Monford Group, a leading national EPC contractor, is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Furlong as the Chief Operations Officer (COO). In his new role, Pat will be responsible for overseeing the entire Monford Group operations team and managing all projects nationwide.
Pat Furlong brings a wealth of experience to Monford Group, with 35 years of expertise in construction management and project delivery. His distinguished career includes successfully leading end-to-end project execution on large multi-million-dollar ventures, such as the Sunraysia Solar Plant ($280 million), QGC Oil & Gas Well site program ($480 million), and APLNG new Gas processing facilities ($800 million). Pat has held several senior executive roles with major national and international tier 1 contractors, and his proven track record in successfully delivering projects of a high calibre aligns with Monford Group’s current portfolio of projects across Australia.
“We are delighted to welcome Pat Furlong to Monford Group as our Chief Operations Officer. His extensive experience and successful track record in executive construction management matches the current standard of projects which Monford is delivering across the country. With the appointment of Pat, we continue to strengthen our national teams and attract the industry’s top talented individuals to drive the ongoing success and growth of Monford Group.”
– Peter Moore, CEO, Monford Group
In conjunction with Pat Furlong’s appointment, Brian Rafferty, has transitioned into the pivotal role of Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO). Brian’s extensive experience, spanning over two decades, includes diverse leadership roles in industries ranging from renewable energy, oil and gas to construction and engineering sectors. Brian Rafferty brings a unique blend of operational, financial, contractual, and project management skills to his new role.
As Chief Technology and Innovation Officer, Brian is tasked with enhancing Monford Group’s existing technologies and systems, advancing the research and development department, and incorporating emerging technologies and innovative applications to keep Monford at the forefront of industry trends.