The Directors

Huon’s directors are professional engineers with extensive careers in civil engineering construction and project management.

Graham Reilly

Graham is one of Huon’s founding directors. Graham has worked in the construction industry for more than 40 years, in Australia and overseas and has held several board positions in the construction and property development fields for the past 20 years.

Graham holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment. He has extensive experience in company and financial management as well as being a company director.  He is a Founding Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers, Australia. He is a Certified Practicing Engineer and an Engineering Executive.

Martin Boyd

Martin is one of Huon’s founding directors. He has earned an enviable reputation for completing difficult and complex projects, while at the same time meeting and exceeding the expectations of clients and consultants.

Martin’s experience working in the mountains is unsurpassed and he is widely recognised and praised for his capacity to deal with unique challenges such as weather, labour and materials sourcing difficulties, tight construction periods, severe access restrictions and very tight environmental constraints.

Martin holds Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degrees. He is a member of the Institution of Engineers, Australia and a Certified Practicing Engineer.

Anisha Sachdeva

B.Eng (Civil), M.Eng (Structures), PhD (Geotechnics)

Anisha joined Huon Contractors in 2010 and became Director in 2015. She is an experienced Civil Engineer, Project Manager and Senior Estimator. Since taking on the role as Director, Anisha has excelled in business management. She works effortlessly across all fields associated with the day to day business objectives, with a focus on continual improvement.

Throughout her time with Huon, Anisha has proven herself as a strong Project Manager, undertaking a variety of projects. These include subdivisions, award winning bridge works, concrete structure projects and a number of civil infrastructure and landscaping projects. She is able to apply her diligence, intelligence and inspiring leadership skills to deliver projects of high quality.

Anisha draws on her extensive academic career and education. Prior to joining Huon, Anisha worked as an Associate Research Fellow at the School of Civil, Mining and Environmental Engineering, University of Wollongong. She holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering & Construction Management, a Masters of Structural & Construction Engineering and a PhD in Civil Engineering, undertaken with a Postgraduate Award by the UK Research Council.

Anisha’s high level of commitment to construction industry is demonstrated through her active involvement in the Civil Contractors Federation (CCF), Master Builders Association (MBA) of ACT, Institution of Engineers Australia, National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Adam Howard

B.Eng (Civil)

Since joining Huon in 2011, Adam has gone from strength to strength and was appointed Director in 2015.  Adam has a vast knowledge across all aspects of construction including project delivery, risk management, business development, programming and financial control.

Adam is a hands-on Director. He has a great sense of responsibility and aptitude to all of his projects and leads by example, offering clients high service and superior outcomes.

As a team player, Adam takes a practical, consultative and outcome based approach to the resolution of issues. Combined with his problem-solving skills, Adam’s analytical style allows him to identify and develop opportunities across all areas of construction.

Prior to joining Huon, Adam worked for the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (now Roads and Maritime Services) where he gained valuable experience in a wide variety of major road projects. This technical knowledge has been combined with excellent commercial skills and a thorough knowledge of Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements necessary for successful project delivery in the new millennium. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Our Team

Our people set Huon apart.

Our core team consists of professional civil engineers, site supervisors, foremen and senior leading hands all of whom have a wealth of experience in a wide variety of civil engineering projects.

Most of our personnel have worked with the directors for many years, some more than two decades. This is a very close team where everyone feels valued for their input and expertise.

Huon Scholarships

Huon has formed an exciting strategic alliance with the University of Wollongong.

Each year we offer an attractive scholarship to a second year civil engineering student interested in gaining significant work experience in the construction industry.

This scholarship has been enthusiastically received by the civil engineering students at UOW because of the invaluable industry experience the student is able to gain with us.

More information

If you would like to investigate the possibility of a scholarship with Huon please contact us.

Huon Apprenticeships

Huon offers apprenticeships at Certificate III level in both Civil Construction (Road Construction & Maintenance) and Civil Construction (Plant Operations).

The vast majority of the training for these qualifications is carried out on the job in conjunction with MBA Group Training. Huon apprentices are employed directly by the company. Because of the flexible nature of the training we are able to award an apprenticeship at any time throughout the year, subject to availability.

If you sign up for an apprenticeship with us we make a commitment to not only provide the training but to provide the widest possible variety of experience and coaching from our senior staff.

More information

If you would like to investigate the possibility of an apprenticeship with Huon please contact us.