David Heffernan is the Co-founder and Group Chief Executive Officer of Septech Holdings Limited. David completed his studies in Melbourne, Australia, securing qualification with the highest level of accreditation in both building studies and business management. In addition, he is an Alumni graduate at the prestigious London Business School.With over 3 decades of global business and operational experience across diverse arrays of industries: including, but not limited to water, wastewater, infrastructure manufacturing, engineering and construction and property development. Septech Group is widely recognised as a pioneer of water and water related infrastructure with over 10 offices, including 3 regional hubs in Australia, Indonesia, Mexico, Spain, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates. Mr. Heffernan has contributed his experience of investing and developing commercial, residential and prestigious marina waterfront development properties and led the group's investment strategy, resulting in some of the most notable developments across the Middle East and Australia over the last decades.
David holds Director positions for all the Groups’ operating subsidiaries and investment companies in Australia, Europe, Indonesia, across the Middle East and Mexico, as well as the position of chairman for Heffernan Investments Inc. In 2008, David was awarded ‘Australian Business Man of the Year’ from the Australian Business Council and led the company to its ‘Engineering Company of the Year’ award in 2010 and more recently the company has also won the GCC Oil and Gas project of the year in 2015. As a dedicated member of the Young Presidents Organization for over 18 years in both UAE and Australia, David actively contributes to the development of international business practices, standards and emerging talent through the YPO Mentoring programme.