Before joining NewGround, Barry was a Fitter Machinist then Operations Manager in the timber mills of the Mt Gambier region; an Engineer in the Australian Armed Forces; and the General Manager of Hydro Engineering (a position he held for 10 years).

Barrie is an experienced well-respected Operations Manager who has been involved in the pump industry since 1993. He has played a key role in implementing modern safety, training, and project delivery systems at NewGround, and supports the day-to-day running of the business.