Our Team

The principal team at Hydroflux Pacific have worked most, if not all, their careers in the design, engineering, installation, commissioning and servicing of water and wastewater treatment plants & equipment, for physical/chemical, biological and reuse processes. This vast experience base gives our customers confidence that the solution provided will always meet or exceed their requirements.

Paul Cobbin

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

The Blue Pacific Continent is a collection of nations with a common goal to provide healthy communities with clean water and sanitation. That is the strategy of the region, and a perspective I have upheld throughout my thirty plus years of experience in the pacific water sector. Supporting the sustainability of the region means serving with the strength of understanding and commitment to drive growth and provide solutions that protect the environment and the health of the communities in which we live.

Why should customers come to you?

Clients come to me because I am not your regular CEO and I don’t lead a regular company.

At Hydroflux Pacific, we understand the challenges  because we’ve experienced them first hand and I’ve personally had to learn the hard lessons to get to where I am now. For me it’s been a life time of experiences in all facets of business in the water sector. From labourer to leader, it’s the bumps and bruises along the way that really make the difference because that’s where the real solutions are found.

However, my greatest attribute does not lie with me but with the team I represent. Working with the Hydroflux Group means you are working with the greatest collection of experts available in the pacific water sector and collectively, that means clients get a solution based on real experience and expertise, not theory out of a technical catalogue.


Stuart Petersen

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

In my decade long career in the water treatment industry, I’ve built up a solid foundation of experiences and abilities working with clients from a variety of industries across the Asia-Pacific region. I’ve developed specific expertise assisting clients with mining, boilers, cooling water, pre-treatment, wastewater and water reuse projects, where I’ve routinely provided strategic and innovative solutions to challenging issues.

I’ve also always placed great value on maintaining meaningful and mutually beneficial relationships with my clients, and constantly strive to find opportunities to bring relevant and impactful services to my clientele.

What are your experiences in the water treatment industry?

I have a wealth of experience in the water treatment industry that has honed my ability to optimise processes and trouble shoot difficult issues. I’ve always adopted a hands-on approach in tackling mechanical, operational and chemistry-related challenges that allows me to incorporate industry-specific information in developing effective solutions to water treatment issues. In my work in the Pacific, especially, I’ve found that integrating country and industry information is critical to forging real solutions that make a real impact for my clients.

Adrian Minshull

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

I have a natural ability of being extremely efficient in the planning, preparation and execution of all aspects of business management and project delivery. It is this approach that enables our business to provide the highest quality goods and services competitively. I have always considered our employees and clients to be our most valuable asset and believe that individuals make a difference. By sharing my knowledge and encouraging unified team work, we will ensure that all projects, no matter how large or small, are delivered efficiently and effectively, so much so, that we set an example for others to follow.

What are your experiences in the water treatment industry?

I have been full time in the Australian Water Industry for the last 33 years and literally completed thousands of Water and Wastewater projects throughout Australia and the SE Asian region. Prior to joining the Hydroflux Group, I was the founder of AJM Environmental Services, a company which was established in 1999 and grew to be one of the leading wastewater treatment companies in Australia in the early 2000’s. My specialist areas included; new product and process design and development, large project management and corporate strategy and governance.

Andrew Miley

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

I have a long established relationship with the Australian water industry, mainly in the industrial sector. The problems encountered by Industry are so varied and are unique to each site. This is what makes this industry so exciting to me. I have designed plants for the all kinds of food and manufacturing plants and have had an intimate involvement in many of the industrial wastewater treatment plants installed in Australia. I have always worked with clients in an open manner, after all I am there to solve their problems. My work is based on respect and trust – attributes that lead to win win situations every time.

What are your experiences in the water treatment industry?

I have been full time in the Australian Water Industry for over 28 years and been involved in the marketing of businesses and the process designs of hundreds of industrial wastewater treatment plants. Throughout every state in Australia, many countries in SE Asia, India, UK, Europe and USA, the successful operation of many treatment plants can be contributed to me. I have experience in virtually all industrial sectors and the processes used for wastewater treatment systems, from screening to physical chemical plant, and many types biological processes. Some of my key achievements however, involved taking a lead role in designing and obtaining approvals for significant wastewater to potable water treatment plants in Australia. I was one of the founders of AJM Environmental Services, a company which was established in 1999 and grew to be one of Australia’s leading wastewater treatment companies in the early 2000’s.

James Hall

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

Throughout my career I have had a close association with the water treatment needs of my clients. I have developed a passion for this market place and enjoy the constantly changing challenges generated by our clients and regulatory bodies.

I offer a broad range of knowledge gained through servicing the food & beverage, manufacturing and industrial market places with exposure to hundreds of water treatment plants within ANZ and SE Asia. This experience has given me insight into what does and doesn’t work in each industry. This way, through careful consultation, we can provide you with the most effective treatment plant to suit your individual needs.

What are your experiences in the water treatment industry?

Over 20 years’ experience in the water industry with a strong history in process optimisation and problem solving. I have real hands on experience ranging from the commissioning and operation of ultra-pure reverse osmosis plants through to optimisation of and problem solving complex DAF / biological systems. I also have a thorough understanding of the chemical requirements of individual industries and their water treatment plants.

John Koumoukelis

What do you bring to Hydroflux Pacific?

I have been solely dedicated to the water industry since 1993 working in professional roles based on business development and technical sales management for process equipment and design/build contracts. I have a comprehensive knowledge of both municipal and industrial processes and the successes I have had over the last 20 years has allowed our industry see me as a leader that is trusted and respected.

What are your experiences in the water treatment industry?

For over 18 years I have had an intimate association with HUBER Technology AG of Germany, so much so, I feel practically part of the HUBER team. I am fully familiar with all the HUBER products but more importantly I have an comprehensive knowledge of of the Municipal and Industrial WWTP installations in Australia.

I am committed to our businesses and will take the necessary actions to ensure that all Hydroflux Pacific clients get the quality and excellence they demand and expect.

Tanya Bishara

Tanya Bishara brings extensive experience in Finance, Manufacturing and Business Process Improvement to the Hydroflux Group having worked in FMCG for 21 years, 15 of which were in the capacity of Financial Controller for various divisions of Nestle and now oversees the Hydroflux Group’s financial, reporting and tax compliance.
Tanya is an experienced Financial Controller having qualified as an accountant at the University of Technology, Sydney, (BBus) in 1993 and as a CPA in 1996.

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