Greg Heylen

Chief Executive Officer Greg Heylen

Greg was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2011, after joining BGC Contracting over 14 years ago. With more than 33 years’ experience in the mining and construction industry, he has held a number of senior positions within BGC Contracting, including Construction Manager and General Manager for the Civil Business Unit. His overall experience includes the management of operations in civil, mining and multi-discipline contracting.

Charged with the responsibility of strategic planning, growth, overall performance and profitability of BGC Contracting, Greg is committed to exceeding client expectations. He places a strong emphasis on leadership, safety, open communication, teamwork and client relationships.

Greg is also on the Executive Council of the Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia and Chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Standing Committee. 

Andrew Taplin

Chief Operating Officer Mining Andrew Taplin

Andrew has more than 20 years’ experience in the mining industry globally and was most recently President of Rio Tinto’s Resolution Copper development in Arizona, USA. 

As Chief Operating Officer Mining, Andrew is responsible for the management of all mining operations for BGC Contracting within Australia to achieve professional, safe and profitable levels of performance.


Belinda Murray

General Counsel Belinda Murray

Belinda Murray commenced her role as General Counsel of BGC (Australia) Pty Ltd in July 2009. Belinda has 20 years experience in commercial law, energy and resources law and dispute resolution. Belinda has worked in Australia and overseas, in both the Government and the private sector. Given her work in private practice, Belinda has been carrying out work for BGC for the past 15 years.

Stewart Hart

Chief Financial Officer Stewart Hart

Stewart is a highly regarded financial and strategic leader, with more than 25 years’ experience in the resources industry. Most recently he was Chief Financial Officer at Western Power, with previous leadership roles at BHP Billiton including CFO Iron Ore (Global), and Commercial Vice President of the group’s Western Australia Iron Ore business.

Gus Elliot

Chief Operating Officer Project Support Gus Elliot

Gus leads BGC Contracting’s project support services after demonstrating strong leadership and results-driven success in his role as BGC General Manager Construction West.  Gus brings broad cross-sector experience in major project delivery from a career spanning oil and gas, water and wastewater infrastructure, power generation, heavy industrial, shut down and maintenance projects.

An advocate for diversity, Gus is renowned for getting the job done with an execution style that earns trust. He is driven by creating high performance teams who live BGC values, being recognised by clients as flexible and reliable, and continuing to grow the BGC business.

Gus embodies BGC’s Vision To transform tomorrow by building strong project support in order to ensure exceptional project delivery.