Chief Executive Officer
Brad Rogers was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Bis in December 2015.
Brad has been a key member of Bis’ leadership team since 2008 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director in May 2015. Prior to this appointment, Brad served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer for five years. He has also led the company’s corporate development and commercial functions.
Before joining Bis, Brad was General Manager Corporate Development at GRD Limited, where he was responsible for group strategy, business incubation, corporate finance and investor relations. He also led GRD’s Global Renewables operating business in Australia and Asia for three years. Brad has also worked in management positions in the consulting practices of Mainsheet Corporate and Arthur Andersen.
Chief Financial Officer
Steve Simpson was appointed Chief Financial Officer in May 2015.
Since joining Bis in 2002, Steve has overseen a range of key financial roles across the company. A member of the Executive Leadership Team since 2007, Steve was appointed as Chief Financial Officer in May 2015 having previously held the positions of Divisional Finance Manager, Group Financial Controller and a number of other senior finance positions.
Steve worked for BHP Billiton for 14 years in a variety of senior financial management positions and across multiple commodities including steel, petroleum, iron ore and coal, before joining Bis. Instrumental in establishing the stand alone business capability of Bis Industries following our exit from Brambles, Steve was also a key part of the the recent capital restructure negotiations. Steve has led key Company transactions including the divestment of the Cleanaway business and the acquisitions of the Gulf Group and Powertrans. Steve's financial management was instrumental in the establishment of our Indonesian operations.
Chief Operating Officer
Michael Porter was appointed Chief Operating Officer in 2014.
Known for delivering step change, operational growth, strong financial performance and continuous improvement across our operations, Mike first joined Bis in 1988 as a scheduler.
Throughout his career, Mike held a number of positions across the organisation prior to taking on his current role of Chief Operating Officer for the Australian business in 2014.
Mike has been pivotal in developing and building our customer relationships and subsequently growing our Australian operations through the delivery of customer focused solutions. Mike’s experience continues to be crucial to Bis’ success in establishing new operations, in addition to overseeing the group's current portfolio of operations.
Director of People, Culture and Markets
Karen Bradshaw was appointed Director of People, Culture and Markets in March 2016.
Karen is an HR executive and legal practitioner with over 20 years’ experience in the resources and legal industries. Karen believes that creating a high performing and agile culture will enable our business to deliver our strategic objectives. Leading our People and Culture function, Karen is guiding Bis to create a diverse and inclusive culture that engages our employees to deliver innovative solutions to our customers.
Prior to joining our business in March 2016 as Director - People and Culture, Karen worked at BHP Billiton in a variety or leadership roles for 10 years, including as the Head of Human Resources at BHP Billiton Nickel West. Before this, Karen worked as a Senior Associate in the Employee Relations team at Herbert Smith Freehills.
Leading multi-dimensional human resources functions, Karen is experienced in developing and implementing people-focussed strategies which deliver business efficiency, transform culture and employee engagement, improve leadership and operational performance, and capability.
Director of Operational Services and Sustainability
Scott was appointed Director of Operational Services and Sustainability in March 2018.
As Director of Operational Services and Sustainability, Scott drives the Assets, Procurement, IT, Engineering and Sustainability portfolios at Bis, supporting operational delivery by providing a range of technical and support services. Scott’s role is pivotal to ensuring all our people get home safely every day, for delivering efficiencies within our business and for delivering reliable, innovative and cost effective solutions for our customers.
Prior to joining our business in March 2018, Scott worked in senior executive positions across Australia, the United States and Asian Pacific regions for global mining services firm Boart Longyear, Toll, Thiess and Orica.