Management & Board

Who we are


  • Andreas Kroell

    Chief Executive Officer and Director

    Mr Kroell has been a Venture Capital professional over many years prior to joining De.mem. In his last role, he was Director and Partner of New Asia Investments Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based technology investment firm.

  • David Chua

    Director Technology & Manufacturing

    David brings in more than 15 years of experience in the membrane industry. He has worked for companies from the water industries such as Mann & Hummel and Hyflux, Singapore, in different departments, with a focus on the membrane

  • Matt Howland

    Group Sales Manager

    As the Group Sales Manager for De.mem, Matt brings in more than 20 years of water industry experience in Australia. He has been in different senior management roles, i.e. with the likes of Ovivo or MAK Water. Matt holds a Bachelor of Business degree from…

  • Allan Afonso

    Senior Operations Manager

    Allan is the Senior Operations Manager of De.mem in Australia. He brings in over 20 years of experience in the water and hydraulic industry. Prior to De.mem, Allan was the Construction Manager with JRK Group, supervising more than 70 staff and managing numerous projects sites…

  • Melanie Leydin

    Company Secretary

    Melanie holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Accounting and Corporate Law. She is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a Registered Company Auditor. She graduated from Swinburne University in 1997, became a Chartered Accountant in 1999 and since February 2000…


Board of Directors

  • Bernd Dautel

    Non-Executive Director

    Bernd Dautel is a Director and Partner with New Asia Investments since 2012. Prior to this, he was the Managing Director of Wieland Asia/Pacific in Singapore. The Wieland group with headquarters in Germany is one of the world’s leading…

  • Mr Michael Edwards

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Edwards is a Geologist and Economist with over 20 years of experience in Senior Management in both the private and public sector. He holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics and Finance) from Curtin University of Technology and…

  • Mr Cosimo Trimigliozzi

    Non-Executive Chairman

    Mr Trimigliozzi looks back at a successful, almost 30-year long career in the feed and food ingredients / flavors & fragrances industry, an important target market for De.mem Pte Ltd. In his last assignment, he was the COO…

  • Mr Stuart Carmichael

    Non-Executive Director

    Mr Carmichael is a Chartered Accountant with over 20 years’ experience in the provision of corporate advisory services both within Australia and internationally. Mr Carmichael is a principal and director of Ventnor which specialises in…