The Valorify team

depth and breadth of experience

Valorify’s experienced team is headed up by Dr Scott Grierson, one of Australia’s leading bioenergy experts with more than 15 years’ experience in the sector. Scott and his team share a bold vision for Australia’s bioenergy future, seeing potential to make profitable investments across a variety of waste streams and regions.

nigel ashton


  • commercial property development
  • investment banking
  • information technology
  • early-stage innovation & impact investment
  • founding HNW investor

dr scott Grierson

Managing Director/CEO

  • business development, management, technology & research commercialisation
  • scientific background in the thermochemical conversion of biomass & waste
  • former member of the ARENA Advisory Panel
  • infrastructure & engineering consulting

trevor thomas

Director/Company Secretary

  • construction and major projects lawyer
  • mechanical engineering background
  • specialist in construction law
  • renewable energy & network infrastructure
  • extensive transaction & delivery experience

craig morgan


  • Sales Director & Co-Founder, Northmore Gordon

  • certified engineer with broad energy sector & process engineering experience
  • established principal engineering consultant
  • industrial energy specialist

hamish mcgovern


  • Group Managing Director, Northmore Gordon

  • energy futures & certificate trader
  • ERP & software development
  • IT, energy efficiency & tech transfer
  • founding institutional investor