Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
Geoff is a chartered engineer with over 30 years’ experience and a diverse background that includes CEO and senior leadership roles in the not-for-profit, consulting, engineering and healthcare industries.
He has led multidisciplinary teams in highly technical and complex environments, and has developed and implemented long-term business strategies that have led to strong growth.
Geoff started his career as an engineer in the British Army, serving for over 15 years. Following the fall of the Soviet Union, Geoff decided upon a career change and, with his family, immigrated to Australia.
Geoff’s first role in Australia was CEO of the Association of Consulting Engineers, after which he held senior leadership positions with Transfield Worley, Cynergy Group, and the Risk Management Institute. In addition, Geoff has served on the Board of Directors for the Northside Montessori School and the Turramurra Community Bank. Geoff joined the Weld Australia team in 2014 as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director.
Geoff is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst and the British Army Staff College. He holds several qualifications, including:
- BSc(Hons) Mechanical Engineering
- International Institute of Welding (IIW) International Welding Engineer (IWE)
- Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia
- Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders
- Member Australian Institute of Company Directors