Ben Remfrey, MBE
Managing Director for Mine Action Services
Ben Remfrey, an international expert in Mine Action & Explosive Ordnance Disposal operations, is the Managing Director of MAT Mondial, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pax Mondial. Ben has provided oversight and program management in many areas of the world dealing with unexploded ordnance, including the Falkland Islands, Northern Ireland, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Eritrea, the DRC, Sudan, Angola, Rwanda and Sri Lanka, to name just a few. Most recently, Ben was pivotal in helping Rwanda reach Landmine Free Status. Ben’s past experience stems from service in the British Army (1979-1989) as an Engineer, serving with 3 Commando Brigade. Ben was made a Member of the most excellent order of the British Empire (MBE) by HM QE2 in 2007 and is also a Paul Harris Fellow.
Danny Danenbergsons is a highly trained and experienced ex-military Mine Action Operations Manager at both program development and project management levels. Danny’s past experience stems from service in the British Army (1976-1990) with the Royal Engineers, including 10 years with 59 Independent Commando Squadron.
Danny also has more than 15 years of commercial experience gained within a multi-national environment working with government, commercial and NGO organizations.
Mick Berrill OBE
Commandant, MAT Mondial Training School
Mick Berrill has had a long military history with the British Army spanning 39 years, enlisting in the Royal Engineers as a Junior Leader at the age of 15 and being promoted through the ranks to Lieutenant Colonel. During this time he also spent 12 years with Commando Forces.
Mick has held numerous operational and training appointments throughout his career and, in more recent years, formed and commanded his own Squadron leading it on operations in Kosovo and Afghanistan. His training experience varies from instructor to training policy and development with additional Foreign Service training with British Military Training and Advisory Teams. In his last appointment he was the Program Manager responsible for overseeing the completion of a £130 million barracks and families housing project to facilitate the reorganization of royal engineer personnel and equipment across the UK.
Mick was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) on the 2008 New Years Honours List. He is a member of the Institute of City and Guilds London (MCGI) senior award in Leadership Management and Construction Engineering and a Life member of the Institute of Royal Engineers (MInstRE).