Our People

Fiona Berkin
CEO

Coming from a background in hospitality management and with a degree in International Business, Fiona joined Morris early in 1997 in Business Development. In 2004 Fiona became CEO of Morris where shortly afterwards she gained her MBA with distinction. Fiona sits on our Indigenous boards and is passionate about our clients and their journey with the Morris family. She is also an ardent supporter of environmental initiatives believing environmental and business principles should be aligned.

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Les Seaton
Mobilisation Director

Les Seaton has been part of the Morris family for over 20 years. Les is a proactive manager who leads teams through demonstrated hands-on ability and has excellent problem solving abilities, which are invaluable on the frontline. Les has played an integral role in most of Morris Corporation’s projects including international contracts in Iraq, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea and Timor.

Les is a strong leader with the ability to forge excellent relationships with all stakeholders and demonstrates deep awareness of operational excellence. Les is an expert in mobilisation and camp management.

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Adrian Bridge
Executive General Manager
Eastern Seaboard

Adrian’s career was borne out of an aspiration to provide excellence in hospitality. He gained his trade qualified chef qualifications and has operated in a number of roles in the hospitality sphere, including National Food Operations Manager at ALH Hotels and Coles Liquor Group. Notable achievements throughout Adrian’s career include being part of the operations transition team during acquisitions of multiple hotel groups and being part of over 50 hotel redevelopments and renovations. This has cultivated his abilities in change management, innovation and procurement.

He has a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training, is a HACCP Accredited Assessor and External Food Safety Auditor which aligns with his focus on quality assurance, food safety and people development.

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Shaun Palmer
Executive General Manager
Western Seaboard

Shaun brings with him 27 years of experience in hospitality, with 18 years specific to the mining and oil & gas industries. A chef by trade with Australian and European five star hotels, he is passionate about food and great service. Shaun is a practical thinker who is focused on delivering superior services while embracing safety at all times. Shaun is driven to develop safe and productive work environments through implementation of HSEQ programs and operational excellence. He believes that the key to a successful operation is in developing leadership at all levels.

Prior to joining Morris, Shaun worked for Compass Group and Sodexo in the capacity of General Manager and Integration Manager, servicing key client accounts.

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Chris Jury
Executive General Manager
Business Development

Chris has had extensive experience in the Hospitality and Facilities Maintenance service industry as a client, operator and in business development. He worked for a number of years with BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance where he was responsible for the accommodation management and housing for Moranbah, Dysart & Emerald. Chris held the position of Chief Operating Officer and GM Business Development for the MAC services group for 5 years in which he helped build the company from 1000 to 7000 operational rooms across Australia negotiating contracts with a range of mining companies.

Over the past 4 years Chris has managed his own business providing specialised consulting services to a range of clients in the mining industry. Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law from University of Western Australia, is a CPA and is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor in WA.

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Joshua Evans
Chief Financial Officer

Joshua was appointed CFO of Morris Corporation in early 2014. Joshua brings over 20 years of finance and commercial management experience and expertise to Morris. In his role, Joshua manages all financial and commercial aspects of the business including finance, tax, statutory reporting, treasury, payroll, IT, financial planning and commercial risk management, acquisitions and ventures, company secretarial, interface with the financial community and monitoring of financial performance.

Prior to joining Morris Joshua gained significant commercial and accounting experience in the manufacturing, industrial and hospitality sectors including Serco Sodexo Defence Services and James Hardie Industries. His previous roles included CFO, National Commercial Manager and Company Secretary.

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Karen Harris
Executive General Manager, HR

Karen brings with her over 22 years’ experience in Human Resources within the mining, construction, engineering and rail industries. Karen is a pragmatic and commercially savvy HR professional with highly developed generalist and project management skills. With her passion for cultural change and the development of high performing teams, Karen has been responsible for excellent results in HR Transformation. She believes the key to her success is the cultivation of strong relationships and a collaborative approach. Prior to joining Morris as the National HR Manager in 2015, Karen held senior management positions with Downer, Lend Lease and Railcorp.

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Greg Chrisfield
Executive General Manager, HSEQ

Greg brings with him a wealth of experience in Workplace Health & Safety systems development, risk management, incident investigation, implementation of Quality Management systems and HSE performance evaluation and measurement. His experience has been acquired in senior roles across a range of companies in the Oil & Gas and Energy sectors in Australia, New Zealand and the Middle East. Greg holds qualifications in Workplace Health & Safety, Occupational Hazard Management and Innovation and Service Management.

Greg was with QGC previously as a HSSE Superintendent on Curtis island. Prior to that, he was General Manager, HSSE for Buru Energy in Western Australia. Greg is a Chartered Fellow, Safety Institute of Australia (CFSIA) and a Certified Chartered Generalist OHS Professional (ChOHSP).

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Peter Filshie
Executive General Manager, Procurement & Integrated Services

Peter joined Morris in 2008 as Executive General Manager, ESB. He was seconded to the role of Executive General Manager, Procurement & Integrated Services in 2016.
In 2009, and after more than 30 years’ experience in hospitality management, Peter was the recipient of the prestigious “Industry Legend Award”, presented by the Food service Industry of Australia.
Prior to Morris, Peter held executive management positions with Composite Buyers, Denny’s Restaurants, Ansett Airport Concessions, Five Star Food Services, John Lew Food Service and Sodexo.

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Marc Raeburn
General Manager
Asset Management and Facilities Maintenance

An Asset Maintenance professional with over 30 years’ global experience within multi discipline industries. Marc has experience in Asset Management and Facilities Maintenance of multibillion-dollar assets for key Australian corporations across a variety of industry sectors. From a mechanical engineering trade background, Marc has developed his knowledge in management using his double degree in Mechanical and Electrical combined with Masters of Business. Prior to joining Morris, Marc has held senior positions with Origin, Lend Lease, Bilfinger Berger and Clough.

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