Leadership Team

Leadership Team

Craig Dettman

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer

Starting as the Chief Financial Officer for Allight in 2020, Craig Dettman commenced the dual role of Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer in February 2022.

Prior to joining Allight, Craig worked internationally as a finance executive with a major Canadian oil and gas services company partnering with the President of the international business segment focusing on global expansion. In previous roles, Craig has held responsibility for shared services, corporate finance, investor relations, financial analysis and audit across mining services, oil and gas, manufacturing and management consulting businesses.

Craig drives results with his sharp focus on maximising business performance through strategic decision making and leading diverse teams. Craig’s ability to successfully guide businesses to realise their full potential is a feature of his career.

Latif Ahmad

General Manager Operations, Product and Service

Latif Ahmad is a key element of Allight’s success for over eighteen years. Starting as a Product Design Engineer in 2004, Latif has since held a range of technical, operational and leadership roles specialising in engineering, research and development, quality, warranty, and technical services. Latif holds in-depth knowledge of our business, our customers and our products supporting Allight’s agility.

Prior to his contribution to Allight, Latif worked for a specialist vehicle manufacturer in engineering design in the United Kingdom.

In June 2022, Latif commenced the role of General Manager Operations, Product and Service for Allight, which broadened the role to include the national service footprint.

Chris Uusimaki

General Manager Support Services and Business Improvement

Working with Allight since 2011, Chris Uusimaki held leadership responsibility across many areas including information technology, systems, support services and business improvement. In June 2019, Chris was appointed General Manager Support Services and Business Improvement.

Chris is a leader in digital business transformation and provides technical and functional advice to meet current and emerging business challenges. He also holds the national parts team within his portfolio with a focus on process improvement and team efficiency. 

With a well developed ability to project manage and exceptional technical knowledge, Chris has delivered critical business requirements on time and within budget.

Chris continues to support Sykes Group and Primax Pumps globally for information technology, support services and business improvement.

Danielle Smith

General Manager People, Culture and Safety

Danielle Smith joined Allight in April 2019 and has responsibility for people, culture and safety.

Danielle has over fifteen years of experience across multiple disciplines including human resources, health safety and environment, quality and public relations in strategic and operational capacities. Prior to Allight, Danielle successfully led the integration of functional areas within global businesses undergoing significant change, specifically during merger and acquisitions and cultural transformations.

Danielle has experience across a broad range of sectors including heavy industrial, mining, community legal and manufacturing which enables the application of best practice to the business.

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