Author profiles

JOHN LYNCH is general manager of Wormald’s Business Support Services with responsibility for Wormald’s business development, national account management and distribution teams.  John is responsible for the strategic sourcing of many of Wormald’s products and also oversees the vehicle fire suppression system and life safety and rescue product management teams.  John joined Wormald in 2001 and has over 13 years experience in the fire protection industry.  Prior to joining Wormald, John held sales and marketing roles within the food and FMCG industries.  John is an active member of the Fire Protection Association of Australia, Technical Advisory Committee, TAC 3/7 – Portable Fire Extinguishers and Hose Reels – and the TAC 17 – Emergency Planning.

JUSTIN MORRIS is national engineering manager of Wormald Australia; responsible for the engineering practices and introduction of new fire protection systems and technologies nationally.  Justin has extensive experience in the design, installation and commissioning of ‘Special Hazard’ fire safety systems including gaseous agent systems, water spray, water mist and foam systems – particularly for mission critical facilities such as data centres.  Prior to his current role, Justin led Wormald’s Engineering Support Group in Asia, where he supported the installation and service businesses in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, China, Korea, India and the UAE.

Tony Jones.TONY JONES is Regional Operations Manager with Wormald and is responsible for the day to day operations of Wormald’s engineering, defence, training and rescue businesses.  Tony joined Wormald in 2002 and has over 20 years experience in the fire protection industry. Prior to joining Wormald, Tony was an accredited building surveyor and an associate of a building consultancy business. Tony holds a Masters Degree in Fire Safety & Design, a Graduate Certificate in Performance Based Building & Fire Codes and a Bachelor of Science (Environmental Health). Tony is currently undertaking an MBA.

Steve Oxley, WormaldSTEVE OXLEY is Wormald’s National Product Manager for Vehicle Fire Suppression Systems. Steve is responsible for vehicle system design and development, troubleshooting, fire risk assessments and sales and training both nationally and internationally. Steve joined Wormald in 1976 and has over 30 years’ experience in the vehicle fire suppression industry.  Steve is an active member of the Fire Protection Association of Australia, Technical Advisory Committee, TAC11/22 – Special Hazard Fire Protection – and the Technical Committee FP-022 for the Australian Standard AS5062-2006 – Fire Protection for Mobile and Transportable Equipment.

Bill AdamopoulosBILL ADAMOPOULOS is the National Accounts Group Sales Manager for Wormald’s parent company, Tyco Integrated Fire and Security. Bill is responsible for maintaining and growing the overall value of Tyco’s National Accounts, ensuring a smooth transition into Tyco’s framework and identifying new National Account opportunities.  Bill has been in the Tyco Australia business for over nine years. His roles have included management of the Wormald Fire National Accounts Team,  National Account Manager and National Business Development Manager. Bill brings with over 20 years of sales and technical expertise in a diverse range of roles, market segments and industries to the Tyco Fire and Security Business.

Scott Meekin_LRSCOTT MEEKIN is the Business Development Manager QLD/NT – Mining for Wormald’s parent company, Tyco Integrated Fire and Security. Scott has more than 10 years’ experience in the mining industry and has worked in senior positions within Tyco and other major organisations. Scott is a highly motivated professional and client-focused relationship manager. He understands the importance of knowing the vision for a developing partnership, understanding the partners’ vision, and being adaptable enough to use any vehicle to get to that vision.