Our People

Meet the Team

The Gamuda Australia team brings together years of experience and a passion for innovation and excellence.

Our values

We also believe in creating a high-performance work culture that’s fair and welcoming to all.

We are all accountable for our results and must strive for excellence​

We do what we say, live the values and lead by example ​

We are open to others’ views and opinions and aren’t afraid to discuss, resolve and move on

We actively work to break silos and work together across divisions

We strive to get the best out of our people and actively work with them on their development ​

Take Personal Ownership – we are all accountable for our results and must strive for excellence

Walk the Talk – we do what we say, live the values and lead by example

Adopt Open, Honest Communication – we are open to others’ view and opinions and are not afraid to discuss, resolve and move on

Demonstrate Real Teamwork – we actively work to break silos and work together across divisions

Develop Our People – we strive to get the best out of our people and actively work with them on their development

Take Personal Ownership – we are all accountable for our results and must strive for excellence​

Walk the Talk – we do what we say, live the values and lead by example ​

Adopt Open, Honest Communication – we are open to others’ view and opinions and are not afraid to discuss, resolve and move on

Demonstrate Real Teamwork – we actively work to break silos and work together across divisions ​​

Develop Our People – we strive to get the best out of our people and actively work with them on their development ​

Our senior team

Our senior team

Yew-Weng YEE (Ewan)

Yee joined Gamuda in 2018 and has been working to establish the business in Australia.

“This is an exciting time to be part of Gamuda Australia. We have hired a strong local team and will use our significant experience and balance sheet to contribute to the Australian infrastructure landscape.”

Yew-Weng YEE (Ewan)

Executive Director

Yew -Weng YEE (Ewan)

Executive Director

Yew-Weng joined Gamuda in 2018 and has been working to establish the business in Australia.

“This is an exciting time to be part of Gamuda Australia. We have hired a strong local team and will use our significant experience and balance sheet to contribute to the Australian infrastructure landscape.”

Simon Hussey

Simon has extensive experience in Australia and overseas, working on major projects such as the Sydney Light Rail and Westfield White City in London.

“The people at Gamuda are engineers first and foremost and are all constantly thinking of the ways in which we can do things differently, more efficiently and ultimately better. The work that Gamuda has done across Asia and the Middle East would stand the test of any country in the world and we are here in Australia to form solid relationships with contractors, suppliers and other partners to begin working on major projects.”

Simon Hussey

Project Director
Nils Nutbohm

Nils, who has more than 25 years’ experience in design, has spent a large portion of his career acting as a liaison for overseas companies doing business in Australia.

“Gamuda has both the willingness to collaborate and the technical expertise that make it perfect for many of the complex infrastructure projects across Australia. The in-house capabilities at Gamuda are second to none and I believe we will be here for the long term and leave a lasting legacy in Australia.”

Nils Nutbohm

Head of Design
Sianne Bennett

Sianne looks after everything related to our people, having begun her career in the mining industry before making the transition to manufacturing and then building & infrastructure.

“Gamuda is well-known for looking after its people and having a loyal team. It is a very large company which manages to retain its core family values at heart. Having the right company culture is critical - we strive to provide our people with a work environment where they can grow and succeed. Working with Gamuda can certainly provide this and more."

Sianne Bennett

Head of Human Resources
Richard Petaccia

Richard has worked on major projects across Australia and around the world including the famous ANZAC Bridge in Sydney. He will head up Gamuda’s strategic operations in Australia and lead on major projects.

“Gamuda is in Australia for the long-haul, with a long-term strategy. For us, this involves selecting the right projects and partners as well as hiring good people to supplement the existing talent we already have.”

Richard Petaccia

Operations Manager
Tristan Gerke

Tristan brings significant experience as both a commercial manager and legal practitioner, having worked on major mining, construction and infrastructure projects in Australia and international markets.

“I joined Gamuda because of the great success they have enjoyed in international markets. I’m interested in replicating that success here in Australia by helping to shape the business, culture and risk profile.”

Tristan Gerke

Legal and Commercial Manager
Andy Thompson

Andy has almost 25 years’ experience in the industry and is originally from the UK but has spent the last 16 years in Australia working for tier one contractors.

