With decades of front line experience in heavy industry, the Xenco team have the knowledge, passion and agility to help you see beyond the surface and effectively tackle any business challenge.


experience × leadership × insight

The collective business acumen of our leadership team position Xenco as an ideal partner to assist in the most complex or critical of situations.


Michael Nucifora

An experienced heavy industry professional, Michael has a proven track record of driving significant organisational change in the areas of people, processes and systems. A passionate collaborator, innovator and strategist, Michael invests in strong relationships with clients to create urgency, ensure transparency and find the right balance of capability with systems and processes in pursuit of business goals.


Michael Hyde

Michael is a heavy industry professional with a pragmatic approach to business improvement. He draws on a broad knowledge of operations management, project management and engineering experience to provide technical solutions to highly complex business challenges. With an engaging style, Michael is a natural collaborator with the ability to develop constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders across all levels of the professional spectrum.

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Sebastian Gueth

With almost a decade of experience as Asset Manager to his name, Sebastian has been directly accountable for commercial and HSEQ outcomes of a broad range of maintenance operations and servicing diverse infrastructure. With a knack for engaging with all levels of an organisation, coupled with experience across ops, maintenance and asset management, Sebastian is able to deliver improvements that are as much pragmatic as they are sustainable.


Glenn Hunt

Glenn is a senior Supply Chain and Business Improvement executive with extensive experience in government, mining, manufacturing and construction sectors. With a meticulous approach and keen sense for identifying opportunities for improvement, Glenn designs and embeds programs and initiatives that have a transformational impact on business structures, processes, systems and people. Glenn balances operational needs with commercial imperative, using his comprehensive skillset to trim business costs and increase productivity.

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Charl Botes

Charl has demonstrated his effectiveness on numerous projects and is recognised by industry for his exceptional skill set. With over 16 years dedicated to the mining and minerals processing industries, he has developed a disciplined approach to work execution that enables him to deliver consistent improvements, enhancing plant and equipment reliability as well as overall project outcomes.


Greg Watson

Throughout his career, Greg has successfully demonstrated his ability to lead highly complex change across diverse cultural environments. He achieves this by understanding client needs, effectively identifying opportunities, maintaining minute attention to detail, and prioritising effectively to accomplish multiple tasks with minimum fuss. He is recognised by industry as a subject matter expert in Asset Management and is particularly motivated to have a positive impact on the bottom line.

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Rob has extensive experience developing strong project management practices and client relationships in a variety of industries and environments, including operational, technical, strategic senior leadership roles in complex mine processing, refining, smelting, pulp and paper, and FMCG manufacturing industries. Rob has led several key projects requiring the development of both short and long-term change management strategies, safety programs and business plan implementations.


Ruan Brown

Ruan is a highly skilled human resources professional adept at identifying and entrenching the right human capital to drive positive culture and behaviours within your business. With an innate ability to understand atypical business challenges, Ruan delivers innovative and holistic resourcing solutions that enable companies to negotiate the most demanding environments, achieve efficiencies and elevate performance.


Samantha Twiss

Sam has just shy of two decades experience in strategic recruitment across multiple disciplines. In that time she has applied her skills domestically and internationally, demonstrating the ability to source both bespoke and volume-based solutions that ultimately deliver on client needs. From the moment you meet Sam her genuine nature shines through, but it’s her pragmatic approach and commitment to building strong relationships that ultimately shine for clients and candidates alike.