About

About Us

ADENCO is a dynamic, growing company in the Water Management & Civil Engineering Industry. Based in Western Australia, the company was established to provide the Australian Resources and Construction Industry with an innovative and flexible approach to Project Delivery and Customer Support. 

Drawing on over 60 years of experience in delivering a diverse range of services across an extensive project portfolio around the globe, our aim is to become a market leader in the Water Management & Civil Engineering industry and our journey is well and truly on it's way.

Our Values

Our Values are the foundation of our daily activities and business relations. Each and every person at ADENCO makes a contribution to our safe sustainable working environment and is encouraged to carry out their duties through Our Core Values:

  • Integrity - Following through on our word, always upholding our reputation.
  • Respect - Treat each other with respect and dignity.
  • Positivity - Build a positive, enthusiastic team.
  • Excellence - Strive to be the best in everything we do.

At ADENCO, we continuously strive to provide our clients with a professional service that not only meets, but surpasses their safety, quality and environmental requirements. We will continue to manage and grow these relationships, which in turn will create mutually beneficial, long term value for all stakeholders. By putting together a like minded team and developing their skills, we can ensure an enjoyable approach to every project which will incorporate a focused, professional and enthusiastic attitude.

Our clients benefit from an extensive range of services which include Design, Project Management, Civil Engineering, Site Installation, Commissioning and On-Site Maintenance.

Our success has been achieved by consistently and safely delivering projects on time and within budget, together with a Management commitment to adapt to, and willingly embrace, the varied challenges of the modern Construction Industry. Our Clients can therefore be assured of our commitment to complete their project safely with zero incidents, to the highest standard and specification.

Our Team

Matt Wauters
Managing Director

As Managing Director of ADENCO, Matt heads up the Company promise to provide our clients with a professional service that not only meets, but surpasses their safety, quality and environmental requirements. As one of the founding members of ADENCO, Matt leads by example in everything he does, especially from an operational point of view. Under his guidance, our Project Teams are given the opportunity, tools and support to complete safe, high quality projects for each and every stakeholder and end user.

Matt’s passion also extends inwards as he oversees the development of our people to ensure future growth for the business, and long-term employment for our staff. His dedication to Our Values has helped create long lasting relationships which have been a key factor in our success to date, and which will continue to be in the near and distant future.

Matt has been involved in the Engineering and Construction industry for over 20 years, both in the USA and Australia. This experience has led to a depth of knowledge in Business Strategy, Project Management, Safety Management and Mechanical / Civil Engineering both in manufacturing and live site environments. During his career, Matt has worked on a wide range of projects including residential, aeronautical, agricultural, manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Dewatering and Water Management Infrastructure. Matt’s problem solving skills along with his can do attitude provide a great sense of assurance and innovation to both Clients and colleagues alike.

Kieran Kennelly
General Manager

As General Manager of ADENCO, Kieran is responsible for leading the company with a focus on positivity and continuous improvement. His responsibilities also include corporate strategy, business planning, as well as the overall financial performance of the company.

Kieran lives & breathes Our Values and ensures these remain the foundation of our daily activities and business relations. His dedicated and open approach brings good people together to deliver on our promises, thus maintaining the safe sustainable working environment we are so proud of at ADENCO.

He has been active in the construction industry for over 20 years, both in Australia and overseas. This experience has led to a depth of knowledge in the management and administration of Construction Contracts, both upstream with Clients and downstream with Subcontractors. During his career, Kieran has been involved in a wide range of projects including residential, retail, education, warehousing, and most recently Oil & Gas and Water Management / Dewatering. Kieran’s range of Construction Management knowledge and application is a key part of our organisation’s ability to carry out our Client’s requirements safely and to the highest standard and specification.

Brian Fahy
Group Strategy & Risk Director

As Executive Director Strategy and Risk of ADENCO, Brian is responsible for guiding the leadership team to achieve our mission and continuously develop our strategy. Brian, a major shareholder and co-founder of ADENCO, has had a focused career in Civil Engineering spanning over 20 years he upholds our values and ensures the business remains committed to a culture based on excellence, plus performance.

Brian has held senior management positions for over 15 years with a focused career in Civil Engineering spanning over 20 years. Having led teams to complete over 100 pipeline and civil engineering projects in Ireland, UK, Czech Republic and Australia, Brian’s experience has led to a complete understanding of the support required by project delivery teams at all stages in the lifecycle of a project.

During his career Brian has managed teams of technical and commercial staff in both small and large organisations. Under Brian’s stewardship, these teams have achieved extraordinary goals including multiple year safety and environmental

Richard Maher
Commercial Manager

As the Commercial Manager for ADENCO, Richie is responsible for the efficient performance of the company operations, with a focus on contract and supply chain management whilst building and maintaining positive relationships with all stakeholders.

Richie is a key team member, supporting our operations team to plan and execute each project safely and successfully, ensuring our Client’s get maximum value for their investment. Richie’s commercial qualifications and extensive Australian construction and mining industry experience are major assets for the Company and his positive attitude contributes in upholding our Core Values and desire to be the best in everything we do.

Steven Scott
Project Manager

As Project Manager for ADENCO, Steven is responsible for the safe execution of project works and is actively involved in the on site management & supervision of the project tasks.

Since graduating from University with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, Steven has accumulated over 8 years of experience working in the Australian construction and mining industry. This involvement has led to a depth of knowledge in site based engineering works and our specialised project delivery methods.  Steven’s willingness to lead from the front on site, coupled with his ability to motivate those around him, are major factors in the success of our projects, especially the overall safety culture which we promote at ADENCO.

Maria O’Shea
Accounts & Payroll Manager

As Accounts & Payroll Manager for ADENCO, Maria is responsible for the compilation, management and accurate recording of key company information.

Maria’s qualifications, experience and attention to detail combine to deliver crucial live data to assist the business operations, financial planning and the overall performance of the company. Furthermore, her hands on approach to the management of our mobilisation process ensures our site teams get to the work front as planned and return home safe after each swing.

Tom Brennan
Project Manager

As Project Manager for ADENCO, Tom is responsible for the organising and safely executing the Project Scope of Works as well as managing the schedule Client Expectations along the way.

Since graduating from University with an honours degree in Structural Engineering, Tom has built up a wealth of international experience in the construction and mining industry. This involvement has led to a depth of knowledge in Project Management and the safe delivery of specialised engineering works. Tom’s team player attitude and dedication to safety are huge contributors to the success of our projects, as well securing further opportunities through repeat works with existing Clients.