Changes to the ALS Queensland Environmental Management Team
Ashley Radbourne has been promoted to ALS Brisbane Client Service Manager. Ashley has almost ten years’ experience as Senior Project Manager for ALS managing major water industry and CSG contracts. He brings to the role significant experience in servicing complex and demanding client requirements and managing a diverse team of project staff, field sampling technicians and regional logistics operations. Ashley is replacing Sarah Ashworth, who has returned to the ALS Brisbane Assistant Lab Manager role. With over 12 years’ experience at ALS and having completed a major overhaul of the Brisbane Client Service and Sample Receipt operations, Sarah’s return to Assistant Lab Manager will cement the Brisbane laboratory management team and provide welcome support to the Brisbane Laboratory Manager, Greg Vogel. Replacing Ashley in the Project Manager role is Mark Moffat, who comes to ALS with many years’ experience in industrial chemistry, most recently working with Caltex in their Brisbane refinery. Mark’s appointment to ALS, Ashley’s promotion to Client Service Manager and Sarah’s return to the Brisbane Laboratory operations will further strengthen the ALS Brisbane management team to enable ongoing growth and continued outstanding service.
With Zach Chataway’s relocation from Regional Queensland Manager in Townsville to Laboratory Manager for ALS Melbourne, Narelle Drummond has now been appointed as the Townsville Laboratory Manager. Narelle has a BSc (Hons) from James Cook University and has worked as a Chemist in the ALS Townsville lab for the last two years. Prior to working at ALS, Narelle worked as a Shift Team Leader and Development Chemist in the Queensland Nickel refinery for ten years. Narelle brings a wealth of technical and industry experience, as well as people management skills to her new role.
Following the successful establishment, significant growth and subsequent relocation to larger premises for the Townsville Environmental Lab, our long standing and hardworking North QLD Environmental Service Representative, Joy Morgan, has been appointed as the Client Service Manager for the Townsville lab. Joy will continue to service her North QLD clients as always, however as a senior member of the Townsville team, Joy has also taken on responsibility for the Sample Receipt and Logistics staff in the Townsville lab.
Finally, Anna Riddell has been promoted to Regional QLD Business Development Officer. Anna has a Bachelor of Environmental Science from Central Queensland University and previously worked as the ALS Environmental Service Representative in Mackay. Anna will continue to be based in the Environmental Service Office in Mackay, however will travel throughout regional QLD visiting new and existing clients with a focus on Business Development and Client Management activities.
The ALS Queensland Senior Management team of Michael Heery as Queensland State Manager and Greg Vogel as Brisbane Laboratory Manager remains unchanged.
Please join us in congratulating and welcoming these QLD team members into their new roles at ALS and wishing them every success.