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.

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Stuart Carmichael

Non-Executive Chairman

Stuart Carmichael has extensive international corporate advisory, M&A and operational experience. Stuart held various senior executive leadership positions with UGL, DTZ, AJG and KPMG Corporate Finance. Stuart has extensive corporate and operational experience across multiple geographies having lived and worked in the US, UK, Europe, Middle East and Australia. Stuart's sector experience includes industrial, technology and professional services sectors.

Stuarts holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting and Finance and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Stuart is also a non-executive director of ASX listed Swick Mining Services Ltd (ASX:SWK), De.mem Limited (ASX: DEM), ClearVue Technologies Limited (ASX:CPV), Osteopore Limited (ASX:OSX) and is the non-executive chairman of Schrole Limited (ASX:SCL).

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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.
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Colm O'Brien

Non-Executive Director

Colm has over 20 years' executive level experience in financial services, tier one management consulting and media industries. He led ASX listed company Aspermont Limited (ASX: ASP) as chief executive officer and transformed that business from a local mining publication to a global, digitally led resources media business including world leading events.

Prior to that, Colm graduated with a Bachelor of Law, from University College Cork, Ireland and worked extensively within financial services in Europe and Australia with Barclays Bank and Andersen Consulting (Accenture).

Currently, Colm is a founding director of Carrington Partners, a management consultancy firm focused on providing practical strategic and board/executive support, including business/technology growth, turnarounds, transformational change, acquisition/partnership structures and funding introductions. Colm also acts as non-executive director of Pacific Star Network Limited (ASX: PNW), an ASX listed media company with market leading assets in broadcasting and publishing, including Crocmedia, SEN Radio, and the AFL Record.

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Kieran Purcell

Non-Executive Director

Kieran Purcell is the past Chairman of Keyhole TIG Limited and a current Director.  He is currently the Chairman of International Musculoskeletal Research Institute and Koonenberry Gold Ltd.  He has previously held several other Board and Advisory positions with many in the Not for Profit sector.  

Kieran is currently employed at Morgans Financial Ltd.  Prior to this, he held positions with Macquarie Private Wealth, Smith Barney Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Australian Stock Exchange, Price Waterhouse and Deloitte.  

Kieran is a Chartered Accountant and AICD Graduate with extensive financial management, structuring and corporate governance experience, together with exceptional private and public sector networks.

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David Williams


David is the Chief Executive Officer of K-TIG. David is a highly experienced executive and has been the Managing Director or Executive Director of a number of ASX listed companies, principally in the resources and oil and gas industries, including research and development of new technology. He has also been an Executive Director in a number of private and pre-IPO companies, including President of Heathgate Resources Pty Ltd, the owner and operator of the Beverley uranium mine in South Australia. 

David brings over 20 years of experience in the energy and resource industry and managing companies. David has extensive experience in the development and implementation of major strategic directional changes including capital raising, mergers and acquisitions.

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Neil Le Quesne

President Market Development

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.

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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.
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Adam Poole

Director Sales & Commissioning

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.
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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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