01 Heritage

Two families, one future

A privately held company, Roberts Pizzarotti has the backing of two families who are synonymous with the global construction and infrastructure sectors – the Roberts family from Perth, Australia and the Pizzarotti family of Parma, Italy.

Our Board of Directors

Roberts Pizzarotti is governed by a Board of Directors. It comprises of Mr Andrew Roberts, Principal of RF Capital, Mr Giorgio Cassina, Managing Director, Impresa Pizzarotti, Mr George Kostas, Group CEO RF Capital and Mr Michele Pizzarotti, Vice President and Deputy Chairman, Impresa Pizzarotti.

Our Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board provides robust, independent advice. The team includes an industry veteran, two former Premiers of NSW, and the former Australian Consul General to Italy.

Ross McDiven is the former Chairman and CEO of Multiplex Group. Former Premier of NSW, The Hon Morris Iemma is District Commissioner – South, Greater Sydney Commission and Chair of South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Board. Simone Desmarchelier is a Non Exec Director of QIC and former Consul General and Senior Trade and Investment Commissioner to Italy for Austrade. The Hon Nick Greiner AC is a former Premier of NSW and President of the Liberal Party of Australia and is heavily involved in the corporate world.

Our Heritage

The family history of our founding partners is steeped in the construction and infrastructure sectors.

1962

Mr John Roberts AO founded Multiplex in Perth, Australia.

The business expanded across Australia into South East Asia, the Middle East, United Kingdom and Europe.

Multiplex Group was listed on the Australian Stock Exchange in 2003.

By 2007, Multiplex was one of the world's largest listed property groups offering development, construction, facilities management and funds management services.

$7bn+ construction work in hand
$5bn+ funds under management

John's eldest son, Mr Andrew Roberts, worked with his siblings in the family business. Andrew finished his tenure as Chief Executive Officer in 2007 when the Roberts family divested their remaining ownership in Multiplex to Brookfield Asset Management.

Andrew established RF Capital as a funds management company, primarily servicing his Family Office.

1910

Impresa Pizzarotti was founded in Parma, Italy by Mr Gino Pizzarotti.

In 1966, Mr Paolo Pizzarotti succeeded his father and grandfather as head of the business.

Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A expanded into large scale civil, public and private works. The company diversified into precast and entered foreign markets.

Impresa Pizarotti & C. S.p.A became one of Europe's leading large scale, privately owned construction and infrastructure firms. Mr Paolo Pizzarotti's three children joined the business, representing the fourth generation.

19 countries
3,500+ employees

Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A operates in 19 countries, across North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa and Australia.

With turnover in excess of €1 billion, the company delivers large scale civil infrastructure, social infrastructure, buildings, developments and public private partnerships. See the global footprint of Impresa Pizzarotti & C. S.p.A.