Bushfire Attack Level Assessments



Managing Director


Simon is responsible for managing the overall compliance team and ensuring the office environment is productive and engaging, and an enjoyable place to work.


Simon has wide-ranging experience gained through working in the commercial and industrial construction sector since 1996.


Growing up on a sheep, cropping and cattle farm in the wheat-belt town of Wagin, Simon is driven toward finding a practical solution to problems, understanding always that construction has to be commercially viable, as well as operationally functional and safe for occupants to proceed.


When not at work, Simon enjoys relaxing with the family, riding his bike or heading to the beach.

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Compliance Director

Level 1/Unrestricted Surveyor [BSP 2312] (WA), [280930BU] (NT) 

Grad Cert Performance Based Building & Fire Codes

Prior to joining MODUS Compliance, Hayden worked in building approvals at the City of Belmont.  He brings a solid understanding of council processes to our team and ensures that we engage with our council peers proactively.


Hayden made the transition to the private sector look easy and enjoys the wide range of projects MODUS Compliance encounter as well as travel to projects all across Western Australia.  Hayden is a natural educator on all aspects of compliance and the processes therein and adds tremendous value to projects that benefit from a lateral approach that maintains commercial viability without compromise to compliance.


Outside of the office, Hayden likes to hit the trails on his mountain bike and catching up with his friends.


Manager Construction Compliance

Level 1 Surveyor (BSP 2406)

Philip looks after construction compliance at  MODUS, whereby he inspects work during construction and handover.  He also assists in matters of general design compliance, energy assessments and Bushfire Attack Level assessments.   


Originally hailing from Kent in the UK, Philip previously worked as a building surveyor and insurance loss adjuster.  His MRICS exposure to a broad range of UK projects, from historical & heritage buildings to high-end retail, means our clients can rely on our second-to-none dilapidation reports.


In his spare time,  Philip serves as a member of the Australian Air Force Cadets.

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Matt Sobelik


Building Surveyor

Level 2 Surveyor, BPAD Level 1 BAL Assessor, Liveable Housing Assessor

Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying, Greensmart Professional


Matt works in both design and construction compliance at MODUS and is a highly experienced Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessor.  Many years working with commercial and volume residential clients has honed Matt's craft to deliver optimal results promptly.


Matt takes personal responsibility for his work and is extremely committed to agreed deadlines and quality outcomes.


A Perth local, Matt enjoys spending time with his young family and riding his road bike.


Building Surveyor


Shawna works in our Building Surveying team on a variety of commercial projects across all sectors where she leverages her background in architecture and subsequent eight years working in Development Approvals at The City of Perth alongside Council’s senior building surveying team.  


Shawna’s time at City of Perth saw her working on technical due-diligence, building audits and case-studies as well as assessing and inspecting prominent Perth landmarks such as Brookfield Place, Piccadilly & Carillon Theatres & Perth’s tallest residential tower ‘Concerto’.


A collaborative team player, with a strong interest in fire systems, Shawna works well with fellow consulting professionals and developers to achieve the optimum compliant outcome.



Assistant Building Surveyor


Natasha works in support of our busy building surveying team where she brings an enthusiastic attitude to delivering in full on our volume-residential, energy assessments and smaller commercial projects.


With a background in project coordination and administration support for a busy Perth engineering company, Natasha understands the importance of job organisation and timeliness to support clients in their projects.  Her focus on process and excellent client communications also contributes to MODUS’ growing brand for delivery.


Outside of work, Natasha loves catching up with her friends and seeing live music.


Project Coordinator


Fiona is MODUS's Project Coordinator responsible for ensuring seamless delivery of MODUS Compliance's work including project scheduling and submissions to authorities.  Fiona has excellent communication skills and provides clients with updates on the progression of their projects.


Prior to commencing with MODUS, Fiona worked in the WA legal sector as a Senior Legal Secretary & Office Manager responsible for training and managing secretarial and administrative staff as well as assisting with billing, staff travel, and logistics.


Fiona and her partner Dave love spending time on the beach with their two fur kids.

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Michelle manages Business Development for MODUS and seeks to form strong relationships between Compliance and clients such as Architects, Designers, Developers, Builders, Project Managers, Facilities Managers and the like.


Her previous background as a residential & commercial building designer gives Michelle terrific insight into the industry and a solid understanding of processes in which MODUS Compliance can add value to our clients. 


In her spare time, Michelle enjoys keeping fit at her local CrossFit Box and spending time with her cat Harper and husband Rob.


Bookkeeper / Accounts Payable

Chris Walker is the MODUS company bookkeeper and is responsible for managing Accounts Payable and administering the Company's  finances including liaising with the ATO and our external accountants PKF. 


Aside from working with MODUS since 2006, Chris's previous experience includes working in London for Euro Elite Recruitment, and in Australia, BSD Consultants, E-Shares, Brookhampton Estate, and Cousin's Electrics.


When not working on the company's accounts Chris looks after two children and squeezing in the odd walk and pilates session.

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Personal Assistant & Office Coordinator

Sally is the Personal Assistant to the Managing Director and Office Coordinator, responsible for providing support to the Managing Director & general support to the team, across various projects. 

She is a highly-motivated, senior administrative professional with exceptional communication and organisational skills, bringing lateral thinking and initiative to all tasks, recognised in her winning the Realmark National Support Person of the Year 2019.

With GM experience managing secretarial and administrative tasks for directors and senior staff across real estate, community relations and hospitality roles (including running her own restaurant for 2 years), Sally is adept at working productively with both internal and external stakeholders.

Outside of work, Sally enjoys time with her family and a love of food culture, balanced with an interest in health and fitness.