Meet the Solution 82 Team

Meet the Team. Team Solution 82

Franko Roberts

Managing Director

CAREER DETAILS

Meet Franko Roberts, a highly experienced Executive Manager with dual master’s degrees in business administration and human Resource Management. With over 20 years of professional experience in risk management, human resources, community relations, environmental, health, and safety, Franko brings valuable insights to clients in surface and underground mining. His processing expertise spans gold, nickel, limestone, cement kilns, heap leach, and dredge concentrating.

Franko’s diverse project portfolio includes grass-roots exploration, greenfield and brownfield projects, and alternative fuels and resources. As a lead risk facilitator, he is well-versed in risk analysis, error causation, root cause mapping, and human risk engineering. Franko’s international experience extends to Singapore, Norway, Brazil, and Papua New Guinea. New Zealand and Australia.

Throughout his career, Franko has held prominent roles at notable organisations like Yinson, WCA Solutions, CJD Equipment, GF Holdings (WA) Pty Ltd, Sibelco Group, Cement Australia, and Harmony Gold. He has been responsible for HR, OHS, Learning & Development, Payroll, Communications, Industrial Relations, strategic development, and sustainability in these positions.

Leveraging this wealth of experience and education, Franko Roberts offers HR, HSE, and Training consultancy services to businesses looking for expert risk management, human resources, environmental, health, and safety guidance. With his systematic and process-driven approach, Franko is dedicated to helping clients minimise risks and optimise organisational performance.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Master of Human Resources. Murdoch University, 2020
  • Certified Generalist OHS Professional, Australia Institute of Health & Safety, 2019
  • Master of Business Administration, 2018
  • Diploma of Management Pivot Institute, 2015
  • Diploma in Human Resource Management. Polytechnic West Perth, 2015
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment. Pivot Institute, 2014
  • Adv. Diploma Occupational Health and Safety. SIA Global, 2011
  • ICAM Lead Investigator. Safety Wise Solutions, 2009
  • Lead Auditor. SAI Global, 2008

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • AIHS (Professional Member)
  • WA State Emergency Service (Team Member)
  • Justice of the Peace
  • Miners Promise (Director)
  • 2023

    Managing Director

    Solution 82

  • 2022

    Senior Associate

    HR Force – HR, IR, WHS, Security & Emergency Preparedness Global Solutions

    2022

  • 2022

    Executive General Manager

    CJD Equipment WA

  • 2011

    General Manager Industrial Relations & Sustainability

    GF Holdings – WA Pty Ltd

    2011

  • 2007

    National Compliance WHSE Manager

    Sibelco Australasia

  • 2005

    National Operations Manager (SHEQ)

    Cement Australia

    2005

  • 2003

    HR, Admin, HSEQ & Security Country Manager

    Harmony Gold PNG

  • 2001

    HSEQ, Training and Administration Manager

    MMG, Big Bell, Brocks Creek

    2001

  • 1997

    EMT Response, Safety & Security Coordinator

    Western Mining Corporation

  • 1995

    CERT Lead Correctional Officer

    Qld Arthur Gorrie Maximum Prison

    1995

Shannon Dunn (COHSProf)

Director

CAREER DETAILS

Introducing Shannon Dunn, a highly experienced Health, Safety, Quality, and Training Manager with a strong focus on minimising risks and fostering a ‘just culture’ by leveraging risk management methodologies.

With extensive experience in leading high-performance safety and training teams, managing complex projects, conducting high-level ICAM investigations, analysing and interpreting data, reporting, monitoring, and conducting internal audits, Shannon is well-equipped to handle diverse HSE challenges. Additionally, Shannon is an expert in developing and implementing Learning Management Systems and eLearning packages that utilise adult learning principles.

Throughout his career, Shannon has held significant positions at Milaha, GBF Underground Mining Company, and various mining and logistics organisations. His experience spans from establishing training strategies and processes for HSSEQ and high-risk tradecraft to developing and implementing HSET management plans for green and brownfield projects.

As an HSE and Training expert, Shannon Dunn is committed to helping organisations minimise risks, improve safety standards, and develop effective training programs tailored to their needs. With his extensive experience in safety management, risk mitigation strategies, and training development, Shannon is the perfect partner to help your organisation achieve its HSE and training objectives.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s Education (Adult and Vocational Education). Charles Sturt University, Ongoing.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, The Knowledge Academy, 2023
  • Lead Auditor ISO 9001, The Knowledge Academy, 2023
  • IEMA for Managers, DISS, 2023
  • Diploma of Training Design and Development (TAE50216). Pivot Institute, 2020.
  • Bachelor of Science (Health Safety and Environment). Curtin University, 2019.
  • Internal Auditing (Management Systems). SAI Global, 2018
  • Cert III in Mine Emergency Response and Rescue (RII30713). Riklan Emergency Management Services, 2016.
  • Cert II in Underground Metalliferous Mining (RII20413). Advanced Mine Performance Training Services, 2015.
  • Cert III in Underground Metalliferous Mining (RII30313). Advanced Mine Performance Training Services, 2015.
  • Diploma in Work Health Safety (BSB51312). Cynergex, 2014.
  • Cert IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110). Pivot Institute, 2014.
  • Occupational First Aid (Skillset). St Johns, 2014.
  • Cert IV in Work Health Safety (BSB41412). Australian College of Mining, 2014.
  • S1, S2, S3 (Skillset). Australian College of Mining, 2013.

