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R.J. Waugh
Group CEO

A mechanical engineer and law graduate with over 30 years experience in the
oil and gas industry, and a strong background in successful project and business delivery, covering subsea pipelines, offshore topsides, and onshore processing facilities throughout Australia, Asia, and the Middle East.

Previous roles have included CEO of a major fabrication business servicing the oil and gas industry, a multi-disciplinary engineering, construction and maintenance business, and a subsea pipeline and offshore construction business.

P.A Montague
Director BD and Sales

33 years experience in the manufacture and marketing of line pipe, fittings, flanges and valves. Extensive knowledge of corrosion resistant alloys and their applications, and the manufacture of CRA piping products with a strong emphasis on new and innovative approaches to manufacture, inclusive of testing and validation methods.

Founder of Cladtek, and developer of the Company’s patented Mechanically Lined Pipe manufacturing process. Author of a number of technical papers related to CRA pipelines.


S. Sarangapani
General Manager Middle East

An engineer and management studies graduate with over 26 years experience in the oil and gas industry, and 21 years experience in the specialist area of corrosion resistant alloy products and services.

Strong technical expertise in all methods of CRA products manufacture and CRA applications including mechanically lined and weld overlay pipe, subsea flowlines, pipelines and risers, plus topsides and onshore process piping, vessels and equipment.


R. Chu

An accounting and finance professional and CPA with over 18 years experience in the finance sector, including 9 years with one of the “big four” accounting firms, and extensive international, commercial, and executive management experience.

Strong background in business management and sound experience of business processes and practices relevant to global manufacturing in the oil and gas industry.


John Murray
General Manager Batam

John has over 25 years international experience as a career professional working in the resource, construction and plant management sectors.

John brings key leadership skills to our Batam operations and has a strong focus on safety, quality and timely delivery.


L. Gerarts
General Manager Brazil

An MBA graduate with over 18 years working experience, including 13 years in the Brazilian oil and gas market. A highly capable manager with a proven track record in establishing and growing businesses and business relationships, and strategy.

Strong background in the fields of piping, CRA, and induction bending, and in US, European and South American markets.



N. Al Ali
General Manager KSA

An experienced manager and team leader with over 20 years experience in the Saudi Arabian supply chain and manufacturing sectors, including 12 years in the metals sector and 6 years in oil and gas. Najeeb is committed to the successful establishment and operation of Cladtek's In-Kingdom manufacturing facilities, as well as assuring Cladtek can deliver the highest possible levels of local content to its Saudi and other GCC customers