Our People

Board & Executive

  • Miles Fuller - Chief Executive Officer & Director

    Miles Fuller

    Chief Executive Officer & Director

    Miles Fuller GAICD, joined NEPEAN in 1994 launching start-up venture Vehicle Inspection Systems. Following early success in Australia, Miles took VIS to the USA and Canada, where as President, VIS Inc. became the market leader in brake, suspension and steering testing equipment for the heavy vehicle market in North America. Established VIS-Polish®, a fully robotic patented wheel polish solution for the heavy vehicle industry. VIS-Polish is now the market leader in North America and Australia/NZ.

    In 2007 appointed CEO NEPEAN, returning to Australia to lead the acquisition and integration of leading national metal products manufacturer Graham Group as Managing Director as well as holding key management positions as MD of VIS, VIS Inc., Bliss Fox and Acting MD of Nepean Conveyors.

    In 2011 led the re-branding and restructuring of all 25 Nepean Group entities into 4 Divisions under the NEPEAN brand.

    An active member of the Young Presidents Organisation (YPO), a global network of chief executives with approximately 20,000 members in more than 100 countries and a graduate of UWS School of Commerce, Stanford Executive Education & Harvard Business School Executive Programme (In conjunction with World Presidents Programme).

    Miles is a Director and Board member of all NEPEAN® companies.

  • Brad Whatson - Chief Financial Officer

    Brad Whatson

    Chief Financial Officer

    Brad joined Nepean in January 2015. Brad has over 20 years’ senior leadership experience in start-up organisations through to global market leaders, focussed on pre-empting business risks and identifying solutions that protect organisations long term growth and profitability. His leadership and extensive change experience covers managing multiple departments including Finance, IT, Legal, Human Resources, Safety and Quality while engaged in business acquisitions and divestments, regional restructures, diligent financial analysis, implementing new business systems, complex financing structures, starting up new businesses and implementing governance strategies. 

  • Suellen Osborne - Non-Executive Director

    Suellen Osborne

    Non-Executive Director

    Suellen is a Non-Executive Director serving on NEPEAN's Board. Suellen is also responsible for NEPEAN's property portfolio, and is the Founder and Managing Director of Timor Resources, NEPEAN’s demerged energy business. 

    Suellen is an experienced executive, company director and entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record of success in oil resources and property development.  

Engineering & Innovation

  • Peter Buckley - General Manager

    Peter Buckley

    General Manager

    Peter Buckley, GAICD, commenced with NEPEAN Engineering & Innovation as an apprentice Fitter/Machinist in 1998. After serving his apprenticeship and gaining exposure and experience in mechanical, structural and civil engineering as a Project Manager, Peter represented NEPEAN Engineering and Australia at the International WorldSkills competition in St. Gallen Switzerland in 2003.

    Since then Peter's career continued to become an experienced executive leader and compant director who has operated across a wide range of sectors including Industrial and Engineering Services, private Health Insurance, Education, Aged Care and Manufacturing. His leadership roles have included General Manager of a large ASX listed eingineering and services company, and Head of Strategy and Innovation for a leading Not for Profit health insurer.

    Peter returned to NEPEAN Engineering and Innovation as General Manager in January 2020, thrilled to serve our customers and lead our skilled team of employees. 

    Peter holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) with distinction from Sydney Business School, Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Wollongong, GAICD and Mechanical Engineering Trade qualifications. 

  • Predrag Petrovic - Senior Project Engineer

    Predrag Petrovic

    Senior Project Engineer

    With over 46 years experience as a MEchanical Engineer, Predrag has been with NEPEAN since 1993, forst as a Design Engineer, then as a Project Manager, successfully delivering projects for the worlds largest Defence, Aerospace, FMCG, Minig, Industrial, Building Scientific & Technology companies & organisations.

    Spending 5 years in university, Predrag graduated in 1980 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering in Croatia.

    He then went on to gain experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer, gaining valuable knowledge with special purpose machines.

    Predrag has been a memeber of the Insistution of Engineers Australia since 1991 as a Charter Professional Engineer.