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THE NEILSEN GROUP | Staff Profiles

There is a wealth of experience within the Neilsen Group and we are pleased to provide the credentials of the key personnel.

Ray Neilsen

Founding Director

Founding Director of Neilsens Quality Gravels Pty Ltd and Neilsens Concrete Pty Ltd with more than 38 years of quarry experience. Ray has been the CEO of these companies, since their inception and has been the driving force behind the growth of the organisation. Although Ray is now retired he still plays a vital role as Chairman of the Board.

Stephen Williams


CFO for The Neilsen group of companies. Stephen with over 25 years experience in the construction materials industry, has held several senior accounting and management positions at a regional, state and national level with a large construction materials multinational prior to joining Neilsens.

Arthur Walton

Group Concrete Manager, Neilsens Concrete

Arthur has 25 years experience in the concrete industry, including 16 years with one of the major companies. Arthur joined the Neilsens team in 2000 to help expand our concrete customer database.

Lisle Stephenson

Major Projects division, Neilsen Group

Lisle has been with The Neilsens Group for 7 years having been appointed to the Major projects sales position in July 2010. Lisle has 40+ years experience in construction via the Qld Government.

Mario Panuccio

Current CEO

(B.Eng., M.I. of Eng Aust., C.P.Eng)

Mario has more than 38 years experience in the construction materials industry and has held Senior Management and Executive Positions at Head Office, State and National levels, both in Australia and overseas with quarry, fly ash, precast and concrete companies.

Don Budge

The Neilsen Group Sales Manager

As the current Group Sales Manager Don has over 40 years experience in the construction supply industry having held senior management positions within national and private companies. He is experienced in the Steel, concrete, and quarry material supply market.

Robert Snowden

Group Quarry Manager, Neilsens Quality Gravels

(B.Eng., M.I. of Eng Aust., C.P.Eng)
After 6 years in the Construction Industry working on major projects in Queensland and NSW, Rob entered the Construction Materials Industry, and over a 23 year period held senior managerial positions in WA, Victoria and Hong Kong in the concrete and quarrying fields. In addition, Rob was GM of a major Victorian Spray Sealing Company for 4 years.

Stephen Boase

Laboratory Technical Manager

Stephen has worked for Neilsens since 2010 Stephen is a Civil Engineer with Advanced Diploma in Concrete Technology, member Institute Concrete Technology (UK) with 34 years experience in construction and construction materials in senior operational and technical roles.