Les has 20 years experience is in the water treatment industry, commencing as a Service Technician and is now the NSW State Manager for HydroChem, a leading Water Treatment Provider. A specialist in water treatment, Les has also worked in areas of water and soil contamination, including property risk areas of IAQ and Asbestos.
During 2000, Les played an instrumental role in the development of the Risk Management Team following the Melbourne Aquarium Legionnaire's disease outbreak.
Les completed Science degree in Monash University, with minors in biochemistry and majoring in physiology, pharmacology and toxicology. He is a qualified Corrosion Technologist and has completed the Management Accounting unit at Macquarie University Business School.