The Board

Board & Senior Management

Stephen Zurhaar

Non-Executive Chairman

Stephen was one of the Founders of the HVAC/HPS Group of Companies and from the Group's inception up to its sale to Enerflex Ltd (a TSX listed Public Company) in 2005, was actively involved in its executive management, holding different key roles such as finance director, CEO and ultimately, chairman.

Stephen now consults on strategic and change management for SMEs and Private Equity Groups and is also the chairman and founder of the Z Corp Group of Businesses.

Stephen is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Certified Practicing Accountant.

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Steve Dropulich

Managing Director

With over 25 years experience in executive and commercial management roles within the energy and resources sector, Steve most recently held the role of Managing Director/ Vice President of the Enerflex Group, a TSX listed multi-discipline Engineering, Construction, Supply and Service organisation servicing the Oil, Gas and Mining Sectors.

Steve is a Chartered Accountant and member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Peter McMorrow

Non-Executive Director

Peter has over 40 years of project and executive experience and is a respected leader in the infrastructure and resources industries.

Encompassing a wide variety of large and complex infrastructure projects both overseas and within Australia, his industry knowledge extends to all facets of engineering, project identification, winning and delivery as well as management of dynamic, profitable, and long-lasting business operations.

Peter also currently sits on the Board of SRG Global Limited as their Chairman. Peter was Managing Director of Leighton Contractors from 2004 to 2010. Under his guidance, Leighton Contractors expanded considerably with turnover increasing to over $5 billion, and the workforce increasing fourfold to approximately 10,000 employees.

Peter is an advocate for health and safety and brings a strong zero harm vision to both Valmec, and the industry in which it operates.

Stephen Lazarakis

Non-Executive Director

Stephen brings over 30 years of experience in the Heavy Engineering Industry. He was also the Founder and Managing Director of HVAC Queensland Pty Ltd, a company specialising in complex industrial and mechanical contracting services to the Queensland market, until the company’s acquisition by ANZ Capital in 2010.

Having resided in Queensland for over twenty years, Stephen has developed a strong track record in the local engineering industry within its Gas, Resources, Infrastructure and Commercial sectors. Stephen retains a commitment to working with Queensland based organisations by providing the guidance and support required to ensure the development of business principles which incorporate a high level of corporate governance and ethical standards.

Stephen currently holds a directorship role in Steldan Investments Pty Ltd, a national investment group and has previously held District Governor roles with Rotary International.

Stephen holds tertiary qualifications in Mechanical Engineering from University of Western Australia together with Advanced Engineering trade qualifications.

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Vince Santostefano

Non-Executive Director

Vince brings 40 years of operations, development, major projects, and business management experience from the oil and gas sector. 

He has worked in all the major hydrocarbon provinces in Australia both onshore and offshore, having worked for Esso Australia, Beach Energy, Woodside (as COO), and most recently Santos where he held the role of Chief Operations and Development Officer. While at Santos he was part of the executive team responsible for the turnaround of that business.

He is known for his passion for personal and process safety and has a solid track record in driving continuous improvement especially in those areas. He is a Civil Engineer and is a member of SPE.

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Harry Singh

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Harry has over 20 years of experience in the areas of financial and commercial management gained over various industries ranging from mining services, logistics & manufacturing. He has combined his financial ability with strong sense of commercial acumen to provide businesses with commercial guidance and financial stewardship.

Harry is qualified as a Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) and he holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree.

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