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Australian Institute of Health and Safety (COHSProf)
  • Institution of Occupational Health and Safety (GradIOSH)
  • Charted Institute of Personnel Development (Member)
  • Risk Management Institute of Australasia (Member)
  • Learning Guild (Member)
  • Australian eLearning Association (Member)
  • International Safety Quality Environmental Management Association (Associate)
  • European Association for International Education
  • 2023

    Director

    Solution 82

  • 2021

    Manager - HSSEQ Training

    Milaha

    2021

  • 2020

    Superintendent Industrial Relations and Sustainability

    GF Holdings

  • 2018

    Founded Solution 82

    2018

  • 2017

    Corporate Senior Advisor EHS & Training

    GF Holdings – WA Pty Ltd

  • 2014

    Senior EHS & Training Advisor

    GF Holdings

    2014

  • 2014

    Single Boom jumbo Operator

    GBF Underground Mining

  • 2013

    Leading Hand Service Crew

    Goldfields

    2013

  • 2011

    Twinboom Jumbo Operator

    CBH Resources

  • 2008

    Nipper / Relief Jumbo Operator

    Xstrata Copper

    2008

  • 2005

    Charge Up

    Perilya

  • 2003

    Explosive Magazine Keeper / Truck Opertor

    Xstrata Zinc

    2003

Rahima Yunus (PMP©)

GBS Specialist – Project Manager

CAREER DETAILS

Rahima Yunus stands out as a seasoned project and operations management professional with an impressive history of roles in geographically diverse settings, notably the Middle East. With a Master of Science degree in Global HR and Training from the prestigious University of Liverpool, coupled with her Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, Rahima exhibits a comprehensive understanding of the global digital landscape.

Over her illustrious 11-year tenure in the GCC, Rahima has embraced pivotal roles at esteemed institutions, including Elev8 Education, Demoura Lawson Consulting, Al Jazeera Media Institute, Qatar General Insurance & Reinsurance Co., and Qatar Skills Academy. In these capacities, she has led country operations, honed operational processes, nurtured key stakeholder relationships, and pioneered the development and implementation of training programs.

Her work at Elev8 Education as the Country Learning and Operations Manager and at Demoura Lawson as a System Consultant (HSE) stands as a testament to her adeptness in managing intricate projects, particularly in regulated and semi-regulated frameworks. Furthermore, her contributions to crafting an in-house Student Management System by leveraging SaaS solutions underscore her commitment to enhancing operational efficiencies.

As a Certified Scrum Master with a focus on Agile methodology, Rahima’s prowess in digitalisation is evident. She excels in instructional design, stakeholder engagement, project management, and SaaS integration. These skills, amalgamated with her analytical and problem-solving aptitude, distinguish her as a significant asset in any organization aiming for digital growth.

A staunch advocate for Qatar’s Vision 2030, Rahima is passionate about empowering Qatari Nationals. Her commitment to fostering a positive work culture, mentoring high-performance teams, and devising bespoke training programs stems from her extensive background in learning development, e-learning, Qatarisation, and employee engagement.

In her capacity as an HR, HSE, and Training consultant, Rahima’s expertise in HR and Learning and development shines through. Her unmatched instructional design and program management skills allow her to create custom solutions for businesses, helping them align training needs with their overarching objectives.

Rahima Yunus is not only a beacon of professional excellence but also a visionary dedicated to advancing organisational objectives in the digital age.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • NEBOSH International General Certificate. RCC Training, Ongoing (2022 expected)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP Certified)
  • First Aid – CPR and AED. Qatar Red Crescent, 2021
  • Learning Cloud Computing: Core Concepts. Linkedin Learning, 2021
  • People Analytics. Linkedin Learning, 2021
  • Choosing a Cloud Platform for Developers: AWS, Azure, and GCP. Linkedin Learning, 2020
  • Making Video 2: Teach Something. Linkedin Learning, 2020
  • Creating a Culture of Learning. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • eLearning Essentials: Instructional Design. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • How to Design and Deliver Training Programs. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • Instructional Design: Adult Learners. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • Instructional Design: Needs Analysis, Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • Learning How to Increase Learner Engagement. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • Train the Trainer. Linkedin Learning, 2019
  • Master’s Degree – International HR (Specialised in Training). University of Liverpool, 2015
  • CELTA – Teaching Qualification, Cambridge, 2010
  • PRINCE 2 – Project Management, 2007
  • Diploma in Adult Psychology, 2003

