Board Members


Peter Salveson

Chief Executive Officer,
Hansen Yuncken

Peter accepted the role of CEO for Hansen Yuncken in late 2016, steering the future of one of Australia’s largest privately owned construction firms.

Throughout his two decades of service at Hansen Yuncken, Peter has held multiple management roles, including as South Australian Operations and State Manager. Peter’s accessible management style is informed by this wealth of operational and project experience, equipping him with an in-depth understanding of the business that has secured Hansen Yuncken’s continued success under his leadership.

Peter has also served in senior management on a series of highly successful social infrastructure projects, most notably, Development Director the $1.85 billion New Royal Adelaide Hospital, Australia’s largest and most advanced health facility. Prior to this he was the Senior Executive for the Lyell McEwin and Queen Elizabeth Hospital redevelopments, Adelaide Airport New Terminal and the upgrade of Adelaide Entertainment Centre.

As a four-time recipient of the Australian Institute of Building’s Professional Excellence Award. Peter is held in high esteem throughout the industry, and his personal integrity and passion for good business has earned him trusted relationships with a wide range of the company’s public and private sector clients. Peter has held offices in a number of industry boards and associations including the Master Builders Association of SA, the Long Service Leave Board, the Major Projects Industry Participation Committee, the Construction Industry Forum and Construction Benefit Services.