Founded over 80 years ago, Acrow has grown from a small local business to a national leader in the construction industry. Our journey is marked by continuous innovation, expansion, and a vision to set the national standard in engineered industrial and construction services.
We don’t wait for change, we create it. We are confident and collaborative. We’ve got the talent to back ourselves to deliver every time. We understand the responsibility we have to keep everyone safe on every project, and we take that incredibly seriously. We are practical, hard working and committed.
Our Vision, Values and Purpose
Our vision is to set the national
standard in engineered industrial and
We are your Smart, Can-do, Partners.
Our core values drive us to embrace change, prioritize safety, and deliver exceptional results while fostering a united and customer-centric team.
We partner with industrial and construction professionals to remove their barriers to success.
The Solution Transporters
Meet the Executives
Chief Executive Officer
Steven’s journey with Acrow commenced in 2013 when he assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer. Before his tenure at Acrow, he held the position of CEO at the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Club, overseeing the inception of a Super Rugby professional team during the startup phase. Prior to this, from 2004 to 2010, Steven played a pivotal role as the Global Executive Director for Recycling at Visy Industries. His extensive experience also includes serving as the Executive Director for Commercial Waste at Veolia Environment UK from 2002 to 2004. With a diverse background in leadership and management, Steven brings a wealth of expertise to his current role at Acrow.
Chief Financial Officer
Andrew became an integral part of Acrow in 2019, stepping into the role of Chief Financial Officer. With a rich history in senior finance roles, Andrew’s career has predominantly revolved around financial service companies, including distinguished positions at Colonial First State, BT Financial Group, SFG Limited, and most recently Thorn Group.
Andrew’s academic foundation is built upon a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, and his professional credentials include being a Chartered Accountant. His extensive experience and financial expertise make him a valuable asset to the Acrow team, ensuring the company’s financial health and strategic growth.
Chief Operating Officer
Matthew embarked on his journey with Acrow back in 2012 and currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer, leveraging his extensive experience. Prior to his current role, he held the pivotal position of National Manager – Engineering.
Matthew is a distinguished academic achiever, holding dual degrees in Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Business (Management) from the esteemed Queensland University of Technology. His professional acumen is further underlined by his status as a Chartered Professional Engineer with the Institute of Engineers Australia and as a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland. Matthew’s deep knowledge and proven track record contribute significantly to Acrow’s operational excellence.
General Manager NSW
Peter became an integral part of Acrow in September 2021, taking on the role of General Manager for New South Wales. His impressive career history includes key positions such as National Operations Manager, National Supply Chain Manager, and Regional Business Manager (covering NSW, Victoria, and South Australia) during his tenure at Bullivants. Additionally, Peter held various leadership roles in Supply Chain across the Australia Pacific region while working at Orica.
With over 15 years of invaluable management experience, Peter’s expertise is deeply rooted in operational excellence and strategic leadership. He holds an MBA from the Australian Institute of Business (AIB), further underlining his commitment to continuous learning and professional development. Peter’s contributions are instrumental in driving Acrow’s growth and success in New South Wales.
General Manager TAS
Colin currently serves as the General Manager for our Tasmanian branches, bringing a wealth of experience to his role. Before joining our team, he held the position of General Manager at Honeywell Business Solutions, where he showcased his leadership prowess.
His impressive career history also includes serving as the General Manager at Visy Industries and as the National Operations Manager at Onyx UK Limited. Colin’s extensive expertise in managerial roles across various industries is a valuable asset to our Tasmanian operations, driving excellence and growth in the region.
General Manager SA
Bill has been a vital member of the Acrow team since 2016, currently holding the esteemed position of General Manager for Acrow South Australia. Over the past 12 years, Bill has garnered extensive experience in management roles within the Formwork and Scaffolding industry. His expertise has been instrumental in the successful completion of projects across South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia, and New South Wales. Bill’s dedication and leadership continue to drive Acrow’s success in the South Australian region.
General Manager VIC
Belma joined Acrow in 2022, assuming the role of General Manager for Victoria. With a diverse and accomplished career, she has held numerous senior positions, including her most recent role as Operations Manager at CSR Masonry & Insulation.
Belma’s academic foundation is rooted in a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering, and her professional journey spans over two decades of manufacturing and operational expertise. Her extensive experience and leadership capabilities make her a valuable asset to Acrow, ensuring the continued success and growth of the company in the Victorian region.
General Manager WA
Conan, with a decade of dedicated service at Acrow, currently holds the position of General Manager overseeing operations in Western Australia. His career journey includes roles such as Account Manager at Rinker Australia (Gnangara Operations) and positions in Sales and Customer Service at OneSteel Reinforcing.
