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CIF Board Members
CIF Board Members
ROB DAVIES - Chairman
Mr Rob Davies is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Cement Australia. Mr Davies joined Cement Australia as CEO in March 2012. An MBA graduate with a Bachelor of Mineral Technology (Hons), Rob has extensive executive, senior management and operational experience in manufacturing environments, in both New Zealand and Australia. Prior to joining Cement Australia Rob was the Chief Executive of Carter Holt Harvey Wood Products in New Zealand.            


Martin Brydon was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Adelaide Brighton Ltd in late May 2014. Martin trained in electrical and electronic engineering with BHP before completing a Masters in Business Administration and the Stanford Executive Program in the USA in 1998. Martin joined Cockburn Cement Limited as an Electrical Engineer in 1981 and in 1998 he was appointed Cockburn Cement Limited’s Chief Executive Officer.

In 2001, Martin was appointed to the position of General Manager, Strategy and Business Development for the Adelaide Brighton group of companies.In 2005, Martin was appointed to the position of Executive General Manager, Cement and Lime at Adelaide Brighton Ltd and in February 2014 was appointed Deputy Chief Executive Officer. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors (Graduate Member) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management.

ROSS HARPER - Director
Mr Ross Harper occupies the role of Executive General Manager of Boral Cement. Previously National Operations Manager at Boral Cement, Ross joined Boral in January 2006. Ross has over 30 years experience with industrial process industries - including the the energy, pulp and paper and building material sectors. Ross held the role of General Manager, Golden Bay Cement with Fletcher Building before joining Boral as General Manager, NSW Blue Circle Southern Cement. Ross holds a Doctorate in Chemistry from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand and completed the Executive Management Programme at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2001.