Our people are our most valuable asset.As consultants, we provide smart solutions which empower our clients, communities and colleagues to thrive.Our workforce consists of people with diverse cultures, backgrounds and skills. This diversity enriches our breadth of knowledge, capability and experience.We are skilled problem solvers that believe challenges are also opportunities.Our team live our values and actively contribute to the long-term success of our clients through: Integrity Courage Creativity Relationships Sustainability AccountabilityBy being adaptable, dynamic and agile, we are committed to making a difference in this ever-changing world. Board of Directors Paul Hardy Chairperson Read Bio Minimise Bio With more than 37 years experience in both national and global consulting industries, Paul has particular expertise in strategic planning and business development. Leading 12 successful mergers across China, Hong Kong, Africa and Australia.Paul has been recognised by Engineers Australia each year from 2009 to 2013 as one of the 100 most influential engineers in Australia. Janet Matton Non-Executive Director Read Bio Minimise Bio Janet has a talent for ensuring businesses embrace technology-enabled business model changes that both minimise strategic and operational risk and maximise business growth and return. Janet’s capabilities include the ability to work at both the strategic and detailed operational levels with a talent for developing strategic initiatives and translating them into operational success. Her vast experience encompasses strategic change programs, acquisitions and divestitures, large scale project management and leadership of large, complex teams. She has more than 20 years of senior, corporate management experience across multiple disciplines including Finance, HR, Strategy and IT and joined our Board in March 2019. Dean Comrie Chief Executive Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio Dean is a highly accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in the environmental, water, and energy sectors. With a proven, strategic, and visionary approach, Dean has excelled in non-executive, executive, and senior leadership roles, successfully growing businesses, transformations and leading change. Dean is passionate about developing high-performing organisations that aim to make the world a better place, focusing on sustainable business outcomes and delivering outstanding results for clients. Peter Lamell Non-Executive Director Read Bio Minimise Bio Peter has served on over 25 boards across the energy, power, services, technology, telecommunication and not-for-profit sectors. He has broad global senior executive experience having worked in the UK, US, Europe, Asia/Pacific, Canada and Australia. He has been CEO for a number of successful business turnarounds as well as a start-up. In doing this, he has become adept in identifying key issues within organisations whilst developing practical solutions to deliver significantly increased shareholder value. Peter’s extensive experience encompasses cultural change, sustainability, digital transformation, sales/marketing, strategy and building governance and risk management processes. Nicky Pollington Executive General Manager - Project Performance and Control, Director Read Bio Minimise Bio Nicky joined pitt&sherry’s Board in October 2017. She brings practical leadership insight, a holistic future-focus and balanced direction in times of change. Nicky’s sound judgment, drawn from navigating complex projects, combined with her courage and passion for pitt&sherry’s vision makes her a vital Board member. Rob Casimaty Executive Director & Senior Principal Engineer Read Bio Minimise Bio Robert has 30 years’ experience in the design and implementation of civil infrastructure works. His expertise include assistance with feasibility studies of major utility services; design, documentation and project management of a wide variety of infrastructure utility works ranging from small scale bespoke solutions through to world scale projects. He has worked on projects throughout Australia, the Asia Pacific, Middle East and United Kingdom. Jane Bailey Company Secretary Read Bio Minimise Bio Jane has extensive experience and a deep knowledge and understanding of corporate regulatory and company rules. She has held diverse roles, including 10 years in private practice as a legal practitioner and lecturer at various tertiary institutions, as well as experience in the private sector.As Company Secretary at pitt&sherry Jane is responsible for providing guidance on corporate governance so that our business operates in accordance with required statutory and legal provisions.In her role as Contracts Review Leader she is responsible for providing support and advice to assist with the review, negotiation and establishment of appropriate contractual and commercial arrangements for the business operations of the pitt&sherry.Jane is a strong team player with excellent organisational skills and an ability to clearly communicate complex sensitive information to stakeholders. Leadership Team Dean Comrie Chief Executive Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio Dean is a highly accomplished professional with over 25 years of experience in the environmental, water, and energy sectors. With a proven, strategic, and visionary approach, Dean has excelled in non-executive, executive, and senior leadership roles, successfully growing businesses, transformations and leading change. Dean is passionate about developing high-performing organisations that aim to make the world a better