Our Board

Stuart Crole

  BEng (Civil), MBA

Executive Director, Managing Director

Stuart is a Civil Engineer with over 30 years experience in the design, estimating, planning and execution 
of a wide range of complex and challenging civil & building projects in Australia, the UK, Ireland, 
South Africa and the Middle East. He is responsible for planning and directing Fortec's operational 
objectives and initiatives.

Justin Hampton

  BEng (Civil) RPEQ MIEAust

Executive Director, General Manager

Justin is a civil engineer with over 20 years’ experience working within the civil engineering and building
sectors in Australia, Asia and the Middle East. He is responsible for the development of strategic planning
and general management of the company.

Phil Harcourt

  BE(Civil) MIE(Aust) CPEng MAICD

Executive Director

Phil is a chartered professional civil engineer with 42 years post graduate experience and 27 years
in the steel and concrete remediation industry. He is responsible for the overall management of sister
company Duratec Australia, including HSECQ, strategic planning and business development.

Chris Oates

  BAppSc (Const, Mgmnt &Eco) MAIB AAIQS MAICD 

Executive Director

Chris is General Manager of Duratec Australia and has qualifications in quantity surveying and construction
management and has been in the remediation industry for 17 years. He is responsible for tendering,
negotiations, development of strategic planning and general management of the company.

James Giumelli


Executive Director

James has a civil engineering background with construction, consultancy and geotechnical experience
in Australia and the UK. He has overseen the successful delivery of some of the company's largest
projects including Wheatstone General Services 3, Gorgon Site Development and WAPET Landing,
Utah Point Berth Project, and Ravensthorpe Nickel Project.

As Managing Director of Ertech Holdings, James is responsible for leading the group with a focus on
increasing our capacity, operational performance and profitability across all business units.

Gavin Miller

  BCom PostGradDip Business (Law) CPA ACIS GAICD

Executive Director

Gavin is a CPA, Chartered Secretary and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors,
with over 20 years' financial and commercial management experience in diverse industries including
manufacturing, utilities and civil construction.

As Executive Chairman of Ertech Holdings, Gavin is responsible for corporate strategy and business
planning, risk management, compliance, and the financial performance of the Group.