Leadership team


Shane Graham, Executive General Manager

Shane has strong construction industry credentials having spent 30 years in various senior operational roles at some of the sector’s blue chip companies. He has a strong track record of focusing on safety, team and people development and customer excellence together with a passion for business improvement.

Max Arthur, National Sales and Marketing Manager

Max holds a Business (Management) degree and has extensive executive experience across the building products, construction materials and construction industries in general management, sales and marketing, and technical roles. Having managed businesses as both a supplier and an end user, Max has a true understanding of the importance of customer service and the value of strong working relationships.

James McKay, Chief Financial Officer

James is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) with extensive experience in senior finance roles across a number of industries in both Australia and overseas. Since joining Humes in 2004, he has led the Finance Team to focus on simplification of management reporting, continuous improvement in processes and systems and driving financial performance initiatives particularly in the area of working capital management.

Damien Richards, National Operations and Engineering Manager

Damien is a mechanical and manufacturing engineer with extensive experience working in manufacturing, construction and asset management. He has substantial general, operational and project management experience having led businesses and large scale complex projects. This has included all areas of project and program management aided by a Masters in Project Management and post grad business training.

Louise Elks, Human Resources Manager

Louise studied Business (majoring Human Resource Management) before completing a Masters Degree, followed by studies in Change Management at Charles Sturt University. She joined Humes in early 2012 after previously having held a number of senior roles with major Australian companies including Ergon Energy and BHP Billiton.

Patrick Oliver, Regional General Manager Western Region

Patrick has a degree in Construction Management and a Financial MBA. He came to Humes in 2004, with extensive experience in the manufacture of precast and prestressed concrete products for large resource and infrastructure projects in WA. With a strong backrgound in managing large construction projects overseas, Patrick can provide a solution based approach to your construction and infrastructure projects.

Moira Harris, Regional General Manager Northern Region

Moira has a Bachelor of Business and has held a number of senior marketing, commercial, sales and business management roles in the manufacturing and construction sectors in both Australia and the UK, most recently in the Australian Steel Industry. Moira has a passion for the delivery of customer service excellence through quality, innovation and collaboration.

Paul Jackson, Regional General Manager Southern Region

Paul has a Masters degree from Macquarie Graduate School of Management and has extensive experience in the Australian construction industry having worked in the concrete, quarries, technical, admixture and reinforcing steel sectors over the last 30 years. He has held senior management positions in large multi-nationals, and has a proven track record in leading safe workplaces and delivering value across the business.