Matthew O’Connor, Technical Coordinator & Lab Manager, Norske Skog Albury, NSW
Matthew is the lab manager and a process support specialist at the Norske Skog Albury Mill with expertise in process and chemistry support using data analytics. Matthew provides support to the entire site including the recycled fibre and TMP plants and the paper machine. He has a background in chemical engineering, and previous experience in carton board manufacture and oil and gas consulting. He also has experience in research in Life Cycle Analysis of wastewater treatment decision making.
Matthew has a passion for using data to create insights into improving operational strategies and using process modelling tools to optimise plant performance particularly in understanding trade-offs including optimal running and stability.