Board and management

HazerGroup Ltd has secured an experienced and dedicated board and management team to undertake the development and commercialisation of the Hazer Process.


Mr Rick Hopkins – Chairman

  • Partner, PKF Lawler (previously Barringtons CA)
  • Substantial director experience in public and private entities, plus significant corporate finance and tax expertise
  • Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants , Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia


Ms Danielle Lee – Director

  • Corporate lawyer with more than 20 years’ experience with approximately 9 years as legal counsel at ASX Sydney and Assistant Manager at ASX Perth.
  • Main practice areas are corporate advisory, governance and equity capital markets; regularly advises on issues relating to the Corporations Act and ASX Listing Rules


Mr Andrew Harris – Non-Executive Director

  • Lead Director of the Engineering Excellence Group within Laing O’Rouke
  • Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Sydney
  • Previously the CTO of Zenogen, a hydrogen production technology company, and a co-founder of Oak Nano, a start-up commercialising novel carbon nanotube technology.


Mr Geoff Pocock – Managing Director

  • Principal, Polaris Consulting (WA)
  • Founder, HazerGroup Ltd
  • Over 15 years experience in commercialisation, corporate finance and strategy
  • Ex Managing Partner mid tier strategy consulting business
  • Tertiary qualifications in Chemistry, Law and Applied Finance


Dr Andrew Cornejo – Chief Technical Officer

  • PhD and key researcher on the initial Hazer project
  • Lead inventor on a number of patents.
  • Commercial experience in engineering consultancy and resources project development.
  • Bachelor of mechanical engineering and commerce (UWA), Graduate Cert in research commercialisation (QUT)



Mr Terry Walsh – Non-Executive Director (Chief Development Officer)

  • A senior commercial lawyer and manager with more than 20 years’ experience in project development and general commercial law.
  • Most recently the General Counsel of Hancock Prospecting Pty Ltd and Corporate Counsel with Rio Tinto Ltd.
  • Involved with the legal and commercial aspects associated with the development, funding and operation of major mining and engineering projects.


Ms Emma Waldon – Company Secretary

  • Over 18 years global corporate experience.
  • Company Secretary of MOKO Social Media Limited
  • Diverse financial, corporate advisory and risk management roles at Ernst & Young, Euroz Securities, Lloyds Banking Group (London) and Deloitte.
  • Member, AICA, a Fellow of the FINSIA and a Certificated Member of GIA.