Chief Executive Officer, Association of Australian Dial Before You Dig Services
UTILITY DAMAGE PREVENTION TRENDS AND BEST PRACTICE
Stuart commenced as CEO of Dial Before You Dig (National) in June 2017 after a thirty-year career in local government, including ten years as a CEO. Dial Before You Dig in Australia represents 800 asset owners with assets valued at more than $340 billion and extending over 740,000 km.
Dial Before You Dig provides a national single point enquiry service on utility asset information for anyone planning to excavate. In 2017/18, the service delivered more than 10 million referral notifications and is the essential first step in damage and injury prevention. As the national CEO, Stuart is leading a Dial Before You Dig project to design and develop the next generation of information referral/exchange services to prevent injury and infrastructure damage.
Stuart has expertise in building high performing organisations and has a strong commitment to industry collaboration and partnering to achieve creative responses to changing environments. This includes setting strategic direction for service delivery and continuous improvement across a multi-functional service mix.
Stuart has a Master of Business Management Degree, Graduate Diploma in Management, Bachelor of Applied Science Degree and a Company Directors Diploma. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Management, and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.