• Group Management
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  • Management Team

Group Management

Noel Kerr

Managing Director & Group CEO

Noel was the founder of Bothar Boring in the late 1980's and CEO of Diversified Construction Corporation Pty Ltd (DCC), an oil and gas pipeline construction and maintenance business which operated across Australia. Following the merger of DCC with the publicly listed Walter Mining Ltd in late 2005 the merged entity was floated in December 2006 as WDS Ltd. As CEO of the oil and gas business division of WDS Ltd Noel drove his segment of the business to an annual turnover in excess of $200 million. A natural entrepreneur who loves innovation, and growing business he has over three decades of experience in business ownership and in all facets of trenchless installation in Australia, the Middle East and Europe.

Tony Guinan

Executive Director & Group COO

Tony began his relationship with Bothar Boring in 1993. Tony has played a pivotal role in the growth of Bothar Boring during his 25 years of service with the Company. His industry knowledge and technical understanding has helped to drive Bothar's growth and expansion to be one of Australia's leading trenchless installation providers.
With extensive experience in the oil, gas and trenchless tunnelling Tony has been instrumental to the Company in driving major innovations in trenchless technology and has directly managed various large-scale projects throughout Australia, the Middle East and Africa.

Andrew Wright

Finance Director

Andrew joined the company in June 2013 through his position as head of Mergers and Acquisitions at Petroserv Limited. He was appointed the Finance Director of the Company in October 2015 and is a member of the Board of Directors.
He comes with a strong background in financial reporting, strategy including equity raising, mergers and acquisitions.
Andrew is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK), the Institute of the Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (UK) and Corporate Governance Australia. He is an associated member of CPA Australia and a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He holds a post graduate diploma in advanced accounting and completed his articles in auditing at BDO in Johannesburg, South Africa.