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The Leading Brinefield Technology Provider

With operations in the USA, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Canada, we serve the majority of lithium brine producers and explorers.

Being independent of any individual lithium brine project, allows us to share specialist brine technology across the whole industry.

Technology

Technology

Delivering cutting-edge technology that is specifically made for lithium brine explorers and lithium brine producers. With Zelandez, you’ll move faster, reduce risk, and save money.

Insight

Insight

Offering a full wrap-around suite of products, from exploration through to production. Providing processed and interpreted insights, for immediate and informed decision making.

Our Environment

Our Environment

Enabling the transition to renewable energy is essential for our world. Lithium is key in the energy transition and we are proud to help our customers become leaders in this industry of the future.

The people make the difference

We are hard working professionals from all corners of the globe. Zelandez is made up of geophysicists, hydrogeology experts, petrophysicists, and civil, electrical and mechanical engineers.

Meet our Senior Leadership Team

Gene Morgan

Gene Morgan

Managing Director

Prior to Zelandez, Gene spent 10 years in Upstream Oil & Gas with Schlumberger. First as a wireline field engineer on remote deepwater rigs and later in operations management roles. He has worked extensively across Europe, Africa and Latin America. Gene’s deep knowledge in oilfield technology combined with his passion for the Lithium industry is what led him to found Zelandez. He has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Clint Van Marrewijk

Clint Van Marrewijk

Co-founder / Director

With experience in capital raising and company structure, Clint focuses on our partnerships, our deal construction, and in assisting with recruitment and company strategy. Prior to Zelandez, Clint was the founder of SaferMe, a software as a service company, and previously helped build and successfully exit a financial services company. Clint has a Mechanical Engineering degree from the University of Canterbury in New Zealand.

Dr. Stuart Weston

Dr. Stuart Weston

CTO

Stuart has a Ph.D and 20+ years experience in reservoir engineering. Stuart is an ex-Chevron Lead Engineer, now the Zelandez technology leader with experience across dozens of reinjection projects, and belowground sensor research and development. Stuart oversees both the Reservoir and Reinjection verticals of the business, working with our internal technology team and our technology production partners.

Nicolau Gaeta

Nicolau Gaeta

CFO

Prior to Zelandez, Nicolau spent 15 years as CFO of two portfolio companies in the Infrastructure industry in Brazil, and with the Siemens Medical Instruments and Automotive units in the United States. He brings extensive experience in building world-class Finance capability, capital raising, and helping businesses achieve profitable growth. He earned an MBA at IMD in Lausanne Switzerland and is a CPA.

Azul Moreno

Azul Moreno

Director of Process Performance

Azul serves as Director of Process Performance at Zelandez, spearheading the development of new service lines and providing innovative technological solutions for lithium processing, production of its derivatives, and water consumption and recovery. Azul’s holds a Chemical Engineering degree from the National University of Salta, and a Master’s in Water Treatment from Rey Juan Carlos University in Spain, with speciality in Water Management from the European University of the Atlantic.

Fernando Lourenco

Fernando Lourenco

Director of Geosciences

Fernando has a Geology degree from the National University of La Plata in Argentina. After years of participation in Sedimentology research projects, he started his professional career in a Core Laboratory performing petrographic and diagenetic studies. Then Fernando joined Schlumberger where he spent almost 10 years as a Geoscientist performing well data processing, and interpretation, and he became an expert in borehole image analysis. His passion for well logging data lead him to invent new ways to use logging data in the Lithium Industry.

Kerry McCallum

Kerry McCallum

U.S Country Manager

Kerry has nearly 20 years of experience in technology and exploration and is responsible for new customer engagement, business growth, and customer relationship management across the U.S and Canada.

Andrea Bonetto

Andrea Bonetto

Marketing Director

Andrea leads and oversees Zelandez's marketing efforts via the mining conference circuit, across Asia, North & South America.

Murray Brooker

Murray Brooker

Principle Hydrogeologist & QP Leader

Murray brings over 25 years of experience to Zelandez, from exploration to resource definition (QP), project feasibility and consulting.

Christian Valdivia

Christian Valdivia

Operations Manager

Christian serves as Operations Manager for Zelandez Argentina, where he ensures our geophysical teams deliver first-rate reliable data.

Melissa Reichard

Melissa Reichard

North American Business Development

Melissa brings over ten years of experience and is responsible for driving the growth of Zelandez in the North American market.

Evan Estrich

Evan Estrich

Director of Production Facilities

Evan leads our modular plant business. He has history of geothermal plant design & build, and supplier management in the automotive industry.

Richard Bramley

Richard Bramley

Principal Economist

Richard leads Zelandez’s strategic decision making and the analysis of company projects. Richard is qualified in Economics and Operations Research.

Lucas Baletka

Lucas Baletka

Business Development Manager

Lucas is dedicated to expanding the company’s presence across lithium projects in Argentina, Bolivia and Chile.

Ezequiel Saavedra

Ezequiel Saavedra

Director of Engineering

Ezequiel focuses on finding technological solutions to the challenges that our clients face across the day-to-day running of their operations.

We thrive on a challenge

We are a self-reliant, profitable business, that cannot be stopped. Our professional and experienced team is here for the long-term. Building trusted relationships across all parts of the lithium brine industry - acting as a true partner for our clients.

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Guiding Principles

The best lithium brine projects need to succeed, for a cleaner energy future, sooner. That is our purpose. That is why we exist.

Service Quality

Service Quality

Our dedication to great service quality is unwavering and our benchmark is to exceed client expectations.

Health, Safety & Environment

Health, Safety & Environment

The health and safety of our people is paramount, and we are leaders in the protection of the environment.

Collaborative Approach

Collaborative Approach

We work alongside our clients as partners, towards a common goal.

Resourceful Team

Resourceful Team

We hire people that show strong initiative and creativity, and can work to get the job done in adverse conditions.

Solutions Focused

Solutions Focused

Where others see problems, we see an opportunity that is disguised as a challenge. We find solutions.

Connected Expertise

Connected Expertise

Our pool of expertise is borderless, and leverages access to lithium experts from around the world.

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