About Us

We are a local company made up of Australians and ex-pat Scandinavians now living in Australia. Our mission is to bring the best of Scandinavian sustainable building technology to the local building industry. The technology behind Clinka was developed in Denmark and is now established and widely used in Europe.

Our lightweight expanded-clay products are suitable for use in all types of buildings and achieve very high thermal ratings for both high end sustainable developments, and as easy transition products to help the building industry satisfy current and future building code requirements.

The Clinka Team

Ryan Strating

Ryan Strating

Managing Director

Ryan is an Architect & Project Manager with 20 years experience in the construction industry. His innovation in design and construction has resulted in many award winning projects in housing, education and commercial sectors.

Michael Jakobsen

Michael Jakobsen

Chief Financial Officer

Originally from Denmark and now living in Australia, Michael is a Certified Practicing Accountant with an MSc (Business Administration and Auditing) and has extensive experience in international business for European-based companies.

Bill Gourley

Bill Gourley

Resource Extraction & Logistics

In addition to providing managerial input and domestic delivery logistics for Clinka, Bill also operates concrete recycling plant, gravel quarry, waste transfer station and plant/excavation businesses.