Adrian Hondros

Chief Executive Officer, Porter Davis Homes

Adrian Hondros has had over 30 years experience in leadership roles in the Australian financial services sector. Since joining Porter Davis in 2016, Adrian has applied his strong communication and consultative skills to work with his executive team to introduce a five-year strategic plan that will deliver sustainable growth, improve efficiencies and ultimately lead to greater consumer recognition of the Porter Davis brand.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (UWA); Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting (ECU); Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance (FINSIA); Diploma in Life Insurance (AII); Advanced Management Program (INSEAD)

Board or Executive Committee Reporting experience: Adrian gained his first Directorship in 1997 and since then has been a Director of numerous Financial Services organisations. He was appointed as a Director to Commonwealth Private Ltd in 2009 and was chair of the Commonwealth Private Limited Board. In July 2012 Adrian was appointed as a Trustee Director of the Commonwealth Bank’s Group Super Board and is Chair its Investment Committee. In 2017 he was appointed as an independent director of the Commonwealth Bank’s Private Health Insurance Fund, CBHS

Career Overview: Preceding his role as CEO at Porter Davis, Adrian was appointed as EGM of Commonwealth Private in May 2009 a role that also saw him selected as part of the Business & Private Banking Leadership Team. Prior roles included CEO at St Andrew’s Australia. Adrian also spent eight years with NAB and MLC, including MD of Godfrey Pembroke, GM of NAB Financial Planning and GM of NAB’s Private Bank. During this time Adrian also held a number of directorships with NAB and MLC companies across Wealth Management and Banking services. He was also a member of NAB’s Business and Private Banking , Retail and MLC/Wealth leadership teams during this period.

Takes part in

  • Future of Construction SummitView Full Event
  • 11:10 - 11:50

    CEO Panel Discussion: How new technologies and innovative approaches are transforming the planning, design, build, safety and cost management on modern construction sites

    • Workforce challenges:
      • How do we deal with multiple generations and skillsets on the site?
      • Addressing the need for greater work/life balance such as a 5-day working week
      • Elevating the issue of Diversity and Inclusion within construction to drive change
    • Incorporating ESG and Sustainability principles into your strategy
    • Applying technology and knowledge-based modelling to define the project, design scope, schedule and managing costs
    • Leveraging Lean Construction and BIM to drive efficiencies onsite
    • Integrating DFMA, AR&VR, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics to deliver on project goals
    • Reducing risk and driving out waste to benefit all parties involved in the build
    Panellists include:
    Louise Adams Group Chief Operating Officer, Aurecon
    Rowan Hindmarsh Chief Executive Officer, Hindmarsh Group
    Alison Mirams Chief Executive Officer, Roberts Co
    Adrian Hondros Chief Executive Officer, Porter Davis Homes
    Moderated by:
    Jon Davies Chief Executive Officer, Australian Constructors Association (ACA)

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