Our Melbourne Team
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Meet the Team
Cameron Aitken
Commercial Manager
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Nickname: Cameroon, Cam

 

About:

Cameron is a carpenter by trade and spent nine years working for SHAPE NSW before joining the VIC team in 2017. He has a love of sport – in particular watching the Swannies and NBA, going surfing and playing golf in his free time.

He feels most relaxed when camping, and enjoys excellent coffee, wine and food, particularly dim sims and hot jam doughnuts.

 

Career:

With 20 years in the construction industry, Cam has developed an in-depth understanding of the fitout and refurbishment sector.

He has delivered many projects in challenging environments, which have allowed him to gain expertise in risk mitigation and implementing strategies to achieve the client’s project objectives. Working both in Australia and the UK, Cam is an asset to any project he oversees.

Adam Head
General Manager
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Career:

Adam joined the company in 2008 as a Project Manager and has held several roles since, including Commercial Manager, Group Manager Design & Construct, and most recently General Manager of the VIC state office.

With over 18 years of project management and construction experience, Adam offers a detailed understanding of project delivery. Through a partnership approach, Adam collaborates with clients in the office, hotel, education, healthcare, retail and speciality sectors to deliver projects on time and defect-free.

Aiden Barnes
Estimating Manager
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About:

Aiden began his working life in the Navy, and then went on to follow his interests in building studies. He then followed an international career in heavy refurbishments and large scale fit-outs.

He has a love of travelling, writing and music. He believes there is nothing better than camping with the kids in the bush and watching them quickly turn feral. If there’s no rugby on, he’ll happily barrack for the Hawks.

 

Career:

Aiden’s years in the industry, past roles as a Site and Project Manager and extensive experience with projects ranging in complexity in  Australia, the UK and South Africa, play into his approach as an Estimating Manager. Aiden is an experienced manager who has had exposure to all phases of a project and now leads a highly successful and enthusiastic team of estimators.

Aiden is a solutions-driven manager with a strong focus on subcontractor relationships, teamwork and attention to detail. He’s able to understand clients’ risks and present cost effective strategies and further value engineering solutions to align with their project goals.

Fergal Prunty
Operations Manager
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Nickname: Ferg

 

About:

Fergal enjoys spending time with his family whenever he can and loves watching his three young children thrive.

He also enjoys live music, a glass of fine wine and cheese.

Fergal likes to live his life with a positive mindset and enjoys spending time with like-minded people.

 

Career:

With over 20 years in the industry, Fergal has gained a breadth of knowledge and developed strategies on implementing standards and safety targets for our project teams. Before his appointment as Operations Manager, Fergal worked as a Site Manager for SHAPE.

He truly understands the challenges our teams face working in operational environments and provides the necessary resources required to deliver every project we undertake successfully.

Fergal works closely with our production staff and site teams, developing tailored training sessions and creating initiatives to maintain morale. His focus on retaining a great culture and employee engagement makes him an asset to the Melbourne team.

Anita Brazzale
Commercial Manager, Bid & Strategy
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Nickname: Brazzles

 

About:

Anita gets inspired by travel and architecture. She adores her busy life with her husband and three children but occasionally enjoys relaxing with a book or yoga session.

Her passion for building and construction began at a young age and was inspired by her father.

 

Career:

In her 25 years in commercial fitout and refurbishment, Anita has worked in project management, estimating and training/mentoring roles. As Commercial Manager of Bid and Strategy, Anita has combined her acquired skills and industry knowledge to lead the Bid team from the identification of business opportunities, through to submission and tender evaluation processes.

Anita works alongside the Bid and Project teams to ensure that our submissions accurately represent SHAPE’s approach and, more importantly, demonstrate our understanding of client objectives.

Anita knows that each project and every client are different and makes it her priority to ensure our teams understand key client and project requirements from the very beginning.

Vince Donato
Commercial Manager
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Nickname: Vinny

 

About:

Vince enjoys spending time with his family and taking his young son to the local park and on adventures around Melbourne on the weekends.

He loves the Essendon Football Club, exercising and watching NBA games. Seeing an NBA game live, specifically the Philadelphia 76ers, is on his bucket list.

Vince also enjoys cooking on weekends and drinking Campari.

 

Career:

Vince has a collaborative approach to project delivery, understanding and working towards key client values with a focus on large scale, complex projects. Vince’s proven ability to drive and motivate people is reflected in his strong project teams and happy clients, superintendents and architects.

Vince has built great ongoing relationships with stakeholders which has consistently resulted in repeat business and client satisfaction.