Board Members

Downer Group

Brendan Petersen

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director,
Downer EDI

Brendan has extensive experience in operational management and strategy development within the construction sector. He joined Downer in February 2016 and leads the Engineering, Construction and Maintenance Division which has operations across Australia and major  mining regions worldwide.

Prior to joining Downer, Brendan had a distinguished 27 year career with John Holland. He is committed to safety leadership and developing talented expertise within focused teams to build agile, responsive businesses.

Brendan holds a Bachelor of Engineering Civil (Hons) from the University of Queensland, an MBA from Deakin University and is a member of the AICD, Minerals Council Australian and FIE Australia.