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We’re a team of passionate and capable people committed to using our talents in an engaging and helpful way.

  • Supervisory Board

    Andrew Lardner
    Director and General Manager

    Andrew co-founded LGM Industries with two close friends in July 2009 armed with their shared values of quality workmanship, hard work, drive and determination. After ten years of strong growth, Andrew recognised the potential to bolster the companies capabilities and reputation by expanding the LGM Industries Senior Leadership Team. As Director and General Manager, Andrew’s focus is providing strategic direction and guidance to the Management Team, while also ensuring the business remains true to the ethos and values that laid the foundation for LGM’s success.

    David Kaestner
    Supervisory Board Member

    David has over forty years of experience in leadership and management having held numerous senior-level roles with major international engineering and construction companies predominantly in the oil and gas sector. His recent focus has been using his strategic leadership and drive to help successful early-stage SMEs to develop meaningful, sustainable strategies and implement these through alignment of talented personnel striving to deliver exceptional results. At LGM he is providing this leadership and driving the alignment of LGM people and their behaviours to a clear, purposeful and relevant vision for the long-term support of our customers.

    Andrew Holborn
    Chief Financial Officer

    Bachelor of Commerce, Australian Chartered Accountant

    Andrew is a CA with over 30 years of experience in commercial and financial management – primarily in the engineering and construction industries where he has held key Finance Director or CFO roles. He joined LGM in 2018 to assist in its next stage of growth and development through the implementation of strong financial and commercial controls and improvements in systems and processes. He also provides the financial oversight for the LGM business focusing on the integrity of our financial systems, statutory compliance and the commercial and legal interface with our clients and service providers.

  • Management Team

    Andrew Lardner
    Director and General Manager

    Andrew co-founded LGM Industries with two close friends in July 2009 armed with their shared values of quality workmanship, hard work, drive and determination. After ten years of strong growth, Andrew recognised the potential to bolster the companies capabilities and reputation by expanding the LGM Industries Senior Leadership Team. As Director and General Manager, Andrew’s focus is providing strategic direction and guidance to the Management Team, while also ensuring the business remains true to the ethos and values that laid the foundation for LGM’s success.

    Andrew Holborn
    Chief Financial Officer

    Bachelor of Commerce, Australian Chartered Accountant

    Andrew is a CA with over 30 years of experience in commercial and financial management – primarily in the engineering and construction industries where he has held key Finance Director or CFO roles. He joined LGM in 2018 to assist in its next stage of growth and development through the implementation of strong financial and commercial controls and improvements in systems and processes. He also provides the financial oversight for the LGM business focusing on the integrity of our financial systems, statutory compliance and the commercial and legal interface with our clients and service providers.

    Ben Dorant
    Operations Manager

    Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Hons), Diploma of Education, MBA

    Responsible for LGM’s operational performance, Ben’s technical expertise and business development experience combine. As an experienced mechanical engineer with a strong background in construction engineering, fabrication and project management, Ben also possesses an in-depth understanding of our marketplace, our clients, and our capabilities. This sharpens LGM’s ability to identify, develop and execute opportunities which are a good fit for our business and where LGM best delivers exceptional value to our clients. Ben is a strategic thinker attuned to the drivers for a strong workplace culture and a champion for continuous improvement across the business.

    Grant Cooper-Sims
    Estimating Manager

    Grant’s estimating and tendering expertise is strengthened by over fifteen years’ experience as a trade qualified boilermaker. Grant draws on his understanding of fixed plant maintenance, major construction projects and workshop fabrication to gain a sound appreciation of each clients’ requirements.

    Grant is client and solutions focussed, with an unwavering commitment to unpack and resolve technical and commercial challenges. His understanding of the Western Australian industrial sector and our client base, further supports his ability to identify opportunities that are well-aligned to our capabilities and where LGM can best deliver for our clients.

     

    Emma Clark
    Human Resources Manager

    Emma joined LGM after ten years in recruitment and labour-hire. As a member of our management team, she provides insights from a HR perspective that support both management and staff in achieving our organisational goals. She is responsible for the development and implementation of all LGM’s HR processes. Effective identification and onboarding of talented personnel is a vital part of LGM’s business model and Emma provides the framework and direction for achieving this. She and her team work closely with our line managers to ensure that projects teams are properly resourced and lead with appropriately qualified and inducted individuals. Emma also oversees LGM’s training and apprenticeship management which underpins the ongoing development of our staff.

    Niomi Hurley
    HSEQ Manager

    Bachelor of Business HR Management and Bachelor of Arts: Psychology. Diploma qualifications in Work Health, Safety, Quality Auditing and Leadership and Management.

    Niomi’s qualifications, experience and energy come together as she champions and embeds Health, Safety, Environment and Quality across LGM Industries operations and culture. With decades of experience working in HR and managerial roles across various industries, Niomi unites teams and empowers individuals to help them step into their most confident selves.

    Niomi partners these traits with a proactive and systems orientated approach that reduces incident likelihood and problem solving and investigation skills that result in prevention of recurring incidents.

    Sonya Patterson
    Finance Manager

    Sonya possesses twenty years’ experience in office administration, a decade of which has been gained within the construction industry. Joining LGM Industries in 2012, Sonya has a comprehensive understanding of the organisations administrative and financial functions, which enhances the support she provides to the Chief Financial Officer. Sonya’s knowledge, diligence and professionalism also underpin her role overseeing payroll, accounts, information technology and corporate administration.


Interested in joining LGM? View our current vacancies, or get in touch to speak to our HR team.