Our People

Our People 2019-03-20T13:07:44+00:00

Ziltek develops
technologies for the
global remediation industry.

Ziltek markets a range of innovative products for the environmental remediation market. Ziltek is headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia but has built a reputation for excellent global customer service. The company has appointed various distributors and agents throughout the USA and Europe and has delivered projects in many remote locations including in Nigeria, China, Indonesia, Qatar and the Arctic Circle.

The Ziltek Management Team

Dr. Richard Stewart
Dr. Richard StewartManaging Director
Andrew Toop
Andrew ToopRemScan Sales Director
Sonya Carr
Sonya CarrSales & Marketing Executive
Dr. Sean Manning
Dr. Sean ManningInfrared Scientist

Our Story

Ziltek was
founded to solve
increasing global

Ziltek was founded in 2008 by Managing Director Dr Richard Stewart based on patented technologies that were developed with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), the Australian Federal Government’s flagship national R&D organisation. These technologies have now been fully commercialized and are sold globally as well-recognized brands; RemScan®, a portable handheld tool for the rapid detection of hydrocarbon contaminants in soil and RemBind®, a chemical fixation reagent for the remediation PFAS and other organic contaminants in soil. Other products in the Ziltek range include RemActiv™, a liquid concentrate for enhancing bioremediation of organic soil contaminants and AquaGate® with RemBind® Inside, a composite product that is used to treat PFAS in groundwater through reactive barriers.

Dr Richard Stewart is recognized globally as an Industry Leader in the field of PFAS remediation. He holds a PhD in biological chemistry from the University of Adelaide and has qualifications in Technology Commercialization from the University of Texas and in Product Innovation from Harvard University. Richard is a regular presenter at international conferences in PFAS remediation.

Chairman, Mr Denis Harwood, has more than 40 years of relevant experience in early stage technology commercialization in USA, Europe and Australia. This included roles as Executive Chairman of Minelab which sold handheld metal detectors worldwide, and CEO of the first venture capital company in Australia (founded 1983).

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