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Meet The Chief Team


Glen Haddon – Director

With over 35 years industry experience, Glen has worked for some of Australia’s most respected hose companies.

10 years ago, Glen decided it was time to take his knowledge, skills and expertise and start something of his own. Chief Fluid Systems was born.

Glen’s knowledge, coupled with his passion and dedication has seen him become an authority within the industry.


Mandy Haddon - Director

Mandy joined us in 2013.  With a background in Banking, she is responsible for the HR, administration and office management functions of the company.


Richard Mason - Industrial and Workshop Manager

Richard joined us in 2014.  With a Cert III in Mechanical Engineering and over 25 years industry experience, he brings a wealth of knowledge to Chief.  Richard oversees all Workshop functions and looks after our Industrial Customers.


Joel McDarra - Government and Defence Manager

Joel joined us in 2015.  He came to us from the Royal Australian Engineering Corp of the Australian Army.  Joel looks after our Defence Customers.  


Lynda Hangan – Quality and Operations

Lynda joined us in 2018.  She comes to us with over 20 years industry experience.  She heads up our Quality and Operations area, ensuring our compliance.


Alan Weatherby – Hose Technician and 2IC

Al joined us in 2019.  He comes to us with over 30 years industry experience.  Al assists Richard with the day to day management and training in the Workshop.


Jorden Warner – Hose Technician

Jorden joined us in 2021. He holds a Cert III in Light Vehicle and Mechanical.


Nathan Monkhouse – Hose Technician

Nathan joined us in 2018.  He holds a Boilermaker Trade Cert and has assumed the role of Hose Technician. 


Zac Longdon – Apprentice Hose Technician

Zac joined us in 2018.  He is currently in the 4th year of his Cert III in Mechanical Engineering.


Jon Coronakes – Apprentice Hose Technician

Jon joined us in 2021. He is currently completing the 1st year of his Cert III in Mechanical Engineering. 


Bella Genford – Office Assistant

Bella joined us in 2019.  She works part-time, assisting with general office duties.


Tia Mikrut – Office Assistant

Tia joined us in 2020.  She works part-time whilst finishing her HSC.  She is assisting with general office duties.