Board of Directors


Our leaders live the company values and are accountable for overseeing the company's operations.

Our Board is responsible for the following activities:

  • Governing the organisation by establishing broad policies and objectives
  • Selecting, appointing, supporting and reviewing the performance of executives
  • Ensuring the availability of adequate financial resources
  • Approving annual budgets
  • Accounting to the stakeholders for the organisation’s performance
  • Setting the salaries and compensation of company management

The Civmec Board

James Finbarr Fitzgerald

Executive Chairman

Mr. James Finbarr Fitzgerald was appointed to our Board on 27 March 2012. He is responsible for the corporate direction and implementing the company’s vision and strategic direction.
With more than 34 years’ experience, he has extensive knowledge in civil, structural, mechanical and piping works, as well as insulation and modularisation of structures onshore and offshore.

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Patrick John Tallon

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Patrick John Tallon was appointed to our Board on 27 March 2012. He is responsible for the development and performance of the Group, including building culture and leadership. Over the past 28 years, Mr. Tallon has accumulated significant knowledge and experience in all aspects of the construction industry and has been involved in many major oil and gas, mining and infrastructure projects.

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Kevin James Deery

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Kevin James Deery was appointed to our Board on 27 March 2012. He is responsible for overseeing the ongoing
business operations of the Group’s quality-orientated culture,
compliance and operational productivity. Mr. Deery has more than 20 years’ experience having previously managed structural, mechanical and process piping construction works for major clients.

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Chong Teck Sin

Lead Independent Director

Mr. Chong Teck Sin was appointed to our Board on 27 March 2012. Mr. Chong is currently an independent director of Changan Minsheng APLL Logistics Co. Ltd. and Audit Committee Chairman of AVIC International Maritime Holdings Limited, InnoTek Limited and Accordia Golf Trust Management Pte. Ltd. Mr. Chong has a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Tokyo and a Masters of Business Administration from the National University of Singapore.

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Wong Fook Choy Sunny

Independent Director

Mr. Sunny Wong Fook Choy was appointed to our Board on 27 March 2012. He is a practising advocate and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore and is currently the Managing Director of Wong Tan & Molly Lim LLC. He is also an independent director of China Medical (International) Group Limited, Excelpoint Technology Ltd., Mencast Holdings Ltd., InnoTek Ltd. and KTL Global Ltd. Mr. Wong holds a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the National University of Singapore.

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Douglas Owen Chester

Independent Director

Mr. Douglas Owen Chester was appointed to our Board on 2 November 2012. He is an Independent Director and Audit Chairman of Stamford Land Corporation Limited and Lead Independent Director of Kim Heng Offshore & Marine Holdings Limited. Prior to this appointment, he held the role of Australia’s High Commissioner to Singapore. Mr. Chester holds a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the Australian National University.

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