Peter Bennett (B.Eng (Mechanical)), was appointed as CEO of Clough on 1 February 2016, bringing over 30 years of international experience in the energy and infrastructure contracting service sector. His experience spans contracting business process, operational, and corporate leadership. Peter has been instrumental in the diversification of Clough as a respected engineering and construction business serving the energy, infrastructure and resources industry in Australia Asia Pacific and North America.
Peter commenced his career as a graduate mechanical engineer with CB&I in Australia. During his 26-year tenure, Peter progressed through a diverse range of roles including engineering, project management, business development, operations management, corporate function management and general management. Prior to joining Clough, Peter was President, Oil & Gas International for CB&I, based in The Hague. Peter is passionate about diversity and inclusion and is an active member of CEO for Gender Equity.
Peter Bennett is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2021 Group. Members of this group have a strong industrial manufacturing and transport focus, and work within traditionally male dominated environments. The Group’s goal is to increase the representation of women in leadership positions and in non-traditional roles across their organisations.