PANEL: Refrigeration end-users

Panellists:
Edward Brandt, Woolworths
Jannie Howard (WEA), Gordon Brothers
Mike Nolan, Emergent Cold


Chaired by:
Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH
Woolworths

This panel will discuss the present and future of the industry, skill shortages and career opportunities. What the key organisations doing to the address the phase-down, skill shortages + more.
Panel members to be announced shortly
Dario
Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH
Chaired by:

Dario Ferlin, M.AIRAH

Woolworths

About Ferlin:
Ferlin entered the refrigeration industry in 2001, collaborating on the first transcritical CO2 projects being piloted in Europe. He later relocated back to Australia, where he now works at Woolworths as the company’s innovations engineer. 

(LinkedIn)

Jannie
Jannie Howard

Jannie Howard

WEA
Gordon Brothers Industries

Howard studied industrial engineering in the Netherlands and holds a post-graduate degree in industrial refrigeration. She moved to Australia in 1997, obtaining a job as an application engineer for an industrial compressor manufacturer.

Over the last 23 years, she has worked with various companies in industrial refrigeration and HVAC. Over different roles, Howard has gained in-depth knowledge of the refrigeration and HVAC requirements for the food processing, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. This experience, and her passion for the environment, has culminated in a keen interest in natural refrigerants and their wide range of applications.

In 2017, Howard joined the team at Gordon Brothers Industries – Australia’s leading industrial refrigeration and air conditioning provider – as marketing manager. Her role provides an ideal platform to promote the use of natural refrigerants, helping the drive toward a sustainable refrigeration industry. 

(LinkedIn)