Beca is pleased to announce that Greg Lowe has taken on a new role as Strategic Growth Advisor from 1 October.
"I am excited about the next chapter of my career at Beca and the opportunities that lie ahead to make an impact on emerging strategic growth initiatives that will enhance our future business," says Greg.
Greg’ initial focus areas will include broadening the ‘Future Energy’ discussion, including major decarbonisation opportunity, renewable energy and alternative fuels. As Chair of Beca Applied Technologies, Greg will also be working with Beca teams on both sides of the Tasman to expand Defence technology systems.
Intending to remain part of the conversation between business and Government, Greg will continue to work on resolving long-term infrastructure challenges by more effective and integrated long-term planning, procurement and delivery models, as well as the role of private financing to advance infrastructure development and help reduce the significant infrastructure deficit.
"As I work on next steps, I am looking forward to using my passion and experience for innovative client solutions and helping people to advance growth opportunities faster to deliver better for our clients in terms of helping them overcome the challenges they face," says Greg.
Prior to this, Greg Lowe was Beca’s Group CEO for 11 years. Before being appointed as Group CEO, Greg was the Australian Managing Director for Beca, prior to which he was the Wellington Regional Manager. Greg specialised as a mechanical and marine engineer. He spent his early career with the Royal New Zealand Navy, at sea and building ships in Australia.
Greg is also the NZ Co-Chair of the Australia-New Zealand Leadership Forum, bringing business and Government together to focus on advancing the Trans-Tasman relationship. He previously Chaired the Business NZ Major Companies CEO Forum for five years and is the Chair of the Defence Industry Advisory Council. He was made an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM) in 1998.
A private dinner to celebrate Greg’s 13.5 years on the Beca BGL Board and 11.5 years as CEO. At the dinner he was presented with a hei toki as a taonga on behalf of the company in recognition of his years of dedicated service.