Decmil’s Leadership Team is focused on innovation, growth and diversification and is made up of a group of talented and driven people who offer an expert wealth of knowledge.
Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer
Dickie Dique was appointed as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Decmil in May 2020. Prior to this, Dickie held the position of Executive General Manager, overseeing our Western and Northern Regions. Dickie has over 30 years’ industry experience covering the mining, modular, civil and residential sectors. He has been a Non-Executive Director on Decmil’s Board since July 2018, and is very familiar with the Decmil business, having held the roles of General Manager and Chief Operating Officer for the Decmil Group until 2011. A registered builder in a number of states in Australia, Dickie’s experience covers the commercial, civil, residential, mining and modular sectors.
Lance van Drunick
Lance van Drunick joined Decmil in September 2019 and is familiar with the Decmil business having previously worked for the Company in senior operational positions from 2008 to 2013. Lance has over 26 years’ experience in the construction and engineering industry having worked on major projects within Australia. Prior to joining Decmil, Lance held the role of General Manager at Doric Construction for five years. As a highly skilled senior manager of construction works within the civil and construction industry, Lance has a demonstrated track record in executive management, strategic business operations, business development, and operational project management. Within Decmil, Lance oversees project delivery and support functions including health and safety, environmental and sustainability and people and culture.
Chief Commercial Officer
Damian Kelliher was appointed Chief Commercial Officer in May 2020 after joining Decmil in October 2018. Damian has over 25 years’ experience and is an experienced commercial leader with a construction industry background. He has a proven track record in delivering and supporting major projects across various market sectors and contracting models. Prior to joining Decmil, Damian held senior commercial roles with CPB (formally Leighton Contractors), including Commercial Director on the Gorgon Project and the role of Executive Commercial Manager – Commercial and Risk for Civmec Construction and Engineering. Damian is a qualified Civil Engineer, and he is a qualified MRICS – Royal Institute Chartered Quantity Surveyor. Damian also has an MBA and a Practitioners Certificate in Mediation. Damian is a Professional Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. He is also a Member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
Chief Financial Officer
Alex joined Decmil in May 2021 and brings with him significant financial, risk management and leadership capabilities, including over 15 years of experience in mining services, construction, and maintenance services across Australia. Alex has an in-depth knowledge of statutory financial reporting requirements, group tax and treasury management, business systems, mergers and acquisitions, and business integrations. Prior to joining Decmil, Alex held senior finance roles at diversified contracting group, NRW Holdings Ltd, an ASX 200 listed company. He has also worked at Grant Thornton in Business Services and Corporate Finance. Alex has been a Chartered Accountant (CA ANZ) since 2006 and has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia.
Alex is responsible for implementation of effective financial management across the Decmil Group in line with our strategy.