Group Executive Team
Our Group Executive Team is responsible for the strategic direction, performance management and leadership development across the Calibre Group.
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer / Acting Executive General Manager - Diona
Peter has over 20 years’ experience in the operations, maintenance and infrastructure services industry across multiple sectors and geographies including oil and gas, mining and power, property, utilities, facilities management, telecommunications, defence and infrastructure. He has been with Calibre for four years and previously held the role of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary. Read More
Prior to joining Calibre Peter was with Transfield Services in the roles of Executive Finance Officer - Sydney (2013), Executive VP Finance & CFO - Americas (2010-2013) and CFO - FT Services Canada (2006-2010). In addition Peter held various other key finance and accounting roles within Transfield Services.
Peter holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson School of Management and National University of Singapore, a BComm (Economics/Finance) from Macquarie University and is a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA Australia).
Executive General Manager – Professional Services
Julie has a wealth of national and international experience in leading successful business outcomes across engineering and major infrastructure service sectors. In her role of EGM – Professional Services (AU), Julie will work with Calibre's Built Environment and MinTech businesses to lead and drive business initiatives, whilst also working closely with the Board and Executive Committee to ensure the overall vision and strategic direction of the business is successful. Read More
Julie spent the early part of her career in Traffic and Transport Planning, before moving on to roles in Operations, Project Management, Commercial Management, Risk Management and Corporate Governance. Along with her experience in her technical discipline, Julie has worked in markets including Water and Environment, Infrastructure, Defence, Built Environment, Energy and Resources.
Julie’s breadth of experience provides deep insight into complex environments across multiple geographies, coupled with her skill in client strategy, driving growth, operational efficiency and enhancing cash flow and profitability.
Julie is a keen advocate for, and driver of diversity and inclusion and a vocal supporter of mental health initiatives.
In her spare time, Julie enjoys keeping active through cycling and running, relentlessly trying to master the art of kite surfing and catching up with friends for some good food, wine and laughter.
Julie enjoys spending time with her family in Sydney and planning her next trip home to the Caribbean where she grew up and where the remainder of her family still reside.
Group Chief Financial Officer
Craig Allen brings to Calibre more than 25 years’ financial, advisory and commercial experience in the professional services, resource and energy industries across Australia, Asia, Africa, North and South America. Craig has worked extensively on the delivery of complex projects, large scale resource and energy mergers and acquisitions and organisational transformational and change programs. Read More
Whilst Brisbane is home, Craig has lived and travelled extensively around the world and enjoys sharing with his family the experiences that new cultures, cuisines and points of interest provide. “I have met, worked and dined with some very fascinating people. We never stop learning or growing and I have always taken something new and original away from all the people I’ve met.” Craig enjoys cycling, snow skiing and golf.
During his career Craig’s responsibilities have included finance, commercial, strategic planning, treasury, taxation, company secretarial, ERP/IT and investor relations.
Prior to joining Calibre, Craig was previously Chief Financial Officer at Ausenco and has held various senior finance roles with Energy Developments, NRG Energy, Billiton plc and BHP Ltd.
Craig is passionate about developing our future leaders, delivering innovation and sustainable growth. “These personal ideals are encapsulated in organisations like Calibre. I am excited about joining Calibre at a pivotal time in the next wave of growth of the business. I have been impressed by the enthusiasm of all the team to turn knowledge into solutions that creates value for our clients and our people.”
Craig is a Chartered Accountant, Finsia Senior Fellow and AICD graduate member, holding an MBA and dual Commerce and Law degrees.
Executive General Manager - People & Communications
Haley Lee is an accomplished professional with over 17 years’ experience and exposure across multiple industries. She leads a team of HR professionals that manage 1500+ staff across 25 offices and 2 countries (Australia and New Zealand), developing strategies for short and long term business growth. The team is responsible for ensuring that Calibre’s full suite of HR services, policies and programs are aligned to the Corporate Strategy and thus, maximizing Calibre’s ability to attract, retain, develop and manage its most important asset – its people. Read More
Haley believes that “an engaged, empowered and enabled workforce which is comprised of the diversity that exists in our communities is key to a company’s success” – a business practice and belief that is aligned with Calibre’s own, 'Turning Knowledge into Value'.
With involvement at National level, Haley is also a member of an executive peer group within the Male Champions of Change Institute (MCC) – a coalition focused on gender equality and achievement of change across the public and private sectors. The MCC is committed to improving diversity, gender balance and indigenous participation in the workplace.
Haley has a passion for art, photography, and music, and enjoys spending weekends with her children exploring the cultural reaches of Brisbane.
Haley holds post graduate qualifications in leadership and organizational change with RMIT, is a member of the AHRI, and is currently studying a Masters of Business Administration at Deakin University.
Executive General Manager - New Zealand & South Pacific
Bruce brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to support the growth and direction of Calibre. Bruce brings over 15 years of consultancy experience complemented by 30 years of industry experience in delivery services to predominantly local government clients across New Zealand. Bruce’s approach centres on building and maintaining positive working relationships with clients as well as the development and well-being of our people.
Executive General Manager - Health Safety Environment Community Quality
Mark brings a wealth of experience having spent his career in senior health and safety roles for large multinational businesses. As leader of the HSECQ function across Calibre and Diona businesses, Mark is responsible for delivering a HSECQ Strategy which creates a safe working environment for all Calibre Diona employees. Mark's aim is to standardise HSECQ practices across the business, and will also lead the implementation of a new HSECQ system which will be the cornerstone in reporting, evaluating, measuring and improving Health, Safety, Environment, Community and Quality. Read More
In his professional and personal experience, engagement and collaboration has been central to Mark's delivery of sustainable outcomes on a continued basis.
He is passionate about positively influencing operational executives to assist in implementing safety initiatives, and strongly believes that by focussing on appropriate inputs, long term safety outcomes improve.
An extensive traveller, Mark ensures that goals are achieved and the business needs are met through a demonstrated record of implementing systems and processes across multiple industries and geographically diverse businesses.
Mark uses his valuable insight into people management whilst coaching sporting teams to a state level and continues to apply learnings in his professional life.
In his spare time, Mark is an avid follower of nearly all sports and a self-confessed “sports nuffy” – mainly watching these days. He enjoys cycling, playing golf, reading non-fiction books including biographies of high achievers, and enjoys socialising with friends who share an interest and investment in thoroughbred race horses.