Atef Cheaitani founded Remedial Technology Pty Ltd in April 2013 after an extensive career as Senior Corrosion Engineer, Technical Manager, General Manager, Chief Technology Officer, and General Manager - Global Operations in Remedial Engineering Pty Ltd, Savcor ART Pty Ltd and Savcor Group Ltd.
Over the past 25 years, Atef has utilised lateral thinking and innovative solutions to provide Australian and international clients with high value solutions for infrastructure corrosion prevention and protection. Over the course of his career, he pioneered the introduction and implementation of effective solutions for complex rehabilitation problems in the building, industrial and marine sectors.
Further, Atef has been involved in the development of various patented technologies and materials associated with corrosion control systems for reinforced concrete structures.
Since 1993, Atef has presented numerous technical papers and publications at major national and international conferences. In addition, he has participated in hundreds of seminars on corrosion control technologies in Australia, New Zealand, Europe, South America, Hong Kong, China, Russia, India, Vietnam and the United States.
Atef has been involved in the development of the Australian Standard for cathodic protection in concrete AS 2832.5.
In 1995, Atef pioneered the introduction of cathodic prevention technology to Australia at the Sydney Opera House broadwalk support structure, and to China in 2004 at the Hangzhou Bay Bridge (the longest sea crossing bridge in the world).
Atef holds a Master's degree from the United Kingdom majoring in deterioration of reinforced concrete structures.