Meet the

Board of Directors

Mr Peter Lancken AM

Non-Executive Chairman
, Acrow Group

Peter has a career spanning over 25 years in a range of executive and director roles in equipment hire, industrial, and real estate companies. He was formerly the Managing Director and Non-Executive Chairman of Kennards Hire Pty Limited.

Peter managed an era of growth spanning two decades at Kennards, with sales now exceeding $450 million from a network of over 200 locations and remains on the Board as a Non-Executive Director. Peter is also a Non-Executive Director of Crimestoppers NSW, and was a Non-Executive Chairman of both Crimestoppers NSW and Propertylink Group (ASX:PLG).

Peter holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from the University of New South Wales, is a Fellow of the Institute of Engineers Australia, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Mr Steven Boland

Executive Director
, Acrow Group

Steven joined Acrow in 2013 and since then has served as its Chief Executive Officer. Steven was previously the CEO of the Melbourne Rebels Rugby Club and was responsible for the start-up phase of a Super Rugby professional sporting team. Previously, from 2004 to 2010, Steven served as the Global Executive Director (Recycling) of Visy Industries, and from 2002 to 2004, Steven was the Executive Director (Commercial Waste) of Veolia Environment UK.

Mr David Moffat

Non-Executive Director
, Acrow Group

David has a career spanning over 35 years in the construction industry, most recently with Lipman for 29 years, prior to his resignation in December 2018. From 2013-2018, David was the Managing Director of the Lipman Group of Companies.

In 2019 David founded Cornerstone (NSW) Pty Ltd, whereas Managing Director, he provides strategic business planning and advisory services to Subcontractors, Head Contractors and Clients within the construction industry.

David brings with him key competencies in Leadership, Construction Management, Innovation and Safety. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Civil) from The University of Technology, Sydney (“UTS”).

Mrs Melanie Allibon

Non-Executive Director
, Acrow Group

Melanie has an extensive background in human resources and operating risk primarily in the industrial services, mining, manufacturing and FMCG sectors.

She has held senior executive roles with Newcrest Mining, Seven Group Holdings, Amcor, Pacific Brands and Foster’s Group with responsibility spanning Australia, USA, Asia and the UK.

Melanie has been a non executive director for the last 8 years and is a member of Chief Executive Women, International Women’s Forum and AICD.

Ms Laurie Lefcourt

Non-Executive Director
, Acrow Group

Laurie has an extensive background in financial, strategic and risk management, particularly in the resources, construction, and infrastructure sectors.  She has held senior management and executive roles across Rio Tinto, Queensland Rail, Sinopec Oil and Gas, and Wiggins Island Coal Terminal.

Laurie has been a non-executive director for the past 4 years and is currently on the boards of Tamawood Ltd (ASX:TWD), Advance NanoTek Ltd (ASX:ANO), and SenterpriSYS Ltd (NSX:SPS).  Laurie is a past member of the Jabiru Town Development Authority and Central Queensland University Council.

Laurie holds a bachelor’s degree in finance and administration, is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia and New Zealand as well as a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Ms Shelby Coleman

Company Secretary
, Acrow Group

Ms Coleman is experienced in ASX and ASIC compliance, providing advice on corporate governance and other regulatory matters for both ASX listed and unlisted companies across a range of industries. Shelby holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Arts from Victoria University of Wellington, and is an affiliate member of the Governance Institute of Australia.