Paddy Gregg

Paddy Gregg
Chief Executive, Austal


Patrick (Paddy) Gregg was promoted to the position of Austal’s Chief Executive Officer on 1 January 2021, following 4 years as Austal’s Chief Operating Officer.

As Chief Operating Officer at Austal, Paddy had responsibility for the shipbuilding and sustainment operations in Australia, China, Philippines and Vietnam. This responsibility covered both new build of commercial and naval vessels, and the sustainment stream of the business focussed support for Australian Border Force and Royal Australian Navy. 

As Chief Executive Officer, Paddy joins the Board of Austal Limited and oversees a global company comprising 6 shipyards and 8 service centres in 5 countries, with more than 5,500 employees worldwide.Paddy is a Charted Engineer and fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, with a Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and a Masters in Business Administration from the Warwick Business School. 


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