David Watson – Non-Executive Director
David has an extensive background and experience in steel casting, forging and fabrication, particularly in the Rail, Mining, Defense and Oil & Gas industries. His roles include; Mining and Export Manager of Australia’s largest steel and iron casting group, Divisional Manager of a Top 100 Australian Company that was the leading Automotive and Rail Brake brand carrying out manufacturing, servicing and distribution and Managing Director of an Australian company that manufactured braking, air conditioning and mining equipment.In the mid 1990’s, David moved to Asia to become Vice President of a high profile USA world leader in the design and manufacture of rolling stock components such as; bogies, brakes and coupling systems for rail freight cars and locomotives. He was responsible for all vendors and customers outside North America including; Australia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, West Africa, Europe, Russia and Brazil. He set up an International group to cover sales, marketing, licensing and supply agreements, manufacturing standards, quality, inspection and transportation.
David has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Technology, Sydney and currently resides in Kuala Lumpur where he operates in a management advisory role and as a Director of several private Asian companies.