Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, MEng (Civil)
Appointed Executive Chairman on 6 November 2020 and appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director on 5 February 2020. Juan was formerly Managing Director of CPB Contractors (CIMIC Group’s construction business), with responsibility for CPB Contractors, Leighton Asia and Broad in all geographies, including Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, India and Asia.
Prior to that, Juan held roles as the Managing Director of UGL (CIMIC Group’s services business) and Executive General Manager Public Private Partnerships and Construction West at CPB Contractors.
He was Chief Executive Officer of Iridium (an ACS Group company) between 2014 and 2015; and was Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer of ACS Infrastructure North America and Canada between 2006 and 2013.
Juan holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid and has held a variety of positions in the construction industry during the past 20 years.
He has extensive international experience in the delivery of large and complex construction, services and PPP projects and has been responsible for projects and businesses in Australia, Europe, North America, Latin America and South Africa.
Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer, MEng (Civil)
Appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operating Officer in 2018. Ignacio was formerly the Chief Executive Officer of Dragados (2012-2017), an ACS Group company.
Ignacio joined ACS Group in 1999 and held roles including General Manager of Galicia in ACS Proyectos, Obras y Construcciones (1999-2004), Executive General Manager for Building In Spain of Dragados (2004-2006), and Managing Director of Dragados (2006-2012).
Ignacio is a civil engineer with 27 years of international experience in the construction sector.
Chief People and Culture Officer, MBus&Com (Corporate Admin), BCom (HR &IR)
Appointed Chief People and Culture Officer in November 2020. Craig was formerly UGL’s Executive General Manager People.
Prior to that, Craig held positions as General Manager, People at Thiess and General Manager, Human Resources at John Holland.
Craig has held several other senior positions in people management and industrial relations and has demonstrated experience across many sectors including services, mining and construction.
With more than 15 years’ experience, he has led teams to deliver award-winning work. He holds a Master of Business and Commerce majoring in Corporate Administration and a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Human Resources and Industrial Relations.
Executive General Manager Internal Audit, FCA, BA (Joint Hons)
Appointed Executive General Manager Internal Audit in December 2019. Stuart was previously Chief Financial Officer of CPB Contractors.
Robert has held various positions within the CIMIC Group since 2007, including in CIMIC Group’s acquisition of UGL, the creation of Ventia and sale of John Holland, as well as being involved with various private financing and public private partnership infrastructure transactions. He also holds a position as a Director of Ventia.
Robert holds a Bachelor of Engineering (in environmental engineering) with Honours and a Master of Commerce from the University of NSW.
Chief Legal and Risk Officer, Bjuris, LLB
Appointed Chief Legal and Risk Officer in May 2018. Brad was formerly the General Manager Risk. Since 2010, Brad has held various commercial and operational positions for CPB Contractors in the capacity of Commercial Director and Project Director.
Prior to that, he was a Senior Partner in a law firm in the Republic of South Africa. Brad has more than 20 years’ experience in commercial and construction law. He holds a Bachelor of Jurisprudence and a Bachelor of Law from the University of Port Elizabeth in the Republic of South Africa.
In 2012 Brad converted his law degree through the University of Sydney.
Chief Financial Officer
Appointed Chief Financial Officer in January 2021. Emilio has worked with CIMIC Group since 2018, having held roles as Chief Financial Officer of UGL and Deputy Chief Financial Officer of CIMIC.
Justin joined CIMIC Group in 2000 and was appointed an Executive General Manager in 2009. He has extensive experience in corporate affairs responsibilities including investor relations, crisis management and corporate communications.
Justin is a graduate in commerce from the University of Western Australia and has a masters of business administration from the University of Sydney.
Company Secretary, BBus, FGIA, FCG
Appointed Company Secretary in June 2017. Prior to the CIMIC appointment, Ms Nikolopoulos was Company Secretary of UGL since October 2006.
Fiona joined CIMIC Group in April 2013. She was previously Head of Asia Pacific Communications at BlackRock in Hong Kong.
Prior to that Fiona was Media Relations Manager at Macquarie Group. She was formerly a journalist with the Australian Financial Review. Fiona has a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts in English and Linguistics.