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About Australasian Corrosion Consultants:


Australasian Corrosion Consultants Pty Ltd (ACC) was established in early 1987 when it was founded by Leon Cordewener, a veteran of the rural water industry. Leon operated the business for 14 years as a sole trader, specialising in the cathodic protection of assets for rural water boards.


In August 2001, ACC was purchased by Bill & Susie Gerritsen. Establishing the company as a Proprietary Limited with the intention of continuing to provide excellent service to existing clients as well as growing the client base.


Since this time Bill & Susie have worked tirelessly to build ACC into a first class corrosion consultancy; expanding into the oil & gas, construction, concrete and durability sectors. Bill is providing innovative and cost effective service with a national presence.


Our Team:  

ACC prides itself on its sense of professionalism and approachability and the staff at ACC strive to ensure that not only are all your corrosion consultation needs met, but that you entire experience with the company is a professional, engaging and enjoyable one.

Management Team

Bill Gerritsen
Managing Director/
Principal Corrosion Technologist/Technical Director


Bill is currently the Managing Director of Australasian Corrosion Consultants Pty Ltd. During the last 37 years he has fulfilled roles as Manager, Corrosion Technologist, and technician for a variety of corrosion companies and the public service associated with the management and supply of corrosion and electrolysis services. His responsibilities included administration, recruitment, marketing, budgets, workforce planning, training & supervision, safety, operations, improvements, productivity improvements and company administration.

Bill has experience in the management of corrosion on pipelines, bulk liquid containers, civil infrastructures and the repair of corrosion damaged concrete infrastructure and buildings. His experience includes design, installation and commissioning of cathodic protection systems for metallic and concrete structures, corrosion investigation on metal and concrete structures, specification and scope of work documentation, defect investigations, and project management. Bill’s experience has been gained in such industries as Water & Sewerage, Power Generation and distribution, Marine & Ports, Oil and Gas Refining and Processing, Industrial and Building Construction and repair.

Susie Gerritsen
Director/Financial Controller


Susie has worked in small businesses for all of her working career. She has a vast knowledge in office management and finance, having started her career in the office of a chirporactic clinic. Deciding to follow her dream of owning a small business; Susie and Bill combined their skills. Susie now enjoys running the financial side of the business and oversees the office management.

Reece Baines
General Manager


Service focused general manager dedicated to providing positive customer experiences. Outstanding financial and commercial acumen that helps drive this exciting business. Experienced sales leader with sound judgement, excellent communication skills and performance oriented.

Skilled in sales and operations management and has a Master of Business Administration (Technology Management).

Tiffinie Reeves

Business Manager


Tiffinie completed a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) at Monash University: then went to work full time for Crown Melbourne in the Events area; while completing a Graduate Certificate in Event Mangement. To pursue her personal dream of travelling she then headed overseas where she spent the next three years working in the events industry. on returning to Australia she continued on at Crown Promenade in Events and eventually worked her way up  to the Executive Assistant for the Crown Retail General Manager. Tiffinie has now brought with her an extensive knowledge in administration and organisational skills.

Engineering Team

Ruben Valencia
Senior Corrosion Engineer


Ruben has a Batchelor of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering, Advanced Diploma of Management and is an AMPP accredited Corrosion Technician. He an experienced Corrosion Engineer who provides corrosion investigations, design of complex cathodic protection systems as well as supply, installation and maintenance of those systems. 

Linh Vu
Corrosion Engineer


Linh has a Batchelor or Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Computer Systems. He is experienced in corrosion investigations, design, installation, commissioning and monitoring of cathodic protection systems.


Kylie Aden


Kylie is an experienced professional bookkeeper and works with the accounts team to ensure legal compliance, processes accounts payable and receivable and manage invoices and tax payments. 

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