Founder and Non-Executive Chairperson - Harry Xydas

Harry is the Founder of Doric and has been a Managing Director for 20 years.  Under Harry’s stewardship Doric has grown to become Western Australia’s most professional and progressive general construction group.  A leader in the industry, Doric has undertaken numerous successful major projects which encompass almost all areas of the construction industry, resources, infrastructure, defence and commercial construction sector.

Since becoming Non-Executive Chairman in 2009 his focus has been on strategic and governance issues.

In addition to his role at Doric he has made significant contributions to the broader community through leadership positions with a number of distinguished and high profile organisations.

These include Director of the International Board of the Chief Executive Global Organisation for eight years, headquartered in Washington USA; Chair of the Young Presidents' Organisation for Western Australia; President of the Australian Institute of Building, Chairman and Director of Business Excellence of Australia.

Harry holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Construction Management and Economics, UK, Australian Institute of Company Directors (Fellow) and Australian Institute of Building (Fellow)

Harry is the recipient of many awards and was truly honoured when the Governor General of Australia presented him and Demetra with a Special Recognition Award for their contribution to the community and business in 2004.