Bushfire Attack Level Assessments
YOUR COMPLIANCE TEAM
Simon is responsible for managing the overall compliance team and ensuring the office environment is productive, 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 Wheatbelt 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.
When not at work, Simon enjoys relaxing with the family, riding his bike or heading to the beach.
PHILIP BARTON MRICS & MAIBS
Senior Building Surveyor / Manager Construction Compliance
Level 1 / Unrestricted Surveyor (BSP 2406)
Alongside his role as our senior building surveyor, Philip manages construction compliance at MODUS Compliance, 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. Following his move to Western Australia, Philip took on a role at the shire of Kalgoorlie-Boulder where he was introduced to the wide-ranging industries prevalent in that local council. 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 and NCC advice.
In his spare time, Philip enjoys time with his family and currently serves as a member of the Australian Air Force Cadets.
MICHAEL DONOVAN MAIBS MCIOB
Senior Building Surveyor
Level 1 / Unrestricted Surveyor (BSC 63),
Post-Grad Degree In Construction Management (UK)
Michael Donovan is the principal building surveyor in our MODUS Compliance team, bringing with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of compliance management. With a strong background in local government developed as the manager of compliance at the City of Stirling and a passion for helping businesses stay on top of their regulatory obligations, Michael is a valuable asset to the team.
Prior to joining MODUS, Michael worked for several years in private certification forms, where he gained extensive experience in advising clients on complex regulatory issues across a range of industries. He has also worked with several local government agencies, giving him a unique perspective on compliance from both a private and public sector standpoint.
In his free time, Michael enjoys time with his family and their golden retriever, as well as following his beloved Liverpool FC over a Carlton Dry.
Senior Building Surveyor
Level 2 Surveyor (BSP 2295), Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Luke works across both design and construction compliance at MODUS and is a highly experienced Building Surveyor, well adjusted to the pace of the West Australian construction industry. Many years working across various sectors of commercial and volume residential clients has honed Luke's craft to deliver optimal results accurately, reliably and promptly.
Luke takes an organised approach to all aspects of his work and is extremely committed to achieving quality outcomes for MODUS clients, drawing on his experience on projects ranging from healthcare buildings supporting the Fiona Stanley Hospital through to facilitating approvals for visiting Cirque du Soleil.
Level 2 Surveyor, Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Mitch contributes to our busy commercial building surveying team at MODUS, where he brings a wealth of experience to projects across all industry sectors. He delivers complex compliance advice in a pragmatic and helpful way so clients can make informed design and construction decisions on their projects.
Mitch appreciates the importance of project programme and ensures that providing sound advice is achieved within key milestones in consideration of other design stakeholders. In addition, his well-developed sense of customer service helps keep the project team productive and collaborative.
Originally from Hamilton in NZ, Mitch has lived in Perth for 12 years and with his partner Karly, enjoys spending time outdoors and catching up with friends.
Level 2 Building Surveyor (BSP 2596)
Advanced Diploma of Building Surveying
Natasha works in support of our busy building surveying team where she brings an enthusiastic attitude to delivering on our volume-residential, energy assessments, BAL reporting and commercial projects.
With an experienced background in project coordination and administration support for a well-known successful Perth engineering company, Natasha understands the importance of job organisation and timeliness necessary to support clients with their projects. Natasha is also a reliable team-player, and a valued contributor to MODUS’ growing brand for as an approachable partner for project delivery.
Outside of work, Natasha loves catching up with her friends and catching some live music.
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.
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.
Office Manager & Executive Assistant
Last but not least, Sally is the Executive Assistant to the Managing Director and Office Manager, 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.