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 and embodies our Core Values in all his actions.

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.

Christoff van der Schyff
General Manager

As General Manager of ADENCO, Christoff is responsible for leading the company with a focus on positivity and continuous improvement, as well as the overall financial performance of the company. Christoff 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.

Christoff’s experience has led to diverse credentials that combine solid commercial and project management expertise in strong financial, organisational, planning and business management background. With over 15 years of experience in the field of civil, roads, residential and infrastructure projects, largely gained in Australia and South Africa, Christoff is well positioned to guide us on our journey forward. He also possesses extensive multidisciplinary experience in optimisation of resources utilisation across projects and departments, work process/flow development and pre-construction risk assessment and contingency planning. Christoff has a track record in analysing situations and making complex operating, administrative and procedural decisions, always keeping safety to the fore and in doing so, the best interest of ADENCO.

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.

Alan Fenemer
Operations Manager

As Operational Manager of ADENCO, Alan is responsible for the operational performance of our resources, as well as identifying and converting new opportunities for the business. 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.

Alan has been active in the Water Management and Civil Engineering industry for over 20 years and brings a huge amount of experience to the ADENCO Team.

Steven Scott
Engineering Manager

As Engineering Manager for ADENCO, Steven is responsible for the detailed planning of our project works as well as leading our engineering teams to ensure our Clients benefit from the highest standard possible.

Since graduating from University with an honours degree in Mechanical Engineering, Steven has accumulated over 9 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
Finance Manager

As Finance 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.

Kieran Kennelly
Director

Kieran joined the business in September 2015 and has been a major part of our growth over the past 3 years. During this time, Kieran has held both the Commercial and General Manager roles within ADENCO, giving him significant experience on the day to day operations of the company. A Quantity Surveyor with over 20 years’ experience across three continents, Kieran adds a significant wealth of understanding to our business with particular attention on corporate strategy, business planning, as well as the overall financial performance of the company.

Brian Fahy
Director

Brian, a major shareholder and co-founder of ADENCO, has had a focused career in Civil Engineering spanning over 25 years. He upholds our values and ensures the business remains committed to a culture based on excellence and safe performance. Brian has held senior management positions for over 15 years and has 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.