Simon Walker is the director of MODUS Design and brings to clients 25 years' experience in both commercial and industrial design as well as consultant management.
Simon enjoys exploring project feasibilities where he focuses on the importance of understanding the project briefing so that operational and budget expectations are fully realised in the final result.
His preferred duties include liaison with clients, local Councils and other regulatory bodies, managing sub-consulting teams through the design development process, advocating clients’ interests to third parties, tender analysis and rationalising accessibility requirements in consultation with sister company MODUS Compliance.
Colin Gardiner is an Associate Director and Senior Building Designer with over eight years experience working with MODUS Design. He is also a qualified Energy Assessor.
Colin’s keen eye for detail and fastidious approach to work has made him a valuable member of the MODUS team. He has a developed a methodical and measured approach to design and drafting as well as experience in a wide range of projects and is considered a safe pair of hands managing complex projects where all consultants need to be kept abreast of decisions as they develop.
During his time at MODUS, Colin has included extra-curricular studies to become an Accredited Energy Efficiency Assessor and his interest and knowledge in sustainable building are an asset to himself and the company.
Michelle Sikora is a passionate Building Designer, who enjoys providing considered detailed design documentation for clients on MODUS Design projects alongside Colin and Alex.
Prior to working with MODUS Design, Michelle worked with a boutique commercial building design agency in the southern suburbs for two years where exposure to a wide variety of projects developed her strong design and documentation skills.
Prior to moving to commercial building design, Michelle worked in the residential market where her additional qualifications in interior design and strong communication skills and focus on a detailed project briefing were developed.
Alex Smeu is a highly skilled Project Manager and Designer who brings creative design flair and well-developed project architecture skills to MODUS company projects. Alex is also adept at translating his considered designs into a high quality, and understandable presentation format so that the company’s clients can fully visualise their project’s design, and thereby ensure the final product achieves their visual, operational and budgetary goals. Once the project is designed and the budget risk has been addressed, he is able to move into producing quality detailed design documentation as well as manage the consultant team through the design and construction phases.
Alex can be relied upon to follow a project through from initial design and feasibility to the final handover and all the phases between.
Fiona Monck is MODUS's Project Coordinator responsible for ensuring a seamless integration of MODUS Design and MODUS Compliance's work including project scheduling.
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 has excellent communication skills and readily steps forward to provide clients with project scheduling updates and the like and has enjoyed changing industry to move into construction (or so she tells us!).
Katrina Brosens is the Modus Office Manager and fulfills an administration role assisting in the day to day running of the office and the company's many suppliers.
Katrina's previous experience includes working with a West Australian mining exploration company as well as three years with law firm Taperell Rutledge.
While traveling overseas Katrina worked in London for prominent British marketing consultancy RPM.
Chris Walker is the MODUS Design company bookkeeper and is responsible for Accounts Payable and general bookwork.
Chris also liaises with the company financial advisors preparing BAS statements and the like.
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.