Eptec Pty Ltd
Eptec Pty Ltd
John is an experienced senior commercial executive with 29 years of leadership experience gained in Australia, Indonesia and India in the Mining, Infrastructure, Defence, Building & Construction, Telecommunications, Management Consultancy and Asset Preservation & Rehabilitation industries.
His experience commenced with a finance graduate role in the Lend Lease Group of Australia where he spent almost almost 15 years in various financial and legal roles in both the design and construction (Bovis Lend Lease) and life insurance and superannuation (MLC) businesses in that Group.
In 2004, he left Lend Lease to take up the role of General Manager Commercial for Tenix Defence, Australia’s then largest defence company.
In 2007, he joined Thiess Pty Limited (part of the then Leighton Group) as the Executive Manager Commercial for Asia, based in Jakarta, with responsibility for the company’s growth strategy and commercial matters in SE Asia, particularly Indonesia and India. He was with Thiess for almost 5 years.
After returning to Australia and taking a sabbatical, in 2014 John joined Visionstream to lead their financial and commercial strategy on their largest and most challenging project, the $700m rollout of Optus’s 3G and 4G network across Australia.
At the start of 2017 he joined a client focused consultancy, Turner & Townsend as Director, Commercial & Procurement Strategy. He established and led a new capability for their Australian business across natural resources, infrastructure and property sectors providing strategic commercial, contractual and procurement advisory services to clients. Clients he assisted included Transport for NSW on Sydney’s major infrastructure projects.
In late 2017 John joined Eptec Pty Ltd, an experienced contractor specialising in Asset Preservation and Rehabilitation. John’s current focus is providing EPTEC with strategic commercial and financial advice in relation to their largest project, rehabilitating the historic Peats Ferry Bridge over the Hawkesbury River. The project scope includes sand blasting and painting the existing bridge structure and designing and installing structural steel to support new traffic barriers.
John is a results focused commercial and finance executive with a passion for thinking strategically in devising unique commercial solutions and a passion for building long lasting and collaborative business relationships with multiple stakeholders based on trust and a “win win” outcome.
John Fildissis has Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law degrees from the University of NSW in Sydney.