Our People

Martin Hansen
Managing Director

Managing Director and founder, Martin is responsible for setting the strategic direction for the company and for supporting the operational management team. Establishing Mineforce in 1997, Martin brought more than 20 years’ experience in the mining and construction industries to the new enterprise. He built Mineforce Australia around his personal commitment to excellence, his honesty and integrity in dealing with business partners and his ability to build and maintain a team of highly skilled individuals who share his beliefs and his passion. This passion drives the Mineforce Australia commitment to being recognised as one of the leading companies in Australia for the delivery of reliable and cost-effective single-source construction solutions. 

Brendan Pickering

Brendan is responsible for ensuring all Mineforce quotations and tendering proposals are accurate, comprehensive and delivered within required timeframes. The integrity of this process ensures Mineforce maintains strong positive relationships with suppliers and its clients, delivering on Mineforce’s promise of a quality product on time. Brendan’s background as a boilermaker has provided an strong platform from which he developed his detailed technical and commercial understanding of the construction process. Brendan is an enthusiastic and committed individual who understands the need to maintain a client focus at all times. 

Geoffrey Dengate
HSEQ Manager

Geoff is responsible for the delivery of quality and safety management across the various operational divisions of Mineforce Australia. He has a Graduate Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety and has worked as a safety professional in the mining, marine and construction industries for over 15 years. Geoff is well regarded as a very capable safety champion, having delivered many successful projects in Government and Tier 1 organisations. Geoff understands the importance of working effectively in a team environment to achieve ongoing and lasting HSE and quality goals that delivers maximum value for both the company and client.