Managing Director

Mark Dimasi

  • Diploma of Project Management, University of New England, 2006
  • Licenced Builder (WA), 2008
  • Diploma in Building, 2001
Area of Expertise

•   Over 22 years’ experience in managerial positions in the Engineering & Construction industry
•   Long history of delivering successful construction projects with excellent outcomes for the client
•   Consistently maintains high safety standards on site and delivering LTI Free Projects

Key Experience

Mark is a highly experienced Project / Construction Manager with 22 years of experience in Management positions within the Engineering, Construction and Asset Management Services industry. Working with UGL since 1995, Mark has successfully executed the delivery of major Process and Infrastructure projects for a number of blue-chip clients with exposure across all commodities. He was the Construction Manager for the SMP installation contract for the Darwin Ichthys (Inpex) LNG project MEC-1 Package – UGL / Kentz Joint Venture where he was responsible for the construction of 2 X LNG trains and Inlet facility. An LTI Free project worth more than $1b, expending more than 7M+ manhours with a crew size in excess of 2000 personnel.

Managing Director
Perth Office
General manager E&i

David Dimasi

  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Certificate and Trade | Electrical Technician
  • Certificate IV Instrumentation
  • Electrical Contractors Licence
Area of Expertise

•   Project managing multiple project in a safe and cost effective manner
•   Creating positive team environments ensuring project deliverables are archived
•   A vast knowledge and experience in the electrical and instrumentation trade

Key Experience

David is highly experienced in undertaking the project management and project controls for projects that require diligent change management due to design changes and other changing client requirements. Recently, David undertook the Project Management of the Roy Hill E&I/SMPP Crusher 3 project where the design and instlalltion requirements underwent a number of changes, all of which were managed in accordance with UGL’s change controls and successfully delivered within the original schduele. He has a capacity to work across various fields and routinely manages projects that require a high degree of subcontractor and supplier management. He has achieved quality, efficiency and productivity in all his previous roles. Further to this, David has an excellent knowledge of electrical products, is experienced in maintenance and repair duties, commercial and light industrial workplaces, and is able to read and interpret drawings such as Electrical and Instrumentation Schematics and Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&IDs). David’s experiences ensure that production demands are achieved in an efficient, safe, timely and cost effective manner to meet the requirements of the client. David will bring to this project a wealth of experience with strong leadership and management skills, with a strong focus on safety without compromising the schedule and quality of the project. In addition David brings a high level of efficiency and great motivational skills.

General manager E&i
Perth Office
HSEQ Manager

Luke Johnson

  • Currently completing Master of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Graduate Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Management
  • Diploma in Occupational Workplace Health and Safety
  • Certificate IV in Occupational Health and Safety
  • Taproot Lead Facilitator
  • Human Factors
  • Mechanical Trade - Heavy Duty Plant

Area of Expertise
  • Risk Management; Facilitates the identification and mitigation of risks within the business to ALARP.
  • Building proactive teams to drive and enhance the business Safety Culture
  • Creating and maintaining integration management systems which are risk based and meets the organisation context
  • Research skills to assess the implementation of safe design in relation to controlling potential impacts on people, plant and/or the environment.
Key Experience

Luke is a Health, Safety and Environmental professional with 17 years’ experience and significant career exposures across oil & gas and mining - brownfields & greenfield environment. As a HSEQ Manager Luke has held senior positions with Tier 1 companies and played a pivotal part in their securing and delivering major projects. Luke works closely with Senior Leadership teams to help them create internal capability and resilience around the HSEQ function ensuring it is well integrated into overall business processes. Core competencies extend to an array of areas such as development and implementation of ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ASNZS 4801 OHSAS 18001 Integrated Management systems. Managing project resources and technical issues, while consistently meeting, training and exceeding performance metrics. Strong technical and methodical aptitude with an innate ability to analyse, coordinate and synthesize ideas into strategies with a key focus on culture.

HSEQ Manager
Perth Office
Technical Manager

Sattar Aziz

  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
  • Diploma in International Welding Inspection
  • Australian Institute of Project Management - Registered Project Manager
Area of Expertise
  • Significant experience across a variety of disciplines, including Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation and Controls
  • Consistently maintains high safety standards on site and delivering LTI Free Projects
  • Ensures and maintain high level of quality and has the ability to deliver projects within budget and schedule.
Key Experience

Sattar is highly dedicated and a successful Professional Engineer who has over 25 years experience with significant career exposures across oil and gas and mining - brownfields and greenfield environment. As a Senior Engineer and upholding management roles with Tier 1 companies, Sattar has played a pivotal part in their securing and delivering major projects.

Technical Manager
Perth Office
Operational Manager

Gareth Briggs

  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering (1st Class Honours)
  • Bachelor of Commence (Corporate/Investment Finance)
Area of Expertise
  • Project Management experience on a major greenfield project
  • Significant involvement in Australian and overseas projects in both EPCM and contractor roles
  • Experience working with large Tier 1 clients as well as industry newcomers on greenfields and brownfields projects
  • Excellent technical knowledge as well as management skills to ensure successful project execution
Key Experience

Gareth has over 15 years’ experience in Engineering and Project Management on many greenfield and brownfields projects for Tier 1 clients in the Mining and Oil & Gas industries. Gareth has experience working on a number of Australian and overseas projects. In his current role as Project Manager for Tianqi Lithium Kwinana’s (TLK’s) LHPP1 project, Gareth has overseen construction of SMP and E&I works across Stage 1 of this world class lithium hydroxide processing facility. This company defining project was delivered LTI free, on time and on budget. This project, which started out with piping installation in the Pyromet area, increased five-fold with SIMPEC eventually performing Construction Completion works across all disciplines for the majority of Stage 1. SIMPEC’s manning on this project reached 180.

