Our Team

Andrew Walter - Managing Director
Founder of the company that bears his name, Andrew has more than 50 years of experience in the civil construction industry. He has been Managing Director of AWC and its predecessor since its inception in 1991, building the business on his long experience in plant operation and civil works, managing projects and overseeing plant and labour resources.
Margaret Walter - Director
Margaret has been a Director with AWC since it was established in 1991 and has over 40 years of experience in the industry.
Elliott Booth - Chief Executive Officer
Having commenced with AWC in 2002, Elliott has more than 35 years of experience in the civil construction industry. He has overall responsibility of AWC’s operations, including business management and development, co-ordination of plant and labour resourcing and training of staff. Elliott is highly respected as a leader and mentor in the civil construction industry and he fully supports AWC staff in furthering their skills and their careers.

Brendan Moore - Construction Manager
Commencing with AWC in 2011 , Brendan has a wealth of experience in a wide range of civil construction projects and is a recognised industry leader. His experience includes major roadworks and bridges, complex concrete structures, subdivisions, dams, irrigation projects and design-and-construct projects.  Brendan has proven leadership skills and the capacity to lead on a wide range of complex civil construction projects and to manage large teams.
Stewart Geeves - Technical Manager
Stewart is highly regarded for his technical and analytical expertise in the civil engineering field.   He has been  with AWC since 1996 and has 30 years of experience in the civil industry.  He is respected in the industry for his knowledge and expertise and his ability to accurately estimate and tender projects.
Stewart's expertise in sustainable road construction has led him to the role of national president of AustStab, the national body for pavement recycling and  stabilisation. He provides technical and project management leadership across projects at AWC.

Charles Cunningham - Project Manager
Charles is an experienced project manager who has developed his skills across a wide range of complex projects since joining AWC in 2012, including for the State Government, councils and private clients. He has extensive experience in civil engineering design, which has given him the ability to efficiently solve complex design issues. His proven experience is highlighted in his record in leading project teams and delivering excellent outcomes. He is also skilled in estimating and contract administration.

Adam McKeown - Project Manager
Adam has been with AWC since 2013 and is well versed in managing large, complex civil construction projects for the State Government, councils and clients in the private sector. Adam has experience in managing major infrastructure, development and earthworks projects and he has proven ability to manage several projects concurrently.

Hayden Allwright - Project Manager
Hayden joined AWC in 2017 and has developed his skills managing the company’s northern projects, including for the State Government, councils and clients in the private sector clients. He has dealt with all aspects of the company’s northern operations and is a very versatile manager. Hayden worked in a variety of roles before joining AWC,  including large irrigation projects and in completing refits of marine vessels.

Christoph Speer - Project Manager
Christoph joined AWC in 2017 and brings a wealth of project management experience and a background in environmental science. His previous roles include working with the Macquarie Point Development Corporation and ESS/TAS Defence. He has strong technical skills in software and workplace health and safety and his training in environmental science has helped boost AWC's commitment to sustainable practices.

Jade Clark - Project Supervisor
Jade is an experienced supervisor with who started his career with AWC after leaving school and has progressed to a highly experienced, capable and skilled site supervisor. Over the years he has overseen many large State Government projects, a number of which have been recognised for excellence in the annual Civil Contractors Federation awards. Jade has proven ability to liaise well with all levels of stakeholders including on-site  workers, superintendents and subcontractors. This highlights how highly he is regarded for his ability to co-ordinate works.

Stephen Harper - Safety, Environmental and Quality Manager 
Steve joined AWC in 2013 from the mining industry. He has extensive experience in safety as well as environmental and quality management. He has played a key role in the development, management and implementation of these systems at AWC and has a keen interest in software solutions. His attention to detail and knowledge of the local and international standards ensures AWC operations follow current best practices.  He is proactive in training, supporting and encouraging staff progress their careers.

Gill Anning - Manager, Personnel and Administration
Gill joined AWC in 2003 and manages the office and the human resources aspects of the business. She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial and administrative field, including with the Australian Tax Office,  in office management in the construction industry as well as finance officer duties in local government and as office administrator in the private sector.

Grant Wardlaw - Workshop Manager
Grant joined AWC in 2002. He is responsible for the overall management of  AWC's extensive fleet of light vehicles and mobile plant.  Grant also shares his insights on new machinery and equipment with the leadership team, ensuring AWC can offer clients innovative solutions and reliable delivery of projects.

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