Scott PheganManaging Director and Founder of ByDesign Technology & Strategy
A global Alumina Project and Technology veteran of 30yrs, Scott cut his Refining teeth at one of the benchmark Refineries with Alcoa but soon transitioned to design and project execution developing Greenfield Refineries and Brownfield expansions for 25yrs in or for Australia, Brazil, Jamaica, Suriname and Guinea. Living and working in Brazil and then North America for 10yrs while developing these projects across all points of the Alumina world Scott has a keen understanding of the cultural challenges and imperatives of doing business overseas in regions and cultures alien to his environment. In latter half of his career Scott became increasingly involved in the Bauxite industry, participating in Business development activities in Vietnam, China and Indonesia spending many weeks across numerous visits to the regional areas of those countries as well as the business centres. Now as Managing Director and Founder of ByDesign Technology & Strategy, Scott specialty is project development, execution and governance where he also has acquired a broad knowledge of the cultural differences which drive business practices and which can lead to investment success or failure.