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YOUR DESIGN TEAM

SIMON WALKER

Director

 

Simon is responsible for managing the overall MODUS 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, working on a variety of projects across sectors Australia-wide.

 

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.

 

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

 

Michelle manages business development for MODUS and seeks to form strong relationships between the company and clients such as Developers, Builders, Project Managers, Facilities Managers, Investor and the like.

 

Her background as a residential & commercial building designer gives Michelle terrific insight into the industry and a solid understanding of processes in which MODUS 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.

COLIN GARDINER 

Associate Director

 

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.

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MIRANDA SCHARF

Building Designer & Project Manager

 

Miranda is an experienced Revit-based Building Designer and Project Manager responsible for the accurate and efficient management of a wide variety of projects for MODUS's clients.

 

Friendly, quick and accurate, our clients can rely on Miranda to follow through on agreed deadlines, ensuring that their key design outcomes are achieved on time, every time.

 

Miranda started her career working in her native Alberta, Canada working on a wide range of commercial and institutional projects. Prior to commencing with MODUS, Miranda locally worked for ScentreGroup on their 30,000 SQM Westfield Carousel Expansion project where she further honed her already Jedi Revit skills.

 

Outside of work, Miranda enjoys relaxing with her partner Josh, travel and relaxing on the beach.

VLAD LLAGUNO

Drafting Manager

 

Vlad is MODUS's Drafting Manager responsible for ensuring accurate and timely delivery of MODUS Design's work including ensuring that our designs, drawings, schedules and specifications are tight and construction-ready.  Vlad is very approachable and always ready to work to the client's schedule to make certain that a project is successful for our clients.

 

Prior to commencing with MODUS, Vlad worked with various eastern-states developers on multi-residential projects in New South Wales and Victoria.

 

When not in the office, Vlad likes to spend quality time with his family.

 

Fiona is MODUS's Project Coordinator responsible for ensuring seamless delivery of MODUS'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.

KAREN COATES

Office Manager / Accounts Receivable

Karen is the MODUS Office Manager fulfilling a vital administration role in the day to day running of the office and managing the company's many suppliers and external advisors. 

 

Karen's previous experience includes working with Freehills Perth as a Personal Assistant and Legal Secretary and in Auckland at New Zealand law firm Chapman Tripp as a Legal Secretary and Conveyancing Clerk.

 

Karen is a huge supporter of her three children's schooling, volunteering her time to act as a P&C and Fundraising Committee member.

CHRIS WALKER

Bookkeeper / Accounts Payable

Chris 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 kids, a hyper-active dog and squeezes in the odd walk and pilates session.

Building Designer's Association of Western Australia - Member 354 

Victorian Building Authority - Registered Building Practitioner - DP-AD 45037

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