Antony Old - Managing Director/Contracts Manager
Antony began his diving in career in 2001, commencing at Tassal Salmon after completing a bachelor of marine science at the University of Tasmania. Returning to Western Australia in 2003, Antony worked for several large diving companies, gaining significant experience in shipping, maintenance and construction. Antony joined Fremantle Commercial Diving in 2006, and as a Diver, Supervisor and later Operations Manager, gained an extensive knowledge of potable water services throughout the state. With his passion for job planning and safety, Antony expanded the business into new areas of technical and specialised diving while maintaining an unparalleled commitment to safety across all areas of the business. Becoming Contracts Manager, Director and later Managing Director, Antony's vast knowledge of several specialist fields of diving assists clients in planning a diverse range of projects.
Ben Fazioli - General Manager
Ben began his commercial diving career in 2000 in the pearling industry before completing a bachelor of marine science with honours at the University of Tasmania. After graduation Ben worked at Huon Aquaculture in Tasmania for 4 years before returning to commercial diving in 2006 in the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Ben relocated to South America in 2007 working in Chile and Panama on inshore and offshore fish farms, managing vessel and diving operations in remote and challenging conditions. Ben re-joined FCD in January 2013 bringing a wealth of experience in the marine contracting field with him.
Dean Colcutt - Operations Manager
A marine electrician by trade, Dean began his diving career at Fremantle Commercial Diving in 2007. His commitment to achieving results with planning, logistics and problem solving saw him rapidly rise to the level of diving supervisor, before being promoted to Operations Manager in 2012. Dean holds a wealth of knowledge in specialist diving fields such as penetration and potable diving. In addition to his qualification as a Marine Electrician, Dean is also an ADAS Pt. 3 Diver, Pt. 2 Dive Supervisor, certified NDT diver, commercial skipper, and dive medic technician.
Carly Bertolino - HSEC Advisor/Biosecurity Manager
Carly began her commercial diving career while undertaking her Bachelor of Science Honours project in 2004. Following completion of various diving contracts, Carly became dive operations manager for large resource projects both on and offshore. Her experience both as a diver and operations manager, combined with further study in the OSH field has given her an exceptional knowledge of risk management and job planning. Carly re-joined FCD in mid-2013 where she acts across the business in an advisory position as HSEC and Quality Advisor, Project Manager and Biosecurity Manager.
Ben Walsh - Diving Equipment Technician
After completing a marine science degree from the University of Tasmania, Ben began his commercial diving career in 2003 on a remote aquaculture facility in the Northern Territory. As a diver and diver supervisor, Ben worked for several commercial diving companies before becoming a field lead supervisor for a scientific consultancy, overseeing diving operations for mining and oil and gas clients such as Chevron, Woodside and Rio Tinto. Ben is experienced in project management, field operations, logistics and personnel management. Ben has received specialist training in the maintenance of diving equipment from several agencies in Australia and overseas. He has an excellent understanding of diving equipment and tooling, and is responsible for the maintenance and care of all life support equipment across our organisation.