Our People

Dale Kennedy

Managing Director

Dale has been instrumental in the growth of Harris HMC as a leading and successful construction company. Dale is passionate about his vision, and ensuring the company continues to evolve as one of Australia’s Top 1% construction companies. He is committed to his team and supporting them to ensure that they take ownership to deliver what we promise.

Kelly Johnstone

Chief Financial Officer

As a qualified CFO with over 25 years’ experience, Kelly has worked across a large range of industries including FMCG, Agriculture/Processing, Transport & Logistics, Mining, Manufacturing, Processing, Media & Entertainment and Retail Electricity & Gas. Using his strong business acumen and strategic thinking to actively influence and improve the bottom line, Kelly ensures there are robust processes in place to support the day-to-day functioning of Harris HMC.

Geoff Dart

General Manager, Construction

With over 22 years of experience in the construction industry, Geoff has developed a strong set of skills, with the unique ability to identify and minimise risk, while maximising opportunity. Geoff takes a logical approach to his role, which combined with his commitment and determination can be seen in his day-to-day overseeing of the Construction Division operations, including sales and estimating, through to project delivery.

Andrew Headberry

General Manager, Interiors

As the General Manager of the Interiors division, he has been pivotal in ensuring that the business is on track, setting goals for the future and nurturing a team to achieve them. In his day to day, Andrew is heavily involved in the sales process, including direct management of every tender submission and building relationships with key clients.

Travis Lambe

General Manager, Maintenance

Travis has over 18 years of industry experience and with a career that was quickly tracked towards leadership and management. His trade background and intimate understanding of the practicalities and limitations within the industry feeds his ability to provide creative and outside-the-box solutions. Travis leads and manages a team of highly motivated, fun and driven individuals who all bring different skills to the table. He leads by example and expects honestly, trust and ownership from his staff.

James Bader

General Manager, Electrics

James’ professionalism, integrity and level of service, where he is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients, has ensured him a loyal following of clients and repeat business. James has responsibility for the leadership, performance and growth of the Harris HMC Electrics Division. He is actively involved in all aspects of this business. James’ role is highly hands-on, ensuring that the team embraces the vision of the client, driving innovation, best practice and value for money solutions.

Leah Hermassoo

Group Marketing Manager

Highly experienced and skilled across a range of functions, Leah has over 15 years’ experience in marketing, channel management and operations. As Group Marketing Manager, Leah is instrumental in driving the group strategy to enhance client relationships and industry networks. Supporting all divisions of the business through brand positioning, strategic corporate sponsorship and event management and the production of high quality submissions to name a few, Leah is key in maintaining Harris HMC’s Top 1% goals.

Paul Rennison

Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HESQ) Group Manager

With a workforce in excess of 1000 staff members across head office and onsite, Paul is kept very busy ensuring the health and safety of the entire Harris HMC team. With over 10 years industry experience, Paul provides advice and guidance across all HSEQ processes and systems, including the training, awareness, communication and application of continual improvement. He also champions compliance and assurance of prevailing legislation, company policy, standards, client requirements and certifications.