Conan’s academic background is rooted in a Bachelor of Commerce from Murdoch University, further enriched by a Degree in Project Management from Curtin University of Technology. His extensive experience, coupled with his academic achievements, positions him as a key driver of success for Acrow’s operations in Western Australia.
General Manager QLD
Jan became an integral part of the Acrow team in December 2018, taking on the role of General Manager for our Queensland branch. Prior to joining Acrow, he held significant positions, including National Sales Manager at Doka Formwork Australia and General Manager – Formwork at Waco Kwikform.
Jan’s educational foundation is a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, complemented by over a decade of invaluable management experience. His leadership and industry expertise are instrumental in driving success for Acrow in Queensland.
General Manager Sales & Marketing
Jeffrey has been a valued member of Acrow since 2011 and currently holds the position of General Manager for Sales and Marketing. His illustrious career path includes significant roles such as Regional Manager and Director for Atlas Steels in New Zealand, National Market Development Manager at Atlas Specialty Metals, and Market Development Manager at Smorgon Steels Metals Distribution.
Jeffrey’s extensive experience and leadership have made a significant impact on Acrow’s Sales and Marketing division. His insights and expertise continue to drive the company’s growth and success in these critical areas.
Head of People & Culture
Robert became a valuable member of the Acrow team in November 2021, assuming the role of Head of People and Culture. His impressive career history includes senior Human Resource positions at esteemed organizations such as Harsco Corporation, GCC Services, and Webuild Group. Having lived and worked abroad, Robert boasts extensive experience in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
Robert’s academic credentials include an MBA from Charles Sturt University, further complemented by his completion of the Global Leadership Program at SDA Bocconi in Milan. His expertise in the realm of human resources and his global perspective make him an instrumental contributor to Acrow’s commitment to fostering a thriving company culture.
National Manager - Engineering
Evan joined the Acrow team in 2022, bringing his wealth of experience to the role of National Manager – Engineering. With over 15 years of expertise in the design and construction of major infrastructure, Evan’s specialization primarily lies in Temporary Works. His recent career milestones include senior positions as a Senior Construction Services Engineer at ADG Engineers and as a Principal Engineer at Infrastructural Engineers.
Evan’s academic foundation includes a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil and Environmental Management, as well as a Masters of Advanced Engineering in Structural Engineering Design. He has earned the status of a Chartered Professional Engineer with the Institute of Engineers Australia and is also a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland. Evan’s impressive background and professional qualifications make him a key contributor to Acrow’s engineering excellence and project success.
National Procurement Manager
Carl joined Acrow in October 2019, stepping into the role of National Procurement Manager. His career journey is marked by significant achievements, including being a Co-founder and Director of Uni-span Australia since 2001. Before this, Carl served as the Co-founder and Joint Managing Director of Nuform Formwork and Scaffolding in South Africa.
Carl’s academic background includes a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. His extensive industry experience and leadership are pivotal in driving Acrow’s procurement strategies and contributing to the company’s overall success.
National Business Development Manager
Eddie became a valued member of Acrow in 2019, bringing with him an impressive two decades of experience in the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure industry, both in the UK and Australia.
His career highlights encompass significant roles, including serving as the Managing Director of GHI Formwork Australia, National Sales Manager at Uni-span, and various Sales Management positions with Peri Australia and Peri UK Ltd.
Eddie holds a Bachelor of Town and Country Planning Degree from The University of the West of England, Bristol. His wealth of industry knowledge and leadership skills make him an instrumental contributor to Acrow’s success and growth in the Civil Engineering and Infrastructure sector.
National Industrial Services Manager
Jurie became a valuable member of the Acrow Group through the acquisition of Uni-span in October 2019. With over two decades of industry experience, Jurie celebrated his 20th anniversary in 2023, marking a remarkable journey in his career.
Currently serving as the National Industrial Services Manager, Jurie’s past roles within the Uni-span Group have included positions as a Scaffold Designer, Project Manager, and North Queensland Manager.
Jurie holds a Diploma in Business Management and a Diploma in Commercial Construction. His extensive experience and diverse skill set make him a pivotal asset to Acrow, ensuring excellence in Industrial Services and contributing to the company’s continued success.
National General Manager - Screens
Jason is a valued member of Acrow, having joined through the acquisition of Natform in 2018. He currently holds the position of General Manager for Acrow Screens, based in NSW.
Jason’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Engineering in Civil Engineering from Western Sydney University, and he is an active member of The Institution of Engineers Australia. With his extensive experience and commitment to excellence, Jason plays a pivotal role in the success and ongoing growth of Acrow Screens, ensuring the company remains a leader in its industry.
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