The Directors of SPG bring many years of experience working in challenging conditions in remote areas around the world. While both come from different backgrounds, they complement one another due to their different professional experience and skills.
Prior to establishing SPG, Steven worked in senior management roles in the mining sector for 25 years across engineering and mining operations. Peter had a decorated 20 year career culminating as a Squadron Sargent Major in the Australian SAS.
Combining their unique perspectives and experiences, Steven and Peter built the SPG offering on the basis of delivering quality outcomes through meticulous planning, efficient communication, a service-oriented mentality, and hard work.
Steven and Peter are supported by an experienced management team who are experts in their respective fields and committed to taking mobile camps further.
Profiles of Directors and Senior Management are outlined below.
Steven Walsh is Co-Founder and Director of SPG, responsible for all operational aspects of the business. This includes designing, manufacturing and managing SPG’s mobile camp fleet, and ultimate responsibility for planning and managing all camps operated by SPG.
Prior to SPG, Steven spent 25 years in Senior Management positions in mining, mineral processing, process infrastructure and maintenance, holding positions such as Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, Production Consultant and Project Manager.
His diverse career has allowed him to gain valuable experience working throughout Australia and overseas, in locations such as Argentina, Republic of Georgia, Ghana, Guinea, Cote D’Ivoire, Mexico, Fiji, Laos, Thailand and Jamaica.
Peter Green is Co-Founder and Director of SPG, responsible for the day to day management of finance and administration. Prior to this, Peter gained a wide range of experience from careers in the Military and Business.
Peter had a successful 20 year career in the Australian Army, obtaining the rank of Warrant Officer in the Australian SAS. Throughout his career, he gained valuable experience in planning, implementing and co-ordinating demanding and diverse operations, both domestically and overseas. In 2006, Peter was awarded the Conspicuous Service Cross (CSC) for leadership and courage at a Blackhawk helicopter crash.
Peter’s success in the army carried through to his business career. From 2001 to 2004 he owned and operated three House franchises and from 2004 to 2006 owned and operated a supply company. Peter holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, majoring in Accounting and Business Law, from Curtin University.
Sandy joined SPG in 2008 and now holds the role of Procurement Manager. In her role, Sandy is responsible for sourcing and purchasing the best products for SPG clients at the lowest cost. This includes overall responsibility for the Procurement Department and Warehousing at Welshpool, Kewdale and Newman.
Sandy started her career in Finance before moving into Supply and Logistics, where she has held a range of roles both Government and Private Sector. This experience has proven extremely valuable to SPG and its clients. Since joining SPG Sandy has overseen the purchase of SKU’s, including everything from food and beverages through to electric cables, pipes and hoses.
Darren is the Construction Manager at SPG, bringing over 25 years of experience in the building industry. Prior to joining SPG, Darren worked as a carpenter and registered builder across a wide range of industries, including residential, commercial, civil and military. During his time with the Royal Australian Engineers, he constructed a unique range of structures such as bridges and bomb shelters.
In his role as Construction Manager, Darren is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all construction projects, including the manufacturing of mobile caravans. Darren is passionate about Occupational Health and Safety (OH&S) and worked closely with the Directors of SPG to develop company policies in this area.
Darren completed his carpentry qualification at North Warwickshire College of Technology and Art, and building registration course at Central Institute of Technology.
Ron is the Finance Manager at SPG, responsible for overseeing and managing the Accounts and Finance Department. Ron brings eight years of experience in the areas of accounts, taxation and finance, and is recognised as a Certified Practising Accountant by CPA Australia.
Previously, Ron was a Finance and Accounts advisor for a public practice, gaining experience working with businesses of all sizes. At SPG he focuses on accurate and timely reporting of financial data. No easy feat, considering the large volume of transactions SPG conducts on a week to week basis.