Our Team

Our Team

Mark Rawson founded Rawtec in 2007 to provide specialist advice on waste, recycling and resource management. As Principal Consultant, Mark 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, Matthew Allan and Kristian Le Gallou have joined the Rawtec team and brought additional expertise in the areas of economics, environmental management and psychology. With a broad base of skills, the Rawtec team is well equipped to assist with a range of waste, recycling and resource recovery projects.

Mark Rawson

Mark Rawson

Managing Director & Principal Consultant

Mark has specialist knowledge in waste and recycling after more than fifteen years of industry experience and high-level management positions. Previously Mark was the Regional Manager of Cleanaway for SA & NT. This role involved responsibility for a materials recycling facility, landfills, municipal collections, transfer stations, as well as large commercial and Industrial collection fleets.

He has with qualifications in Chemical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. Mark has also served as SA/NT Branch President of the Waste Management and Resource Recovery Association Australia (WMRR 2014-2018). He is now the inaugural WMRR National Chair of the Resource Recovery and Market Development working group.

Mark’s skills, knowledge and personal approach to consultancy have helped Rawtec to become a leading consultancy in Australia. Clients praise Mark for his practical and operational understanding of industry. He provides detailed, technical, cost-effective and strategic high-level advice. He also develops strong professional working relationships and focuses on achieving a great outcome for clients. These clients include manufacturing and service businesses, government (local, state and federal) and the waste and recycling industry.

Kat Heinrich

Kat Heinrich

Associate 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 food waste reduction and recycling, 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 a past chair and lead communications of the Young Professionals Group of International Solid Waste Association (ISWA) and works with the group on a range of global waste initiatives. She has reviewed best-practice food waste initiatives from several international cities and won the 2017 Green Industries SA Women in Waste Leadership Award.

Jarvis Webb

Jarvis Webb

Senior 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

Senior Consultant

Matt Allan joined the Rawtec team in 2016. With over seven years’ professional services experience, Matt has a background in organisational psychology and is passionate about finding ways to better manage resources from a finance, environment and human behaviour perspective. Through his role at Rawtec, Matt aims to help government and private enterprise implement strategies that lead to positive changes in waste and resource management. Matt has worked on projects for local and interstate businesses and government agencies, including waste and resource recovery plans and strategies, tender documentation for the procurement of waste services, 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.

Kristian Le Gallou

Kristian Le Gallou

Consultant

Kristian joined Rawtec in 2017. His background is in Environmental Policy and Management and International Development. He is passionate about the waste and resource recovery industry and developing viable and environmentally sustainable solutions.

With a strong multidisciplinary approach, Kristian enjoys working with diverse stakeholders to build partnerships that deliver practical and effective results.

Kristian is involved in a range of projects at Rawtec including waste reviews and audits, strategic planning and waste management plans for South Australian developments. He is excited to be working in the industry and helping to drive change in SA and Australia.

Michaela Tamlin

Michaela Tamlin

Graduate Consultant

Michaela joined Rawtec in 2019. Her background is in Civil and Structural Engineering and she has previous experience working in the construction industry.

Having worked with a wide range of clients, contractors, consultants and tradespeople, Michaela has a first-hand understanding of the issues faced by those across the different sectors of industry.

Michaela is involved with a variety of projects ands tasks at Rawtec, including kerbside bin audits, data analysis and waste management plans. Her passion for reducing and managing waste through the balancing of economic, environmental and social factors drives her to seek innovative solutions to industry challenges.