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Meet The Chief Team

Glen-Haddon

Glen Haddon – Director

Glen founded Chief Fluid Systems in 2010 with over 35 years of industry experience. He oversees the running and performance of all aspects within Chief. He also manages special projects, research and development for all new and existing customers.

Mandy

Mandy Haddon - Director & Head of Administration

Mandy joined us in 2013. With 27 years of experience in banking, Mandy brings her skills to the role of Head of Administration. She is also responsible for HR within the company.

Joel-McDarra

Joel McDarra - Government and Defence Manager

Joel joined us in 2015. Previously part of the Royal Australian Engineering Corp of the Australian Army, Joel uses his skills and experience to manage the Government and Defence sector of the business.

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Lynda Hangan – Head of Quality and Operations

Lynda joined us in 2018.  Lynda applies her 20 years of industry experience to the role of Head of Quality and Operations to ensure our compliance with our quality manual system and ISO 9001: 2015 accreditation.

Chris

Chris Dolan – Senior Hose Technician

Chris joined us in 2021 as a Senior Hose Technician. He came to us with a Cert III in Automotive Engineering and over 20 years industry experience. Chris is responsible for workflow within the workshop and completes work for both our defence and industrial sectors as part of the workshop team.

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Richard Mason - Senior Hose Technician

Richard joined us in 2014 as a Senior Hose Technician. With a Cert III in Mechanical Engineering and over 25 years industry experience, Richard is responsible for our industrial sector and general workshop operations.

DEAN GREEN

Dean Green – Hose Technician

Dean joined us in 2021 as a Hose Technician. He came to us with varied experience within the industry and completes work for both our defence and industrial sectors as part of the workshop team.

MATTHEW KOPP

Matthew Kopp – Hose Technician

Matthew joined us in 2021 as a Hose Technician. With a Cert III in Automotive Engineering, Matt completes work for both our defence and industrial sectors as part of the workshop team.

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Zac Longdon – Hose Technician

Zac joined us in 2018. He has completed his Cert III in Mechanical Engineering and is our leading hand on Garden Island, mostly surveying ships for the Royal Australian Navy. Zac works mainly in the defence sector of the Chief team.

ALICE HADDON

Alice Haddon – Apprentice Hose Technician

Alice joined us in 2021. She is currently in the 1st year of her Cert III in Mechanical Engineering. Alice completes work for both our defence and industrial sectors as part of the workshop team.

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Jon Coronakes – Apprentice Hose Technician

Jon joined us in 2021. He is currently completing the 1st year of his Cert III in Mechanical Engineering through a school-based apprenticeship. Jon completes work for both our defence and industrial sectors as part of the workshop team.

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Bella Genford – Office Assistant

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

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Tia Mikrut – Office Assistant

Tia joined us in 2020.  She works part-time whilst studying at University.  She is assisting with general office duties.