As the market leader within the Tyre Recycling Industry we provide superior service in an efficient, environmentally sound, safe and socially responsible manner.

Andrew Poulter


Experienced senior finance executive with international corporations and Australian listed companies. Andrew is a previous financial director for Lafarge Cement UK, global CFO for Boral and CFO of Adelaide Brighton Cement Limited. A highly accomplished corporate steward with a strong track record in delivering sustainable growth.

Jim Fairweather

Chief Executive Officer, Tyrecycle

An experienced executive within the industrial and manufacturing industries, Jim is a progressive and results focused leader. He has an outstanding ability to align commercial objectives with environmental outcomes, bringing a strategic mindset to the opportunities presented by resource recovery. Jim is President of the Australian Tyre Recyclers Association, President of WRISA, Director of the Australian Council of Recyclers and Director of the Australian Waste & Recycling Industry Association (NWRIC).

Simon Brown


As ResourceCo’s founder, Simon is an innovator having pioneered the repurposing of waste in Australia and remains a passionate leader in the progression of a circular economy. Simon’s ability to identify and forge key strategic ventures has underpinned ResourceCo’s growth as one of Australia’s leading waste recycling companies and a pioneer in carbon abatement.  ResourceCo is strongly positioned as a dedicated business driving sustainable transformation with 30 years of experience and a growing business footprint across Australasia.

David Mcmahon


Co-founder of ResourceCo and a renowned leader in the industrial, construction and environmental services sector, David has been instrumental in the delivery of some of Australia’s most difficult construction services projects. As Managing Director of McMahon Services Australia, David has been responsible for leading transformation of the company from a small family business into a large multinational company with >800 FTE.

Marc Rose

Chief Financial Officer

Marc is a senior executive with extensive CFO, Company Secretary, finance, and manufacturing experience with over 40 years of service. Major companies worked with over the years include Boral, Smorgon Steel, Carter Holt Harvey and ACI.
A strategic thinker with solid analytical and financial management skills Marc has a proven ability to clearly communicate complex information to various stakeholders.

Lodewyk (Ludi) Van Der Merwe

National Operations Manager

An Operations/Manufacturing Management professional with extensive experience in multiple ASX listed organisations. Ludi has demonstrated success with the implementation of improvement and change initiatives to optimise manufacturing operations and has an excellent ability to develop highly effective teams.  Ludi is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA and is a member of Engineers Australia.

Robert Salter

National Sales Manager

With a focus on building sustainable business relationships with major customers at Executive and Board level, Rob has delivered successful commercial outcomes for over 25 years.
He has extensive leadership experience gained from senior roles as an Associate Director and General Manager in the Wholesale, Retail, OE and Commercial Tyre and Automotive business combined with his background from the FMCG sector

Ashley Battilana

Divisional Manager – Mining

Based in WA, Ashley has been involved within Tyrecycle for over 8 years. Having worked in a number of roles across the business nationally he understands the business from the ground up. Whether it be collections and meeting all the customers needs or Tyrecycles processing plants and how to best run them safely and efficiently. Given his background, prior to Tyrecycle, in the construction and mining industry Ashley is focussing on the OTR and conveyor belt recycling part of the business whilst continuing to support all levels of Tyrecycle. Ashley is a committee member of The Waste and  Recycling Industry of Western Australia as well as sitting on working groups tackling tyre, OTR and conveyor belt recycling.

Mazen Elfeky

National HSEQ Manager    

An experienced HSEQ professional from Oil and Gas industry, running teams diverse in terms of geography and nationality and brings with him excellent, high quality experience from an extremely unforgiving industrial environment, Mazen has demonstrated success with the implementation of new HSEQ initiatives at multinational organizations. Major companies worked with over the years in the middle east and UK include British Gas, Schlumberger, Dana Gas and Kuwait Energy in senior HSEQ positions.
Mazen is a chemist with a diploma in occupational health and safety and environment management.