Scale Facilitation® welcomes Thomas Dwyer as the new Head of Government Affairs in Australia. In this role, Thomas is responsible for working and communicating with local, state, and federal governments, departments, and authorities, to create, nurture and maintain strong relationships for Scale Facilitation®.
Thomas is a strong operations professional, expert communicator, and proven leader. Thomas has worked in a variety of technical and senior operational roles, gaining a multitude of leadership and team-building experience.
“Scale Facilitation® is experiencing tremendous growth and validation of its unique business model, which benefits a wide array of constituencies, including inventors, investors, universities, organized labor, and local, national, and international communities, the list just grows. It’s an exciting company that breaks the mold in many ways, and I am thrilled to now be a part of this great international team,” says Thomas.
“Tom’s top-notch experience in mining and the resources industry coupled with his outstanding leadership and relationship skills make him a great addition to the Scale Facilitation® team,” says Scale Facilitation® CEO and founder David A. Collard. "Right now, we have some major projects underway in Australia, and Tom will be a huge help in bringing them forward."
Prior to joining the Scale Facilitation® team, Thomas spent 13 years working in the mining and resources industries, the last seven of those years spent specifically in the explosives industry, most recently with Orica. Thomas has overseen projects on Iron ore, Gold, Copper, Coal, and Spodumene (Lithium) sites. He has been involved in several successful supply and technical service contract negotiations.
Thomas has sat on various WH&S committees and has been responsible for the creation and widespread implementation of WH&S policies and procedures, including fatigue management and risk assessment policies. Thomas is a SafeWork NSW accredited Return to Work Coordinator.
Thomas is a passionate people person. He prides himself on his communication and leadership skills and thrives on any opportunity to help develop or assist his employees and colleagues.