The team


  Jeffrey Lang
Chief Executive Officer | Chief Technology Officer
Jeffrey is an experienced professional in composite manufacturing and advanced materials technologies with 30 years’ experience in manufacturing in Australia, Europe and Asia.  Jeffrey is an experienced Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for over 15 years and has worked on the joint venture between Force Industries and Heli Group China to set up Matrix Sports Co Ltd. As Vice President and Technical Director of Matrix Sports Co Ltd, Jeffrey lead the company to become a leading global manufacturer in composites sports goods manufacturing. Jeffrey has many years of business experience across multiple industries and working with international brands, manufacturers, research institutes and government agencies.
  Trent Mackenzie
General Manager of Business Development, Aerospace & Resources Division
Trent is an accomplished executive and metallurgist with 40 years industry experience, with a focus on metals in the oil & gas, chemical, aerospace and power generation sectors and extensive experience in titanium and metal alloys. Trent was Managing Director of two global regions of Allegheny Technologies International, the global market leader in specialty titanium. As General Manager of Business Development for the Aerospace & Resources Division, Trent will oversee all oil & gas, mining and engineering services clients. He will also lead the integration of new clients in the Aerospace sector and be responsible for further developing Titomic’s profile within target industry sectors, while providing technical, metallurgical validation and will play a key role in expanding opportunities into new markets.

  Leon Gairns
General Manager of Research & Development
Leon is a highly experienced engineering professional with more than 20 years’ experience in design, process and manufacturing operations. He has held previous roles in project delivery, design and additive manufacturing for a leading electric automaker, and automotive brands including Toyota, Ford and General Motors. Leon’s project experience in the aerospace, industrial, and medical sectors will be pivotal to his management of Titomic’s bespoke R&D projects across various industries.
  Stuart Douglas
Business Development Manager
Stuart is a founding member of Titomic and is currently on consulting secondment to Titomic from Innovyz Pty Ltd, to conduct and establish the business development activities and processes of Titomic. Stuart has extensive experience in establishing and promoting early stage technologies via his commercialisation consultation firm Innovyz Pty Ltd. Innovyz Pty Ltd has assisted more than 55 innovation companies to raise approximately $50m.
These companies span many sectors including medical, agriculture, software, education, entertainment and advanced manufacturing in Titanium and exotic metals.
  Mich Mak
General Manager of Marketing & Investor Relations
Mich is an experienced senior executive with more than 15 years' marketing experience managing brand, communications, advertising, digital and CRM for global tech brands such as O2, Sony Ericsson and Dassault Systemes’ products at Invenio. Mich has also years of marketing and project management experience in industrial coatings within the Oil & Gas and Mining sector. She has been a part of the executive team in O2 and currently holds the position of committee member on the Victorian Defence Alliance – Land Systems.

Peter Teschner
General Manager of Bike Division
Peter is one of the most experienced bicycle designers in the industry with over 25 years’ experience. His work with the finest materials such as titanium, scandium alloy blends and carbon fibre has resulted in his peers referring to him as a ‘Master Craftsman’, and his bicycles being recognised globally for their innovative build and superior performance qualities. As the GM of Titomic’s bike division, Peter’s experience and skill in designing and manufacturing bicycles will help position Titomic at the edge of future industry trends to identify opportunities for growth, partnership, and to benchmark output.

  Vahram Papyan
General Manager of Projects & Analytics
Vahram has held several executive positions in the European mining industry, where he worked in project and operation management. He brings a wealth of experience in the fields of project management, business analysis, procurement and contract management. Vahram holds a Bachelors degree in engineering from EREA and Masters degree in applied project management from The University of Adelaide.
  Chris Ward
Executive Assistant | Administration Manager
Chris has experience in project accounting, management accounting and executive assistant roles in industries including telecommunications, FMCG and agriculture. She holds a Bachelors degree in economics, a Graduate Diploma in accounting, and a Masters in business administration and is a member of CPA Australia.


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