Meet the Editorial Board

Paul Dufresne

Company: Reliability Playbook
Location: North America

Paul Dufresne has been president and CEO of Reliability Playbook since 2017, following 28 years of experience in maintenance and reliability roles in the U.S. Military and at Georgia Pacific, Trico Corporation and Koch Industries. As an enlisted soldier in the U.S. Army, Paul served six years of active duty and four years of National Guard duty. After completing his college education, Paul received his commission and served an additional four years of active duty as an officer in the Army’s Armor Branch.

He spent the next several years in the corporate world helping design and implement predictive maintenance programs and serving in a variety of roles in training, maintenance management and reliability leadership. In 2013, he received the Senior VP Award for Reliability from GP.

Dare Petreski

Company: Mobius Institute
Location: Australia

A Certified Maintenance & Reliability Professional (CMRP) with 30 years of progressive experience in Physical Asset Management, Maintenance, Reliability, Risk Mitigation, Continuous Improvement, Defect Elimination, Hydrocarbons (FLAC) Management and multi-technique Condition Monitoring.

Typical responsibilities encompass Staff Leadership/Management, driving System Implementation and Cultural Change, Technical Services Management, Business Solution Development, Education, Training & Staff Development.

Industry sector experience includes:
Power Generation (Geo-Thermal & Coal Fired), Petro-Chemical, Oil & Gas Refining, Coal & Primary Metals Mining, (Underground and Open-Cut), Pulp and Paper, Food and Beverage, Agro Industrial, General Manufacturing, Education, Training & Development.

Dibyendu De

Company:  Reliability Management Consultant
Location: India

Dibyendu De is a leading exponent of improving equipment reliability through out-of-the-box thinking to achieve business goals of manufacturing organization operating in today’s VUCA (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) business environment.  He pioneered modern maintenance and reliability engineering practices that effectively changed the engineering practices in India.  Years & Nature of Experience = 38 years of perspiration, deep learning, unconventional thinking

Qualifications:  B.E. (Mech) from NIT Durgapur, M.Tech (Machine Design & Analysis), NIT Rourkela, PGCM in Manufacturing Systems, University of Manchester, U.K., PGDM (Marketing)

Organizations worked for   Cementation, Larsen and Toubro, Indian Institute for Production Management, W.M. Engineering, U.K