Senior Management Team

David Salmon

General Manager Asset Projects and Services

David joins Aerison with 20 years of experience in identifying, winning and delivering complex multidisciplinary construction projects across a broad range of sectors including mining, processing , infrastructure and utilities. David has a rich history holding senior management roles with multinational and ASX listed engineering and construction companies.



Michael O’Callaghan

General Manager Specialist Projects and Services

With 20 years of extensive engineering, fabrication and construction experience across the mining, oil and gas, processing and infrastructure sectors in material handling, water treatment systems, dust management, acoustic control projects and industrial services.

Michael has spent the past 13 years leading Aerison’s environmental team in all aspects from engineering to project execution.



Antonio Cinnani

General Manager Engineering Services

Antonio is an experienced Project and Engineering Manager and a registered Professional Engineer, with experience in managing major project studies in the resources sector. He has over 20 years’ experience in the execution of projects throughout Australia and significant contract and procurement transactions internationally in South East Asia, China, and Europe. Key areas of knowledge include brownfield projects, remote operations, procurement and supply logistics. Antonio is responsible for delivering technical excellence, advocating efficient systems and processes, and striving for best practice with a strong focus on quality, innovation, and cost to create an agile and responsive client-facing organisation.



Ryan Kennedy

Shutdown Manager

Ryan has coordinated up to 800 personnel in high-risk activities for large, complex shutdowns. His roles have included supervising and mentoring multiple contractors and disciplines around interface, scheduling, planning and delivery in order to achieve a successful completion of work scope.
Ryan has very strong skills in safety management for the resources, mining and construction industries. He has experience in facilitating and engaging with stakeholders of various roles to create a workable environment with clear objectives and goals. He has been a key team member in the delivery of a complex shutdown within deadline and with zero TRIFR levels – better than the global leader of 2%.



Brian Hooker

Technical Director – APC

Acknowledged as a leader in the field of air pollution control, dust systems, odour control systems and water and waste water treatment in Australia. Brian has completed both the design and construction aspects of numerous systems across the infrastructure, energy, mining and oil and gas sectors.



Jamie Janicki

Group HSE Manager

Jamie has 20 years experience in the oil and gas, mining, construction materials, manufacturing process and operations industries. He has sound knowledge and experience in the management of health, safety and environmental systems, regulatory HSE legislation, developing and implementing safety cultures, and leading HSE teams.
Jamie has a Bachelor of Science in Health, Safety and Environment. Prior to joining Aerison, Jamie was employed by Boral Australia for 7 years and during his time with Boral he held two roles, Manufacturing Operations Manager and HSE Manager. His previous roles have included HSE advisory and management roles for Hatch Engineering, Alcoa and Woodside.


George Mathew

Group QA/QC Manager

George has over 20 years’ international industry experience as a skilled Quality Assurance and Control Manager with a strong background in welding, SMP, painting, NDT techniques, civil and commissioning. He is experienced in managing compliance issues on a diverse range of major resources projects which include petrochemical, mining and water industries. George is accomplished in the development and implementation of quality assurance and document control systems.



Sam Griffiths

Group Business Development Manager

With a successful history building teams and growing companies, Sam has over 15 years’ experience in the contracting and manufacturing sectors undertaking management and business development roles. He has a business background and specialises in building relationships to strategically grow companies in the mining, industrial and construction markets.



Simone McKeown

Human Resources/Industrial Relations Manager

Simone has over 10 years’ experience as a lead human resources practitioner in the mining, oil and gas and construction industries and is highly skilled in all facets of human resources and industrial relations. Simone specialises in strategic people solutions, organisational design, team and leadership development and employee engagement.