Peter was Executive Chairman of Hansen Yuncken Pty Ltd from 2010 – 2012
After successfully completing three years of the Building Diploma course at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Peter joined Hansen Yuncken in Victoria in 1972 where he has held a number of senior positions in the company prior to his current retirement from the company after 40 years of service.
In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Peter oversaw the national strategic and focused growth of Hansen Yuncken, and has been instrumental in it achieving its status as a major national construction business.
He has been committed to further advancing Hansen Yuncken through ongoing training and recruitment of staff; further development of procedures and systems; maintaining a culture focused on client satisfaction and the ongoing development of building related services.
During his 17 years as CEO he was instrumental in growing the company to be the 27th largest national private company and the largest private commercial builder with a turnover of $1.2 billion and a balance sheet of $140 million.
Peter has considerable industry experience having been involved in projects and operations across Australia. He has also contributed to the development of the construction industry through his involvement in a number of industry related associations. In 2008 he was made a life member of the South Australian Master Builders Association in recognition of service to the industry over many years.
Other positions held:
- Chairperson ACCI Small Business and Services Industries Committee
- Director United Super Pty Ltd (CBUS)
- Chairman CBUS Investment Committee
- Director & National President Master Builders Australia
- Director Mortow No 8 Pty Ltd
- Chairman Whitehall Flats Pty Ltd
- Life member of the South Australian Master Builders Association