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Our Team

Together can we foster a culture of optimism and shared success.

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 – our word matters and when we say we will deliver, we do.

Courage – we push the boundaries and take risks to achieve innovative solutions.

Creativity – we excel at creative, lateral thinking and make ideas a reality.

Relationships – through collaboration we foster a culture of optimism and shared success.

Sustainability – together we believe in creating to protect the environment in a safe and sustainable way.

Accountability – we are committed to the environment, sustainability and safety.

By being adaptable, dynamic and agile, we are committed to making a difference in this ever-changing world.

Board of Directors

Paul Hardy
Paul Hardy
Chairman

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
Janet Matton
Non-Executive Director

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.

 

Benita Husband
Benita Husband
CEO

Benita has 20 years of experience working in professional services and the construction industry, Benita is recognised for her engaging leadership style, client focused outcomes, and guidance on aligning strategy with commercial success.

 

Peter Lamell
Non-Executive Director

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 Director & Mining Operations Lead

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
Rob Casimaty
Executive Director & Senior Principal Engineer

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

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

Ben Hart
Principal Bridge Engineer

Ben has 20 years’ experience in civil and structural engineering, specialising in the design, assessment, contract administration and asset management of transport infrastructure for road and rail bridges.

As an experienced pitt&sherry group leader and manager in transport projects and management, Ben embraces both simple and complex projects. Ben is skilled at the process and delivery of technical tasks, whilst effectively communicating to all project stakeholders with both technical and non-technical backgrounds.

 

Matthew Rutter
Chief Operating Officer

Matthew has over 20 years’ experience leading teams on underground rail, surface rail, road and industrial infrastructure projects. He has fulfilled multidisciplinary management roles in Australia, New Zealand, PNG and the UK. His experience encompasses all phases of project delivery from feasibility assessment through to construction and asset management. He brings enhanced technical leadership and capability to pitt&sherry’s Melbourne team.

Mobile 0477 722 737
Email mrutter@pittsh.com.au

Madonna Cecil
Marketing & Communications Manager

Madonna is our Marketing and Communications Manager at pitt&sherry.  Madonna plays an integral role in managing our brand, communications and marketing plans. She brings a client focus to our corporate communications, be it bids, presentations and events.

Email: mcecil@pittsh.com.au

Mobile: 0413 133 694

David Atchison
David Atchison
Mining Market Leader

David is an experienced and qualified Business Development Manager who combines a strong technical background as a geologist with several year’s resource sector business development. Well networked both locally and internationally, with significant experience in overseas markets. Strengths include highly developed analytical, strategic, relationship building and negotiating skills.

Robert Nicholson
Robert Nicholson
Energy Market Leader

Robert has an in-depth understanding of the energy and sustainability industries with over fifteen years of senior business management and development experience in the energy and building services industry both in Australia and abroad. Robert is an advocate for energy productivity and resource efficiency. He has worked with many government, large industrial and commercial clients to develop and implement projects and strategies in energy management, efficiency and productivity. 

 A major focus of Robert’s has been the development of energy resourcing and management strategies for his clients. This includes the investigation and development of hydrogen and renewable energy strategies across the industrial and transport sectors. Robert also works in the food and Agri-business industries through formal strategic partnerships with organisations such as AusVeg Nationally and in Victoria, the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity.  

 

Andrew Buckley
Andrew Buckley
Industrial & Manufacturing Market Leader

Andrew has 30 years’ experience as an engineer and manager in the industrial and manufacturing industries. His expertise is in undertaking and managing large multidisciplinary greenfield developments and brownfield upgrades throughout Australasia. He works across a broad range of disciplines, including project management, project and design engineering, environmental management, engineering and maintenance management, systems integration and risk management. 

 

Barry Honey
Chief Technology Officer

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, Barryusesframeworks such as ITIL and TOGAF in practical ways to drive success and add value to any situation.

