Key Personnel

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Gareth Jones
Company Director

Gareth has a diploma in Marine Engineering from Southampton College of Technology in the United Kingdom. He had engineering experience for ten years with P&O Steam Navigation Company of London in the running and maintenance of marine propulsion systems. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering (Sydney Branch). Since arriving in Australia he has had extensive experience in the design and maintenance of fluid control systems, with special relevance in the cooling tower industry.

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Virginia Clarke
Office Manager

Virginia moved to Marley Flow from the public sector. She is experienced in managing an office and the procedures required for maintaining service documentation. Virginia has formal training in Occupational Health & Safety and serves as OH&S officer. She is responsible for maintaining our OH&S Procedures Manuals and periodically performing OH&S audits at the various sites we work on.

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Lawrence Thomas
Engineering Manager

Lawrence joined Marley Flow Control from SPX Cooling Technologies, where he had worked in the design and construction of industrial cooling towers for 12 years. Lawrence has Chartered Engineer status from the Institure of Mechanical Engineers (UK) and also is a Professional Engineer with the Australian Institute of Engineers (Member Level) Lawrence is responsible for all aspects of our engineering design and compliance and also assists with the implementation of large cooling tower projects from the planning to installtion process.

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Peter Glass
Sales Manager

Peter has held sales engineering roles for over 30 years, with the past 3 years having direct involvement in the cooling tower industry. He has experience in a wide range of industrial process equipment applications, including power transmission, pumps and various other fluid process equipment (agitators, heat exchangers, filters, valves). He gained his Mechanical Engineering Certificate in 1983 and also has hands-on experience in both site installation and Supervision.

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Heyden Johnston
New Zealand Country Manager

Heyden has worked extensively in the engineering trades in the New Zealand Power Industry. He has contract managed several large cooling tower construction projects in New Zealand. Heyden has joined Marley Flow Control to offer our companies expertise and services to the growing number of clients that require cooling tower maintenance services in New Zealand.

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Simon Jones
Project Manager

Simon served his apprenticeship with our company specializing in the maintenance and installation of cooling towers. He has qualified with a Mechanical Engineering certificate issued by TAFE NSW. Simon gained “distinctions” in every subject of his certificate.
Simon has been working on cooling towers since 1999 and has been involved in a number of cooling tower construction projects throughout Australia and New Zealand. Simon will be appointed site supervisor for all new cooling tower projects.

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Ian Austin
Project Engineer

Ian served his apprenticeship as a fitter and turner with the State Rail Authority of NSW, he has owned and run his own stainless steel fabrication business and now works in the capacity of project engineer with our company. Ian is responsible for the development of our SMWS and JSA’s he also develops our training manuals, ITP’s and is responsible for all facets of documentation control within the company.

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Greg Stevenson
Maintenance Supervisor

Greg served his apprenticeship in the Boiler making Trade. He has worked extensively as a qualified welder in a number of cooling tower construction and cooling tower reconstruction projects.

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Mathew Crabtree
Maintenance Supervisor

Mathew has also worked in the engineering industry, for a number of years. Mathew joined Marley Flow Control in 2009 having already gained his Mechanical Engineering Certificate in 2006. He is has completed post graduate courses in Hydraulics and Pneumatics as an endorsement to his Mechanical Engineering Certificate.

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Grant Farrell
Maintenance Supervisor

Grant used to own his own business specializing in the manufacture and repair of a variety of items manufactured from fiberglass. Grant has specialist knowledge in the fiberglass repair of cooling tower and polycarbonate fan blades.

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Marley Advantge

Providing solutions for facilities maintenance. Site installation. Project management. Engineering support. Training.

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Cooling towers: Design, selection, specification, installation, maintenance, refurbishment demolition of redundant cooling towers.

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Cooling tower sizing. Supply and erection of industrial cooling towers. Supply and installation of HVAC cooling towers.

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Health and Safety

We maintain an extremely high standard of safety with all staff trained to the highest standard for the work they are undertaking.

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We have a team of trained engineers and technicians. Managing Director, Gareth Jones, has extensive industry experience.