Team Category: Board of Directors

Michael Ferritto

One of McDowall Affleck’s longest serving employees, Michael, joined the firm in 1992 shortly after achieving his bachelor’s degree in engineering. Michael has dedicated his life to building the company into what it is today and he is not only a Principal Civil Engineer, but is the Managing Director. Michael’s exposure to many drainage issues
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Jurrien de Vos

Jurrien founded Deacon Engineers in 2009 specialising in mechanical and structural equipment design. He developed the business to provide design, verification, assessment and engineering solutions for plant, equipment and structures for the mining, water, waste, mineral processing, including OEMs supporting them, that need equipment and support for existing aging equipment and/or design registered plant, with
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Stephen Connell

Stephen became the General Manager of McDowall Affleck in 2006 and started as a Director in 2017. In 2022 he was appointed the Chief Executive Officer. More recently, following the merger with Deacon Engineers to MA Deacon Engineers, his roles also now covers this business. As a professional manager and with a depth of executive
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