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • PMI (PMP)
  • CIPD (Member)
  • Learning Guild (Member)
  • Australian eLearning Association (Member)
  • Online Learning Consortium
  • European Association for International Education
  • 2023

    Manager - Learning and Development

    Solution 82

  • 2022

    Country Learning Operations Manager

    elev8 education

    2022

  • 2021

    Learning and Development Specialist

    Demoura Lawson Consulting

  • 2019

    Senior Learning Solutions Specialist

    Al Jazeera Media Institute

    2019

  • 2017

    Training Development Specialist (Qatarisation)

    Qatar General Insurance & reinsurance Co.

  • 2011

    Programme Manager / Senior Corporate Workskills Trainer

    Qatar Stills Acadamy

    2011

  • 2008

    Office Manager

    Birse Metro

  • 2000

    Project Manager / Accounts Manager

    Barnardos

    2000

  • 1997

    EMT Response, Safety & Security Coordinator

    Western Mining Corporation

Anthony (Tony) Ratajec

Manager – HSEQ

CAREER DETAILS

Tony Ratajec brings a unique blend of expertise in Health, Safety, Environmental, Quality, and Training Management, with over 28 years of heavy industry experience. As a registered nurse, he has honed his skills in managing health and safety aspects in various industries. His specialisations lie in Risk Management, Quality Assurance, and Auditing, making him an invaluable asset to our consultancy.

His extensive experience in project management, risk assessment, and quality management principles, combined with his in-depth knowledge of OH&S regulations and standards, make him a true leader in his field.

Anthony has held various positions throughout his career, such as HSEQ Superintendent at Macmahon Underground Ltd and EHS and Training Superintendent at GBF Underground Mining. These roles have allowed him to design, implement, and monitor effective HSEQ systems in highly regulated, high-risk industries. He has also been responsible for the professional development of Environment, Health, Safety, and Training Advisors in various organisations.

Anthony’s background as an underground mining operator has provided him with hands-on experience in risk assessment and control implementation and a comprehensive understanding of the underground mining process. His skills as an underground trainer and assessor have made him a sought-after mentor for professionals in the industry.

With Anthony on our team, you can expect top-notch expertise in HSE and training to ensure your organisation operates safely and efficiently, minimising risks and maximising productivity. Trust our consultancy to deliver the best HSE and Training management solutions tailored to your needs.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor of Science (Health Safety and Environment). Curtin University (In progress)
  • Registered Nurse (Current)
  • Advanced Diploma In WHS
  • Diploma in WHS
  • Certificate IV in OH&S
  • Certificate IV in TAE
  • Lead Auditor OH&S management systems
  • Certificate III in Surface Ventilation Technician
  • Certificate II in Surface Metalliferous Operations
  • Certificate III in Surface Metalliferous Operations
  • ICAM Lead Investigator – Safetywise Solutions
  • MNQGEN300A Conduct Safety and Health Investigations
  • Conduct Operational Risk Assessment.
  • NT Shot Firers License.
  • Underground Shift Supervisor Certificate of Competency
  • Forklift HRW license
  • Heavy Rigid driver’s license
  • Confined Space Entry

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Australian Institute of Safety – [AIHS] – Member
  • Risk Management Institute of Australia [RMIA] – Member
  • International Safety Quality Environmental Management Association [ISQEM] – Associate
  • Risk Management Institute of Australasia [IRM] – Member
  • 2023

    Manager - HSEQ

    Solution 82

  • 2021

    Superintendent HSEQ Underground

    Macmahon

    2021

  • 2005

    Mine Site Training Coordinator McArthur River Mine

    Xstrata Zinc

  • 2003

    Underground Safety and Training Coordinator

    Xstrata Zinc

    2003

  • 1998

    Twinboom Jumbo Operator

    Xstrata Zinc

  • 1995

    Underground Operator

    Xstrata Zinc

    1995

Michael Watters

Manager – Legal & Governance

CAREER DETAILS

Michael Watters is an accomplished legal counsel and risk management professional, specialising in Law, Workers’ Compensation, and Injury Management. His innovative, strategically minded approach and strong business acumen have allowed him to design, implement, and continuously improve world-class systems and frameworks in Safety, Health, Environment, Quality, Workers’ Compensation, Asset Integrity, and Enterprise Risk Management.

