Reece Gillespie

Reece joined the Axis Plumbing NSW team in 2007 as an Estimator. He was promoted to Project Manager end 2008 and relocated to Victoria in 2009 as Construction Manager, where he spent 4 years developing the business and undertaking large scale projects such as the Victorian Desalination Plant.

Reece returned to the NSW business in 2012 as a Project Manager and over the past 8 years has worked within multiple sectors of the industry on projects including Charles Perkins Centre (University of Sydney) and the Norwest Rapid Transit (NRT) project which is the first stage of Sydney Metro – Australia’s biggest public transport project and a priority infrastructure investment for the NSW Government.

In 2019 Reece accepted the Construction Manager’s roll with Axis Services VIC. Reece has 18 years’ experience within the VIC/NSW commercial plumbing industry.

MILAN VUCKOVIC

Milan Vuckovic

Commercial Manager – AUS/NZ – Axis Services Group

Milan joined Axis in 2018 to take on the role in the Sydney office.

Milan’s industry experience in project and contract management/administration spans the last 15 years and has held many senior management positions engaged on large  top tier projects in Sydney and Queensland.

Milan has developed strong relationships with leading building/services contractors, developers and consultants within the construction industry.

Jason Wagg

National General Manager – AMS (Axis Maintenance Services) and ACS (Axis Consulting Services)

Jason joined the Axis Group in 2013 as the Group Commercial Manager and an Executive Board Member.

Jason has over 20 years experience in the Building Services Industry.

He began his career in 1992 as a Civil Engineer working for a Canberra, ACT based civil/building contractor.

He has owned and operated his own business and has held Senior Management Positions within a Global USA Incorporated Mechanical Manufacturing/Services Company and prior to joining the Axis Group held the position of Managing Director – Africa.

Hayden Waeger

Design/Operations Manager – ACS NSW

Hayden has a range of national and international and project experience which comprises of complex civil/hydraulic projects within the Health, Aviation and Defence industry. Has had Primary technical and managerial roles in Large Public Health Projects. Hayden has lead large Multi-disciplinary teams, through design management for the projects such as New Air Combat Capability Project for the RAAF in Williamstown and CSIRO’s Engineering Masterplan for their Lindfield Campus.

Lucas Furtado

National BIM Manager – ACS NSW

Lucas has a range of national and international project experience which comprises of complex civil/hydraulic projects within the Commercial, Health, Transport and Resort industry.

Adding to his skills in  strategy and development, project management, BIM modelling, hydraulic design and modelling of fire protection. Lucas has the capability and knowledge to design and deliver large scale BIM projects directly with Autodesk REVIT program, also he is responsible for the coordination of all hydraulic designs and its coordination with mechanical, electrical, fire, structural and civil elements.

Ian Murray

Schematic Design Manager – ACS NSW

Ian is a professional hydraulic designer and project manager specialising in the engineering of pumping and pipeline systems in all industries. His career spans more than four decades in Australia and S-E Asia on major defence. building, mining, and infrastructure projects. These projects have been for the owners, consultants, EPCM contractors and public authorities.

Ian engineering knowledge and experience on major infrastructure and heavy engineering projects is valuable in that key outcomes of a project are recognised, and this has saved the Client several million dollars in CAPEX and OPEX costs

Ian has a deep interest in engineering and the delivery of a project to bring quality to the end user. This is extended to providing mentoring to other engineers in the skills.  He is often called upon to peer review designs and value engineering cost saving.

Phil Turner

Design Manager – Queensland

Phil has more than 30 years experience and is a recognised leader in the hydraulic and fire protection engineering sector.  He has extensive experience, working on many major complex projects both overseas and in Australia. Phil has highly developed skills in project-management, design development, budget estimating, design documentation, construction and supervision.

Phil has specialised in the management of major projects, including Queens Wharf – Destination Brisbane, The Star Sovereign Resort Sydney a $420,000,000 upgrade and extension of the private gaming, Opal Aged Care – Springwood, Chung Tian Temple – Pilgrim Lodge, 112 Alfred Street Office and Residential, 240 Queen Street Office Redevelopment, 260 Queen Street Office Redevelopment, VCCC (Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre) a $1 billon cancer and research centre, Star Casino – Project Star a $1 billon redevelopment of Sydney Casino, The Star – redevelopment of Buffet, Private Gaming and redevelopment of The Star Casino’s Residential Apartments and Hotel towers.

Phil has also worked in New York, where he was a partner and head of production of Lehr Consultants International. He also led the hydraulic and fire design efforts, with an emphasis on introducing several innovative Australian plumbing, drainage and fire protection services worldwide.

In Australia, Phil also completed numerous major projects which included managing a multidiscipline team providing the design for the Sydney Switch-1 Internet Data Centre. That project pioneered innovative 3-D CAD technology and produced over $11,000,000 savings to the client. Other Australian assignments include the Westmead Private Hospital, Expansion of the Sydney Airport International Terminal, ABC Headquarters, and Westpac’s KENS Site Development.

