Melanie Allibon

Non-Executive Chair – appointed to the Board 19 June 2019 and as Chair 26 November 2021

Melanie Allibon

Mrs Allibon has an extensive background in human resources and operating risk, primarily in the manufacturing, FMCG, mining and industrial services sectors. She has held executive management roles with Newcrest Mining, Seven Group Holdings and Seven West Media, Pacific Brands, Amcor, Foster’s Group and BHP, with responsibilities spanning across Australia, China, the UK, USA, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Mrs Allibon has been a board member of Melbourne Water Corporation, Australian Mines and Metals Association and Ardoch Youth Foundation. She is currently a member of World Vision’s Business Advisory Council, Chief Executive Women, International Women’s Forum and the AICD.

Tony Spassopoulos

BBus (Mgt), MBA
Managing Director – appointed 20 September 2018

Mr Spassopoulos has an extensive background in equipment hire and industrial services, having had Executive positions in both profit centre and customer facing roles.  Mr Spassopoulos joined BOOM in 2008 and was appointed the Chief Operating Officer in 2017.  Tony began his career in the Brambles group and held various senior management positions over 19 years at Wreckair and CHEP.

Stephen Grove

Non-independent Non-Executive Director – appointed 6 November 2020.

Mr Grove is Executive Chairman of the Grove Group of companies which, among other activities, manufactures and hires more than 2,300 portable and relocatable buildings and other assets to clients across Australia, primarily in the construction and educational classroom facilities sectors. He founded the group in 1997 and owns 100% through related entities.

Mr Grove brings considerable experience in the plant hire sector, together with general business, strategy and management expertise to the Board.

As Mr Grove owns Grove Investment Group Pty Ltd, which presently  Boom issued capital as, he does not qualify as an independent director.

Kieran Pryke

Non-Executive Director – appointed 8 February 2021.

Mr Pryke has over 25 years’ experience in the property industry.  He has been Chief Financial Officer of General Property Trust, following nine years in Lendlease Corporation’s construction, development and investment management divisions, and of Australand Property Group and Grocon Group.  Currently he is a non-executive director of ASX-listed Aventus Capital Limited, where he chairs the audit, risk and compliance committee, and a director of GFM Investment Management Limited.  He is also a director of Ozharvest Limited, the not-for-profit organisation which distributes surplus food to the needy. Mr Pryke has a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and is a Fellow of CPA Australia.

James Robert Scott

BEng Hons, GAICD, FIEAust CPEng EngExec
Non Executive Director – appointed 29 November 2021

Mr Scott is a seasoned professional with over 26 years’ experience in the media, telecommunications and technology sector with industry and advisory businesses at a local and international level. Mr. Scott is currently a non-executive director of Integrated Research Limited (ASX:IRI), an operational advisor to private equity firm, Liverpool Partners, is Chairman of MerchantWise Group, Chairman of Technology Services business Seisma Pty Ltd a non-executive director of software business Orbx and was previously non-executive Chair of data and analytics business, Skyfii (ASX:SKF).

James was previously Managing Director of Accenture Digital, a Partner in KPMG’s Advisory division and was the Chief Operating Officer of Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW). Mr. Scott was a founder and director of Imagine Broadband Limited and was a Director of WesTrac and Coates Hire during his time with Seven Group.

Damian Eric Banks

Non Executive Director – appointed 29 November 2021

Mr. Banks has extensive experience in the financial services, health and employment sectors. He has proven experience in the development and profitable expansion of business with a focus on financial management, technology and people. He has a strong track record in customer focused culture development, and considerable M&A experience. Mr. Banks most recent executive role was as Managing Director and CEO of Konekt Limited, a technology focused health and employment company. Mr. Banks previously had a 15-year career, including several leadership positions with Westpac Banking Corporation.

During the past three years, Mr. Banks has held ASX listed public company Directorships with ICSGlobal Limited (current), IMEXS Limited (current), RPM Automotive Group Limited (June 2022) and Konekt Limited (2019).


Reuben David

B.Com, LLB (Hons), FGIA
Company Secretary – Commenced 10 January 2022

Mr David joins Boom Logistics from Orica Limited where he most recently served as Acting General Counsel and Company Secretary for Orica’s West Australian Joint Ventures. Previously, Mr David served as Senior Legal Counsel at Bluescope Steel Limited, and before that he worked as a commercial lawyer with Minter Ellison and K&L Gates. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree from the University of Melbourne.