OUR STORY

WHO WE ARE

Teneo are Australia’s leading environmental containment specialists, with over 40 years’ experience developing and implementing quality solutions for the waste, oil and gas, mining and water industries. We specialise in providing clients a complete containment solution with the in-house capability and equipment to deliver earthworks, civil construction, project management and geomembrane supply and installation.

Founded in 1983, Teneo holds a highly respected place within the Australian environmental containment industry. With offices in Brisbane Melbourne, Mount Isa and Chinchilla; our dedicated teams have successfully completed projects across major industries and are equipped to travel wherever the work takes them. As an industry leader, Teneo is a trusted full-service provider with a deep understanding of geosynthetic materials, backed by one of the largest installation teams in Australia. Our civil construction and lining capabilities allow us to eliminate interface risks between civil and lining delivery to ensure the highest quality is always achieved.

Teneo employs over 150 staff, including highly experienced engineers, project managers, supervisors, leading hands, civil construction managers, machine operators and geosynthetic installers. Our directors and key staff have worked within this specialist industry for most of their professional careers. This extensive experience has resulted in the accumulation of a vast body of knowledge, keeping us at the forefront of the market and allowing us continued grow with the advancement of the industry itself.

As a collective organisation, Teneo has jointly established strong relationships with industry leading geosynthetic material manufacturers. This gives us the ability to offer the most appropriate solution for any project that is both fit for purpose and cost-effective. We cultivate reliable industry partners, but we retain the benefits of an independent status that affords us complete freedom in the selection process and makes it possible to offer our clients the best project outcome.

We have built a reputation of reliability through our dedication to providing consistency of product and service to our customers. We pride ourselves on maximising client value by combining innovative solutions with a can-do attitude to tackle even the most difficult projects. Our management and field crews have an unparalleled level of experience and a market-leading commitment to excellence, quality and responsiveness.

OUR TEAM

John Ferguson

Chief Executive Officer

Michael Walsh

Managing Director

Graham McManmon

Group General Manager

Aisling Walsh

Company Accountant

THE TENEO WAY

Teneo has a proud history of succeeding through always maintaining a clarity of purpose and setting for itself the highest standards of conduct, integrity, and professionalism. The values and standards we aspire to, the way we choose to conduct ourselves and behave – these are the traits and hallmarks which have enabled Teneo to succeed and grow from very modest beginnings into the best and most successful integrated containment solutions contractor in Australia. The Teneo Way is built upon these same founding hallmarks and traits, it serves as our guide and compass and reflects who we are and what we aspire to be.

The Teneo Way sets out our Vision and Purpose and our strategic approach to how we realise these aspirations through our Four Pillars of capability. The Teneo Way also contains the Core Values that everyone in Teneo is committed to “walking the talk” on every day.

We live the Teneo Way by our conduct, decision making, thoughtfulness and contributions. At Teneo we are what we do and do what we say we will do – this is our culture and character, this is the “Teneo Way” as we continue to be First then Best in everything we do.

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HOW WE WORK

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John Ferguson

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER​

John has held a broad variety of senior corporate, project development and operational leadership roles during a 35+ year international career in the Energy, Resources and Water sectors. As CEO of Teneo, John provides leadership and overall management of the company and is intently focussed upon developing and continuously improving the culture and values within Teneo that ensure the safety and wellbeing of our people and enable Teneo to consistently deliver with certainty. John is also focussed on maturing our organisational capability and ensuring advancement and implementation of long-term business strategies which drive the Company’s evolution and growth in a safe, profitable, and sustainable manner.

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Michael Walsh

MANAGING DIRECTOR

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Graham McManmon

GROUP GENERAL MANAGER

Graham is an operations and civil site construction manager with over 15 years post graduate experience with a focus on bulk earthworks, roadworks, water, site clearing and rehabilitation. Graham takes a visionary approach to project planning, employing specialist civil engineering and site construction knowledge to understand scoped packages, identify risk, create sensible mitigation strategies and focus resources in a safe, cost effective and timely direction.

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Aisling Walsh

COMPANY ACCOUNTANT

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