Tobi, Chief Executive Officer

Tobi is our Chief Executive Officer with over 20 years of demonstrated history leading Abaxa in the civil engineering industry.

Tobi holds a Bachelor in Business Management and Public Relations, and is skilled and endorsed in Business Strategy, Business Planning, General Management, Operations Management, Project Management, Coaching, Negotiation and Construction.

Tobi takes a very hands-on approach to staff and client management, meeting of KPI’s and ensuring clients’ objectives are met.

Tobi Lawrence-Ward

Boyd, Technical Director

Boyd is our Technical Director, with over 22 years in the Civil Industry specialising in Utilities and High Pressure Gas Supervision.

With his extensive accreditation and training in the niche industry of Utility Locating, Boyd’s specialised knowledge provides invaluable support and expertise when navigating the Utility Industry’s Duty of Care Requirements.

In addition, Boyd’s vast network and construction experience provide an unparalleled level of knowledge in both the planning and delivering of utility surveys within the fields of Civil Engineering and Construction.

Lisa, Administration Leader

Lisa, our Administration Manager, has been with Abaxa for 8 years.  She oversees Abaxa’s administrative and support functions.

Not only is she experienced in almost all key business areas -including our people and culture management – but Lisa is also across our finance and commercial administration, as well as the requisite ISO compliance procedures.

Lisa holds a Certificate II and III in Business Administration and is currently progressing towards her Certificate IV in Leadership & Management.

Demonstrating a great deal of passion in her role, Lisa provides efficient and timely solutions to our front line teams.  Her assistance ensures clients projects keep moving forward.  Lisa also implements continual improvements to Abaxa’s processes in response to any client issues and suggestions.


Our Mission

Our mission is to be the Australian Leader in Underground Asset Risk Consultancy through Protecting People and Infrastructure and Reducing Asset Risk.

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