Alumni profile - Bruce Munro
BE Hons ‘75
Managing Director, Thiess
Bruce Munro was appointed Thiess Managing Director in September 2011 after joining the Thiess Group in 1986.
A civil engineer with 36 years’ experience in the construction and mining industries in Australia, SouthEast Asia and India, he has held a number of senior positions within the company. These have included President Director of PT Thiess Contractors Indonesia– a roll he held for eight years after his appointment in 1999. He was appointed Executive General Manager Asia August 2007 and in January 2010 he was took on the role of Thiess’ Chief Executive Mining.
He is a Non-Executive Director on the board of Sedgman – a leading provider of minerals processing and associated infrastructure solutions to the global resources industry. Bruce is also on the Boards of the Minerals Council of Australia and Australian Constructors Association and Queensland Chair of the Australia Indonesia Business Council.