James has 20 years’ experience and a background in financial management which provides him with considerable business acumen and a unique insight into client’s project requirements. As Executive Chairman, James oversees the strategic direction of the business and provides focus, support, direction and priority for our teams and growth across all operational sectors.
John is an accomplished senior executive with experience across a broad range of complex operating businesses. He has led organisations across the retail, consumer products, risk, event management and other service sectors. John has previously held senior operational executive roles across United Technology Corporation companies as well as with one of Australia’s largest retailers with revenues in excess of $5 billion and over 20,000 employees.
Stephen is a qualified Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in accounting and finance roles, including CFO roles in ASX listed, multi-national and private companies. Stephen has experience across a broad range of industries including property development, mining, information technology and consumer goods.
With his architectural background, Matthew has a thorough understanding of all aspects of construction, from project conception through to completion. He has extensive experience in construction design in a range of sectors including hospitality, commercial, education and civic facilities. Matthew’s experience in education master planning extends to campus-wide design and multi-site consolidation.
Nick has been with Paynter Dixon for over 25 years, originally joining as a Design Manager, progressing onto Design Team Manager, Pre-Construction Manager and ultimately his current role of General Manager – Design. The range of projects that Nick has managed and been involved during his time at Paynter Dixon includes hospitality venues, aged-care facilities, industrial sites and commercial buildings.
David draws on experience and exceptional project management skills to lead our construction teams on complex and technically challenging projects, ranging from occupied sites with tight construction zones to environmentally sensitive areas. With extensive experience in a variety of building sectors including hospitality, commercial and aged care, David has an established track record in managing challenging construction sites in busy live environments.
Stephanie is a diligent and dynamic HR leader with extensive experience in delivering actionable strategies, solutions, and programs for recognised business value. She leads cross-functional teams in delivering daily operational outcomes whilst also managing long-term strategic HR objectives and initiatives. She also has familiarity managing and growing the HR functions within established, mature business environments as well as fast-paced, high-growth business environments.
Gareth has demonstrated the ability to develop and execute growth strategies through leading business and process change to increase efficiency, improve governance, and produce sustainable and profitable business outcomes. Leveraging his KPMG training and ASX listed experience he has created opportunities to positively influence change, engaging stakeholders across all levels of the organisation to find practical solutions to emerging risks and deliver above expectations against time pressures in complex and dynamic environments.
Anita is an accomplished, influential and highly strategic executive within the commercial construction, remedial and building insurance sectors. She offers an outstanding track record of commercial performance and exceptional client and customer service delivered through her commitment and capacity for people leadership and inspiration, building and maintaining positive relationships, a keen insight into market behaviour and opportunities and the effective use of information and technology. Previous executive roles include National Manager, Loss Adjusting at Johns Lyng Group, National Manager, Loss Adjusting and earlier Head of Client with Sedgwick (formerly Cunningham Lindsey) and State Manager, Qld with Bay Building Group. Anita is a role model and mentor for young women and aspiring executives in the building and construction industry.
Tim leads our remedial team where he concentrates on the operation, methodology and construction practices across each remedial project. This includes ensuring stakeholder expectations are met and that any complications are resolved quickly and professionally. With extensive technical ability, Tim successfully applies his engineering background to assist clients throughout each project life cycle to ensure a cost-efficient service.
Astrid has extensive experience in marketing and communications, primarily in the engineering and construction sectors. She possesses a broad skill base that combines strategic planning with hands-on operational marketing and bid management. She has a proven track record in change management, devising and implementing new brand development through acquisition or brand refresh.
Kevin has over 20 years’ experience in Australia and the UK in the preparation of cost estimates, tenders and feasibility studies over an array of projects across the education, aged care, hospitality, commercial and industrial sectors. Kevin has worked on a variety of projects including high schools, universities, heritage, residential, commercial, airport terminals and office and commercial refurbishments.
George has over 30 years’ experience in the development and construction industries, having worked in numerous construction and project directorship roles across a wide variety of sectors, including but not limited to education, commercial, industrial, community, residential and government. He is highly experienced in strategy development and directorship roles and was previously the founder and CEO of a multi award winning construction company.
Rifhat has spearheaded operational performance and service delivery across the insurance landscape. Her work has focused on building high performance teams which embrace customer service and continuous improvement.
Previous roles have included Head of Complex Claims and Assurance with Strata Unit Underwriters, compliance management with CGU Insurance which is a subsidiary of ASX-listed IAG, and Chief Client Officer with a prominent insurance services builder.
Rifhat is constantly striving to improve service delivery through her leadership in strategy, governance and best practise. As Head of Insurance Operations, Rifhat oversees Paynter Dixon’s rapidly-growing insurance building services division.