“Gamuda is here to stay and with the help of the parent company in Malaysia, we now have the autonomy, platform and people to build the business in Australia and contribute to the industry for the long term.”

Andy Thompson

Construction Manager

Yew-Weng YEE (Ewan)

Executive Director

Yew-Weng joined Gamuda in 2018 and has been working to establish the business in Australia.

“This is an exciting time to be part of Gamuda Australia. We have hired a strong local team and will use our significant experience and balance sheet to contribute to the Australian infrastructure landscape.”

Simon Hussey

Simon has extensive experience in Australia and overseas, working on major projects such as the Sydney Light Rail and Westfield White City in London.

“The people at Gamuda are engineers first and foremost and are all constantly thinking of the ways in which we can do things differently, more efficiently and ultimately better. The work that Gamuda has done across Asia and the Middle East would stand the test of any country in the world and we are here in Australia to form solid relationships with contractors, suppliers and other partners to begin working on major projects.”

Simon Hussey

Project Director
Nils Nutbohm

Nils, who has more than 25 years’ experience in design, has spent a large portion of his career acting as a liaison for overseas companies doing business in Australia.

“Gamuda has both the willingness to collaborate and the technical expertise that make it perfect for many of the complex infrastructure projects across Australia. The in-house capabilities at Gamuda are second to none and I believe we will be here for the long term and leave a lasting legacy in Australia.”

Nils Nutbohm

Head of Design
Sianne Bennett

Sianne looks after everything related to our people, having begun her career in the mining industry before making the transition to manufacturing and then building & infrastructure.

“Gamuda is well-known for looking after its people and having a loyal team. It is a very large company which manages to retain its core family values at heart. Having the right company culture is critical - we strive to provide our people with a work environment where they can grow and succeed. Working with Gamuda can certainly provide this and more."

Sianne Bennett

Head of Human Resources
Richard Petaccia

Richard has worked on major projects across Australia and around the world including the famous ANZAC Bridge in Sydney. He will head up Gamuda’s strategic operations in Australia and lead on major projects.

“Gamuda is in Australia for the long-haul, with a long-term strategy. For us, this involves selecting the right projects and partners as well as hiring good people to supplement the existing talent we already have.”

Richard Petaccia

Operations Manager
Tristan Gerke

Tristan brings significant experience as both a commercial manager and legal practitioner, having worked on major mining, construction and infrastructure projects in Australia and international markets.

“I joined Gamuda because of the great success they have enjoyed in international markets. I’m interested in replicating that success here in Australia by helping to shape the business, culture and risk profile.”

Tristan Gerke

Legal and Commercial Manager
Andy Thompson

Andy has almost 25 years’ experience in the industry and is originally from the UK but has spent the last 16 years in Australia working for tier one contractors.

“Gamuda is here to stay and with the help of the parent company in Malaysia, we now have the autonomy, platform and people to build the business in Australia and contribute to the industry for the long term.”

Andy Thompson

Construction Manager
Yew-Weng Yee (Ewan)

Yee joined Gamuda in 2018 and has been working to establish the business in Australia.

“This is an exciting time to be part of Gamuda Australia. We have hired a strong local team and will use our significant experience and balance sheet to contribute to the Australian infrastructure landscape.”

Yew-Weng Yee (Ewan)

Executive Director
Simon Hussey

Simon has extensive experience in Australia and overseas, working on major projects such as the Sydney Light Rail and Westfield White City in London.

“The people at Gamuda are engineers first and foremost and are all constantly thinking of the ways in which we can do things differently, more efficiently and ultimately better. The work that Gamuda has done across Asia and the Middle East would stand the test of any country in the world and we are here in Australia to form solid relationships with contractors, suppliers and other partners to begin working on major projects.”

Simon Hussey

Project Director
Richard Petaccia

Richard has worked on major projects across Australia and around the world including the famous ANZAC Bridge in Sydney. He will head up Gamuda’s strategic operations in Australia and lead on major projects.

“Gamuda is in Australia for the long-haul, with a long-term strategy. For us, this involves selecting the right projects and partners as well as hiring good people to supplement the existing talent we already have.”

Richard Petaccia

Operations Manager

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