Executive Team

Executive Team
David Riches

David Riches

Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer

Mr Riches is the founder of GenusPlus and is a third generation recognised expert in the electrical contracting industry. He has presided over the business with a track record of year on year successful growth, generated through his leadership and strategic planning.

Mr Riches offers a wide range of experience in strategy, leadership, planning, design, and management having continually delivered challenging and difficult projects within time and budget. He is held in high regard by clients, competitors, employees and subcontractors.

Damian Wright

Damian Wright

Chief Financial Officer & Company Secretary

Mr Wright joined Genus in April 2018 and has over 20 years’ experience in senior management of public and private companies.

He is an experienced financial and corporate executive with a broad understanding of all aspects of accounting, finance and corporate governance having worked in the mining services and funds management industries, including CFO and Company Secretary for ASX listed entities and managed investment schemes.

Mr Wright was formerly company secretary of Viento Group Ltd and VCS Civil & Mining Pty Ltd, and is a Fellow of both CPA Australia and the Governance Institute of Australia.

George Lloyd

George Lloyd

EGM - National Business Development

Mr Lloyd is the founder of Proton Power (a subsidiary of GenusPlus) and a Shareholder in GenusPlus. Proton Power was incorporated in January 2017 and quickly established itself in the power infrastructure market providing services to mining, oil and gas and utility companies throughout Australia.

Prior to Proton Power, Mr Lloyd was Energy Manager at Kiewit Australia focussing on large scale electrical instrumentation controls projects and power generation projects throughout Australia.

Previous to this Mr Lloyd was tasked with delivering large scale E&I projects throughout Australia for Kent E&C now known as SNC Lavelin. Mr Lloyd provides a wealth of knowledge and expertise across the full range of the Genus businesses. He has a strong focus on the Group’s strategy, growth and business development.

Hasan Murad

Hasan Murad

EGM - Commercial

Mr Murad joined Genus in September 2018 and has over 35 years’ experience in the construction industry which have been honed across a wide range of high profile, multibillion-dollar projects within the power, marine, dredging, rail, mining and major LNG related infrastructure sectors.

With a unique blend of commercial acumen, legal practice and engineering knowledge, Mr Murad was head of infrastructure business at Qatar Petroleum/North Field LNG which included being accountable for infrastructure projects including almost USD 8 billion expenditure on port expansion, common cooling facilities and LPG tank farm common areas.

Mr Murad was an advisor to South Australian Government – Department of Transport on contracting strategy to rail electrification Project worth $2.5 billion, the claims and contracts manager for Flour/SKM Joint Venture and more recently Area Manager (Contracts Delivery) for Western Power responsible for the delivery of all major projects including transmission lines and substations, including $180 million 330kV line substations.

Mr Murad is recognised for the high standards and ability to manage and close out construction contracts, claims and disputes. He was listed as an expert within Thomson Reuters panel of experts in construction claims. Mr Murad has a Diploma of Engineering, Bachelor of Law in Australia and Lebanon and is a member of the Society of Construction Law Australia.

Mike Green

Mike Green

EGM - Corporate Services

Mr Green joined Genus in May 2015 and has over 20 years’ experience in senior management of public and private companies. He is an experienced financial and corporate executive with a broad understanding of all aspects of accounting, finance, IT and HR having worked in the mining services and other industries.

Mr Green has worked in senior finance roles in various companies including Coca-Cola Amatil, Qantas and Leisure & Allied Industries. Mr Green is a Fellow of both CPA Australia and the Governance Institute of Australia.