About Paradigm Engineers

Control systems and electrical engineering are critical components of many industrial and commercial operations – and it's at the heart of what we do here at Paradigm Engineers.  

Reliable and efficient

Established by CEO Garry McGrechan, who started Logitech in 1994 (which became ASX listed Logicamms), the team at Paradigm has been providing innovative solutions to clients for over 10 years across Australia. In that time, we have built a reputation for being experts in our field. Whether PLC/ DCS programming or functional safety, we aim to provide efficient and repeatable outcomes.

We are an owner-operated company with a team of over 50 engineers. We are adept at taking on multiple and large-scale projects without sacrificing quality or service. Plus, we have a complete in-house electrical, instrumentation and controls department that believes in providing high-quality engineering services that are reliable and efficient.

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Paradigm Engineers leadership team

Innovative solutions 

With offices in Perth, Western Australia and Brisbane, Queensland, we understand that every client is different, and that’s why we always tailor our solutions to meet your specific needs. With the latest technology at our disposal, you can rest assured that you’re in safe hands with us. We genuinely care about our clients and want to build long-lasting relationships with them.

So if you're looking for a control system or electrical engineering company that you can rely on, look no further than Paradigm Engineers.  

Our values

Paradigm's values have always been at the core of what we do ever since being founded as a private company by Garry McGrechan. The principles that shaped us from day one are still very much intact and will continue to shape what we do now and in the years ahead.


Our commitment to employees and valued clients is shown by our emphasis on long-term relationships and sustainability, over short-term profitability.


We put the needs of our clients first, providing them with added engineering value and being responsive to their exacting specifications.


As for our employees, we treat everyone equally regardless of status or position within the company, and provide them with genuine opportunities for growth. 


As an innovative engineering company, we believe that great work environments are the backbone of any successful business. We strive to provide our team members with an exciting and challenging environment where they can be creative while achieving success for clients, as well as their own professional goals.

Values & Culture

At Paradigm, we are more than just an engineering company.

With a collaborative culture built on integrity and trust, Paradigm is committed to solving complex challenges for our clients. We have extensive experience servicing various industries and ensure every client problem is solved at its root cause.

We deliver projects on time and within budget by applying our deep technical capability and industry knowledge. We challenge established norms with creative problem-solving skills that generate better outcomes for customers and ensures long-term relationships while also protecting the environment we share.

Our engineers have extensive design and programming experience with all of the key industrial software and hardware platforms 

Garry McGrechan

Managing Director

Garry is the founder and Managing Director of Paradigm Engineers.
Garry oversees the leadership group and is responsible for developing and executing the company’s business strategies while also maintaining important client relations.

Garry has had over 35 years’ experience in electrical and control system engineering services, especially in the mining industry, and established Paradigm Engineers in July 2012.  Garry was previously one of the owners of Logitech Consultants, which commenced operation in 1993.  Logitech Consultants merged with Camms to form LogiCamms.  Garry was a board director and the WA Director for LogiCamms until 2011.

Garry has extensive experience in electrical and control system engineering across all project phases from studies, through to detailed design, installation, and commissioning.

Whilst being a company owner and director, Garry has always taken an active role in the specification, design, review and commissioning of project work.

Andrew Brownell

General Manager - Systems & Services

Andrew has overall responsibility for the systems and services to support Paradigm Engineers. This includes the following portfolios: Human Resources; Health, Safety & Environment; Project Controls; Quality Assurance; Office Administration; Information Technology and Information Systems.

Andrew has over 32 years’ industry experience throughout Australia, as a General Manager, Project Manager, Lead Engineer and Senior Electrical Engineer for clients across a range of industries including mining and mineral processing (iron ore, salt and gold). 

Further to his engineering and project management duties, for several decades, Andrew has had a strong focus on providing Project Controls, QA and IS solutions to the business.

Jacqui Hayward

General Manager - Projects

Jacqui has overall responsibility for the successfully delivery and management of all projects by leading a team of high performing professionals.

Jacqui has over 25 years’ industry experience throughout Australia, as a Project Manager, Lead Engineer and Senior Control Systems / Electrical Engineer for clients across a range of industries including mining and mineral processing (iron ore, salt, copper and bauxite). Jacqui is also a qualified functional safety practitioner (Exida) with over 4 years’ experience in delivering Functional Safety Projects.

Jacqui has engineering skills across all project phases from studies, through to detailed design, installation, and commissioning, as well as significant experience in lead/managerial roles.

Jacqui works closely with other members of the management team to ensure projects are delivered to meet the expectations of the key stakeholders.

Mark Sutherland

General Manager – Engineering

Mark ensures the technical success of our projects by leading the engineering team in maintaining the utmost quality of project deliverables. 

Mark has almost 20 years’ experience in the design and delivery of Electrical, Instrumentation & Control Systems projects Australia wide. This includes industry experience across manufacturing and utilities,  but it is primarily within the mining industry where he is knowledgeable across materials handling, mineral processing, and underground mining. 

Mark has a proven ability to lead the delivery of superior engineering solutions, from major design projects through to existing installation optimisation. He effectively manages resources to meet client requirements within budget and schedule constraints.

Holding an honours degree in Computer Systems Engineering, Mark is also a member of the Institute of Engineers Australia, senior member of the International Society of Automation and a qualified functional safety practitioner (Exida).

Paul Tulloch

Chief Financial officer

Paul is a senior qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in the mining services sector. 

Paul is skilled across a range of accounting disciplines, including management, project, financial and systems accounting.

His expertise is in the development of enterprise resource planning and accounting systems to support the management of small to medium enterprises that are project-focussed.

With his experience in senior accounting roles he is able to partner and communicate with managers across the business to improve operational outcomes.

Andreas Mueller

General Manager – Strategy & Development

Andreas is a central member of the team who manages client relationships, ensuring that we meet our client’s requirements and expectations.

Andreas has over 30 years’ experience in the Process Automation space having commissioned projects around the world in Power, Oil & Gas and Mining projects.

Andreas has worked for 23 years in various senior technical roles for ABB Globally in South Africa, UK, Italy, USA, UAE, Qatar and Australia and 5 years for SPIE as the Newmont Global Account Manager.

Andreas started his career in engineering and has extensive site experience which includes ABB University Instructor and technical lead on global and local major projects.

Andreas is actively involved in project engineering where he ensures the quality and delivery of projects to meets client’s needs.