WHO WE ARE

With significant experience in the aviation fuels and aircraft refuelling industry, we have the skills and industry networks to fulfill your training, auditing, engineering, maintenance and operational needs.

From start-ups to established operations, we're able to support you.

IAN BELL
Director

Ian has extensive experience in the fuels industry with 12 years dedicated to aviation fuel operations. His experience spans every type of operation from the smallest regional to largest international facility. He audits import terminals to airport facilities and refuelling operations. 

Ian specialises in developing and facilitating engaging and practical training for operational and management staff.  The focus for operational staff is to ensure they have the necessary competences and understanding of the risks and controls to prevent errors. The focus for managers and supervisors is on the effective management of staff, safety and operational effectiveness.

Ian consults internationally for a range of companies wanting to achieve safety improvement and improved risk management with simultaneous cost savings and operational efficiencies.

GARY BIRD
Training Manager

Gary has had an extensive career in the fuels industry, predominantly in Aviation. He has practical and technical experience in all facets including operations, management training and auditing or refuelling facilities. He has a comprehensive understanding of fuels quality, refuelling equipment and aviation fuels facilties as well as a comprehensive understanding of regulatory and industry requirements.

As the training manager for a major international company, Gary is highly regarded by his peers for his ability to positively influence and mentor people in the mindset and behaviours that attribute to safety awareness and a desire for self-improvement.

CHRIS LAMB
Audit Manager

Chris has over 40 years of employment with major domestic and international airlines worldwide as a Licenced Aircraft Engineer (LAME), QSA Certified Lead Auditor and an IATA IFQP Certified Fuel Auditor / Quality Specialist.

With a thorough understanding of the risk management, regulatory and compliance requirements, Chris audits fuel storage and refuelling operations against the IATA IFQP and the Joint Inspection Group (JIG) standards helping organisations. He helps companies meet the required standards with both practical and cost-effective recommendations.

JEFF ALLEN
Engineering Consultant

Jeff offers 30 years of aviation engineering experience. He has designed, constructed, commissioned and maintained fuel infrastructure and mobile equipment. He has worked with major oil companies and airport authorities in Australia and overseas and he is recognised as a subject matter expert in aviation engineering. He is fully conversant with all industry, Australian and international and standards and provides a wide range of technical services to Airport authorities, Defence, oil companies and major engineering consultancy firms.

Jeff also has extensive experience in supervising and managing complex projects and permitting for high-risk activities. He has also developed and implemented Permit to Work systems for organisations.

JEFF ALLEN
Engineering Consultant
www.avitechsolutions.com.au

Jeff offers 30 years of aviation engineering experience. He has designed, constructed, commissioned and maintained fuel infrastructure and mobile equipment. He has worked with major oil companies and airport authorities in Australia and overseas and he is recognised as a subject matter expert in aviation engineering. He is fully conversant with all industry, Australian and international and standards and provides a wide range of technical services to Airport authorities, Defence, oil companies and major engineering consultancy firms.

Jeff also has extensive experience in supervising and managing complex projects and permitting for high-risk activities. He has also developed and implemented Permit to Work systems for organisations.

TOM LEWIS
Engineering Consultant
Tojan Engineering

Tom has more than 35 years of fuels industry engineering and project management experience in Australia and internationally. For the past 15 years, Tom has focused on aviation fuel storage and handling facilities. He has managed and implemented engineering works  and project management for oil companies, fuel suppliers and airports. He has designed and constructed a wide range of facilities - from small general aviation facilities to major airport fuel infrastructure and upgrades.

 

With his experience, Tom is able to achieve practical and cost-effective project and facility outcomes. Tom  specialises in technical guidance, engineering and design development, facility commissioning and project management services. 

GRANT RILLIE
Maintenance & Spare Parts
Aviation Components

Grant is the owner of Aviation Components and has over 18 years’ experience in the maintenance of aviation refuelling equipment. Aviation Components Pty Ltd is a family owned and operated aviation refuelling equipment maintenance provider. Established in 1996, it is based in Brisbane providing onsite service across Australia and the Pacific Islands.

 

Aviation Components provide the complete service, scheduled testing and maintenance for facility assets and mobile equipment to major oil companies and many private enterprises from aero clubs, regional councils, ag operators, fuel suppliers and helicopter rescue operators.

 

Aviation Components carry a large range of parts, equipment and consumables in their Brisbane warehouse. There is no-one better equipped or more expert.