Our People

Ross Garrick

General Manager

Ross has more than 25 years' experience with ROCKLABS®, where he held positions extending from factory management, to production management and product development management before taking his current position at the helm of the company. Drawing from his background in machine building, fitting turning and welding and tool making, predominantly aligned with the marine and mining industries, Ross has developed an extensive knowledge and understanding of engineering and sample preparation, and maintains a strong commitment to quality and excellence within the field.

Over many years Ross has built lasting relationships with agents and customers worldwide. He is focussed on maintaining a strong team ethos at ROCKLABS, where support and innovation drive success.

Andrew Mowlem

Engineering Manager

Andrew is responsible for mechanical and controls engineering at ROCKLABS. His team designs and develops automated systems, new products and supports the current product range for the mining industry.

Andrew joined ROCKLABS in 2008 as a design and project engineer, before becoming the Engineering Manager in 2014. He has a strong engineering and project management background, with extensive experience in automation, design, manufacturing and sample preparation equipment.

Oleg Pavlenko

Company Geologist

Oleg joined ROCKLABS in November 1999 having previously worked in geological survey and exploration for a number of companies located in Eastern Siberia (Russia). His role involves providing customer solutions, setting up new agencies and negotiating sales.

Oleg has extensive experience in sampling in the many stages of exploration and mining having managed exploration works including drilling, trenching and exploding. His practical experience allows him to understand customer needs and provide advice in professional sampling preparation.

Adrian Garcia

Director Business Development

Adrian joined SCOTT® Technology in April 2013 as Director Business Development, tasked with providing added-value service to customers and distributors in The Americas.

Adrian's 25-year career in mining services began in the sample prep area with Bondar-Clegg Canada Ltd and he has held various positions in laboratory operations and management. More recently his work has included start up business for Anachemia Science in Santiago with later responsibilities as Sales Manager for South America and Director Business Development for Mexico and South America

Under Adrian's supervision, a new ROCKLABS distribution and service office has been created in Santiago, Chile, to be followed by a similar project in Vancouver, Canada.