Leadership and structure

ABCC Structure

The Australian Building and Construction Commission has a regional structure, with a Regional Manager overseeing activities in each of the Northern (QLD), Eastern (NSW and ACT), Southern (VIC and TAS), and Western (WA, SA and NT) regions.

The regional structure is supported by four groups that operate nationally: 

  1. Office of the Commissioner
  2. Corporate
  3. Building Code Group
  4. Office of the General Counsel

ABCC Leadership



  • Chief Operating Officer - Jill Jepson 

Building Code Group

  • National Manager, Building Code – Cathy Cato

Office of the General Counsel

  • General Counsel – Shamim Saeedi

Regional Managers

  • Regional Manager Northern – Piet Hooker
  • Regional Manager Eastern – Peter Darlaston
  • Regional Manager Southern – Murray Gregor
  • Regional Manager Western – Cliff Pettit












Need more information?

For further information, advice or assistance please contact the ABCC at 1800 003 338 or enquiry [at] abcc.gov.au.