Our executive team is highly experienced, and responsive to the needs of our Principals, customers and staff.

Steve Dawson, CEO and Managing Director

Steve is a highly accomplished Senior Executive with over 20 years’ experience in Mining, Manufacturing, Industrial Sales and Operations.  He has held a variety of senior roles including, most recently, President Global Manufacturing for Incitech Pivot Limited and prior to that President Dyno Noble Asia Pacific Limited. 

Steve holds a BSC (Hons) Mining Engineering and an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM) and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). 

George Kladouhos, Chief Financial Officer

George has over 25 years of senior finance and general management experience in transport, manufacturing, industrial products and the construction sectors across Australia, Europe, SE Asia, China and USA.  
He commenced his career with KPMG and has held the role of chief financial officer and finance director within divisions and subsidiaries of listed companies both in Australia and abroad. He was also the General Manager of the Construction and Industry Division of the Olex Cables Group in Australia from 2007 to 2010.

George holds a Bachelor of Economics degree (major in Accounting) from La Trobe University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand. In 2007, he completed the Advanced Management Program with INSEAD.

Katie Hodgson, Head of Human Resources

Katie has more than 17 years’ experience in human resources across multiple geographies, functions and operating units. This includes more than a decade in the food manufacturing sector. She most recently worked with Mondelez International across the breadth of HR disciplines, including 7 years living in Singapore and working across the Asia Pacific Region.  

Katie has a Bachelor of Arts and Honours Degree in Bachelor of Laws from Monash University.