Dr Michael C Clarke
Mike is the founder and chief shareholder of M.E.T.T.S. He has qualifications in Mining, Environmental and Chemical Engineering (including a Ph.D.). Mike's areas of expertise are: Energy and Resource Development and Use, Energy Technology Development, Project Management, Wastes Management, Infrastructure Development, Desalination and Technician Education.
Mike has been responsible for M.E.T.T.S.'s policy directions and technical investigations. He was the originator of the Radiant Tube Technology Project. He has excellent contacts in the Philippines, Thailand, Pakistan, Indonesia, South Africa and Australia. He is a director of Pacific Power Partners LLC (power and energy project developers) of Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States and is a consultant to Asian Water Partners Co. Ltd. (in formation), desalination engineers and reverse osmosis plant fabricators. Recent activities by Pacific Power Partners LLC have included consulting on the feasibility of facilitating liquified natural gas (LNG) imports into South Africa.
Mike is based on the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia.
Tom is a shareholder of M.E.T.T.S. and is based in Tulsa Oklahoma. He has qualifications in commerce and business. Tom's areas of expertise are: project finance analysis, project economics and project packaging.
Tom is responsible for producing and reviewing consulting output that has economic and financial content.
Michael Hayes, RPEQ, BE, MEngSc, is a mechanical engineer with experience in processing plant design (including in the fields of coal preparation, coal mine gas management, alumina production and sugar refining). Michael has undertaken projects that have involved project management, financial management, safety management, leadership and team building, minerals process plant engineering and construction management, minerals engineering design, plant commissioning, plant upgrades, environmental engineering, and feasibility studies.
Michael Hayes and Mike Clarke have recently been consulting to an international mining corporation on the destruction of ventilation air methane (VAM).
Dr. Andrew P. Hammond
Andy has qualifications and expertise in the field of Geoscience. Andy assists with consulting that has aspects of geology, hydrology, and sedimentology.
Stephen is a chemical engineer with expertise in desalination and process design. Steve is based in Bangkok and is a director of Asian Water Partners Co. Ltd. (in formation), desalination engineers and RO plant fabricators.
Jack has over forty years of progressively responsible civil engineering experience in construction and project management, in both domestic and international projects. The responsibilities have included: Complete Reconnaissance/Concept Engineering, Estimating and Construction Management, Inspection Functions, Resident and Project Manager Functions (projects to $US90m in value) and Claims and Recommendations Assignments.
His countries of work experience include: United States, Philippines, China, Vietnam, Korea, Iran, and Thailand. As an associate of M.E.T.T.S. Pty. Ltd., Jack assisted Mike Clarke in the preparation of an Expression of Interest for the Technical Assistance package for the Asian Development Bank's Philippine Natural Gas Regulatory Framework Study. (Particular assistance was provided with organising meetings with ADB staff, and ensuring that the documentation met the Bank's requirements.)
In January 1996, assisted in the appraisal of the Sucat power station for conversion to coal firing. During 1996, he helped in maintaining contacts in Manila for Mike Clarke with government, semi-government and private groups involved in the power industry, with special reference to developments concerning the Sucat and Bataan Thermal power stations. Jack has a residence in Ermita, Manila.
Jack's recent work has included a conceptual study for an underground metro railway for Manila, Philippines.
Fritz Kilcher is a Swiss trained senior technician/engineer who has worked in construction and plant installation in Australia, Africa, the Americas and Asia. He has established Techniskill Constructions to service projects in Australia and the region. The company has offices in Cebu, Philippines, and Shanghai, China.
Fritz is experienced in putting together large construction and maintenance teams for undertaking projects that have tight schedules and budgets. He has a reputation for getting those projects completed to the required standard, on time and within budget.
Paul has professional qualifications and experience in languages and management. He has undertaken organisational management for publishers in Nepal and India. Paul is based in Sydney, Australia.
While an associate of M.E.T.T.S. (since 1997), he has assisted in project planning and administration. Paul has designed this website as part of his management and promotional activities for the company.