Member Organisations

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Governors
Leighton Holdings was founded in 1949, listed on the Australian Securities Exchange in 1962 and is based in Sydney, Australia. The Group comprises eight operating companies (Thiess, Leighton Contractors, John Holland, Leighton Properties, LeightonAsia, Leighton Welspun, Leighton Offshore, and Habtoor Leighton Group) conducting business in more than 25 countries. A strategic move into Asia culminated in the formation of Leighton Asia in 1975. Since 1980 Leighton Asia continued to diversify throughout East and South-East Asia and in 2004, opened offices in India and the Middle East. The Group took a major step in 2007 with the acquisition of a 45% stake in the UAEand Qatar-based Al Habtoor Engineering, one of the largest contractors in the Middle East. This was renamed the Habtoor Leighton Group in 2007 and has since expanded to Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. In 2007, Leighton Asia opened its first office in Mongolia, and by 2011 the Group had ventured into Southern Africa. As a consequence of their strategy, Leighton are positioned in prime locations – Australia, Asia, the Middle East and Southern Africa – and today, has the broadest footprint of any international contractor operating in these parts of the world.
Represented by Iain Scoular
Bovis Lend Lease is one of the world's leading companies in the project management and construction services industries. They offer a broad range of skills that can be tailored to match clients' specific requirements. These skills can be applied over a number of sectors where they hold specialist understanding and experience.
Represented by Mr Rocco Bressi
GHD Pty Ltd is an international professional services company whose people deliver innovative solutions by combining technical expertise and experience with an understanding of their clients' objectives and aspirations. GHD employs over 3,500 people in a network of offices throughout Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the Middle Eastand the Americas. GHD was established in 1928 and today, is ranked in the world's top 50 engineering and architecture companies.
Represented by Mr David Wunder
Arup came to Australia in 1963 to undertake the structural design of the Sydney Opera House. Today, Arup Australasia is a multi-disciplinary practice offering services acrossAustralia, New Zealand, South East Asia and the Pacific. They have more than 550 staff comprising engineers, planners, project managers and a diverse range of consulting specialists who undertake projects of all types and sizes from feasibility reports and specialist studies to detailed design and large scale, high profile capital works programs.
Represented by Mr Peter MacDonald
Abergeldie Complex Infrastructure designs and delivers dams, bridges, tunnels, recreation facilities, water treatment and process facilities, rail and mining infrastructure, electrical substations and marine works: the complex infrastructure needed to build better communities.Established in 1994 by Mick Boyle, it now operates across Eastern Australia specialising in smaller but complex infrastructure projects where the engineering detail really matters and specialist expertise can make all the difference.
Represented by Mr Mick Boyle, Managing Director

Members
TALIS Civil Pty Ltd is a Specialist Civil Engineering Construction Contractor with the aim to become one of Sydney’s leading Civil Engineering Construction Companies. Whilst their field of expertise is the construction of Civil Engineering projects such as bridges, pump stations and large foundations they are also experienced Project Managers which allows them to construct complex projects such as water treatment plants and waste facilities that require the coordination and understanding of all project disciplines including electrical and mechanical.
Represented by Michael Fitzgerald
Coffey Geotechnics' core business is to provide innovative solutions to assist in the development of infrastructure, mining, building environmental and natural resource projects using specialised skills in the geosciences and related fields. Coffey has offices in allAustralian capital cities and in several regional centres, with laboratories in many of these locations.
Represented by Emeritus Professor Harry Poulos
Douglas Partners is an Australian company, wholly owned by employees. They are an engineering consultancy specialising in the fields of geotechnics, environment and groundwater. They operate a network of ISO9001 accredited offices and NATA registered laboratories located throughout Australia. Many of their staff have postgraduate qualifications and international experience giving them access to the latest technology from around the world.
Represented by Mr Geoff Young
Taylor Thomson Whitting: TTW provides structural and civil consulting services for projects throughout Australia and overseas. TTW's services include feasibility studies, design, contract administration and construction phase services for commercial, industrial and retail projects, public, educational and health complexes, facade works, residential buildings (ranging from houses to high-rise hotels), subdivisions, roads and drainage works and traffic & transportation studies.
Represented by Mr Barry Young
The Chadwick Technology Group is one of Australia's and South East Asia's leading roof engineering and construction groups. Chadwick Technology has particular expertise in designing and installing the complex composite systems required for unusual building shapes such as domes, barrel vaults, hyperbolic paraboloids, cones and spheres. Chadwick Technology has worked extensively throughout South East Asia including Mainland China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Korea and Thailand as well as various states withinAustralia. The latest projects include work in the Middle East.
Represented by Mr Dick Chadwick
Evans & Peck is an international management consultancy, specialising in improving performance and outcomes in the delivery of major projects. With origins in engineering and construction, the company has evolved over the last 20 years to provide a broad range of specialist services to clients throughout Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and the Middle East. Evans & Peck has been an integral player in hundreds of successful projects, from motorways to IT; from tunnels to hospitals; from telecommunications networks to defence facilities; from railways to call centres.
Represented by Dr Peter Cuk
MPN Group Consulting Civil and Structural engineers have been providing design, documentation and site inspection services to the building industry since 1967. MPN Sydney office is in Milson's Point with 35 staff, and MPN has associated offices in Brisbane and London. MPN provide civil and structural engineering services to the private sector, predominantly for shopping centres, high- and low-rise apartments and offices, private residences, cinemas, hotels, warehouses, etc for both new-build and adaptive re-use. Some better-known MPN projects include Bondi Junction Shoppingtown; East Circular Quay; Sydney Olympic Village; Cairns Casino.
Represented by Mr Viktor Mattefy
Jeffrey + Katauskis offer clients highly competitive, specialist advice across a wide range of services – foundation and excavation investigation, slope stability analysis, pavement appraisal and design, groundwater and contamination assessment and landfill and quarry site evaluation.

J K Group has comprehensive personnel resources offering experience in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology, Hydrogeology, Investigation technology and Laboratory testing of soil, rock, concrete and asphalt.

The J K Group own four drill rigs, an EFCP and operate their own NATA registered laboratory, a purpose built facility expertly staffed and equipped to undertake a range of geotechnical testing. This is complemented by mobile laboratory facilities for earthworks field testing.
Represented by Mr Bruce Walker

Personal members

  • Dr Daksh Baweja
  • Mr Malcolm Boyd
  • Mr Peter Thornton

Honorary life members

  • Mr Ian Bowie
  • Mr Ron Duncan
  • Emeritus Professor Greg Hancock
  • Emeritus Professor Harry Poulos
  • Mr Harry Trueman