Meet the team

The K-TIG Team Is Dedicated to the Development of Next-Generation Welding Technologies

From the front office to the back, we’re driven by a desire to innovate and transform. The breakthrough nature of our solutions and the delight of our customers are testament to the passion, creativity and perspiration of our people.

The K-TIG team has unique expertise in advanced physics, materials science, weld engineering, metallurgy and welding automation.


Kieran Purcell


Kieran Purcell is the Chairman of Keyhole TIG Limited, the State Manager of Macquarie, Chairman of Joint Research Pty Ltd and Director of the International Musculoskeletal Research Institute.
Kieran was previously State Manager of Smith Barney Citigroup, State Manager of Merrill Lynch and Executive Officer of Australian Stock Exchange.
Kieran has extensive financial management, structuring and corporate governance experience, together with exceptional private and public sector networks.

Syed Basar Shueb 

Non-Executive Director

Syed Basar Shueb is a Non Executive Director of Keyhole TIG Limited.
Basar is the General Manager of the Pal Group of Companies, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi-based Royal Group, Chaired by His Highness Sheikh Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and is the Chairman of Royal Falcon Mining LLC.
Basar has extensive experience in the process, manufacturing, fabrication, construction and service industries.

Graham Wilson

Non-Executive Director

Graham Wilson is a Non-Executive Director of Keyhole TIG Limited.
Graham is the owner and a Director of the PCT Group, the largest supplier of welding equipment to oil and gas companies in the Middle East.
Graham brings extensive international experience, an exhaustive understanding of welding processes and automation, exceptional connections to fabricators in the Middle East, and a deep understanding of welding equipment deployment for oil and gas pipelines.
Graham also serves as a member of the K-TIG Technical Committee.

Neil Le Quesne

CEO & Executive Director

Neil Le Quesne is the Chief Executive and Executive Director of Keyhole TIG Limited.
Neil has more than 25 years of experience in international development, commercialisation, strategic sales, business development, corporate strategy, investment attraction, M&A and executive leadership on four continents spanning the private sector, public sector & state-owned corporations.
Neil has more than 20 years of involvement in emerging markets including the Middle East, Far East, South Asia, South East Asia, Africa & CIS regions.

Gary Lantzke

Advisor to the Board & Chairman of Technical Committee

Gary Lantzke is a founding Director, Advisor to the Board and Chairman of the Technical Committee at Keyhole TIG Limited and was responsible for much of Keyhole TIG’s early development.
Gary is the Chief Executive of Callidus Welding Solutions, a world respected titanium fabricator, one of Australia’s major specialised welding operations and a fully owned subsidiary of the Pon Group.

Belinda Latz

Director Marketing & Operations 

Belinda Latz is K-TIG’s Director Marketing & Operations.
Belinda has over 10 years of experience in all facets of corporate services including finance, human resources, logistics, marketing, administration and customer service.
Belinda also holds a BA in Business Management and brings a diverse range of skills spanning organisational management, marketing, procurement, logistics, finance, IP portfolio management, project management and governance.
Belinda has extensive implementation knowledge of financial management, customer relationship management, supply chain and inbound marketing systems and is responsible for driving continuous process improvement at K-TIG.

Adam Poole

Director Distribution & Product Development

Adam Poole is K-TIG’s Director Distribution & Product Development.
Adam has over 20 years’ experience in the welding and fabrication industry, with extensive experience in installation and commissioning of industrial equipment, welding technologies, and automation systems.
Adam also has more than 10 years’ experience in managing engineering workshops and building robust quality assurance systems & processes.
Adam has exceptional knowledge of the K-TIG process combined with in-field commissioning and installation experience on five continents.

Bill Kelly

Senior Sales & Commissioning Engineer

Bill Kelly is K-TIG’s Senior Sales and Commissioning Engineer. Bill has over 17 years experience in the fabrication and welding industry which includes experience in engineering and with the defence industry of Australia. 

Using his in-depth experience, he can understand the needs of the customer and give honest valuable real world advice. He believes it is important to take people through an open and honest exploration of their applications and gives feedback, with an end goal to build long term value adding relationships, not just to achieve a quick sale.

Bill has exceptional knowledge of the K-TIG process combined with in-field commissioning and installation experience.

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