Austral Executive Directors
Aaron Turner has over 23 years experience in the construction industry – all of it spent in civil engineering projects involving wharfs, earthworks, dams, and in-ground structures such as pump stations and tunnels. He has gained a broad knowledge of the planning and execution of major infrastructure projects, with all the attendant issues of cost control, labour management, resource management and stringent HSEQ compliance.
Aaron joined Austral in 1999 site managing the majority of our major projects until mid 2002 where he was promoted to Operations Director as the company’s growth continued strongly in the marine infrastructure market along the east coast of Australia. Over the last six years Aaron has led Austral’s expansion into the Pilbara Region of Western Australia working extensively for Rio Tinto delivering a range of civil, marine and building projects. More recently Aaron’s experience and passion for the success and growth of the company, has led to succeeding the role of Managing Director in January 2020.