Owen Kleidon - Director, General Manager
Owen has developed the ability to connect and communicate effectively with Clients, consultants, authorities and trades across all levels, after having worked in the design and construction industry for over 30 years.
He has a deep knowledge and understanding of planning and regulatory legislative requirements, and brings that expertise to the StruXi stable of Clients. Owen is highly skilled in understanding and satisfying the needs of Clients, users, statutory authorities and design consultants, working holistically to provide an optimal outcome for all parties.
It’s his real industry experience across vast numbers of projects which gives him the ability to understand potential issues, identify and implement improved processes, and offer quality practices to efficiently see jobs through to completion.
Owen is currently the President of the Building Designers Association of Queensland (BDAQ). This position is one of four elected Executive appointments on the State Management Committee. Before accepting the position of President, Owen was Vice President for 1 year, Treasurer for two years and a committee member for a number of years prior to that.
Outside of StruXi , Owen has been on the Management Committee for the Toowoomba Bears Rugby Club in some capacity for the past 10 years. He has been the former Club President and is now a Life Member of the Club. He also enjoys going to watch the Queensland Reds play as often as possible.
He enjoys an occasional long drive with a nice camping spot as the destination.