The Airwell Team

Managing Director - Alan Brown

Alan Brown is the driving force behind the Airwell Pumps success story and has continued to apply his extensive knowledge of pumping and problem solving ability to pumping challenges for over 35 years.

In the early 1980's, Alan developed a unique direct air displacement pumping system that revolutionized the way farmers obtained their water supplies. Like other great Australian innovators, Alan saw an opportunity to help out and applied a simple principle to an age old problem, which he continues to do today with other pumping applications.

During the last 30 years Alan has gained considerable knowledge and skill in applying the Airwell technology to a diverse range of pumping applications. He has worked with some of the largest industrial companies in Australia providing solutions for pollution recovery, corrosive fluid applications and also in low flow rate applications.

Alan continues to apply his extensive knowledge and experience to issues facing the Oil and Gas industry and has worked in Australia, Canada and the USA applying Airwell's latest range of Artificial Lift products.


General Manager - Clinton Briggs

Clinton has worked at Airwell since 2003. Taking on the role of General Manager in 2006
in this time Clinton has overseen and managed the smooth operation of the company through a phase of significant growth, managing the requirements of a growing company operating in multiple industries and multiple countries.

Before becoming an Airwell employee, Clinton worked for 18 years in the banking and finance industry, spent 6 years as a small business owner and 5 years as the State Manager for a national fuel card company.


Financial Manager – Christine Suryadi (M. Fin, B. Comm)

Christine has been part of Airwell Group since 2011. Christine is a valuable asset to Airwell as Christine assists the company to meet its financial goals and managing the financial side of a growing company.

With a strong background in banking and business administration, including a Master in Finance, Bachelor of Commerce and experience with the Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC), Christine has contributed to the success and stability of the company.


WA Sales & Marketing Manager – David Thatcher (B.Comm)

David has worked for Airwell Group since 2011. In this time David has become a valuable part of the Airwell team and has developed a detailed knowledge of Airwell’s products and field services.

David has a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in marketing and public relations and in addition to his technical sales duties he also manages all of Airwell’s marketing activities for Australia including Airwell’s regular newsletter on current projects and technical improvements.  


Victoria and South Australia Representative - Robert Fishburn

Robert has been involved in the water industry for 32 years. During this time he has gained extensive experience with industrial and agricultural water systems including repairs, installations and the design of small and large water systems.

Robert has been involved with the Airwell pump system for the last 21 years initially as an agent introducing the Airwell technology to the western districts of Victoria and south east of South Australia

Robert has extensive experience in the application of Airwell pumps, electric and solar pumping systems with a complete knowledge of repair and maintenance procedures. He is Airwell's representative for mining, industrial, environmental and agricultural sales and service in Victoria and South Australia.