place, focusing on sustainable business outcomes and delivering outstanding results for clients. Silje Barningham Chief People Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio Silje’s true passion lies in people and empowering teams to perform at their best, ultimately enabling us to make a lasting impact on our clients and the communities we serve. With a career spanning over 15 years as a dedicated leader, she has consistently led teams in executing People and Culture strategies closely aligned with the needs of our business and clients.Silje’s enthusiasm revolves around inspiring our people to excel within a positive and inclusive culture. She encourages a constant pursuit of ‘why’ in everything we do, a keen focus on leveraging smart technology, and a forward-thinking approach to set our team up for future success.Her commitment to inclusion and diversity has earned her industry recognition through Consult Australia. Silje’s expertise includes change management, pioneering innovative HR approaches to adapt to the ever-evolving landscape of work and driving employee engagement through learning, well-being and talent management.With a rich and diverse career history spanning multiple international locations, including key roles as Regional HR Director and HR Strategy and Solutions Director, Silje brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the pitt&sherry team. She is dedicated to the team’s success and our shared mission of making a meaningful impact. Barry Honey Chief Information Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio Barry is an experienced IT leader, advisor and consultant who engages at all levels throughout the business. With over 15 years of experience in tackling complex information and business technology problems; whilst building deep relationships with colleagues and clients, Barry uses frameworks such as ITIL and TOGAF in practical ways to drive success and add value to any situation. David Finnigan Chief Transformation Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio David holds degrees in civil engineering and economics and has more than 25 years’ experience in providing client-focused consultancy services in engineering projects across the industrial, community services and transport infrastructure sectors in Australia.David has strategic and operational roles and responsibilities requiring collaboration with other pitt&sherry offices and strategy groups to provide a common cultural approach to doing business and pursuing the company’s overarching vision and strategy.David’s core capabilities have been developed through his work on significant and complex building, civil infrastructure, road, bridge, mining, processing and manufacturing projects, and he continues to hold senior leadership roles in major Tasmanian projects, acting as the pivotal point between designers, contractors and the client. David has spent a considerable portion of his professional career providing technical, contractual and commercial advice to clients, broadly involving the procurement and implementation of numerous infrastructure projects within Australia. David Cohen Chief Financial Officer Read Bio Minimise Bio David has over twenty years’ experience in executive leadership positions. He has extensive experience leading & building high performing finance and operating teams, specialising in strategy setting and implementation, as well as transformation and change management initiatives. Nicky Pollington Executive General Manager - Project Performance and Control, Director Read Bio Minimise Bio Nicky joined pitt&sherry’s Board in October 2017. She brings practical leadership insight, a holistic future-focus and balanced direction in times of change. Nicky’s sound judgment, drawn from navigating complex projects, combined with her courage and passion for pitt&sherry’s vision makes her a vital Board member. David Atchison Executive General Manager - Clients & Markets Read Bio Minimise Bio David is a highly regarded client manager who has a passion for building talented teams to deliver great client and project outcomes. He brings a collaborative nature to his work, truly seeking to understand client needs.As Executive General Manager – Clients & Markets, David brings his relationship building, strategic planning, and strong business acumen to our clients and their projects.He combines a strong technical background as a geologist with twenty year’s resource sector experience. David has significant experience in Australia and worked closely with clients in Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Andy Turner Executive General Manager - Capability, General Manager - Technical Services Read Bio Minimise Bio Andy is a Senior Principal Engineer with more than 35 years’ experience in geotechnical and civil engineering, consulting engineering business development, and corporate management, including directorship with pitt&sherry. Andy has developed a deep knowledge and expertise that have allowed him to grow pitt&sherry’s multi-discipline service delivery within Tasmania and supported our offices in other states.In his role as Executive General Manager – Capability, Andy uses his leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of our company’s resources and capabilities to drive technical expertise and deliver value for our clients.He is actively engaged in people development, seeking to nurture individual’s skills and capabilities, and has successfully mentored many of our engineers and scientists from graduates to senior positions within pitt&sherry. 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