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Dave comes to us with a successful and highly regarded reputation as a quality leader in the integrated facilities management space. He has spent 30 years delivering innovative solutions, establishing long term relationships, and building high performing teams across large scale commercial sectors including defence, social housing, education and all levels of local, state and federal government.
His extensive experience includes senior positions with our parent company Serco, enabling Dave to have a sound understanding of the culture and diversity within the business.
Dave holds an MBA and is a qualified accountant. His formal qualifications perfectly compliment his astute business acumen and business track record delivering and exceeding business targets, team development, and implementing highly effective communication strategies.
“I know that Facilities First has built their reputation on the highest level of customer service. I’m proud to have joined such an organisation,” Dave says.
Dave outlined the potential for sustained improvement across the commercial cleaning and education portfolio. Developing engaged and motivated teams, further evolving existing stakeholder relationships whilst nurturing emerging opportunities are areas where his passion and heritage have a significant impact.
“With a reputation in the marketplace that is second to none, the future of Facilities First knows no bounds.”
As an expert communicator, Dave has the confidence and decisiveness to motivate team members, engage stakeholders, and boost business performance. Building effective stakeholder relationships is one of the most important aspects of his role at
Facilities First. Managing and maintaining positive relationships with clients is integral to the success of any business, he believes. Understanding clients’ needs and delivering a quality solution – reliably and efficiently – is the key to success.
A family man with three children, Dave believes in the importance of team-first attitudes, living by the core values of the business and being a supportive leader with a focus on exceptional customer service and delivering outstanding solutions for our clients.
“It is the focus on care that resonates throughout the business and keeps everybody motivated to perform at their best. It is so satisfying working in an environment where people work by the standards that the business advocates. It is one thing to say it, however, seeing the collective teams embrace the core values in everything they do is hugely rewarding.”