Our Executive Team

Vik Bansal

CEO and Executive Director

Vik is a seasoned industrial leader with a passion for pursuing sustainable solutions and a demonstrable history of creating value for stakeholders.

Paul Zuckerman

Executive General Manager Commercial

Paul is a recognised leader in the steel, building materials and industrial chemical markets, having grown businesses in the USA, China, Australia and New Zealand over the past 30 years. He has a deep working knowledge of driving results via business excellence, developing and implementing strategy, and strong corporate governance. He enjoys building meaningful relationships with a diverse range of employees, customers, shareholders and other important stakeholders. He is an avid skier and scuba diver when not working.

Shane Murphy

Executive General Manager Manufacturing

Shane is an experienced Senior Executive with more than 31 years of leadership experience in large-scale mining and minerals processing and steel manufacturing, design and execution of transformational business strategy. He has a passion for creating and sustaining a culture of high performance and manufacturing excellence through people leadership, process understanding and a desire to deliver both short and long-term results.

Lige Donald

Executive General Manager Distribution and Processing

With three decades in the steel industry, Lige knows how to build businesses and grow revenue. His experience covers all corners of the industry from manufacturing to distribution. He brings a deep passion, strong leadership and a customer centric attitude to the industry, adding value for all stakeholders in the process.

Kaushik Narayan

Executive General Manager Strategy and Enterprise Services

Kaushik is an accomplished Finance and Commercial C-suite Executive with over 25 years of diverse leadership experience across different geographies and cultures in all facets of finance, incl. M&A and in business including customer service, sales, business development and IT. A Chartered Accountant by qualification, he has earned a reputation as a strategic and commercially focused business partner.

Fiona Hocking

Executive General Manager Human Resources Officer

Fiona has over 20 years’ industry experience in human capital and operational leadership across Australia, North America & UK in various sectors including Manufacturing, Energy and Health. She has expertise working in complex global corporations providing strategic and tactical leadership to drive high performance, cultural imperatives and achieve business outcomes.

Grant Schmidt

Executive General Manager Integration

Grant brings a wealth of senior leadership and executive experience as InfraBuild’s Executive General Manager Integration. His experience spans close to 30 years in a range of industries, notably a decade leading Human Capital practices in Australia after a 15-year Investment Banking and Private Equity career in the US and Australia.

Geoff Feurtado

Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Geoff brings a deep level of experience built on his strong financial, operational and line background as an Operating Chief Executive and Finance Leader. His experience spans over 25 years in a range of industries, most prominently steel, having established his commercial and finance career in the airline industry (QANTAS) and Price Waterhouse.

Michael Negri

Executive General Manager Steel & Tube

Michael joined InfraBuild in March 2019 as the Executive General Manager of Building products.

Michael started his working career in a family construction company and since then has spent more than 25 years in the industry leading businesses in construction materials, building products and contracting for companies such as Boral, Fletcher Building and Crescent Capital Partners.

Michael holds a Master of Business Administration from Melbourne Business School and a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) from Melbourne University.  

Fran Nores

Head of Health, Safety and Environment

Fran is an executive Health and Safety leader with experience in leading safety cultural transformations in global mining and metal organisations. He has a passion for achieving safety excellence and continual improvement in partnership with executives and operational leadership. Fran has worked in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Oceania, looking after health and safety at a global scale. 

Robert Evans

General Counsel & Company Secretary

A lawyer by training, who has had senior corporate roles in the metals and mining industry over the last 10+ years in Australia and offshore, Rob has significant experience in M&A and financing, having worked on, and led numerous trade sales and public and private debt transactions.