Our team comprises some of the most talented and committed individuals in the industry.

Our People

Our staff come from diverse backgrounds across the commercial construction industry and comprises some of the most talented and committed individuals in the industry.

The success of our projects depends on our people and how we adopt their skills and abilities, and apply these to developing, implementing and achieving the overall outcomes of the project.

We do this by nominating project teams comprised of individuals, combining a wide range of skills, qualifications and experience, to deliver high-quality outcomes and overcome any technical difficulties that may arise.

The diverse experience of our staff results in a greater understanding of the project process and our client’s project objectives.

Meet the Executive Team

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Matt Ferrari

Director of Bid Management & Corporate Affairs

As a Company Director, Matt is committed to the success of every project AMA Projects undertakes. He has worked in a diverse range of roles for several different organisations within the construction industry over the years and as such has deep understanding of the project process from differing perspectives. He has the capability to understand the specific requirements of our clients and translate them into real solutions, ensuring projects are delivered above expectations.

Matt commenced his career in client side project management, and through this, acquired a high level understanding of design, procurement and programme management strategies. Since starting AMA Projects, Matt has been involved in all facets of the company from tendering through to project delivery, company financial management and business development. Currently Matt’s focus has been on managing the Estimating teams nationally along with the companies Accounts and Finances.

Matt Ferrari

Director of Bid Management & Corporate Affairs
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Matt Ferrari

Director of Bid Management & Corporate Affairs

Andrew Peereboom

Director of Systems, Safety & Human Resources

As a Director focused on safety and human resources, Andrew utilises his skills in buildability and site related issues, as well as his passion for delivering the highest quality project outcomes, resulting in a relaxed and flexible working environment for AMA Projects, leading to a greater focus on our client’s key goals.

Andrew has an unrivalled ability to network throughout the industry, creating stronger partnerships for all those involved with AMA Projects.

Andrew Peereboom

Director of Systems, Safety & Human Resources
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Andrew Peereboom

Director of Systems, Safety & Human Resources

Alex Singer

Director of Project Delivery

Alex is a dedicated Construction Professional and as a Director of the company, has great influence on the success of our projects. Alex is 100% committed to the delivery of any project, with a well-earned reputation for his ability to focus on the smallest of details, whilst not losing site of the big picture. He is extremely talented at managing his team and driving programmes ensuring no detail is neglected.

He has over 20 years’ experience in the industry, during which he has worked in a variety of roles such as electrician, contracts administrator, project manager, and since 2010, as a director.

Alex Singer

Director of Project Delivery
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Alex Singer

Director of Project Delivery

Tim Ryan

General Manager (ACT/NSW)

Tim has over 15 years’ experience in the construction industry, the core of his experience laying in the delivery of commercial fitouts, refurbishments and office alteration projects – the majority which were carried out in live operating environments – and delivery of complex civil and infrastructure projects.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Building and Construction Management and has developed high-level skills in project management contract administration, cost management, program management, quality management, procurement, and client stakeholder management. He is dedicated to continually improving his professional skills and is well regarded by others in the industry.

Tim Ryan

General Manager (ACT/NSW)
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Tim Ryan

General Manager (ACT/NSW)

Brendan Dess

General Manager (VIC)

Brendan has almost a decade of experience in the construction industry, giving him the skills and knowledge needed to ensure every project he is a part of is a success.

His people-oriented nature and excellent communication skills means he is able to negotiate with subcontractors and establish a rapport with clients, to ensure deadlines and expectations are met.

Brendan Dess

General Manager (VIC)
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Brendan Dess

General Manager (VIC)

Jacob Bennett

National Construction Manager

Jacob has extensive experience working as a Construction Manager and Site Manager throughout different facets of the construction industry, giving him a unique insight into the construction process, enabling him to manage construction effectively and consistently to deliver outstanding results. As Construction Manager, Jacob utilises his authority, along with his excellent communication skills to get the most out of subcontractors and drive the program to project completion.

Jacob has worked on a diverse range of projects across both the commercial and residential construction sectors and has high-level skills in site management, project management, program management, quality management, WHS management and technical knowledge.

Jacob Bennett

National Construction Manager
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Jacob Bennett

National Construction Manager

Claire Dening

National Bid Manager

Claire is a dedicated Construction Industry professional with 20 years’ experience, spanning across both the residential and commercial sectors.  Her passion for the industry is driven by the continual evolution of new trends, materials, construction methods and opportunities for growth.

Claire’s natural ethos is to build relationships.  She enjoys working with our diverse range of clients and strives to clearly understand their operations and location to find the best solution to provide quality, value for money and to meet programme requirements.  She works closely with our Project Teams and Trades to ensure all proposed methodologies and timeframes are deliverable.

Claire Dening

National Bid Manager
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Claire Dening

National Bid Manager

Sarah Davidson

National Office and Finance Manager

Sarah Davidson

National Office and Finance Manager
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Sarah Davidson

National Office and Finance Manager

Melissa Christie

National Human Resources Manager

Melissa has worked as a Human Resources Practitioner for over seven years with experience both in Australia as well as internationally in Dubai, India, Singapore and Germany. In 2015, she completed a Master of Commerce in Human Resource Management at Swinburne University as well as completing the Global Leadership Program at Northeastern University (Boston, USA) and is currently undertaking the International Coaching Federation Certification through Reach Outstanding Coaching Institution (Dubai).

Since joining AMA Projects in March 2020, Melissa has taken a strong “people-first” approach where her focus has been on establishing herself as a key business partner on all people-related business matters. Her mission is to positively impact individual careers finding alignment with business requirements to support people-related business growth.

Melissa Christie

National Human Resources Manager
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Melissa Christie

National Human Resources Manager

William Carruthers

Project Director (ACT)

William Carruthers

Project Director (ACT)
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William Carruthers

Project Director (ACT)

Sam Ainsworth

Project Director (NSW)

Sam Ainsworth

Project Director (NSW)
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Sam Ainsworth

Project Director (NSW)