Our Team

Our Team

Rawtec’s Principal Consultant and founder Mark Rawson has extensive senior expertise and experience in engineering, environmental and business disciplines, particularly in the waste, recycling and resource management industry. Kat Heinrich, Jarvis Webb and Matthew Allan have joined the Rawtec team within the last few years, bringing additional expertise in the areas of economics, environmental management and psychology. The Rawtec team is well equipped to assist with a range of waste, recycling and remanufacturing challenges and opportunities with this broad base of skills and passion for the sector.

Mark Rawson

Mark Rawson

Managing Director & Principal Consultant

Mark Rawson established Rawtec in 2007 to provide specialist advice on waste, recycling and resource management to manufacturing and service businesses, government (Local, State and Federal) and the waste and recycling industry. Mark holds a specialist knowledge in waste and recycling, which is derived from more than fifteen years of experience in the industry and high-level management positions, coupled with qualifications in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. His skills, knowledge and personal approach to consultancy have helped advance Rawtec to become an invaluable consultancy to their client base. Mark has been SA/NT Branch President of the Waste Management Association Australia (WMAA) since 2014.

Clients praise Mark for his practical and operational understanding of industry, ability to provide detailed, technical, cost-effective and strategic high-level advice, and for his ability to develop esteemed professional working relationships. These skills and knowledge were advanced through his prior position as Regional Manager of Cleanaway for SA & NT. His role involved responsibility for a MRF (Materials Recycling Facility), landfills, municipal collections, transfer stations, as well as large Commercial and Industrial collection fleets.

Kat Heinrich

Kat Heinrich

Senior Consultant

Kat joined Rawtec in 2011. With a background in consulting and a qualification in economics, she regularly provides advice to organisations on a range of waste management, business & sustainability issues. Kat has undertaken key work for state and federal governments including Disaster Waste Management, state waste accounting and waste and resource recovery infrastructure planning. Other areas of specialisation include delivery of waste audits and reviews, provision of waste management advice to architects/planners for new developments, and review of waste policy and services for governments.

Kat brings an international perspective on solid waste management. She is Vice Chair of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) Young Professionals group, and works with the group on a range of global waste initiatives.

Jarvis Webb

Jarvis Webb

Consultant

Jarvis joined Rawtec as a consultant in 2014. With qualifications in business, environmental management and sustainability, he brings to the team an in-depth knowledge and understanding of how different sustainability approaches and practices can be used to improve the waste and resource management efficiency of businesses, organisations and council services. His duties include working with clients to help them understand and achieve their waste management and resource efficiency goals. He has worked on a variety of projects including waste reviews and audits, business and strategic plans, waste tender preparation and the provision of waste management advice to architects/planners for new developments within Adelaide.

Jarvis is passionate about environmental and social issues, and sustainable practices. He has a particular interest in how ‘smart’ urban design and waste management interact to enhance the liveability of our public and private environs.

Matthew Allan

Matthew Allan

Consultant

Matthew Allan recently joined the Rawtec team. With a background in organisational psychology and passion for the environment, Matthew is interested in waste and recycling behaviour change at an individual, team, organisational and even state and national level. Through his role at Rawtec, Matthew aims to help government and private enterprise implement strategies that lead to positive changes in waste and resource management.Matthew has worked on a number of projects for local and interstate businesses and government agencies. This includes projects relating to waste management such as waste and resource recovery infrastructure plans, kerbside waste and recycling audits and waste and recycling behaviour change campaigns.

In his previous consulting and researcher roles he worked on projects outside of the waste industry, which included assisting sports and community centres to operate in a financially sustainable manner, developing strategic plans for volunteer organisations, conducting staff surveys, running training sessions on team development and influencing skills, researching fatigue, health and wellbeing in the workplace and coordinating 360-degree feedback programs.