CNFA Our Team
Les Nador

Managing Director, Energy Sector Lead

BSc, BE (Elec), MllCA, FIE Aust

Les has 33 years' experience in design of control systems for industrial boilers, oil processing and petrochemical plants, project development/estimating activities, and development of automated drafting systems using CAD. He has completed a senior leadership role on the Coffs Harbour Infrastructure Alliance, being an APMT member through the development phase, and then an ALG member through the delivery phase of the Alliance’s Water Reclamation Plant and Water Treatment Plant projects.

Mark Mackenzie

Director, Water Sector Lead 

BSc (Phy), BE (Elec), MIE Aust, PhD

Mark has over 20 years' experience in diverse areas of electrical and control engineering. This experience has been gained in the following industries: petrochemical; water and waste water; and biomedical, as well as in cutting edge, post graduate research. 

Andreas Quiring

Director, Renewables & Energy Sector Lead

MSc, Dipl. Ing., MAIPM, Prince 2

Andreas has over 20 year experience in design, engineering, project management, and construction supervision across various disciplines and sectors, specialising in renewable and alternate energy technologies. He uses a science-based approach to deliver innovative solutions that meet or exceed client’s needs and aspirations.



Senior Engineers


Steve Lockhart


Engineering Manager / Lead Electrical Engineer 

CP Eng, BE (Elec), MIE Aust, RPEQ

Stephen is an electrical engineer with specialist technical experience in HV and LV electrical distribution, ac and dc drive systems, automation systems, SCADA and PLC controls.  He also has extensive experience in project management, leading design teams, contract administration and plant commissioning.


Phil Woodford


Process and Manufacturing Sector Lead / Risk & Compliance Team Leader

BE (Mech), MIE Aust, CP Eng, RPEQ, VBA

Phil has over 25 years in design, construction supervision and commissioning of the mechanical, electrical and civil aspects of a broad range of manufacturing plants and infrastructure projects. He has been responsible for the implementation of a diverse range of projects from cost estimation to commissioning and project management.

Phil can be contacted on 0417 755 966

Peter Ree


Project Manager / Electrical Engineer

BE (Elec), MIEE Aust, CP Eng, RPEQ

Peter  has 20 years' of experience in electrical and controls engineering in water and wastewater, mining and power industries. He has extensive experience in site and project management, plant commissioning, combined with client relations with major projects.