Australian Diplomatic staff in the region. Peter also contributed to the preparation of Australia’s International Counter-Terrorism Plan as a member of DFAT’s National Security Section.

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Lucas Saunders

Lucas Saunders

Principal Consultant (QLD)

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Lucas Saunders

Principal Consultant (QLD)

In addition to 14 years’ service in the Army, Lucas has 6 years’ experience working privately as a crisis management expert. His clients include BHP Billiton and Queensland Gas Company.

Lucas has assisted clients from multiple industries to develop and implement crisis management frameworks in complex and remote environments.

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Trent Devers

Trent Devers

IT Manager

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Trent Devers

IT Manager

Trent is a highly skilled IT Professional with a broad range of skills covering infrastructure design, implementation and support, software development, information security and project management and has worked in many differing industries for small start-ups through to large enterprises over his 15 year career.

Trent has implemented an information security management system within Dynamiq achieving accreditation through Standards Australia for ISO 27001. He is also the architect and lead developer for EMQnet, Dynamiq’s online crisis, emergency, security and risk management platform.

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