Christian holds a degree in Robotics and Mechatronics Engineering from Swinburne University in Melbourne. He began his career as a Controls Systems Engineer with ABB in Melbourne, then relocating to Sydney and then Perth in 2009. He has predominantly worked in Oil and Gas sector but also has experience in mining, steel production and power generation. During his time at ABB Christian gained expertise in the integration and commissioning of Subsea Control Systems with Production Control Systems. In 2014 Christian joined Woodside as a Subsea Controls Engineer and has been directly involved in commissioning and start-up of number of subsea systems. More recently, Christian has been working in supporting subsea operations and is now the Subsea Production Team Lead. His team being responsible for delivering safe, reliable and efficient production through the subsea system.