The new Chair of the Western Research Institute , Juliet Duffy, has been recognised by the Australian Financial Review in their 'Fast 100'.
Juliet's company, Regional EnviroScience, based in Dubbo was listed on the Fast 100 this month in recognition of its rapid growth.
The Fast 100 is ranked by average revenue growth over four years.
According to the AFR, as "STEM - science, technology, engineering and maths - firm and with a woman at the helm she could be the most unusual Fast 100 lister".
Some of the household names that started out as Fast 100 companies include Atlassian, Booktopia, Boost Juice, Carman's Fine Foods, Cellarmasters, Grill'd, Herron Pharmaceuticals, Lonely Planet, RedBalloon, SEEK and WebJet.
Regional EnviroScience is an occupational and environmental hygiene consultancy with specialties in asbestos, pollution incidents, meth lab clean-ups, contaminated sites and air and water monitoring.
EnviroScience protects the health of people and the environment through detecting and monitoring a range of contaminants in the air, water, soil and materials.
With offices in Dubbo, Wagga and Tamworth and recently in Maroochydore, Queensland, Enviroscience employs more than 25 people, including 17 professional staff.
EnviroScience works with a range of public and private clients including state and federal departments and tier one civil, manufacturing and mining companies.
Congratulations to Juliet - its great to have one of regional Australia's leading entrepreneurs as Chair of the Board.