Benita Husband
Benita Husband
CEO

Benita has 20 years of experience working in professional services and the construction industry, Benita is recognised for her engaging leadership style, client focused outcomes, and guidance on aligning strategy with commercial success.

 

Andrew Hall
NSW Regional Manager

Andrew is a leading infrastructure executive with 17 years’ experience in the construction and engineering sectors in project delivery and business leadership roles. Operating in varying capacities, Andrew has led successful businesses and the delivery of major infrastructure projects in Australia and overseas.

Andrew is Regional Manager for pitt&sherry’s NSW region and has previously led business groups in large multinational businesses and provided corporate leadership to large and medium enterprises. He has provided project leadership on major infrastructures projects and programs such as Sydney Gateway, Warringah Freeway Upgrade, the Newell Highway Program Alliance, Easing Sydney’s Congestion, Melbourne Metro and Contract 2 – Local Roads and Drainage Project in Qatar.

Andrew’s experience includes strategic and operational leadership, business development, commercial management and project delivery.

Andrew brings a different perspective to client’s projects. He has a wealth of pre and post-contract project experience and brings big-picture thinking to client’s projects.

Sarah Mills
HR Manager

Sarah has been an important part of pitt&sherry’s growth for over 17 years. Following a diverse range of roles, Sarah is now responsible for the management and delivery of the human resources functions across the whole company.

Sarah contributes to the development of staff, whilst having a broad company-wide knowledge of all systems, processes and support services.

 

Genevieve Gowland
Chief People Officer

Executive HR leader with over 20 years of experience both globally and nationally, delivering large scale people change and business transformation activity. Adept at managing programs of work across complex matrixed organisations to achieve successful commercial and people outcomes. Is a trusted advisor to the C Suite, and is energetic and committed to coaching individuals and teams to achieve their best performance.

Andy Turner
Regional Manager - Tasmania

Andy is responsible for projects delivered in Tasmania across the industrial infrastructure, mining, food and beverage, and transport infrastructure markets.

As Group Executive Tasmania, Andy uses his leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of the company’s resources and capabilities to create a unified delivery model across the state.

Andy’s engineering experience includes six years in the United Kingdom as a geotechnical engineer in investigations and tunnel design, three years as the manager of pitt&sherry’s operations in Queensland, and fifteen years as manager of the Launceston office delivering industrial and civil engineering solutions, and support to the recovery initiative in Timor Leste.

 

Jane Bailey
Company Secretary

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.

 

Almos Blums
Regional Manager - Queensland

Almos is a Senior Principal Engineer with 18 years civil engineering experience across mining, transport & water markets, both locally and abroad. He applies his cross-market experience to bring knowledge and leadership to both the teams he leads and the projects he delivers.

Corrado Blasi
SHEQ Manager
Corrado is a team-oriented professional SHEQ manager with over 20 years of experience in project management, construction management, risk management, asset integrity assurance, quality, safety and environmental management systems (ISO 31000, ISO 9001, ISO 45001, ISO 14001).
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Industrial and Manufacturing — Manufacturing & Processing

Andrew Buckley
Andrew Buckley
Industrial & Manufacturing Market Leader

Andrew has 30 years’ experience as an engineer and manager in the industrial and manufacturing industries. His expertise is in undertaking and managing large multidisciplinary greenfield developments and brownfield upgrades throughout Australasia. He works across a broad range of disciplines, including project management, project and design engineering, environmental management, engineering and maintenance management, systems integration and risk management. 

 

Nick Bailey
Principal Structural Engineer

Nick has over 25 years’ experience in the design and construction of structural engineering projects, ranging from industrial design, construction, inspection, maintenance and rehabilitation projects. Nick has expertise in the design, project management and construction supervision of industrial lifting equipment, and structural steel and concrete industrial buildings. He is a qualified Competent Person to pitt&sherry clients for lift design and requirements for design registration, as well as for third-party independent and end‐of‐life inspections. 

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