Pete Payten

Managing Director

Peter joined Construction Control as Managing Director in 2015 following several years with both Laing O’Rourke and Lend Lease. Peter has a proven track record of success in senior management positions and has successfully led teams through the conversion and delivery of major projects in a number of sector and regions with a number of private and public clients utilising an array of delivery models. As Managing Director, Peter takes great pride in the legacy established by Construction Control before him since its inception in 1988, as this has established a strong, resilient and reliant platform to launch Construction Control into its next phase.

Peter Wright


Peter joined Construction Control as a Director in 2000 following a long career with Lend Lease. Peter’s contribution to the company has been a major factor in its growth over the last ten years. Peter is a very experienced resource who has a proven ability to project manage large complex projects and build strong teams that achieve results via sound project management disciplines. Peter is highly regarded and respected within the property industry in Canberra.

Ian Bowyer


Ian joined Construction Control as a Director in 2000.  Ian is one of Canberra’s most experienced construction personalities. He took responsibility for the construction of the Brindabella Business Park at the Canberra Airport.  With the growth of the company, Ian moved to the $280m Canberra Centre expansion project. Ian is currently managing all the projects underway at the Canberra Airport. Ian is highly respected by his clients and by the commercial sub contract market. Prior to joining Construction Control Ian worked for Lend Lease for eighteen years.

Chris McKee

Chief Financial Officer

Chris is a Chartered Accountant, has an MBA and is responsible and reports to the Board on the financial and corporate functions of the Construction Control group. The role encompasses all financial and commercial activities of the Group, including overseeing project finances, strategic finance issues and corporate compliance. Chris has over twenty years finance experience, in a broad range of industries including professional services, hospitality, accommodation services, consulting engineering and technology. Chris worked for five years in audit, prior to moving to commerce. Chris is a member of the company’s management team and his contribution on a broader company issues is highly valued.

David Gloede

Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

David has worked in construction safety management since 2004, and with Construction Control since 2006. David is degree qualified in OH&S and brings that level of knowledge and discipline to his work. David is committed to the continuous development and improvement of the companies accredited HSE Management System. As HSE Manager David is responsible to engage, encourage, coach, mentor, direct and support Construction Control and contractor project management in developing skills and strategies to achieve desired HSE performance. In achieving this David has developed a very good working relationship with industry stakeholders in the region and is highly regarded by clients, government agencies, subcontractors, suppliers and importantly his fellow employees. David is a senior management resource and his contribution on all issues is sought and valued.

John Gasson


John established Construction Control in 1988 and quickly developed a reputation for delivering high quality projects that meet the needs of his client. John has steadily and strategically grown the company such that it is now one of Canberra’s largest businesses, delivering property related project management services to a wide range of Government and private clients.