National Board

The Lean Construction Institute Australasia Ltd (LCIA) is led by industry leaders in construction, oil & gas, energy, resources, manufacturing, government and education.  Learn more and get the “What is Lean Construction” paper Download.


Barry Howard
Executive Director

Barry Howard has 30 years experience within the oil & gas, shipbuilding, mining and minerals sectors, performing roles at the project, general manager and executive levels.

Barry is Chair of the Lean Construction Institute Australasia Ltd (not for profit), providing leadership for the institute and facilitating an industry network for lean best practices.

Barry has represented owner and contractor organisations, providing leadership in business transformation, business improvement, efficiency and productivity initiatives. He has designed and led operational governance structures, project lifecycle risk & assurance and regulatory/compliance management programs. With strategic and operational accountability, he has managed group wide functional teams across supply chain, quality, project controls and information technology.

Barry has extensive international project experience including: FPSO’s; Subsea Infrastructure; LNG; Pipelines; Offshore; Onshore; Upstream Oil & Gas Facilities; Mining & Civil Infrastructure; Drilling Rigs, Ships and Submarine Design and Construction

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Monika Gluszak
Finance Director and Company Secretary

Monika has over 15 years’ experience in the energy and chemical manufacturing sectors and has held senior quality control and audit positions at Pfizer and Wesfarmers Chemical, Energy and Fertilisers.

Monika ensures business improvement and operational excellence in projects are achieved by aptly applying Business Process Management (BPM), Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing business practices. Her strategic understanding of operating environments ensure customer expectations are met.

Monika is currently a Director of the Lean Construction Institute – Australasia Ltd (LCIA) and her expertise is focused towards delivering an efficient and effective compliance structure for the LCIA. She has previously been a Committee Member for the Association for Manufacturing Excellence (AME WA)

Monika has completed a Master of Business Administration (Finance) at the University of South Australia International Business School.


Richard Morwood

Richard is Industry Director – Integrated Project Delivery of the planning, advisory and engineering consultancy services for AECOM in the Australia-New Zealand Region.

AECOM is a Fortune 500 company with nearly 85,000 employees serving clients in more than 150 countries around the world.

Richard has 37 years’ experience working on infrastructure projects involving engineering studies, design, procurement and project delivery with particular expertise in transport, mining and environmental projects.

Richard is currently a board member for the $1b Easing Sydney’s Congestion program in NSW and was a board member on the $1b Flood Reconstruction Collaborative Contract in Queensland. He has been an Alliance board member for Eastern Busway Alliance, Safelink Alliance, Trackstar Program Alliance, Inner Northern Busway Alliance, Lawrence Hargrave Drive Alliance and Woodlawn Bioreactor Alliance.

Richard is one of the three authors of the book “alliancing- a participants guide” released in October 2008.

In recent years Richard has assisted the AECOM UK business with successful tenders in collaborative and lean delivery frameworks for Network Rail UK and Highways Agency UK.

Board re-structure in progress, exciting developments to be announced shortly

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John Stokoe CB CBE

A former Major General in the British Army, John retired in 1999 as Commander UK Land Forces. Since then he has followed a Board-level business career in the construction, infrastructure and IT sectors; this included four years as the Head of Corporate Affairs, Marketing and Communications for the Lend Lease European construction business, and three years as the MD of British Telecom’s National Government division.

He currently chairs companies in the Construction and Charity sectors and as an Associate Director of Lend Lease Construction (UK), advises on the UK Government’s infrastructure construction strategy. As head of Strategic Development within Dassault Systemes, John uses his extensive multi-disciplined experience to develop engagements and understanding across the EuroNorth portfolio, growing market penetration and diversification.

In his position as a Patron of the Lean Construction Institute of Australasia (LCIA), it is John’s intention to raise the profile of the organisation within the global construction industry and its supply chains. He is promoting the principles and values of the lean construction approach to help create an Industry which is noted for value and efficiency, and able to be a fundamental part of the Industry of the Future as defined by Industry 4.0, embracing digitisation and automation wherever practical and appropriate.

In so doing, he routinely advises the Board of LCIA on its strategic direction


Johanna Gastevich
Executive Officer

Johanna Gastevich commenced as the inaugural Executive Officer of the Lean Construction Institute of Australasia Limited (LCIA) in October, 2015. She has worked in the not for profit sector for the majority of her career in a range of industry sectors and has over 15 years senior management experience.

Prior to joining LCIA, Johanna was the Executive Officer for the Grain Industry Association of Western Australia (GIWA) for five years. Johanna has also had senior roles at Engineers Australia’s national office located in Canberra and the Australian Council of Built Environment Design Professions (BEDP) Limited located in Melbourne. Johanna was also the inaugural Executive Officer of the Western Australia Sustainable Energy Association (WASEA) which she helped form in 2002.

Johanna has completed a Bachelor of Business in Marketing and Communications.


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