Matthew Lawless – Chief Executive Officer

Matthew has been involved in the construction industry in some form or another for most of his working life (well over 30 years) starting his building career as an apprentice carpenter in the seventies. He has worked in all facets of the industry from on site management through to company ownership and business development manager. Matthew brings to the table a wealth of experience and local knowledge to progress any project forward in a smooth and organised manner. When he is not working, Matthew enjoys playing his guitar, signing, fishing and spending time with family.

Leigh Surmon – Company Director

Leigh has been working closely with Matthew in the building industry for the last 18 years. She has extensive experience in office management, payroll administration and indigenous employee relations. Leigh has most recently managed and organised a 70 man camp at Gapuwiyak NT overseeing the catering and cleaning side of the package. Leigh is an excellent multi tasker, and her leadership skills mean she keeps the site and office environment running like a well-oiled machine.

Stephen Goat – Contracts Manager

Steve began his career in construction 18 years ago as an apprentice carpenter and joiner in the UK, working his way up to owning a carpentry and joinery business prior to emigrating to Australia. It was within Australia that Steve came off the tools and undertook further studies and began to develop his career further. His experience and knowledge has kept growing in all facets of residential, commercial and civil projects. Steve has developed his contract management skills and experience in a wide variety of projects – from both suburban and remote residential housing to commercial building and civil projects within WA, QLD and the NT.

Kari Read – Financial Controller

Kari is the newest addition to our team, her responsibilities include the receiving of invoices, the reconciliation and trial balance of bank accounts, lodgement of BAS statements, payroll, job expense tracking and budgeting, along with the general financial running and reporting of the company. Kari has an in depth knowledge of quality assurance systems and plays an active part in the internal auditing of Bridgecorp Buildings quality assurance system.

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