Appointed Executive Chairman of CIMIC Group on 6 November 2020. Juan was Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of CIMIC between February 2020 and June 2022. He formerly held positions as the Managing Director of CPB Contractors (CIMIC’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’s services business) and Executive General Manager of Public Private Partnerships and Construction West at CPB Contractors.
Juan also holds positions as Chief Executive Officer of ACS Group, a global civil and engineering construction group listed on Spain’s IBEX 35; and Chief Executive Officer of Hochtief, a global infrastructure company listed on the German Dax.
He was Chief Executive Officer of Iridium (an ACS Group Company) between 2014 and 2015, and he 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.
Juan 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.
Chief Executive Officer, MEng, ICCP
Appointed as Chief Executive Officer in June 2022. Pedro formerly held roles as Executive General Manager Operations of CIMIC and Managing Director of Leighton Asia.
Pedro joined Leighton Asia in 2015 as Executive General Manager South East Asia and India and became responsible for all of Leighton Asia in 2016.
Prior to Leighton Asia, Pedro held key management roles with international construction company, ACS Group, and its subsidiaries. His roles included Dragados S.A. Area Manager and Director; Dragados Canada as Executive Vice President; and Dragados Australia as Executive Director.
Pedro holds a Master of Civil Engineering from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain and is a member of the Spanish Association of Civil Engineers.
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.
Group General Manager Health & Safety
Appointed Group General Manager Health & Safety in December 2017. David was formerly Thiess's General Manager Health, Safety & Security, responsible for leading initiatives to minimise harm in the workplace, promote physical and mental health, and protect the public.
David has more than 30 years industry experience across construction, mining and services in Australia, and across North America, Asia, India and the Middle East. He is a passionate and committed safety leader, who approaches safety from a perspective of culture and leadership.
David holds a Bachelor, Applied Science (Occ. Health & Environment) from Western Sydney University, a Graduate Certificate in International Business from the University of Newcastle and is a Vincent Fairfax Fellow.
General Counsel, BCom (UNSW), LLM (UTS)
Appointed as General Counsel in March 2022. Michael was formerly CIMIC’s Senior Legal Counsel.
A senior corporate and commercial lawyer with more than 15 years' experience, Michael joined CIMIC in 2015. Michael is also an Alternate member of the Board of Directors of Thiess. Prior to joining CIMIC, Michael held roles at international law firms both in Australia and the UK. He was formerly a Director of Ventia.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and a Masters of Laws from the University of Technology, Sydney.
Executive General Manager Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions, B.Eng (Hons), MCom
Appointed Executive General Manager Strategy, Mergers and Acquisitions in April 2019. Robert was formerly General Manager Mergers and Acquisitions.
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 was formerly 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.
Company Secretary, BComm, FGIA, FCG
Appointed Company Secretary in August 2022. Kate was formerly Assistant Company Secretary of CIMIC and Company Secretariat Advisor at CPB Contractors.
John has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hull.
He is a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers and has more than 25 years industry experience.
Chief People and Administration Officer, LLB (Hons), BsocSC, GAICD
Appointed as Chief People and Administration Officer in September 2022. Andrew is also CPB Contractor’s Executive General Manager - People & Culture and has spent more than 15 years in executive leadership positions.
Rob has led the consolidation of CIMIC Group’s multiple Operating Company ICT functions. Establishing Group-wide reach to connect and embed digital solutions at scale has equipped the Group to drive innovation and advance Integrated Digital Delivery.
Rob’s experience includes working in systems management and development for major companies across the investment, news and media, telecommunications, energy, and infrastructure sectors.
Rob holds a Bachelor of Business, Accounting and Information Systems and is a Certified Practising Accountant.
Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs and Communications, LLB, BA, GAICD
Appointed Executive General Manager Corporate Affairs and Communications in 2021. Fiona was formerly General Manager Corporate Affairs and Communications.
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.