Shoal Group appoints new Chief Operating Officer

Adelaide, 1 March 2022 — Shoal Group announced today that defence and energy professional Paul Greenhalf has joined the growing team based in Adelaide to lead Shoal’s operations in Australia and New Zealand.

Paul brings over 15 years of global experience in commercial, engineering, operations and project management roles within the defence, aerospace, energy, civil construction, and engineering consulting sectors, most recently at Babcock International Group, Clarke Energy, and UK firm BAM Nuttall.

Paul is charged with leading the corporate operational functions of Shoal Group to ensure a cohesive and integrated approach across all of our businesses.

Shoal Group CEO welcomed the newly formed Chief Operating Officer role, which reflects the enormous growth of the company over the last few years.

“This is an exciting year for Shoal, as we expand across the country and further into New Zealand across defence, space, transport and infrastructure,” said CEO of Shoal Michael Waite.

“Paul’s experience in major defence and aviation programs complements our corporate leadership team and brings a new dynamic to the business.

“From a perspective of continuous improvement and project management, we are now even more strongly positioned for growth.”

As COO, Paul’s leadership focus will be on management of finance, health and safety, environment, IT and quality, and our supply chain.

“I am thrilled to be joining the Shoal team to help achieve the vision of being an iconic company in systems thinking,” said Paul.

“As an engineer, I appreciate Shoal’s investment in people, processes and tools to build knowledge through a systems approach that delivers real capability and benefits to our clients.”

Paul Greenhalf commenced on 28 February and joins Shoal’s Corporate Leadership Team.

About Shoal

Headquartered in Adelaide, with nearly 100 people across Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, and Auckland, Shoal’s experienced team has supported the research, design and development of some of Australia’s largest and most complex systems across defence, space, transport and infrastructure.


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