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Meet the business people who make up our Executive and Board and drive BADGE’s strategy and direction.

Our Leaders 2017-09-04T13:33:56+00:00
Jim Whiting BAppSc (Blg) FAIB
Jim Whiting BAppSc (Blg) FAIBManaging Director
Jim Whiting founded BADGE in 1983. As Managing Director Jim has steered the organisation to become one of Australia’s largest…  privately owned commercial construction companies. In 2016 BADGE was the 174th larges private company in Australia. Jim is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building, the Past Chairman and member of the MBA (SA) Industrial Relations Committee and a MBA (SA) Past President. Within the broader community, he holds positions as the Past Chairman and member of the Sacred Heart College Foundation, a Past Chairman of Aquinas College and a Patron of the Hutt Street Centre. He is also the Chairman of the MRS Harmony Property Group. Jim is Chairman of the BADGE Board.Read more…
Roger Zammit BAppSc (Blg)
Roger Zammit BAppSc (Blg)Chief Executive
Roger Zammit has more than 25 years’ experience in the construction industry, having held a number of project and leadership roles in…  both the public and private sector. Joining the BADGE Group in 2003, Roger initially led the Project Management Division, delivering a number of significant projects across Australia in the food and beverage sector. In 2007 Roger was appointed BADGE SA State Manager, delivering business growth through client service and the development of personnel. From 2009, Roger has been responsible for the management of the BADGE Group, ensuring the organisation is working with synergy to achieve its vision and organisational goals. Roger is a member of the Board of Management.Read more…
Simon Hill BAcc ACA
Simon Hill BAcc ACAChief Financial Officer
Simon Hill has more than 20 years experience working as a Senior Accountant, Financial Controller and Finance Manager. Since joining the BADGE Group in 2000, Simon has overseen the growth of the company’s…  financial systems and finance team to keep pace with growth of the company. Simon is also responsible for the IT function of the group ensuring it keeps up with the growth of the company. As Chief Financial Officer for the group, Simon brings strategic knowledge that is welcomed particularly as an Executive Director of the Board. Simon is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.Read more…
Clint Aird BDes (Ind)
Clint Aird BDes (Ind)Manager - Food and Beverage
Clint Aird joined BADGE in 2006, where his industrial design experience has been a significant asset in managing large and complex…  Design and Construct projects in the food and beverage and aviation sectors. With many years of international experience and a strong appreciation of technical project delivery, Clint leads a team of Design and Construct experts servicing food and beverage and other sectors where there is a high degree of operational complexity.Read more…
Mark Wyatt BAppSc (Cm)
Mark Wyatt BAppSc (Cm)Group Construction Manager
Mark Wyatt has more than thirty years experience in the construction, retail and project management sectors. Mark commenced with BADGE in 1994 and has held senior positions with the Badge Group including State Manager Queensland and State Manager SA. …  Mark, combining his significant project management experience in retail and food processing projects has been instrumental in tendering, winning and delivering various projects ranging from $5m to $60m throughout Queensland, South Australia and other states.
In January 2017 Mark moved to a national role as Group Operations Manager
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Nick Abley BEng (Civil)
Nick Abley BEng (Civil)Group Business Manager
Nick Abley joined the BADGE Group in 2009, bringing with him 15 years’ experience in both the private and public building…  and property development sectors in South Australia. During his term as SA State Manager Nick led the division during a time of growth and has overseen the development of personnel who have gone onto secure management positions within the company. In July 2017 Nick took over responsibility for the Business functions of the Group. He is a member of the Master Builder’s Association SA Council of Management.Read more…
Chris Emsley BApp Sc (Bdg)
Chris Emsley BApp Sc (Bdg)Manager Operations, SA
Chris Emsley has been in the commercial construction industry for more than 30 years as both a contractor and subcontractor and on the client side.…  This experience gives Chris a balanced view of the industry in his role as Operations Manager (SA). Chris joined BADGE in 2013 as a construction manager moving onto Manager Construction and in July 2017 stepped up to the position Operations Manager in South Australia. This role gives Chris day to day responsibility for South Australian operations. Chris is a Greenstar accredited professional.Read more…
Julian Timmis BConstrMgmtEc
Julian Timmis BConstrMgmtEcState Manager WA
Julian Timmis joined BADGE in 2007, and has been in the industry for over 15 years having delivered significant projects in Retail, Industrial, Defence, Education and Commercial sectors around Australia …  Julian has held senior positions with the BADGE Group for 10 years and after performing the role of Manager of Construction for 2 years took the role of State Manager WA. Julian has rapidly established a focused team in our Perth office working with the BADGE organisational values.Read more…
Bradley Watts BConstrMgmtEc, MBA
Bradley Watts BConstrMgmtEc, MBAManager Brisbane
Bradley has nearly 20 years’ experience in the construction industry including senior project roles that have delivered projects across a variety of commercial sectors for…  both private and government clientele. Bradley has delivered contracts under many delivery methods, including Lump Sum, Managing Contractor, Construction Management, Cost Plus and Design and Construct – he has in depth, practical knowledge of construction systems and processes. He joined BADGE in 2008. Bradley moved within the group to the role of Manager Chappell Builders in 2015 and in July 2017 moved to the role of Manager Qld.Read more…
Andrew Lanskey BApp Sc (Cm)
Andrew Lanskey BApp Sc (Cm)Manager Sunshine Coast
Andrew Lanskey has been in the commercial construction industry for most of his working life and has almost 20 years’ of project…  experience across many sectors. Andrew joined the BADGE Group in early 2011 and has held a number of senior project and operational positions. Andrew now leads the Sunshine Coast operation for the group, based in Maroochydore.Read more…

Non-Executive Directors

Bruce Carter
Bruce CarterDirector
Bruce Carter is a chartered accountant who is a consultant at Ferrier Hodgson in Adelaide, a firm he established in 1992. He is Chair of…  the Australian Submarine Corporation, Deputy Chair of Skycity Entertainment Group Limited, Director of the Bank of Queensland Limited and holds other board positions with a number of private companies and government bodies. His outstanding reputation within the business community combined with his knowledge and expertise built over a stellar 30 year career in corporate restructuring and insolvency is valuable to the BADGE Group for business growth.Read more…
Charlie Whiting
Charlie WhitingDirector
Charlie Whiting joined the BADGE Group Board in 2008 after returning to Adelaide from Victoria. He has a sales and management background… , having worked for 30 years mainly within the banking and finance industry. Charlie is currently Manager of Corporate Property Services. He has extensive experience in leading teams to achieve targets and has held senior management roles within several respected multinational companies.Read more…