Memtech is an internationally recognised process and technology development company. We specialise in identifying, improving and commercialising, viable and innovative industrial processes.

Our patented technology adds value to chemical processes associated with purification, recycling, regeneration and metals recovery. We develop scalable, economic and sustainable solutions, tailored to individual client requirements. Our target is to leverage technologies that deliver zero-waste and nil-pollution.

By application of the patented state-of-the-art processes, Memtech provides innovative solutions to the challenges commonly associated with costly clean-up or removal of undesired chemicals. Our process technology provides economic incentives, by regenerating acids, alkalis and by extraction of valuable metals and salts from toxic solutions. Our domestic and international markets are associated with environmental protection and remediation, coupled with the application of economic and effective processes in the manufacturing and mining arenas. Memtech has the expertise to provide solutions to industry challenges. The return benefits are in value terms considerably greater than any additional costs.


Graeme Linklater, CEO CPA MBA MLM GAICD - Graeme is an experienced CFO (25 years) with strong analytical skills. He has a breadth of experience across international business, oil and gas services, manufacturing, medical and telecommunications, complimented by a corporate advisory speciality to focus on growing business with complex corporate requirements. Graeme's expertise will help steer the Memtech group into its next phase of growth.

William Hawker, Technology Officer, PhD BE(Hons) GCResComm – Lecturer Hydrometallurgy, Bachelor of Engineering with Honours, UQ Dr Hawker has 12 years’ experience in industrial and fundamental research, technology scale-up, design, and operation for processing of base, rare earth and precious metals. He is an active Member of the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy and holds a PhD in Metallurgical Engineering as well as a Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering and a Graduate Certificate in Research Commercialisation, all from the University of Queensland. Dr Hawker’s PhD research on copper processing has seen commercial application with some of the world’s largest copper smelters while his research on battery material production has recently been licensed to nickel refining company. He is responsible for managing a range of research projects aiming to developing processes for recovering aluminium from bauxite residue, purifying complex copper concentrates and regenerating spent pickle liquor.


John Mactaggart (Chairman) John is the founding investor and director of Technology One (ASX: TNE). John has extensive business experience in start-up companies, in manufacturing, technology development and commercialisation. John holds board positions on several companies, and is a founding member of the AAAI and the IAAI.

Graeme Linklater CPA MBA MLM GAICD Graeme is a qualified Certified Practicing Accountant and holds a Masters of Leadership Management, an MBA and Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting and Business Law. He is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.