Adam joined Calix in July 2010 to run and develop the Calix Bacchus Marsh site after spending 15 years in technical and operations management across diverse industries including chemicals, starch and sugar, wine, plastic packaging, printing and cardboard packaging.
Since joining Calix Adam has overseen the building and commissioning of both the CFC850 (pilot) and CFC15000 (commercial) calciners together with site facilities that house R&D, maintenance and office activities.
In 2016 Adam was relocated to the UK to manage the LEILAC project.
Adam returned from the UK in early 2018 to the role of General Manager – Research and Development – overseeing the numerous projects that develop Calix’s technology into different applications.
Adam began his career as a project Chemical Engineer with ICI where he developed applications for the Pulp and Paper industry, including a novel alternative use of magnesium oxide in peroxide bleaching leading to a successful patent application.
Adam holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree (RMIT University) and a Masters of Engineering Science (Monash University).