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

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

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

Tim Ryan

Commercial Manager (ACT)

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

Commercial Manager (ACT)
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Tim Ryan

Commercial Manager (ACT)

Brendan Dess

Commercial 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

Commercial Manager (VIC)
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Brendan Dess

Commercial Manager (VIC)

Aaron Wigley

Operations Manager (NSW)

Aaron has extensive experience in the construction industry with nearly 15 years fulfilling various roles from trade contractor, client side project manager, site manager and now as construction project manager. Aaron has been involved in the management of over $100M worth of projects taking responsibility for design management, cost management, programme management, contracts administration, procurement and quality management.

During Aaron’s time as a client side project manager he specialised in complex block and stack projects in live operating environmnets. The nature of these complex projects required extensive stakeholder consultation and strategic planning to ensure their success.  As the Operations Manager of NSW, Aaron’s enthusiasm for complex projects, understanding client expectations and  general approachability provides a wealth of support to our project teams ensuring any project he is involved in is a true success for all stakeholders.

Aaron Wigley

Operations Manager (NSW)
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Aaron Wigley

Operations Manager (NSW)

Jacob Bennett

Construction Manager (ACT)

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

Construction Manager (ACT)
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Jacob Bennett

Construction Manager (ACT)

Paul Hannah

Construction Manager (NSW)

Paul is a dedicated Site Manager with extensive experience delivering high value and large scale projects for the Commercial Construction industry. His experience delivering projects where there were many involved parties has given him an appreciation of the need for frequent and clear communication with clients, trades and suppliers.

Paul is committed to delivering projects on-time and on-budget while his background as an experienced carpenter for a private company has given him an eye for quality and precision. He implements his thorough knowledge of safety regulations to deliver compliant projects ensure the safety of all on-site personnel.

Paul Hannah

Construction Manager (NSW)
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Paul Hannah

Construction Manager (NSW)

John Cousins

Work Health & Safety Manager

John has 30+ years experience in the industry during which he has worked in roles such as Quality, Safety, and Environmental Manager, Training Manager, and Managing Director. His skills are utilised as Safety Manager to assist the project team in developing the project plans, and conducts regular inspection of AMA Projects sites to ensure construction methodology and standards are being achieved.

He has extensive knowledge of the BCA and Australian Standards, and this along with his keen eye for detail and knowledge of project management procedures means that each project is delivered to a high standard.

John Cousins

Work Health & Safety Manager
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John Cousins

Work Health & Safety Manager

Karen Palmer

Quality, Safety & Environment Manager

Karen currently provides specialised WHS support to the site team as well as all stakeholders on the current project., utilising her 20+ years of construction-based WHS training and experience, Karen has been employed in roles from Contracts Administrator to WHS Site Manager.

Karen’s focus is to always engage in positive interaction with key stakeholders – end users, architects, building managers and client representatives as well as a range of subcontractors to ensure the constant and consistent safety standards and core values of the company are at the forefront of any activity or task on site. This ensures a zero-harm culture and a positive mentality of the team at every level of the business.

Karen Palmer

Quality, Safety & Environment Manager
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Karen Palmer

Quality, Safety & Environment Manager

Shawn Jones

Senior Project Manager

Shawn is a qualified Construction Project Manager with more than two decades of experience throughout the industry. His extensive knowledge of the industry and the roles each component play, ensures Shawn can pre-empt issues before they occur.

Shawn has gained widespread knowledge and skills through the delivery of many fitout, refurbishment and construction projects over the years. He is highly regarded in the industry by both clients and subcontractors, and his amicable personality and well-rounded skills give him the tools to deliver a wide variety of projects successfully.

Shawn Jones

Senior Project Manager
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Shawn Jones

Senior Project Manager

Our Culture

Here at AMA, we do things different. Our people are the heart of everything we do, and we love that we can employ some of the most talented and brightest individuals in the industry that share our passion.

As a young and dynamic company, we strive to provide a truly supportive and collaborative working environment, to help our staff strike the perfect work-life balance, including paid parental and study leave, mental health support services, promoting a healthy work-life balance and more.

Life as part of the AMA Project team includes:

HEALTH AND WELLBEING

Enjoy a year-round calendar of optional social events to connect more with the team, bring your dog into work every Friday, take advantage of a boot camp twice a week entirely on us, find your own work-life balance with flexible start and finish times, enjoy barista quality coffee and a fully stocked kitchen and get support in times of need.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We recognise that where you’re starting may not be where you want to end up, so we provide access to professional develop opportunities to help grow your career. We’re also supportive of your studies! Let us help you with a flexible schedule around your classes and exam periods.

FINANCIAL FUTURE

We offer performance rewards, referral bonuses, salary sacrificing options and a broad rewarding spectrum of project styles and locations both nationally and internationally