Tom Hare (General Manager - Operations)
Tom Hare is a sugar industry expert with more than 35 years international experience in raw sugar manufacture, sugar refining, distillation and power generation.
He has helped design and commission similar multi-functional factories in Australia, Kenya, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Fiji, Iran, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea.
He has vast experience in all primary functions of the NQBE factory (sugar production, ethanol distilling and power generation), in addition to construction contract administration, project management and factory maintenance planning programs.
He will head up the construction and operational phases of NQBE's state-of-the-art sugar-based renewable power facility and will take the project through the final design stage and then into operation.
Phone: 61-7-47 762 809
Doug Kingston (Project Implementation Manager)
North Queensland business, marketing and media consultant who worked as a journalist, sports editor and marketing manager during a 25-year career with the Townsville Bulletin newspaper. Winner of 7 International Newspaper Marketing Association awards and 14 Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association (PANPA) awards, including PANPA Marketer of the Year in 2000 and 2004. Was involved in the early development of the North Queensland Cowboys, North Queensland Fury and Townsville Crocodiles national sporting teams and received North Queensland Tourism's highest honour - Outstanding Contribution by an Individual - in 2001. Has been a Director of Tennis Queensland since 2009 and a Queensland Member Representative to Tennis Australia since 2010.
Phone: 0417 762 190