Carmelo (Charlie) Bontempo


One of the four founding partners of United Construction Holdings (today known as UGL Ltd). Managing Director of Monadelphous Group Limited during the company's early restructuring period in the late 1990's.

Guido Belgiorno-Nettis AM

Director, Deputy Chairman

Guido is Managing Director of the private company, Transfield Holdings Pty Ltd, which changed business focus in 2001 from Engineering and Construction to private equity. Leading up to this change, Guido held a number of key positions within the Transfield Group, including Managing Director, CEO Transfield Engineering and Construction, and Project Development Director. In 2015 he started his own Family Office – Angophora Capital Pty Ltd. Guido is Chairman of the Australian Chamber Orchestra, and a Member of the Australian School of Business Advisory Council. He was named a Member of the Order of Australia in 2007 for service to the construction industry and the arts. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering from UNSW and an MBA from AGSM and is a fellow of Engineers Australia.

Ian Widdicombe


With over 30 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry with both operators and contractors in Australia, Europe and Asia, Ian has strong credentials in operational delivery and corporate oversight. Previously with Woodside, he held Vice President roles in Projects and in Subsea and Pipelines. During his tenure, he established and led the Karratha Life Extension Program and was project manager for the Angel Project. Prior to Woodside, Ian was Regional Manager Asia Pacific for DOF Subsea Group and Offshore Operations Manager for Clough. He holds a Civil Engineering Degree from the Swinburne University in Melbourne.


Ian Lynass

Chief Executive Officer

Ian joined Tempo in January 2018 and become CEO in March of that year. Previously he served as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of BIS Industries Limited from April 2010 to May 2015. Mr Lynass has considerable leadership experience having worked in the defence, steel, petrochemical, mining and industrial services markets for over 25 years. He has also held several senior executive roles with Brambles and was instrumental in the sustainable growth of BIS Industries Limited within the resources and industrial services sector. In 2012, Mr Lynass was a recipient of the CEO Magazine CEO of the Year Award – Logistics.