WSP Opus' Board of Directors is represented by three members of the Australian and New Zealand leadership team.

  • Gordon Davidson

    Chief Financial Officer

    Gordon was appointed to the role of Chief Financial Officer in 2013 and his role is integral to maintaining our strong financial position, charting our commercial growth, and achieving our strategic objectives.

    Gordon joined WSP Opus after four years as the CFO at Kiwibank and CFO at Inland Revenue. Prior to that he oversaw the successful integration of the finance functions at National ANZ in 2003, following which he became Head of Finance for ANZ.

    He is well respected in the fi nance sector for his strategic leadership experience and business acumen. Gordon has a BA in Accountancy and Economics, and an MBA from the Edinburgh Business School. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland

  • Ian Blair

    Managing Director Australia and New Zealand

    Ian is an experienced Financial Services Leader with a record of delivering strong results across different international markets and segments. He is a strong, strategic leader with a proven ability to bring about transformational change.

    Ian has earned his reputation predominantly in the banking industry. Holding senior positions at Westpac New Zealand and Australia, like General Manager - Retail Banking, responsible for revenues in excess of $1 billion, or growing market share as the General Manager of Business Banking or being awarded High Achiever status every year as General Manager of Commercial Banking while leading a team of over 1000 staff. Ian has thrived in fast changing environments. 

    Most recently as Principal Consultant at Sapience Limited he has been assessing strategy, analysing revenue and making recommendations to investors on key infrastructure projects. This particular experience has made him passionate about our industry and also recognise the opportunities for WSP Opus in New Zealand and Australia. 

    His entire career has been characterised by growth, leading large teams and focusing on his clients. 

    When he has spare time he likes a run, a game of golf and watching a bit of cricket.

  • Guy Templeton

    Director, non-Independent

    Guy Templeton is President and CEO, Australia and New Zealand at WSP. He was previously President and Chief Operating Officer of Parsons Brinckerhoff's Australia Pacific/Asia and southern Africa operating company.

    His earlier career was in engineering and consulting in the electricity, transportation, and telecommunications industries. He previously served as Chief Executive Officer of Minter Ellison Lawyers, the largest law firm in the Asia-Pacific region, whose specializations include infrastructure, energy, and resources industries. He received a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Technology, Sydney, and a Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the University of New South Wales. Based in Sydney, Mr. Templeton is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors