Board of Directors

With proven expertise and experience across the construction, engineering, maintenance and service sectors and backgrounds in engineering and finance, the Board is well placed to lead our business to achieve its strategic goals.

Andrew Barclay


Andrew was appointed as Chairman of Decmil in July 2020. Andrew is a former partner of the Perth office of Mallesons Stephen Jacques (now King and Wood Mallesons) with over 30 years’ experience in major projects, mining, banking and finance and insolvency matters.

In private practice Andrew has been involved in significant Western Australian infrastructure and mining projects, and major Western Australian corporate insolvencies. More recently, Andrew has acted as in-house counsel at Fortescue Metals Group and Roy Hill Holdings.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Laws (Hons) and Bachelor of Economics.

Peter Thomas


Peter Thomas was appointed as a Director in July 2020 and currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer. He is an experienced executive in the construction and resources industry with a proven track record in delivering large construction projects, and leading commercial, financial and corporate affairs.

Peter’s experience in the last decade includes CFO, CEO and Project Director roles with Fortescue Metals Group, Adani and Balla Balla Infrastructure (part of the New Zealand Todd Group).

Peter holds an MBA from Harvard, Bachelor Of Economics, Bachelor of Science, AIAA and GAICD.

Vin Vassallo

Non-Executive Director

Vin was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in June 2021. Vin was appointed as Interim CEO in April 2022 and is currently involved in the transition of new CEO Rod Heale, who joined Decmil in June 2022.

Vin has over 25 years of experience in the Australian infrastructure sector, and has previously been Executive Regional Manager for Abigroup Contractors, an Australian infrastructure contractor.

Vin has recently taken the role of Group Executive of Development at Transurban and is an Executive Director at Olla Advisory. Vin holds a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in civil engineering.

David Steele

Non-Executive Director

David was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in June 2021. David has over 35 years experience in the resources, energy and infrastructure sectors globally, having been with Worley for 17 years.

David has worked in Queensland, WA and overseas. He has served as the Regional Managing Director of Asia and the Middle East, and then as Group Managing Director based in Houston, USA. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering, specialising in electrical engineering.