Peter Bennett | CEO & Managing Director 

Peter Bennett (B.Eng (Mechanical)), was appointed as CEO of Clough on 1 February 2016, bringing over 30 years of international experience in the energy and infrastructure contracting service sector.

His experience spans contracting business process, operational, and corporate leadership. Peter has been instrumental in the diversification of Clough as a respected engineering and construction business serving the energy, infrastructure and resources industry in Australia Asia Pacific and North America.

Peter commenced his career as a graduate mechanical engineer with CB&I in Australia. During his 26-year tenure, Peter progressed through a diverse range of roles including engineering, project management, business development, operations management, corporate function management and general management.

Prior to joining Clough, Peter was President, Oil & Gas International for CB&I, based in The Hague.

Peter is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is currently Chair of CEOs for Gender Equity.

Brent Maas | Chief Financial Officer 

Brent Maas was appointed Chief Financial Officer for Clough’s global operations on 1 September 2022.

Brent re-joined Clough at the beginning of 2021 as Vice President, Services Australia and Asia Pacific, bringing with him over 20 years of experience in the engineering, maintenance, and construction industries for the resources, energy, utilities and defence industries, with a prominent background in finance. 

Over his career, Brent has worked in senior roles including Chief Financial Officer, Director of Finance and Operations, and General Manager, overseeing and managing various corporate and project teams.   

At Clough, Brent has been responsible for the growth and management of the Clough’s Brisbane and Papua New Guinea operations, which holds a long-standing and strong reputation for Clough, as well as the consolidation of Clough’s Asset Services business, e2o.   

Prior to joining Clough, Brent was General Manager Finance for UGL, based in Melbourne.

Brent is recognised as a people developer and cultural change agent and is passionate about safety, indigenous engagement, and the power of diversity in the construction industry.

John Galvin | Executive Vice President, Australia & Asia Pacific

John leads and oversees Clough’s APAC Operations. His responsibilities include the safe and profitable delivery of projects, people management and development, risk identification and management, business development and strategy, and adherence to the Clough way.

John is devoted to fostering a workplace the embraces and champions diversity with a strong focus on gender equity, indigenous engagement, reconciliation, talent development and mentoring. In 2017, John was awarded the Women in Resources Champion award for his contributions in supporting diversity.

He is also passionate about delivering initiatives and business improvements which focus on supporting and empowering our project teams.

Before joining Clough in 2018, John worked extensively in the construction industry across all facets of large-scale multidiscipline projects in Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Malaysia. From site engineer and senior project manager, to leading operational business units, and senior corporate executive and director roles, his breadth of knowledge and experience supports and inspires Clough’s projects and people.

Roberta Selleck | Head of Health, Safety, Security, Environment

Roberta Selleck (BSc, Grad Dip Environment Impact Assessment, Education, OH&S), is an HSSE professional with over 20 years’ experience in senior HSSE manager roles across the resource sector. She has held roles in the oil & gas and mining industries, both site and corporate based.

Roberta joined Clough in August 2013 in her current role to support the design, development and implementation of Clough’s HSSE improvement strategy. Significantly, this has included developing the Clough Major Accident Prevention Program to address high risk construction activities undertaken by Clough.

Prior to joining Clough, Roberta was the HSE Manager for the FMG Solomon Operational Readiness team which included the introduction of autonomous hauling strategy for mining at Solomon.

She has a Bachelor of Science along with Graduate Diplomas in Environmental Impact Assessment, Education, and Occupational Health and Safety.

Cynthia Calderon | Head of Corporate Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement

Cynthia is responsible for the Group’s communications, branding, marketing, and stakeholder engagement, globally. Her passion for sustainability, gender equity, and corporate social responsibility, is embedded in the work she does across the business. She has been instrumental in the implementation of related company-wide initiatives and projects.

Prior to joining Clough in 2016, Cynthia worked in marketing, communications and sales/business development roles across the energy, construction, engineering, consulting and not-for-profit industries.

Jing Leong | Chief Business Integration and Security Officer 

Jing is responsible for everything with an electrical pulse, including the management and navigation of current and new technologies, the Group’s cyber security, and the protection of its data.

His depth of knowledge into the vast world of technology empowers the organisation by streamlining processes and removing the barriers between technology and our people. Underpinned by his commitment to sustainability and modern energy, Jing has driven Clough’s digital transformation which continues to evolve with new technologies every day.   

Before joining Clough in 2017, Jing worked in a variety of technology roles across the software development, IT hardware, banking, construction, retail, and real estate industries.

Martin Welsh | Managing Director, Booth Welsh 

Martin is Managing Director of Booth Welsh, an engineering technology company, acquired by Clough in 2014.  

Martin has led the growth and evolution of Booth Welsh since 2008 to become a multi-discipline engineering services company working globally across a diverse range of sectors. Having built a strong and loyal client portfolio across many industries, Martin is passionate about driving value through enhancing our engineering services with digital technology and showcasing benefits for all sectors.  

Martin is a regular speaker at future-focused industry events both in the UK and overseas. He is a self-confessed ‘gadget geek’ and is an early adopter of new technologies, always looking to find the next disruptive innovation.