EXPERIENCE OVERVIEW (CAREER
Paul Bradley is Managing Director at
Peterson Industries. Since joining the company in 1980 he has served as CNC Programmer,
General Foreman, Works Manager and General Manager. Paul has set up e-commerce,
expanded all facets of the business, including upgrading to ISO9001, written comprehensive
business plans for 11 vital areas of the business and prepares annual budgets.
He joined SME in 1989 and is currently Past President of the Society. In 2011 he was the first
non USA/Canadian President of SME in its 79 year history. He has extensive
consulting, leadership, management, manufacturing and board experience including constitutions, bylaws and procedures documents,
developing of brands and strategic plans.
was recipient of SMEís 1997 Ralph E.
Cross Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award and in 2001 received the
Governorís Leadership Foundation Fellowship Award. He became an SME Fellow in 2015 and completed a four-year
apprenticeship as a fitter and Turner in South Australia. Paul earned a Diploma
of Management from Focus College.