Our Talented Team

Our People

Right at the very core of our business is a non-adversarial approach along with a philosophy of respect for people. We are committed to the constant career development of our staff in order for them to maximise their potential. This has enabled us to build stability and capability in our workforce, including experienced professionals, individuals and teams. We are conscious that the most valuable resource we have is the strength, integrity and professionalism of the people who we employ and those who elect to join our business. Our goal is to be an employer of choice. Our culture, market profile and reputation position us well to attract and retain the best staff. We work as one team by knowing and understanding our people and their talents to deliver for our customers.

 

Brefni’s reputation is enhanced on each project by a committed and dedicated team of project managers, civil engineers and quantity surveyors. Our administration staff keep all Brefni operations running efficiently. The maintenance of all Brefni plant and equipment is handled by experienced mechanics and technicians. It is our team’s professionalism, our culture of ethical conduct and our hallmark standard of workmanship that will strengthen your project.

Meet the team

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Managing Director

Tom Brady

Managing Director

Tom Brady

Managing Director

Tom’s sound knowledge of the construction process, strong project management acumen and proven track record in project delivery are the fundamental building blocks enabling Brefni to grow into the company you see today. Tom brings over 30 years of professional experience to the industry encompassing large scale civil, commercial, residential and high-rise construction projects. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Construction Economics – B. Sc (Hons).

Robert McGill

Robert McGill

Chief Financial Officer

Robert McGill

Chief Financial Officer

Robert McGill

Chief Financial Officer

A Chartered Accountant with over 25 years’ experience in the accounting profession and private industry. Rob joined Brefni in 2015 and has been responsible for developing company strategy, introducing robust reporting and risk management processes and implementing corporate governance during a period of considerable company growth.

Robert has extensive experience of investment analysis and M&A transactions together with operational experience in Australia, Europe and the US.

Scott Fraser

Scott Fraser

General Manager Construction

Scott Fraser

General Manager Construction

Scott Fraser

General Manager Construction

Scott holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and brings to Brefni a wealth of construction and management experience in the Civil industry.

Scott has experience in large scale civil, commercial, residential, and high rise construction projects. Scott’s excellent communication and people skills combined with his understanding of the Construction and Civil Industries make him a huge asset to Brefni. Scott has a proven track record in project delivery without compromising OH&S or Environmental management.

Richard Carson

Richard Carson

General Manager Operations

Richard Carson

General Manager Operations

Richard Carson

General Manager Operations

Richard Joined Brefni in 2019, bringing 20 years’ experience in Civil Engineering and equipment management. Having worked previously throughout Europe, Richard's knowledge of long term Maintenance contracting and specialised asset management fit well with the aspirations of the wider Brefni business.

A disciplined approach to Improving business performance and service delivery, coupled with high OH&S standards are key to the enhancements Richard has brought to the operations of the business. Richard is also a Chartered Engineer (CEng), and holds an Bachelor of Engineering (Hons).

Claudio Garrido

Claudio Garrido

Estimating Manager

Claudio Garrido

Estimating Manager

Claudio Garrido

Estimating Manager

Claudio is a qualified civil engineer with over 29 years experience. He started as a site engineer and worked his way into construction manager and design manager roles on complex multi disciplined projects. Claudio moved into an estimating role in 2007 due to the need to bring constructability expertise into estimates. He is a valued Brefni senior manager and is tasked in shaping the future direction of the company as well as assisting in the current operation and delivery of projects. Claudio is an expert at winning new tenders and overseeing their delivery, assisting with engineering solutions and ensuring the project delivers the intended profit.

Richard Reid

Richard Reid

Construction Manager

Richard Reid

Construction Manager

Richard Reid

Construction Manager

Richard has over 25 years’ experience in civil construction covering all aspects of project delivery including design, planning, construction, safety, environmental, contract administration and financial management. Richard’s broad experience, strong technical knowledge and excellent people skills make him an asset to any project delivery team

Leanne Filippi

Leanne Filippi

HSEQ & Business Systems Manager

Leanne Filippi

HSEQ & Business Systems Manager

Leanne Filippi

HSEQ & Business Systems Manager

Leanne is a highly qualified safety professional with over 19 years’ experience in the industry. Leanne has a sound knowledge of construction process and technology. This knowledge, combined with her excellent understanding of HSEQ requirements on high risk civil construction sites and proactive nature, ensures safety is always front of mind for Brefni and has been instrumental in generating our excellent safety record.

Glenn Cherrie

Glenn Cherrie

Corporate Advisor

Glenn Cherrie

Corporate Advisor

Glenn Cherrie

Corporate Advisor

Glenn holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and brings to Brefni a wealth of construction and management experience in the Civil industry. Glenn has strong knowledge in project, construction and contract management, project delivery, cost planning and estimating, financial management, dispute resolution, industrial relations and people management.

Glenn is a life member of the CCF. Glenn has held the positions of National Board member, National President and NSW President.

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