Management Team

Mr Gavin McGuire

Managing Director

Gavin brings 20 years experience in the mining sector, spanning most regions across the state.

He is a Nyungar man from the Ballardong Country. Gavin entered the industry at age 17, as a licensed plumber/gas fitter contractor and has had experience across the residential, construction, mining and industrial sectors. He is proud to lead Koormal Group as an indigenous owned business, bringing capability and culture together.

Mr Steven Derrick

General Manager

Steven is the founding Director of Bodmec and has over 29 years experience in the mining, construction and Mechanical repair industries.

Steven entered the industry at age 15 and completed his apprenticeship at Worsley Alumina Boddington Bauxite Mine. Prior to starting Boddington Mechanical in 2009, Steven worked across the Pilbara and goldfields with Rio Tinto Iron ore, Downer EDI, Byrnecut Mining, CJD equipment, Westrac and Eltin.

Mr David Palfrey

Business Manager

David has been involved in the finance and administration field for over 15 years, with experience in the public practice (business advisory) and commerce sectors.

Prior to joining Bodmec, David spent a decade in the mining, oil and gas sectors, where he held senior management positions, responsible for financial management and working extensively on strategic planning and procedural implementation.

Ms Jennefer Pyke

Office Manager

Jennefer has 30 years experience in commercial business office management, with roles including:

• Recruitment Officer - Mining & Process

• Customer Service Officer - Australia Post

• Business Manager - service station

• Bank Officer - National Australia Bank

• Receptionist - Boddington Medical Centre

• Assay Assistant - Mining, Australian Assay

• Laboratories

Mr Edward Faherty

OHS & E Consultant

Ed has over 10 years of on site HSE operational and managerial experience as a health and safety professional. His broad hands have been involved in the direct safety supervision and management of many major shut down operations.

His experience includes working with various client mining and construction sites in Western Australia, and also with companies BHP, Rio Tinto, Newmont, Worsley, Diploma Construction, and G4S Papua New Guinea.

Mr Edward Holt

Workshop Manager

Having been trained in all aspects of workshop and machine safety, Eddie has decades of experience working in the automotive and mining sectors. 

Completing his light vehicle apprenticeship in 1983, Eddie has progressed to the role of workshop manager and provides technical knowledge and expertise to the business.