Operational Manager
Perth Office
Head of Strategy and Growth

Ivan Ruefli

  • Master’s degree (Science) Project Management, Curtin University, 2004
  • US Naval Construction Battalion – Civil Specialist
  • Medium to Large Private and ASX Listed Company Leadership
Area of Expertise
  • Over 25 years’ experience building and leading engineering & construction business
  • Long history of delivering successful construction and sustaining capital projects in mineral and energy industries.
Key Experience

In the last 18 years, Ivan has successfully founded and grown a significant multi-disciplined construction business approaching $300 million turnover and 1000 employees in 2014. During this time, as part of the Directorship, he has been integrally involved with several mergers and acquisitions in the construction and property space to drive growth. Ivan brings to the SIMPEC team deep understanding of management and leadership in a growing construction business. His role encompasses strategic value creation in SIMPEC’s Client and Vendor relationships as well driving our Indigenous Engagement Strategy.

Head of Strategy and Growth
Perth Office
Project Manager

Jon Martellotta

  • Bachelor (Honours) Mechanical Engineering
  • Advanced Diploma Mechanical Engineering
  • Trade Certificate Automotive Engineering Tradesperson
Area of Expertise
  • 19 years experience in Mechanical trades and Construction
  • Delivery ofTank projects in accordance with API650
  • Consistently maintains high safety standards on site  delivering LTI Free Projects
Key Experience

Jon is a highly dedicated and successful Professional Engineer who has over 10 years experience with significant career exposures across oil and gas and mining - brownfields and greenfield environment. As a Project Engineer role with Tier 1 companies Jon has worked on a variety of projects and played a pivotal part in their delivery safely and with a high level of quality.

Project Manager
Perth Office
Commercial Manager

Brent Swan

  • Diploma of Project Management
  • Member Australian Institute of Project Management
Area of Expertise
  • Analytical Cost Reporting
  • Contract Management
  • Risk Management
  • Commercial Management
Key Experience

Brent brings to SIMPEC extensive corporate and project based commercial, contract and project controls experience in both an EPC and contractor capacity. With over 25 years of experience in the Engineering, Construction and Asset Management Services industry, Brent leads by creating high functioning teams based on the fundamentals of trust, confidence, and communication. Joining SIMPEC from MSP Engineering and AusGroup in Commercial Manager – Corporate roles, Brent’s previous experience was cemented with UGL over a 15 year period In various Perth, interstate and site based roles. During his time at UGL, Brent held the role of Commercial Manager – Corporate and Commercial Manager – Asset Services Regional, WA / SA. Other notable assignments with UGL include Contracts Manager for the Karratha Life Extension Project, Commercial & Controls Manager for the for the FAST BHPB SP2 Jimblebar Project and EPCM Senior Project Controls Engineer on Project Aurora for Incitec Pivot. Brent also performed various other positions including Commercial Manager and Project Finance Manager.

Commercial Manager
Financial Controller

Nicole Huang

  • Bachelor of Science - Mechanical Engineering
  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Professional Accounting
  • A Full Member of CPA Australia since 2009
Area of Expertise
  • Manage general accounting process.
  • Produce management reports for performance measurement and planning purposes.
  • Produce statutory financial reports for ASX and various governing authorities. Manage annual and half-yearly auditing process.
  • Manage banking, treasuring, foreign currency and finance instruments.
  • System administration for accounting and ERP packages.
  • Ensuring compliance with accounting standards, regulations, protocols and company procedures

Key Experience

As a Chartered Practicing Accountant for 15 years, Nicole brings to SIMPEC extensive financial and accounting experience to deliver internal and external performance reporting, financial planning and analysis, finance controls and policy frameworks. Nicole has held senior positions with public and private businesses across the oil & gas and construction industries. Nicole held the office of Finance Manager for VDM Group Ltd (ASX listed) when the company went through significant re-structuring and re-investing phase. Nicole’s responsibilities covered the full spectrum of statutory reporting / auditing, management reporting, budgeting & forecasting, tax  compliances and investment analysis.

Financial Controller
Perth Office
Office Manager

Julianne Dimasi

Area of Expertise
  • Complex problem solving
  • Large project mobilisations
  • Senior Leadership support
  • Administration / HR Support / Document Control

Key Experience

Julianne has been part of several Administration, HR and Finance teams having worked on various Major Projects including Boddington Gold Mine, Ravensthorpe Nickel Project and Woodside Train IV. Julianne is a highly capable, enthusiastic and motivated Office Manager with extensive experience in supporting mid and senior-level managers by providing consistent and extensive administration support. With the ability to handle complex situations and multiple responsibilities, Julianne is an integral team member willing to respond to the challenging needs of any role. Having worked in the finance, commercial and HR space, Julianne’s vast experience allows her to be dynamic and responsive to the Company’s needs.

Office Manager
Perth Office