Complex made simple

Founded in Italy in 1980, Chematek has consistently been at the forefront of engineered solutions for the chemical, energy and water sectors. Its water treatment division has been in operation for the past 15 years.

An international industrial services conglomerate with 12 centres across the globe, Chematek operates in the fields of fine chemicals and petrochemicals, as well as energy and water. Its products and services are all backed by a worldwide logistics, warehouse and laboratory infrastructure.

Chematek Locations

  • SVO
  • Rome
  • Catania
  • Livorno
  • UK
  • France
  • Panama
  • Colombia
  • India
  • China
  • Australia
  • South Africa

Our Executive Team

I am honoured to have a team of such capable and intellectually curious individuals representing Chematek in Australia. Chematek prides itself on being an agile, innovative and dynamic company, and this is reflected in the high level of experience and expertise offered by our hand-picked executive team.

Claire Rushe, National General Manager, Chematek Australia

Claire Rushe

General Manager, Australia

Thriving on challenges and the desire to make an impact, Claire comes to Chematek with more than 15 years experience in strategic business development, risk management and strategic planning. A Cambridge University graduate with a degree in engineering, Claire has honed her analytical, organisational and team-building skills working with some of the world’s biggest names in international banking and finance.

Ross Ismail

Commercial Manager, Australia

A Certified Practicing Accountant and Green Belt Six Sigma certified, Ross has more than 20 years experience in the construction, power generation and oil and gas sectors. He has led multiple transformation projects and brings significant commercial, operational and financial experience to his role. Prior to joining Chematek, Ross was CFO for General Electric Oil & Gas ANZ.

Dr Alessandro Perra

Commercial Director, Water

Since graduating with a PhD in Chemistry more than 10 years ago, Alessandro has worked in a variety of technical, research, manufacturing and commercial roles, exploring opportunities for product development across international markets. Alessandro understands the complex and demanding nature of water treatment solutions and is skilled at making multifaceted concepts easy to understand.

Stefano Balzano

Technical Director, Water

Heading up our HQ technical team, Stefano brings almost three decades of knowledge and experience to his role at Chematek. His expertise spans a range of engineering sectors and includes technical and economic evaluation, detailed design and engineering, risk analysis, environmental impact studies and project management.

Luca Spurio

Project Management Director, Water

A skilled project manager with proven experience in different engineering fields, including software, electronic and mechanical, Luca has first-class communication, organisation and coordination skills. He has an excellent track record preparing and executing project plans and programmes, ensuring safe and cost-effective design and implementation, and a fast response to adjustments along the way.