Pete Philipp


Peter founded the company after graduating from Sydney University. He has shaped SMC into its present form through his passion for the industry and his willingness to take on new challenges.

Peter takes everything in his stride and deals with any issues in a calm and effective manner.

Niall Magee

General Manager NSW

Niall joined SMC in 2011 and is responsible for coordinating a diverse range of projects and operations. His vast construction knowledge and skills in client relations are invaluable assets.

Lindsay Bligh

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Project Manager

Lindsay joined SMC in 2014 with 30 years’ experience in offshore petroleum industry heavy construction. His roles include client relations, tendering and project management.

Tom Sims

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Project Manager

Tom joined SMC Marine in 2004 after spending more than 30 years developing a wealth of experience in the construction and marina industries. Tom’s roles include client relations, tendering and project management.

Jeff Offer

General Manager WA

Jeff joined SMC in 2003 when he was assigned to construct the hugely successful piling barge SMC1. He then progressed from Barge Captain and Project Manager to his present position managing our Western Australian division.

Jeff has been involved in an immense portfolio of marine projects throughout Australia.

Sam Webb

Construction Manager

Sam joined SMC in 2008 after running his own civil contracting business for many years. With over 20 years’ experience in land-based and marine construction, Sam possesses a wealth of construction knowledge to complement his skills as a practical and confident leader.