Our People

Greg Hutchinson, Chief Executive Officer

Greg Hutchinson

Chief Executive Officer

Greg Hutchinson brings over 20 years  industry experience in the engineering construction industry across infrastructure, resource and energy sectors, in Australia and internationally to his role as Cape’s Chief Executive Officer.

As CEO, Greg is responsible for leading the business in accordance with Cape’s strategic plan, and our operational and capital budgets.  He is a proven leader with a focus on creating sustainable success for our clients through fit-for-purpose planning and constructive consultation.

Prior to taking on the CEO position at Cape, Greg was Cape’s Chief Operating Officer (COO) and has lead Cape’s day-to-day business operations since 2018. Greg has also held senior roles with BGC Construction, NRW,  Ertech (FormAction).

Throughout his career he was responsible for the performance of numerous construction projects, some with budgets in the hundreds of millions.  These include the design and construction of a major highway extension, the diversion of water and flood protection for a mine site, airport refurbishment and the construction of major workshops.

Greg’s path to these positions was built on solid engineering and management qualifications, and time spent in diverse roles.  These include being a board member, a Senior Project Engineer in London and lead roles as an Estimator.

As our CEO, Greg has a clear vision for the future direction of Cape, which is focused around the sustainable success of your business.

 

Chris Byers, Chief Financial Officer

Chris Byers

Chief Financial Officer

Chris Byers is a chartered accountant with more than a decade’s finance experience across a diverse range of sectors including mining services, financial services, property and health.

As Chief Financial Officer, Chris is responsible for the finance and IT functions at Cape. Chris’ mantra is that Finance is a service centre that is truly successful when key stakeholders receive accurate and timely financial information in a manner that adds value to the business.

Prior to joining Cape in 2015, Chris worked with a number of high profile mining services organisations with annual turnovers in excess of $100 million and order books approaching $2 billion.

He is a specialist in financial reporting and cashflow management for complex businesses. Over the course of his career he has redesigned processes and structures to improve reporting and payments, streamlined cash flow forecasting and has also worked with closely with major investment banks to secure external funding for acquisitions and growth projects.

The role Chris plays in ensuring the ongoing strength of Cape cannot be understated. His track record of success and focus on managing and improving the financial health of the business ensures that Cape is able to provide first class services to its clients today, tomorrow and well into the future.

 

Phil Scott, General Manager People & Process

Phil Scott

General Manager People & Process

With almost 15 years of Human Resources, Business and Management experience, Phil brings with him proven success in a number of senior positions with a demonstrated capability in driving organisational change, building high performing teams and executing strategic plans.

Phil’s diverse and extensive experience includes working for the Lionel Samson Sadleirs Group, where he worked across all areas of Human Resource Management, Compliance and Safety and was an active member of the Groups Executive Leadership Team.

Prior to joining CAPE, Phil also worked for Brookfield owned LINX Cargo Care, providing support to the leadership staff through consistent guidance and coaching on a number of complex Industrial relations matters.

As the General Manager of People and Process, Phil will lead the delivery of best practice solutions that empower our employees and leaders to deliver on organisational objectives.

Kelvin Kennard, Workshop and Crushing Manager

Kelvin Kennard

Workshop and Crushing Manager

Kelvin has a wealth of experience in the Mining industry having spent the last 16 years in senior positions within Crushing, Screening and Mining Construction.

Throughout this period Kelvin held numerous positions within the mining industry in Western Australia. These include Crushing Supervisor, Site Supervisor, Mine Manager, Project & Construction Manager positions.

Kelvin brings a strong leadership presence that encourages compliance, employee satisfaction and high retention rates. Kelvin encourages career development of staff, holds high safety expectations and accountability which align with Cape’s RIPPA values