Group Chief Executive Officer
Group Chief Financial Officer
Bachelor of Engineering (Civil),
University of Western Australia
FIE Aust, CPEng., MemIEHK, FTSE
Hamish Tyrwhitt was appointed in November 2016 as Group Chief Executive Officer of the Arabtec Group. Since April 2016, he holds the position of Group Chief Executive Officer of Depa Limited, one of the world’s leading providers of interior solutions. He is also a Non-Executive Director of Design Studio, Singapore’s leading premier furniture manufacturer, interior fit-out and product specialist, a position he has held since June 2016 as well as a Director of Jordan Wood Industries PSC, a listed Jordanian company which manufactures office and household furniture. Mr. Tyrwhitt has three decades of senior leadership experience in the global engineering and construction sectors. Most recently, he was CEO of Asia Resource Minerals Plc, a coal mining company listed in London. Prior to this, he was CEO of Australian Securities Exchange-listed Leighton Group (now known as CIMIC Group) with annual revenues of around USD20 billion and operations in more than 20 international markets. In his previous roles, Mr. Tyrwhitt supervised the delivery of numerous multi-billion dollar projects and, as Managing Director for Leighton Asia, he ran the business across Asia, based out of their headquarters in Hong Kong.
Bachelor of Business, Monash University
Peter Pollard was appointed in April 2017 as Group Chief Financial Officer of the Arabtec Group. For the past fifteen years, Peter has held executive CFO roles partnering with CEOs in developing and supporting complex geographically spread businesses. The industries covered engineering and construction, infrastructure services, property development, PPP’s, telecommunications, mining, oil & gas, in Australia, Asia, India and the Middle East. Mr. Pollard joined the Group from Serco Group where he served as Managing Director of the Hong Kong business. Prior to joining Serco Group, Mr. Pollard held various posts as Chief Financial Officer in the construction and property sectors; notably as Chief Financial Officer for Leighton Contractors Pty Limited (now trading as CPB Contractors Pty Limited), he played a major role in the company’s successful five-year turnaround plan to stabilise, diversify and grow the business.