Benefit from our expertise

The high quality of our training courses has been audited according to the latest findings in adult education and verified by Weingarten University of Education. Our trainers are experienced professionals who constantly keep their knowledge base up-to-date. They know what is needed from practical experience and regularly take part in training to improve their technical knowledge and teaching skills as part of their own professional development.

Meet our team of speakers:

Adam Hallinan

Adam Hallinan

Adam has been working at Pilz for more than 20 years in a variety of roles including Sales and Applications Engineer and Technical Support Manager. In his current role as Training Manager, he is responsible for coordinating and delivering training courses in machinery safety and automation.
Adam is also responsible for ensuring the Pilz teams in Australia and New Zealand have up-to-date knowledge on the latest standards, legislation and Pilz products. Although training is his main focus, Adam is also involved in conducting risk assessments and engineering services. He thrives on solving complex applications and problems and enjoys sharing his knowledge through engaging and interactive training courses and presentations. Adam has a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Swinburne University and recently completed his Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. He is also a CMSE® Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord) and CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz).

Craig Imrie

Craig Imrie

Craig is an experienced safety automation expert and enjoys working with customers across their entire machine safety lifecycle. He has specialist skills in conducting risk assessments, safety relay system development, system verification and validation. Craig also presents the Pilz machine safety training courses and is passionate about helping customers address their safety automation challenges.
Craig has a Bachelor of Mechatronics/Software Engineering from Swinburne University of Technology and is a Certified Machinery Safety Expert – CMSE® from TÜV Nord and CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz). He also represents Austmine as a Standards Australia Committee Member.

Wayne Gibson

Wayne Gibson

Wayne is an experienced electrical and electronics engineer with a career that spans 34 years. Throughout this time, Wayne has worked in a wide variety of industries including; aviation, print engineering, oil and gas, mining, manufacturing and fast moving consumer goods. His expert skills in risk assessments, training, and safety design reviews helps to ensure the safety of customers’ plants and machines. Wayne has specialist expertise with control and drive systems, electrical installations and a range of safety automation technologies.
Wayne is a qualified Electrical/Mechanical and Electronics Engineer. He is also a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord) and CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz), and a TÜV Rheinland Certified Functional Safety Engineer.

Payal Patel

Payal Patel

With more than eight years industry experience, Payal has found her passion for delivering high quality safety services to customers. She enjoys working with customers to help them implement their safety and operational goals. Payal has specialist knowledge relating to risk assessments, technical reporting, safety validations and reviews across a wide variety of industries.
Payal has a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from India and a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from RMIT University. She is also a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord) and CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz)

Andy Pearson

Andy Pearson

Andy has been working in the industrial automation industry for more than 35 years. He is an experienced business, services and project manager with deep domain experience spanning a number of industries, including; pharmaceutical, semiconductor, food & beverage, water, metals, pulp & paper, oil & gas, chemical, automotive and transportation.
Andy has worked around the world including the U.K., New Zealand, South East Asia and Australia, bringing global perspective to his current role as National Services Manager at Pilz. He enjoys working with customers and delivering high-quality services in consulting, engineering and training. Andy has a Higher National Certificate in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Teesside University and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

Eric Tan

Eric Tan

Eric has been working in the industrial automation industry for more than 20 years and brings deep knowledge and experience to his role as Technical Support Manager at Pilz. He enjoys working with clients and delivers excellent product and application support to customers in a broad range of industries. With specialist skills in CAD software, material handling process, customer relationship management, project management and electrical design, Eric is passionate about plant and machinery safety.
Eric is a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord), CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz), TÜV Rheinland Certified Machinery Functional Safety Engineer and also has an Engineering Council Part 1 (Electrical and Electronics Engineering).

Joaquin Gallegos

Joaquin Gallego

With more than 16 years’ experience in the automation industry, Joaquin is a multi-skilled mechatronic and robotic engineer. He enjoys delivering high quality projects and services to customers in a variety of industries. As a machinery safety and automation expert, Joaquin works with customers to help them address their daily operational and compliance challenges.
Joaquin has an Engineering degree specialising in Mechatronics, Robotics and Automation. He is also a CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord) and CEFS Certified Expert in Functional Safety (TÜV Nord - Pilz) and a has a Master of Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Joaquin is a member of the Project Management Institute’s Melbourne Chapter.

Head office

Pilz Australia Safe Automation
Unit 1, 12-14 Miles Street
Mulgrave, Melbourne, Victoria 3170
Australia

Telephone: +61 3 9560 0621 / 1300 723 334
E-Mail: safety@pilz.com.au

Sales

Telephone: +61 3 9560 0621
E-Mail: sales@pilz.com.au