Greg Albert – Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer
Greg Albert was appointed Managing Director/CEO of Bisalloy Steels on 4th January 2016.
Greg holds professional qualifications in Mechanical Engineering, International Marketing and also an MBA (New Technology). With his career commencing in Newcastle Australia in heavy equipment design, manufacture, sales and service, Greg has held senior executive roles’ around the world, principally in Asia, Europe and the USA, with industrial market leaders Metso (Finland) and Sandvik (Sweden).
Greg has lived in South Asia, USA, China and in Europe with roles covering leadership, management, sales, services, distribution, manufacturing, business strategy and business development across very large complex organisations and globally diverse cultures.
Before joining Bisalloy, Greg was previously based in Stockholm Sweden as the President of Sandvik Global Markets, covering 23 countries for their mining and construction businesses, and a member of their executive team. His global experience in the acquisition and integration of businesses also includes the establishment of multiple JVs in China, India and new business integration in numerous countries.
Greg is now based in Wollongong, NSW, leading Bisalloy Steels towards reaching its’ full potential as the only Australian manufacturer of Quench & Tempered specialty performance steels.
Luke Beale – Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary
Luke is a commercially-minded strategic thinker with over 18 years of Finance and Management experience. His previous roles include General Manager Finance for CSR Hebel and Velocity, Regional Finance Manager for British American Tobacco Asia Pacific and Finance Director for British American Tobacco New Zealand. Luke’s qualifications include an MBA from Macquarie Graduate School of Management.
Shane Gleeson – General Manager Sales & Marketing
Originally from New Zealand and now an Australian resident living in Brisbane, Shane was Regional Sales Manager East Coast Australia for SSAB from 2005 until 2010, when he became the Australian Director of SSAB and Ruukki, and most recently held the position of General Sales Manager of SSAB and Ruukki Australia, NZ and APAC.
Justin Suwart – Business Development Manager
Justin is a professional engineer
with broad experiences in Business Development, Strategy and Strategic
Management. The bulk of Justin’s career has been in the manufacturing sector,
ranging from FMCG to the automotive industry, working on short and long term projects
with domestic and international customers. Justin has formal education in
Engineering, Strategic Management, Project and Engineering Management, with
specialisation in electro-mechanical systems (robotics) and project control.
Andrew Huckstepp – Head of Procurement, Export & Logistics
With a background in operations, purchasing and logistics Andrew has been Bisalloy’s Production Manager for over 10 years. As the new Head of Procurement, Export & Logistics Andrew continues as a member of the Management team and will be responsible for the leadership and supervision of the all the functional requirements of Green feed planning and supply, Procurement, Exports and Logistics operations. Andrew has an MBA from Charles Sturt University.
Dr. Dake Yu – Technical and R&D Manager
Dake has a Doctor of Philosophy
(PhD) in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Wollongong and
has been working at Bisalloy for over 15 years in several key metallurgy roles.
Dake has extensive knowledge on the composition, behaviour and application of
Bisalloy’s range of grades of high strength steels.