Board of Directors

Nicholas Yates

Nicholas Yates

Managing Director (Executive)

Mr Yates graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from the University of Sydney and went on to forge an extensive career in the building services and facilities management industries. Commencing as a site engineer overseeing mechanical services installations, Nicholas then progressed through various management roles within Lend Lease and eventually moved on to become CEO of APP Corporation Pty Limited, Australia’s leading Construction Project Management consulting business. When APP was acquired by Transfield Services, Mr Yates moved into a series of leadership roles within Transfield Services, most recently Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure ANZ. Nicholas sits on the Boards of a number of private companies and was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of BSA Limited on 13 March 2014.

Michael Givoni

Michael Givoni

Chairman (Non-Executive)

Mr Givoni has had extensive executive experience in the business-to-business (B2B) areas of commerce. His particular area of expertise is in Strategy, Business Development and Mergers and Acquisitions. Michael has held senior executive roles in listed companies including Spotless Group Ltd. Prior to his executive career, Michael was a partner in a prominent Melbourne legal Practice. Michael joined BSA as a Non-Executive Director on 23 March 2005 and was appointed as Chairman from 29 April 2015. He holds a number of other Non-Executive Director and Advisory Board roles in prominent privately owned businesses.

Paul Teisseire

Paul Teisseire

Non-Executive Director

Mr Teisseire is a professional independent Non-Executive Director. He spent over 20 years in private practices as a corporate lawyer specialising in business and corporate law with a special interest in corporate governance. He is a Non-Executive Director of Drake Supermarkets Pty Ltd. Paul was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 23 March 2005.

Mark Lowe

Mark Lowe

Non-Executive Director

Mr Lowe was appointed as a Director of BSA on 1 August 2007 upon completion of the acquisition of the Triple ‘M’ Group. Mark brings a wealth of knowledge to the Company from his 30 years’ experience in the installation and maintenance of Air Conditioning and Fire Protection Services. He is a former Director of Construction Information Systems Limited (NATSPEC) and a former National President of the Air Conditioning Mechanical Contractors Association of Australia. Following his retirement from executive duties Mark was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 2 March 2012.

Graeme Barclay

Graeme Barclay

Non-Executive Director

Mr Barclay has extensive experience in executive leadership and strategic development in areas that will bring valuable skills to the BSA board and company. Mr Barclay successfully led all aspects of a major telecommunications group for more than a decade in the role of Group CEO with responsibility for financial performance, strategy, sales, corporate development, international expansion, operations and capital structure.

Mr Barclay also has senior executive level experience within investment banking and accounting businesses, with responsibilities including property investment banking, corporate finance and corporate restructuring.

Mr Barclay is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and is a Chartered Accountant in Scotland and Australia/NZ. Mr Barclay is currently a Director and Non-Executive Chairman of Nextgen Group Holdings Pty Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Codan Limited and Axicom Holdings Pty Limited. Graeme was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 30 June 2015.

David Prescott

David Prescott

Non-Executive Director

Mr Prescott is the founder and Managing Director of Lanyon Asset Management, a value-orientated equities fund manager. He has over 20 years investing and financial analysis experience working for firms in Australia and the UK. He was previously Head of Equities at institutional fund manager, CP2 (formerly Capital Partners).

Mr Prescott has an Economics degree from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and is a CFA charterholder.

Chris Halios-Lewis

Chris Halios-Lewis

Non-Executive Director

Mr Halios-Lewis has over 20 years Accounting and Financial Experience in auditing, public practice and industry. He is currently Chief Financial Officer and member of the Executive team of the WIN Group and Birketu Pty Ltd. Before joining WIN, Chris was Group Financial Accountant at ASX listed Goodman Group. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Accounting degree with honours from University of Wales, College, Cardiff in 1996 and having joined the audit team of Deloitte in 1999, gained ACCA qualification in 2002.

Chris is heavily involved with strategy, business development and acquisitions and is Company Secretary for all WIN and Birketu companies, Illawarra Community Foundation and a number of Joint Ventures with Prime Media. Chris is currently an alternative director for MediaHub Pty Ltd, a joint venture with ABC and a member of the Finance Committee for Free TV.

Chris was appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 2 September 2019