Our values come from our people, both management and staff. People make a company what it is. They give us The Halikos Group its soul and its reason for being. We search for the best people in the business who are not only extremely competent, but also share our commitment to creating a better future for Darwin.
Since its conception, The Halikos Group has built its foundations on strong beliefs, deeply held values that go to the heart of how we work as individuals.
This is your introduction to a company of people who work together to deliver a positive footprint in Darwin now and in to the future.
Halikos Group Executive
Founder John Halikos serves as the Director of the Halikos Group. John has expanded the Group over 30 years into property management, development, construction, hospitality, manufacturing, retail and investment focusing on the Northern Territory.
Shane Dignan serves as the Managing Director of the Halikos Group. He has over 30 years experience in construction and development industry. Shane is also the President of the UDIA NT and is a member of the Darwin Major Business and Darwin Major Contractors Groups. Shane is a strong advocate for the Territory and is committed to buying locally, employing locally and reinvesting back into the NT.
Group Shared Services
Chief Financial Officer
General Manager Corporate Services
Executive Services Manager
Senior Executive Officer
Executive Legal Officer
Group Financial Controller
Chris joined the Halikos Group in 2005. He was educated in the Northern Territory and has spent the past 20 years in the field of Project and Design Management. He has been a project leader on a number of major projects particularly for the Department of Defence and the Northern Territory Government. From 2002 to 2005 Chris participated as a member on the board of the Territory Construction Association, the peak commercial construction body in the Northern Territory.
Chris’s managerial experience has equipped him with the skills to view issues at a senior management level. He has honed his ability to focus on those issues critical to project success including management of both complex construction and varied human resource issues, leading to all projects Chris having worked on being completed to the date for Contract Practical Completion.
Matthew has been involved in the construction industry for more than 30 years and has gained experience in a multitude of core management areas. Engaged by the Halikos Group 2005 he is now Halikos Construction’s Commercial Manager and he leads their administration team being directly responsible for all procurement and administration management of Halikos construction projects in Darwin.
During Matthew’s time with the group he has implemented strong cost control and administration systems ensuring all monthly milestones and contractual obligations are met. Successful management of key projects such as the Royal Darwin Hospital Expansion, Rosebery School and Henbury Special School has led to the construction team successfully completing all projects on time and on budget. Matthew’s major focus is on building strong, open and consultative client contractor relationships and imparts the same culture throughout Halikos Construction’s management team.
Executive Assistant to Chris Giannikouris and Matthew Lee
Senior Project Manager
Darren has 26 years experience in the roofing industry which is invaluable when providing strong leadership and direction to his dedicated team.
He joined the Halikos Group in 1992 and became Manager of Halikos Roofing in 2004.
Darren has extensive experience in both roofing structures in cyclonic regions and in working at height.
Licensee and Commercial Property Manager
Kristy joined Halikos in 2010 and has worked within the real estate industry since 2001. Kristy leads a team of dedicated property managers, maintenance officers and admin staff who work to provide the highest level of customer service to our clients. Kristy oversees both residential and commercial portfolios including NT Government Properties division, relating to leasing and management.
Receptionist & Office Administrator
General Manager - H on Smith Hotel and Frontier Hotel Darwin
General Manager - H on Mitchell Apartment Hotel
General Manager - Novotel Darwin CBD
Manager - Punters Bar & Lizards Bar and Restaurant
Resort Manager - Crab Claw Island Resort
Special Projects Manager
Divisional Accountant - Halikos Hospitality Finance
General Manager (Crab Claw, NTF and Steeline GRP)
Tony joined Halikos Group in 2001 as a Sales Representative. After completing a Bachelor of Business degree in 2005, Tony was appointed Manger of Steeline GRP in 2006.