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.Relentlessly client-focused and outcome-driven, we embrace an unwavering obsession to deliver an outstanding client experience.Our experts 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 Chairman 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. Benita Husband CEO Read Bio Minimise Bio 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. Nicky Pollington Non-Executive 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. Kate McDonald Transport Infrastructure Sector Lead Read Bio Minimise Bio Kate is a Chartered Engineer and Transport Planner with over 25 years’ experience in consulting and local government throughout Australia and London. Kate has excellent communication skills, as well as a talent for connecting people with ideas which has enabled her to deliver many complex, multidisciplinary projects in transport and infrastructure. As Transport Infrastructure Sector Leader, Kate provides direction and guidance on transport projects across pitt&sherry’s teams. Kate brings to the board her strong background in client management and general consulting. 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 ensuring that the highest standards of administrative processes and corporate governance are promoted and maintained so that the business operates efficiently and in accordance with all statutory and legal provisionsIn 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 Benita Husband CEO Read Bio Minimise Bio 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. Craig McCloskey GM Finance & Support Services Read Bio Minimise Bio Craig is an experienced finance leader who has successfully managed financial and accounting functions for local and regional businesses both in Australia and overseas for more than fifteen years. He is able to deliver sound financial and governance outcomes while at the same time delivering commercial and strategic guidance and support. He has extensive finance and business experience including acquisitions, integrations, divestments, restructuring, bank financing, tax planning, establishing new businesses, transitioning new management, risk management, health and safety and business systems. Craig is a Chartered Accountant, Chartered Secretary, Certified Finance and Treasury Professional and an experienced private company director and private NFP Board director. David Finnigan General Manager of Operations 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. Sarah Mills HR Manager Read Bio Minimise Bio 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. Stephen Masters Regional Manager - Queensland Read Bio Minimise Bio Stephen is a civil engineer with a broad skill base that includes structural, mining and civil engineering design and project management. With a deep knowledge resulting from his work in the mining, industrial, commercial, transport and residential sectors, Stephen has developed excellent problem‐solving skills, often drawing on ideas used in other industry sectors.Having worked on a range of moderate and large construction sites, mining sites and road and rail projects Stephen has a good understanding of quality, environment and WHS requirements, and methods for ensuring a design is successfully constructed. Matt Hyatt Regional Manager - Victoria Read Bio Minimise Bio Matt has extensive experience across transport, industrial and water infrastructure projects through his varied leadership roles on significant transport and water industry infrastructure panels. He has a proven track record of success through collaboratively working within relationship driven teams. Whether business case preparation, multidiscipline design and management or creation of tenders, Matt delivers specialist knowledge and experience to deliver excellence in water, industrial and commercial projects. Andy Turner Regional Manager - Tasmania Read Bio Minimise Bio Andrew is responsible for projects delivered in Tasmania across the industrial infrastructure, mining, food and beverage, and transport infrastructure markets.As Group Executive Tasmania, Andrew uses his high-level leadership skills and in-depth knowledge of the company’s resources and capabilities to create a unified delivery model across the state.Andrew’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. David Coe Manager - Technical Development and Risk Read Bio Minimise Bio David is a senior principal with over 35 years’ experience in the design and construction of civil/structural engineering projects associated with the design, rehabilitation and management of bridges. David is responsible for the delivery of key operational matters and strategic initiatives related to technical development and risk across the company’s multi specialist technical disciplines.He has considerable experience working within a large project team acting as the pivotal point between designers, contractors and the client. David is a nominated VicRoads Proof Engineer. Malinda Facey Regional Manager - NSW Read Bio Minimise Bio Malinda has been working the environmental field for over 25 years in Australia and New Zealand. She has extensive experience working on transport infrastructure, water, waste and renewable energy projects. Malinda has worked in senior leadership roles for a number of years and is now the Regional Manager forpitt&sherry’s NSW operations. Malinda is focussed on clients and project delivery whilst growing pitt&sherry’s presence in the NSW market. David Atchison Mining Sector Lead Read Bio Minimise Bio 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. What we do About Us Our Approach Our Team Careers History Awards & Recognition Affiliations Latest News pitt&sherry – Embracing the challenges of a changing world: COVID-19 Action Plan Date March 18th 2020 Learn more Meet the team who deliver our creative solutions.