With a Juris Doctor from Murdoch University and a Masters of Family Law from the College of Law, Michael’s legal background has led him to work with prestigious law firms, providing facilitation and management of personal injury claims, including Workers’ Compensation, Motor Vehicle, Public Liability, and Criminal Injury Claims. His experience spans various roles, from Law Graduate to Lawyer, providing him with a comprehensive understanding of the legal landscape surrounding injury claims and risk management.

Michael has provided high-level strategic advice and support to senior leadership teams, focusing on developing and implementing ERM frameworks, systems, and processes compliant with ISO 31000. His expertise in worker’s compensation liability reduction and developing return-to-work programs have made him an asset to organisations seeking to minimise risk and improve workplace safety.

As part of our HR, HSE, and Training consultancy team, Michael offers a unique perspective and unparalleled expertise in Law and Injury Management. His commitment to staying current with industry standards and best practices ensures that our consultancy delivers your organisation’s most effective legal and injury management solutions.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE

  • Masters of Family Law, College of Law.
  • Juris Doctor, Murdoch University
  • Graduate Diploma of Exercise Science (Rehabilitation), University of Western Australia
  • Graduate Diploma of Education (Secondary), Edith Cowan University

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Law Council of Australia – Member
  • Law Council of Western Australia – Member
  • Risk Management Institute of Australia [RMIA] – Member
  • Risk Management Institute of Australasia [IRM] – Member
  • International Safety Quality Environmental Management Association [ISQEM] – Associate
  • 2023

    Manager - Legal & Governance

    Solution 82

  • 2021

    Lawyer

    Spyker Legal

    2021

  • 2019

    Corporate Risk & Workers Compensation Consultant

    Self-Employed

  • 2019

    Lawyer

    Mill Oakley Lawyers

    2019

  • 2018

    Law Graduate

    WA Legal

  • 2015

    Law Graduate

    WC McNally Jones Staff

    2015

  • 2013

    Law Graduate

    D’Angelo Legal

  • 2012

    Managing Law Clerk

    WHL Legal

    2012

  • 2011

    Law Clerk

    Shine Lawyers

  • 2008

    Case Manager

    QBE Insurance

    2008

Dr. Mark de Cruz

Chief Medical Officer

CAREER DETAILS

Dr Mark de Cruz is a highly experienced and dedicated medical professional with a diverse occupational and sports medicine background. He graduated with an MBBS from the University of Western Australia in 1997 and has since held numerous prestigious roles.

Currently serving as the Chief Medical Officer for Solution 82, Dr. de Cruz has previously held the same position at Macmahon Holdings Limited, GBF Underground Mining Company, WA Ballet, West Coast Fever, and Emirates Western Force. His commitment to the health and well-being of athletes is exemplified through his work as Team Doctor for the Australian Diamonds, Qantas Wallabies, and Olympic Men’s Hockey Team.

Dr. de Cruz’s expertise extends beyond sports medicine, completing a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and serving as a Medical Registrar in Training with the Australasian College of Occupational Medicine. His passion for men’s health and lifestyle medicine and his interest in automation and streamlining medical processes ensure that he is always at the forefront of industry advancements.

In addition to his professional pursuits, Dr. de Cruz is an avid practitioner of Kizomba, Bachata, yoga, meditation, and fitness, further demonstrating his commitment to a balanced and healthy lifestyle. He is an active member of the Australian Medical Association and the Medical Defence Association, holding a board certification from the Medical Board of Western Australia since 1997.

With an unwavering dedication to his patients and a focus on promoting health and wellness, Dr Mark de Cruz is an invaluable asset to any organisation.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Medical Registrar in Training, Australasian College of Occupational Medicine 2019.
  • Diploma of Occupational Health and Safety, 2012
  • Medical Registrar in Training, Australasian College of Sports Medicine, 2012
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), University of Western Australia, 1997

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Medical Board of Western Australia MED0001549024
  • Australian Medical Association
  • Medical Defence Association
  • 2023

    Chief Medical Officer

    Solution 82

  • 2021

    Chief Medical Officer

    Macmahon Holdings Limited

    2021

  • 2016

    Chief Medical Officer

    GBF Underground Mining Company

  • 2014

    Doctor

    Sonic HealthPlus & Monadelphous

    2014

  • 2011

    Doctor - Private Practice

    Sports & Exercise Medicine (Perth)

  • 2006

    Doctor - Private Practice

    Sports Medicine Subiaco (Perth)

    2006

  • 2006

    Doctor - Private Practice

    Excel Sports Medicine (Perth)

  • 2004

    Doctor

    Olympic Park Sports Medicine Centre (Melbourne)

    2004

  • 2000

    Orthopaedics Registrar

  • 1997

    Resident Medical Officer

    1997