The Board

High performing professionals with a wealth of expertise

Grant Hailes – Managing Director Beveridge Williams

Grant Hailes

Managing Director

Grant has been a Director of Beveridge Williams since 1999 and sole Managing Director since 2013. He has built strong relationships with staff, clients and authorities as well as extensive experience in urban development. 

Grant has been the Project Director for several award-winning projects and is always looking for better ways to add value and to enhance a project for our clients. He is involved in many industry groups, is an active member of the CEO Institute and a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Grant’s passion is in customer service and in optimising outcomes through collaborative relationships. Through structured annual surveys and reviews, as well as regular contact with our teams, clients and partners, Grant strives to ensure all Beveridge Williams clients receive service and support which is second to none. 

Bob Seiffert – Non-Executive Chairman Beveridge Williams

Bob Seiffert

Non-Executive Chairman

Bob is Beveridge Williams’ independent Director and Chairman of the Board. He serves on a number of boards and is a former CEO of the Country Fire Authority, the Civil Contractors Federation and the Knox and Manningham Councils.

Bob brings years of experience and a wealth of knowledge in corporate governance, compliance and risk management.

Peter Toole – Director/Manager Regions Beveridge Williams

Peter Toole

Executive Director

Peter joined Beveridge Williams as a graduate surveyor in Leongatha in 1981. He became a Licenced Surveyor in 1984 and, soon after, opened the company’s Wonthaggi office.

Peter’s professional expertise is in cadastral surveying, rural town planning and project management. Peter has been a part of the company’s management team and a Director for over 30 years. In his current role as Regional Manager for Victoria he ably oversees the management of our 7 offices in rural Victoria.  

Kellie Hassab

Executive Director

Kellie is qualified Surveyor and Registered Planner with a postgraduate qualification in Environmental Studies. Her 22 years’ experience in the development industry is diverse and her surveying background supports a common sense approach to land development solutions that meet clients’ needs and expectations.

Kellie has a passion for sustainable land development. She takes a holistic view of the process, considering the economic, social and environmental needs and implications of every project from inception through to completion. Kellie is a mentor for the Consulting Surveyors NSW and Board of Surveying and Spatial Information town planning workshops, mentoring surveying candidates through the registration process. She is the Consulting Surveyors NSW first female Board member and currently holds the position of Treasurer.  

Andrew Busse – Director/Manager Survey Melbourne Beveridge Williams

Andrew Busse

Executive Director

Andrew is a Licensed Surveyor who joined Beveridge Williams in 1997. His diverse range of projects over 25 years of surveying experience allows him to implement innovative surveying solutions to meet our clients’ needs and expectations.

Andrew currently manages the Melbourne Surveying Division and NSW Region of Beveridge Williams. He became a company Director in 2017 and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Andrew is a board member and past President of Consulting Surveyors Victoria and a board member of Consulting Surveyors National.

Mark Fleming – Director/Manager Engineering Melbourne Beveridge Williams

Mark Fleming

Executive Director

Mark is a Chartered Civil Engineer who joined Beveridge Williams in 2011. He currently manages the Civil Engineering division. Mark is also the current President of the Association of Land Development Engineers (ALDE).

With over 20 years of professional experience in land development and local government, Mark provides detailed advice and guidance to our clients and staff to help in delivering projects of the highest calibre. Mark became a company Director in 2017 and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Michael Doery – Non-Executive Director Beveridge Williams

Michael Doery

Non-Executive Director

Michael is an independent Non-Executive Director of Beveridge Williams and is CEO of the technology company Viatek Services Pty Ltd. He serves on a number of corporate and not for profit Boards.

Previously, Michael was a partner at KPMG and worked with various public companies as a Senior Executive/Managing Director and as a Non-Executive Director.

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