Nicholas Mills
Regional Manager
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Career:

Nicholas is an experienced Construction Manager with over 15 years of achievement and success within the construction and property development industry. He is responsible for the coordination of the day to day construction related aspects of the project and to ensure that the established performance targets for time and quality are met.

Keeta Welch
Project Manager
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Nickname: Keets

About:

Keeta has been a dedicated member of SHAPE for the past 11 years. She loves travelling and watching the rugby league. She owns two yellow face turtles named Squirt and Franklin.

Favourite Quote:

“Let your past make you better, not bitter.”

 

Career:

Keeta’s high attention to detail ensures quality throughout all stages of the project. As a Project Manager, her integrity and client focus ensures an enjoyable, successful experience for all parties concerned.

She is an excellent communicator who sustains open, honest and timely communication throughout the life of a project, ensuring all stakeholders are informed and working together towards an overall positive result for clients.

Grant Patterson
General Manager
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About:

Grant enjoys spending time with his wife and two grown boys. He loves to travel, to experience new cultures and to relax with good food and wine.

 

Favourite Quote:

“When there’s a will, there’s a way.”

 

Career:

Grant has formal qualifications in building and management, combined with 25 plus years of industry experience. Grant joined SHAPE in 2005 and leads SHAPE’s SA and NT teams.

Grant understands the delivery of projects can often be complicated and is almost always undertaken within a tight time frame and strict budget parameters. In this, he believes project success is very much a result of championing great teamwork.

He sees his role as supporting and leading his team as they create a collaborative, results-oriented approach to working with all project stakeholders, and ultimately delivering the very best outcomes for SHAPE’s clients.

Chris French
Site Manager
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Nickname: Frenchy

About:

Originally from Queensland, Chris has lived in Darwin for the past eleven years and loves it. He has a wife, two daughters and enjoys renovating his house, gardening and woodwork. He is a fan of the NQ Cowboys and loves how consistent they are – consistent at losing.

 

Favourite Quote:

“The harder you work for something, The greater you’ll feel when you achieve it’.”

 

Career:

Chris has been working in the domestic and commercial building industry doing interior fitouts for over 25 years. He thrives on working hard and working within a team to deliver first-rate projects.

Jared Evans
Site Foreman
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Nickname: Liv

About:

Jared loves the outdoors from camping to fishing, and hicking. He developed these passions whilst living abroad in Canada for 2 years. He recently relocated to Darwin with his girlfriend from Melbourne but that hasn’t stopped him from supporting his AFL team, the St Kilda.

 

Career:

Jared has been in the construction industry for 12 years, beginning a carpentry apprenticeship at age 18. Working in project management teams on high-end residential builds, he has developed a passion for creative design. Joined Shape NT in 2019 as a Site Foreman.

Olivia Comacchio
Project Coordinator
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Nickname: Liv

About:

Born in Darwin, raised in Brisbane for 14 years – soccer team is Brisbane Roar. Relocated to Darwin over seven years ago. Olivia is an avid animal lover and activist, on the weekends you’ll likely find her practising yoga over sunsets at the beach or enjoying the latest foodie joint around town!

Favourite Quote:

“Realise deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Life is the dancer and you are the dance. – Eckhart Tolle”

Career:

Olivia started her career working in a Client-Side position with the Northern Territory Government and relevant Departments, delivering projects within the Public sector. She brings to the NT SHAPE team,  great stakeholder engagement experience with a strong attention-to-detail, and an eagerness to learn.