Our Team

Alex Goad - Founder & Creative Director

Alex finished his Bachelors of Industrial Design at Monash University in 2013 spending his final Honours year designing and developing MARS (modular artificial reef structure) which won multiple awards, including the Hills Young Australian Design Award for Sustainability, the Australian James Dyson Award and was one of Popular Sciences top 10 Inventions of 2015. This project was the catalyst for beginning Reef Design Lab. 

Alex currently leads RDL as Creative Director and manages daily operations of the studio.

Dave Lennon - Co-Founder & Consultant

David is an artificial reef expert with over 30 years of industry experience.  

David grew up by the sea and started diving as soon as he could in 1981, working in dive centres on weekends and summers by the age of 16. He became a commercial diver in 1985, PADI instructor in 1987, and completed his BSc Oceanographic Technology in 1989 and then completed a MSc in Environmental Management in 1994.

David Lennon underwater