Lindsay R. Partridge AM
BSc. Hons. Ceramic Eng; FAICD; Dip CD
Mr Partridge graduated as a ceramic engineer from the University of New South Wales, and worked extensively in all facets of the clay products industry in Australia and the United States before joining the Austral Brick Company in 1985. In 2008, Mr Partridge completed the Stanford University Executive Development Program. He held various senior management positions at Austral before being appointed Managing Director of Brickworks in 2000. Since then, Brickworks has grown significantly in terms of size and profitability as its operations have become Australia-wide, with its product range extending beyond bricks to tiles, pavers and masonry and activities expanding into property development.
Mr Partridge has also had extensive industry involvement, and is currently a director of various industry bodies, including the Australian Brick and Blocklaying Training Foundation, and the Clay Brick and Paver Institute.
In 2012 he was awarded the Member of the Order of Australia for services to the Building and Construction Industry, particularly in the areas of industry training and career development, and to the community. He is a director of Children’s Cancer Institute Australia.
In 2018 the Housing Industry Association awarded Mr Partridge the “Sir Philip Lynch Award”, their highest award. The award was in recognition of a lifetime contribution to the Housing Industry.