Global Business Development Manager
Dr Steven Vidakovic – MBA, PhD, B.E
Steven has more than 30 years of engineering, project management and sales experience, having most recently been working with an international supplier of marine fin stabiliser and ride control systems.
Dr Vidakovic holds a B.E. in Aeronautics and has completed a PhD in Aerodynamics/Fluid Mechanics from The University of Adelaide. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration.
Bruce Bell – B Com. Dip Mech Eng. C Eng A. AMIE Aust. NER
Bruce is a senior executive with over 30 years experience in the fields of Engineering and Commercial management.
Bruce has held the roles of Applications/ Design Engineer, Project Manager, and Engineering Manager for many companies, designing, manufacturing and commissioning rotating equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic packages from 2.5kW to +200kW on a global basis. He has also worked as Sales Manager and General Manager for high profile national and international OEM’s within the Oil & Gas, Mining and Industrial Sectors.
As well as operating a private consulting company, Bruce has managed and worked on assignment with many diverse engineering and commercial teams across Europe the Middle East, USA and Asia.
Bruce holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in management and commercial law, a Diploma of Mechanical Engineering specialising in Hydraulics and Pneumatics. He is also a Chartered Engineering Associate with the Institution of Engineers Australia and listed on the National Engineering Register (NER)”.
Product Manager – Gyrostablizers
Paul Steinmann – BE(Mech), C.Eng, MBA, MRINA, MSNAME
Paul started working at VEEM at the end of 2011 when VEEM took on the Halcyon Gyrostabiliser product. Paul had been working on the Halcyon product since 2004 and was taken on to continue development of the Halcyon product. Paul has a bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and completed an MBA in 2008. Paul has over 18 years of experience in mechanical engineering and naval architecture and held project engineering and management positions in both commercial shipping and offshore oil and gas industries.
He has gained a broad range of experience of marine projects including commercial and paramilitary, both in Australia and internationally. Paul is responsible for bringing the Halcyon product to market, working on product design and development, testing and trials, identifying potential markets, product awareness and marketing.
Finance and Administration Manager/Joint Company Secretary
Tracy Caudwell – Cert.Bus.Stud, Assoc Dip Acct, B.Acc, AGIA
Tracy has over 30 years of experience in the finance field and has been with VEEM since 2005 moving through the accounting department ranks from Administration/ Accounting Assistant, through to Assistant Accountant in June 2008 and in April 2010 became VEEM’s Finance and Administration Manager.
Tracy is responsible for managing the administration, accounting and finance functions of VEEM and to provide management with the necessary reports and KPIs to enable accurate assessment of company performance. Tracy has a Certificate in Business Studies, an Associate Diploma in Accounting and a Bachelor of Accounting Degree.
Independent Non-executive Director/Joint Company Secretary
Peter Torre – B.Bus (Accounting), CA, AGIA
Peter has over 20 years of corporate advisory experience. He holds a Bachelor of Business, is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Secretary and a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Peter is currently the company secretary for several ASX listed companies. He was a partner of an internationally affiliated firm of chartered accountants, working within its corporate services division for over nine years where he also held the position of Chairman of the National Corporate Services Committee.