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Our Team

Meet your expert, Geelong Building Consultants

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    Jake

    - Managing Director

    Jake’s motivation behind starting the business was all about helping people and we have this focus in mind with everything we do. His experience in the building and construction industry is expansive, with expertise in high-end residential and commercial builds. His strong trade background, site and construction management experience and comprehensive knowledge of building contracts enable him to navigate builds both effectively and efficiently.

    Jake is a Registered Building Practitioner (DB-U 46794  and CB-L 100017), has a Diploma of Building and Construction (Management), Diploma of Building and Construction (Building) and Certificate III in General Construction – Carpentry (Framework/Formwork/Finishing). Jake is also a qualified Mould Testing Technician.

    He is a member of the Master Builders Association of Victoria (MBAV), Building Dispute Practitioners Society and is an Associate Member of The Australian Society of Building Consultants Inc.

    A former recipient of an Australian Overseas Foundation (AOF) Scholarship, Jake has actively worked on the AOF Board of Directors and is a passionate mentor for those new to the construction industry.

     

     

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    Dane

    - Building Consultant

    Dane is a Registered Building Practitioner (DB-U 47026), has a Diploma of Building and Construction (Building), Cert IV Building and Construction (Building), is a qualified Mould Testing Technician and is currently furthering his qualifications by completing a Bachelor of Building Surveying.

    Dane brings a wealth of expertise to our clients and their projects. He has worked as a Building Assessor of homeowners’ warranty defects and large-scale defect rectifications on multi-storey residences. He has also worked as a Site Supervisor of volume-built and custom luxury homes.

    Holding a membership with the Australian Society of Building Consultants, The Building Dispute Practitioners Society and The Australian Institute of Building Surveyors, Dane’s knowledge of building practices is comprehensive, and his standards are high. Specialising in Causation/Defect inspections and reports for building dispute resolution; including Expert Witness and VCAT reports, Dane has meticulous attention to detail, along with a positive and friendly attitude and a love for quality construction.

     

  • Hamish Gregory

    Hamish

    - Quality Assurance Building Assessor

    Hamish is a Registered Building Practitioner (DB-U 11893) and qualified Carpenter/Joiner with over three decades of experience in the construction industry.

    Having worked as a Construction Supervisor for a number of volume builders, as well as building high-end Architectural homes, renovations and commercial projects, Hamish has an excellent understanding of the building process and it’s challenges.

    Hamish’s sharp eye for detail, passion for quality and genuine commitment to customer service ensures the best possible build experience for our clients.

     

  • George

    George

    - Quality Assurance Building Assessor

    George is an energetic, highly knowledgeable and extremely passionate individual with vast experience in both domestic and commercial construction. He has built a number of homes, managed elements of multi-million-dollar commercial construction projects and previously owned a flooring business for over 15 years, so he knows the building industry inside and out.

    A Registered Building Practitioner (DB-U 75249) with a Certificate IV in Building and Construction, George has a thorough understanding of the building process and the significance of what building a new home means for our clients.

    A natural born problem-solver with excellent knowledge of building regulations, George is tenacious and thrives on ensuring the best possible building experience.

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    Jay

    - Quality Assurance Building Assessor

    Jay is an experienced and well-regarded Registered Building Inspector (IN-U 46798), having conducted Mandatory Stage Inspections for volume and high-end builders across Victoria.
    Meticulous and highly skilled in compliance of all building classes, he has in-depth knowledge of relevant legislation, standards and codes. A trade qualified Carpenter, with a Diploma of Building and Construction, Jay is thorough, intuitive and solutions focussed with a courteous manner. Jay genuinely cares for his clients and is passionate about quality within the construction industry.

  • Rachel Pitman

    Rachel

    - Relationship Manager

    Rachel prides herself on excellent service and communication. Her friendly nature and desire to make your building experience as enjoyable as possible puts clients at ease from the very beginning.

    Rachel has a Marketing/Event Management degree, thrives on building positive relationships with clients and industry professionals and is always up for a coffee.

    Outside of the business, Rachel is excited by travel, property and helping others, while keeping busy with the two very active (and cheeky) little boys.

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    Kristen

    - Administration & Sales Support Officer

    Kristen has 20 years of experience working in the travel industry, arranging VIP and executive travel and delivering the very best customer service.

    Having previously built her ‘forever home’, Kristen understands the wave of emotions that can come with building as well as the importance of the finer details, quality, and peace of mind throughout the process.

    A passionate people-person, Kristen loves to share in the excitement of our client’s new build over the phone.

    Kristen has three children that keep her on her toes, but she wouldn’t have it any other way.

     

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4.9
Based on 99 reviews
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