Phil Schacht
Hanson Australia

Phil Schacht

Phil Schacht joined the Champions of Change in 2017

Phil Schacht joined Hanson Australia (formerly Pioneer International) in 1988. He held several managerial positions throughout Australia in both concrete and aggregates businesses before completing international assignments as Country Manager Malaysia / Singapore and Operations Director Aggregates and Asphalt UK.

Phil returned to Australia in 2009 to take up the role of Regional General Manager Eastern Australia, and he was appointed Chief Executive of Hanson Australia on 1 February 2016.

Phil holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Mining Engineering) and a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) from the University of New South Wales.

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Champions of Change National 2017 Group

Phil Schacht is a Member of the Champions of Change National 2017 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.