Managing Director, BEng, MBA
Mike has over 15 years experience in the design, inspection and review of overhead cranes and specialist lifting equipment. He has been responsible for ideas* crane and compliance services since 2001 and has developed extensive mechanical, structural and electrical crane design experience.
Michael has managed the completion of over 100 Major Inspections of cranes and is currently working with a number of clients to implement crane compliance programs in accordance with AS2550.1-2011.
Technical Director, DipEng
Rick was a founding partner of ideas* in 1994. He has 30 years’ experience in the design and development of industrial equipment and processes such as cranes, monorails and other specialist moving plant.
His project management skills, expertise in mechanical and process engineering, reliability analysis and an understanding of the operational issues surrounding mechanical plant, enable him to successfully deliver practical solutions to often complex problems.
Senior Mechanical Engineer, BEng
Jon has over 10 years’ experience in the design, verification and inspection of overhead cranes and specialist lifting equipment. He has experience working to Codes and Standards from Australia, Britain, Europe and the US.
Jon’s expertise in structural and mechanical engineering, height safety and associated compliance requirements provide an all round knowledge and skill base to fulfill clients’ compliance requirements.