Russell began his career as a process instrument technician in the early 80’s. When the automotive industry declined, he furthered his knowledge by undertaking studies in Engineering and Business in the 90’s – completing a Master’s degree in Business Administration / Entrepreneurship in 2003.
Since entering the petroleum industry with Veeder-Root as a graduate development engineer, Russell has become a seasoned industry expert and leader with 20+ years experience in leak detection, wetstock management, automatic tank gauging and forecourt automation. His extensive knowledge and business integrity is appreciated and respected throughout the industry.
Russell was the past President of the Australian Petroleum Industry Contractors and Suppliers Association (APICSA Limited), and is a member of the Petroleum Equipment Institute (PEI USA), the Association of Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA UK) and the Australian Institute of Management (AIM).
Outside of the workplace, Russell spends his time with his family – enjoying sun, surf and snow, camping, football, food and gardening.