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

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)

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)

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

Phil Healey

Bid Manager (NSW)

Phil oversees the preparation and submission of all tenders in the Sydney and Northern NSW region. He is responsible for preparing project specific methodologies and programmes, ensuring the pricing accurate reflects the scope of works, and collating all relevant information as part of the tender process. A key part of his role is to work collaboratively with the NSW General Manager and project teams to ensure knowledge is transferred across different disciplines of the business.

He has over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry and has previously worked as a contracts administrator and project manager. This experience has given him a comprehensive understanding of the project delivery process and sound knowledge of construction, which along with his strong attention to detail, assists him with preparing accurate and detailed project methodologies and pricing. Phil has a strong commitment to growing AMA’s business and takes great satisfaction in providing high quality tenders for existing and new clients.

Phil Healey

Bid Manager (NSW)
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Phil Healey

Bid Manager (NSW)

Mitchell Flynn

National Commercial Manager

Mitchell has almost a decade of experience working in the construction industry. During his time in the industry, Mitchell has worked for a diverse range of clients including those in the government, defence and private sectors, delivering projects ranging from $500k to $180 million. Mitchell is a certified practicing Project Manager with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) and was awarded the AIPM Project Manager of the Year in 2015 and Future Project Leader of the Year in 2018.

With a background predominately in client-side project management, Mitchell has a strong focus on people and relationship management and establishing strong communication processes for all the projects he is assigned to. As the Commercial Manager for AMA Projects, Mitchell provides detailed insights to business strategies, increases business development, strengthens and builds relationships and ensures client satisfaction is achieved through all dealings with AMA Projects.

Mitchell Flynn

National Commercial Manager
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Mitchell Flynn

National Commercial 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

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