B.Eng [University of Newcastle]
Ignatius Verbeek was a Director of Syneca for 8 years and remains as an Associate. His areas of expertise include Life Cycle Analysis, the carbon market and greenhouse and environmental profiling of products and organisations. He is a Principal with Carbon X and Director and Operations Manager of Carbon Link specialising in soil carbon, sampling, methodology development and carbon accounting.
Previously, Ignatius worked as a senior Environmental Engineer with BHP-Billiton, involved in Environmental Management Systems, Audits, acoustics, risk, waste management and pollution control. While working for BHP Research he was instrumental in the development of a comprehensive LCA capability, completing numerous LCA studies and presenting at conferences. As program manager for the NSW Sustainable Energy Development Authority he was responsible for the development and launch of the Australian Building Greenhouse Scheme.
While a Director with Syneca, Ignatius completed several Greenhouse Friendly™ projects and was one of four experts on the Australian Government’s Greenhouse Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) panel. Other projects included tourism impact studies, companywide LCA studies, energy efficiency studies and software development projects.