Our Team

Our Australian Team

Sam Botterill

Managing Director
Having studied Civil Engineering Sam embarked on a career in rail working for consulting, contracting and client organisations in the UK and Australia. He has successfully developed and delivered numerous multi-disciplinary projects in complex brownfield environments and remote locations. Sam understands the challenges faced by organisations trying to achieve optimum efficiencies out of their operations and has pioneered the development of System 7 Australia to help organisations achieve their goals, improve reliability and efficiencies.

Fred Keys

Service & Installation Manager
Fred has over 10 years of experience working on complex machinery from rail tampers to surface mining equipment and much in between. His time spent working for large and small organisations has led him to develop a vast knowledge base on the workings of hydraulic and Diesel systems. Fred has lead the development of the Oil Quality and Management systems offered by System 7 Australia. His strong interpersonal skills ensure Fred understands your requirements and works with you to achieve a successful outcome.

Graham Wilson

Director Transport & Logistics
Graham has over 25 years’ experience in the transport and logistics sector having worked in road and rail transportation. Graham understands the challenges faced by transport and logistics organisations operating in both urban and rural environments. Graham has built and managed a number of successful businesses specialising in road and rail logistics and is happy to discuss the unique challenges faced by organisations in the transport & Logistics sectors.

International Team

Univ.-Doz. Dr. Bernhard Lichtberger

Technical Director
Dr. Lichtberger worked in a managerial position for 33 years for one of the world’s largest railway construction and machine manufacturers. He is the author of the technical publication, “Track Compendium“, which has been translated into eight different languages (German, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Turkish and Lithuanian). He has released more than 100 publications for international technical periodicals.

Ing. Hansjörg Hofer

Production Director
Ing. Hofer worked for over 27 years in the field of track construction machines. He was head of the service centre in one of the world’s largest railway construction and machine manufacturers, among other duties, he was responsible for the approval and acceptance of track construction machines as well as thematic areas such as documentation and training.