PRINCIPAL CONSULTANT, KRISMER CONSULTING
Simon has close to 20 years of materials and equipment performance and root cause failure analysis consulting experience. Although specialising in heavy equipment in the mining industry, Simon has worked with a diverse range of industries and applications, including; chemical manufacturing and processing, power generation, water utilities, aerospace, smelters, refineries, civil and structural.
Simon is an expert in all manner of corrosion related issues, having direct experience in practically every conceivable corrosion issue. Simon has acted as an expert witness in a number of corrosion related legal cases. Simon has been an active member of the Australasian Corrosion Association for more than 15 years, and is Past President of the Newcastle Branch. He has written a number of papers on failure analysis, corrosion issues and research, presented at a number of conferences, and is a guest lecture on Engineering Materials at Newcastle University. Simon is also a PhD candidate at Newcastle University.