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Dr. Mike Kidner

Managing Director

Mike has over 15 years of experience as a professional consultant in the UK, USA and Australia. Specialising in signal processing, structural dynamics and data analysis, Mike's experience in the education sector mentoring post-grads in R&D programs, and seven years managing a team of consultants in a commercial environment, allows him to translate ideas into innovative practical solutions. Mike’s experience, wealth of knowledge, and ability to quickly grasp the key aspects of a project make him a valuable resource for our clients. His focus on continual improvement and staff development ensures every client receives the best solution for their needs.

Michael Foo

Technical Director

Michael has over 13 years of experience as a professional consultant in South Australia and specialises in software development on National Instruments hardware, machine dynamics, vibration analysis and system integration. He has designed and delivered systems of varying complexity from bus-ride comfort analysers to safety-critical software for autonomous locomotives.
Michael works closely with clients to understand their needs and project objectives, tailoring solutions that meet the requirements while balancing flexibility for future upgrades and expansion. As an experienced developer on large applications, Michael provides assistance through all stages of a project, from conception through to delivery and commissioning.

Maurizio Demontis

Business Development Manager

Following an early career in automotive product development with both OEMs and first tier suppliers, Maurizio has worked for over 18 years with market leaders in engineering simulation software, test & measurement solutions and service providers. Over the years, Maurizio has interacted across several industries sectors such as, aerospace & defence, automotive, government agencies, academia, consumer appliances. His favourite quote "Without data, you're just another person with an opinion" (W. E. Deming) encapsulates his drive over the years to help clients in capturing and understanding physical data. 

Briony Hillard

National Finance Manager

A Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) for over 20 years, Briony has worked across a variety of industries including mining, manufacturing, medical software development and shared business services, including with companies such as Pasminco, BlueScope Steel and Capgemini. As RESONATE SYSTEMS’ National Finance Manager, Briony is central to our financial operations.

Andrew Leonard

Senior Engineer

Andrew brings over 10 years of consulting experience in acoustics, signal processing and data management. His broad experience in measurement systems and hardware integration expands RESONATE SYSTEMS' capability to deliver solutions to clients. In addition, his familiarity with environmental issues around planning, development and wind farms brings specialist knowledge that assists with understanding customer needs. Andrew also specialises in cloud based infrastructures, advising clients on best practices on secured data transfer, data storage, and data visualisation.

Ben Wake

Mechanical Engineer

Ben joined RESONATE SYSTEMS in 2016 bringing a good mix of practical and academic engineering skills. Ben’s experience in metal fabrications and design, completes Resonate Systems’ capability and ability to deliver turn-key projects and enhanced in-house system development. Ben’s eye for detail and pride in his designs can be found in many of the solutions delivered to date.

Steven Park

Software Engineer

Steven joined the team in 2017 and is experienced in programming in a variety of languages including C++, Python, PHP, SQL and JS, with a strong grasp of general programming concepts and conventions. He is also experienced in digital and analogue electronics including the use of microprocessors and PLCs and creation of control systems incorporating the use of basic I/O and control methods, as well as PID control algorithms. 

Peter Moncrieff
Distribution and Hire Services Manager

Peter has over 15 years of experience as an engineering consultant specialising in vibration and machine condition across a diverse range of industries throughout Australia.


Peter is a recognised industry expert delivering certified training courses in machine diagnostics for the last 10 years. With a successful track record of managing a customer-focused team, Peter brings a wealth of experience and expertise to RESONATE SYSTEMS.


He is passionate about helping clients achieve their goals and is committed to providing exceptional service to every customer he works with.

Peter Hüttenmeister
Systems Specialist

Peter has three years of experience working in engineering consultancy. Having a focus on hardware systems management and maintenance, Peter’s keen eye for detail and creativity allows him to support the Resonate Systems team in bringing concepts to creation efficiently and effectively.

Madison Harvey
Software Engineer

As part of the software development team, Madison supports a wide variety of customer projects and system solutions. Madison graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Science (Space Science and Astrophysics).

Kim Gilson
Administrative Officer

Kim brings the team 30 plus years of administrative support across a multitude of industries, spanning three countries and two continents.

As RESONATE SYSTEMS’ Administration Officer, Kim is central to all aspects of our logistics.

Ned Weinert
Mechatronic Engineer

Ned graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) - Mechatronics, and helped to design and build a Stewart Platform as part of his Honours Project.

Ned provides mechanical, software and electronic engineering support across a wide variety of projects and solutions.

Jashan Kaur
Software Engineer

With a technical background in Electronics and a Masters of Engineering (Telecommunications), Jashan's experience includes working as an Embedded Systems Engineer and in the solar energy industry.

Jashan is part of the software development team, supporting a wide variety of customer projects and system solutions.

Toby Lott
Mechanical/Electrical Technician

Toby is a qualified Fitter-Machinist and holds an unrestricted electrical license. With experience in a wide range of machining areas such as milling, turning, custom fabrication and much more.

Toby’s electrical work experience includes, switchboard installation/termination, Hazardous atmospheres installations, cable tray and conduit install, test and commissioning. Toby’s cable tray “creations” are a true work of art!!
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