There’s excitement in the air as Nautitech makes some changes to its management team – and our clients are sure to benefit!

Mac Powolny - General Manager, Nautitech

Mac Powolny joins us as General Manager this week and brings with him over 15 years of industry experience. Mac’s résumé includes leadership roles both in Australia and overseas with the Kopex Group, one of the world’s leading OEMs of specialist underground mining equipment and most recently as QLD State Manager for Swanson Industries, a leader in industrial hydraulics.

As a company dedicated to providing solutions for improved productivity and safer environments, Mac’s client-side experience and commercial acumen is invaluable to Nautitech and we extend a very warm welcome as he joins our team in Sydney.

Mac can be reached at

Already a familiar face at Nautitech for the past 7 years, Dr Douglas Carter has recently taken on the role of Engineering Manager. Clients will know Douglas as the force behind the Super Spitfire with an encyclopaedic knowledge of everything related to broadband communications in hazardous areas.

His energy and dedication to high quality products make Douglas the ideal choice to lead the engineering team.

Douglas can be reached at

“Nautitech is a company with exceptional engineering talent, a track record for innovation, and a determination to be the best.
The future is exciting as we put the right people in place to provide quality products and great customer service…”
 – Aga Blana – Managing Director, Nautitech

Supporting Mac, Douglas and most importantly our customers, are our field support teams in NSW, QLD and even South Africa! The team’s main capabilities include installations, repairs, training, fault finding, code and 3800 work, calibrations, provision of product manuals and quotes for new systems.

Our NSW Field Support team includes Artur Gorski, Chris Rocuant and Erik Joson. Between them, these gentlemen can install, repair or produce just about anything our customers need.

The QLD Field Support team working out of Nautitech’s Mackay office includes Mitch Barnes, our very hands-on Business Development Manager, and field technician Bruce Reilly, who has over 16 years’ experience in the coal industry

South Africa field technician Christo du Plessis is based out of Middleburg, and is a qualified electrician with nearly a decade of underground mining experience.