Lincoln is a chemist and microbiologist with a PhD from The University of Western Australia. He has over 15 years of commercial and technical management experience in the waste, manufacturing and resources sectors. Previous roles in hazardous waste treatment and disposal operations involved finding technical solutions across the oil and gas, mining, heavy industry and utility sectors. This included the development and optimisation of hazardous waste treatment methods that provided cost effective solutions for difficult to manage wastes. Lincoln is the General Manager of Technical Services at Tellus Holdings, an innovative company developing Australia’s first geological repository at Sandy Ridge.