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Management Profiles

Scott Didier AM

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

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Lindsay Barber

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

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Matthew Lunn

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

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Curtis (Curt) Mudd

Executive General Manager, Strategic Initiatives

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Adrian Gleeson

Executive Director and Executive General Manager Business Development and Client Relations

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Sophie Karzis

Legal Counsel

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Michael (Mick) Harford

Executive General Manager Commercial Building Services and Commercial Construction Division (Non-Insurance)

Mick joined the Group in 2008 after 4 years’ consulting to RMIT University launching its start-up Graduate School of Business in Asia and online. Mick is an alumnus of Stanford’s Business School and qualified in Business and Finance. He is also a qualified loss adjuster. Mick oversees both consumer direct and business partnership operations including all joint venture partnerships. He continues to work with start-up opportunities to enhance and diversify the Group’s service offerings as it heads into the next phase of growth.

Nick Carnell

Executive General Manager Insurance Building and Restoration Services Division

Nick is Executive General Manager of the Group’s insurance brands. With over 23,000 property related insurance claims each year, the Group is one of Australia’s largest insurance builders. Nick is responsible for overseeing the Insurance Building and Restoration Services division’s operational and financial performance. With over 12 years’ experience in the construction industry, Nick has significant experience in all facets of construction. Nick also draws on his previous experiences running his own construction company – Carnell Group.

 

John McPhee

Executive General Manager Finance

John joined the Group in 2006, he is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and brings over 30 years’ experience in the finance and construction industries. John runs the Group’s day-to-day finance and accounting function including the management of a broad array of commercial and operational matters. John’s financial acumen and expertise are important to the Group’s financial strength, cash flow planning and financial management.

Philippa (Pip) Brown

General Manager Business Development and Marketing

Pip joined the Group in early 2014 as General Manager of Business Development and Marketing. With a background in event management and marketing spanning more than a decade, Pip has worked on major projects and campaigns for a range of clients across various fields. This includes BHP Billiton’s 2008 Olympic Project Team, managing community events designed to strengthen relationships with clients and stakeholders globally.

 

Mark Baratta

General Manager, JLG National Retail Services

Mark joined the Group in (from Trump Floorcoverings) January 2017 as General Manager, JLG National Retail Services. With almost two decades working with Trump Floorcoverings, Mark has a wealth of knowledge in estimating, contracting and client management. During his time at Trump Floorcoverings, Mark worked his way from the Estimating Team to Senior Management, ultimately leading the Trump Floorcoverings team in all facets of business operations. In his current role, Mark focuses on national growth of the retail services offering nationally.

Kelly Mitchell

State Manager, JLG Victoria

Kelly joined the Group in 2013 in the Restorx Services business unit and was promoted to State Manager (VIC) in December 2016. She joined the Group after 6 years in the civil construction industry where she gained significant experience in construction and business operations. Kelly leads the day-to-day operations and growth strategy of the Insurance Building and Restoration Services division within Victoria with a focus on streamlining and challenging Business Partners to drive a unified, innovative and complementary suite of services.

 

Paul Folkard

State Manager, JLG New South Wales

Paul joined the Group in 2011 as State Manager (NSW). Prior to this, Paul worked in the commercial construction industry for over 10 years in both Australia and the UK in tier 2 construction companies delivering a range of projects across the retail, education, residential and refurbishment sectors. He holds formal qualifications with a Bachelor of Construction Management (Hons) as well as being a Licensed Builder in NSW, ACT and QLD. Paul has led the growth across NSW over the last 6 years. With an extensive network across the wider insurance industry, Paul is a strong leader who is well respected by his staff and peers. Paul is a key part of the Group’s senior management team.

Adam Wright

State Manager, JLG Queensland and Northern Territory

Adam joined the Group in 2014 following an extensive career in the insurance industry across both Australia and New Zealand. Adam holds a Diploma in Business (Frontline Management) and has accumulated 30 years' of experience working in insurance and building related industries, focusing predominantly on the management of property claims.

Adam has led the growth of the Group’s business in Queensland including the implementation of an extensive regional network providing building and restoration services throughout the State and most recently expanding those operations into the Northern Territory. Adam’s skills and experience make him a key member of the Group’s senior management team.