Christopher Smith

Hydraulic Technical Lead – ACS VIC

Christopher has engaged in all aspects of hydraulic services design from feasibility, project definition phase, schematic design, and design development to construction documentation, Site phase inspections and reporting. Christopher attends all design group meetings and undertakes all liaison with public health authorities and utility providers.

Over his career, Christopher developed significant experience in project planning, documentation and delivery of inground and above ground infrastructure services working across all sectors including Defence, Rail and Mining NPI, commercial buildings, Correctional and Healthcare.

Anthony Reid

Anthony joined Axis Plumbing ACT in 2009 as a Welding Technician. In 2010 Anthony was promoted to Project Manager – ACT and in 2014 accepted the position of NSW Services Manager.

Anthony has 15 years’ experience within the construction industry and prior to joining Axis Services Group spent 6 years in the Fabrication industry and completed is Cert IV Light Fabrication and Engineering.

Sarah Fritchley

Sarah started with Axis Maintenance Services in 2015 as a National Service Administrator and was promoted to National Office Manager in 2017. Sarah works within our Sydney office where she oversees the ins and outs of our National Service Team. She has been working in the Service and Maintenance industry for 9 yrs and has attributed to the implementation and management of our service delivery program AroFlo, which provides Live Job Data allowing us to provide our clients with up to date information on their jobs.

Tim Plimmer

Tim Joined Axis Maintenance Services Queensland in 2015.

Tim has always been around the Plumbing industry, growing up the son of a Plumber in Wellington New Zealand he followed in his Dad’s footsteps and  started his Training in the as an apprentice Plumber, Gasfitter and Drainlayer in 1998. During all these years in the industry he has gain plenty of experience and worked on a wide range of projects and aspects of the industry and had the opportunity to work in New Zealand, Australia and the United Kingdom.

Through his Plumbing knowledge, relationships built and experience in the delivery of Facilities Maintenance to different sectors allows our team to effectively provide a professional and efficient service to Axis Maintenance Services Clients throughout Queensland.

Adam Wright

Adam was appointed General Manager of Axis Plumbing in 2012.

Adam joined the Axis Group in 2008 as the Operations Manager of Axis Plumbing QLD, in 2010 Adam was appointed as the General Manager of Axis Plumbing WA.

Adam has more than 25 years experience in the plumbing industry and is a skilled estimator, manager and problem-solver.

Adam’s experience spans commercial and civil hydraulics, and more recently the construction of the Ichthys on-shore LNG facility in Darwin, NT.

George Millas

George has recently joined Axis Maintenance Services and has been appointed Service Manager for our NSW branch. He has previously worked with H2O and Mr Water in Sydney, and has taken up the challenge with AMS heading up our service team in NSW.

With a strong trade background in plumbing, George’s experience is reflective of an extensive history of facilitating strong business relationships based on trust and excellent service delivery. He has a sound business acumen with strong influencing & communication skills and is committed to delivering and maintaining the highest level of customer service.

Guy Vincent

Operations Manager – Axis Plumbing Services WA

Guy joined the Axis Plumbing NSW team in 2006 where he was elevated from tradesman to Supervisor on the Small Works team where he completed numerous projects.
In 2010 Guy relocated to Axis Plumbing WA where he continued as a Supervisor. He was promoted in 2011 to Project Manager for the Hydraulics sector for the Central Energy Plant at Fiona Stanley Hospital.
In 2015, Guy accepted the position of Construction/ Operations Manager of Axis Plumbing Services WA. He has 22 years experience within the construction industry of NSW and WA.

Doug Smith

Doug Smith

Doug joined the Axis Services Group in 2017 as the General Manager – Victoria.

Doug has over 32 years of experience in the Building Services Industry and comes to Axis from AE Smith & Sons where he held the position of General Manager Victoria Cosntruction

He has held Senior Management roles throughout his career and overseen may projects of varying scope including with PA Hospital Brisbane CEP, Palazzo Versace Hotel & Condominiums (6 Star) – Gold Coast, Q1Surfers Paradise, Brisbane International Terminal Expansion and more recently Mackay Base Hospital, Brisbane Supreme Court, Albany Hospital, QUT SciTech Project and Energex Headquarters – Newstead (6 Star Greenstar and achieved 5.5 Star NABERS Rating).

Eilish Grundon

Eilish joined the Axis group in early 2016, as a part of the plumbing maintenance service team in Queensland as a 3rd year plumbing apprentice. After becoming a qualified tradesperson in 2018, Eilish was promoted to the State Supervisor of Western Australia, based in Perth early 2019.

Eilish has had several years’ experience in organisational management and leadership positions in the sport and recreational industry prior to undertaking her trade. Eilish has also completed her Certificate IV in Project Management and Certificate IV in Plumbing and Services. Eilish is passionate about continual personal growth and is currently studying a Bachelor of Business and Enterprise at Southern Cross University.

Eilish has been a pioneer for women in trade and works continuously to integrate this experience into her role at Axis in order to ensure the company is always progressing forward.

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Andre Oosthuyzen

General Manager Axis Plumbing NZ

Andre joined Axis Plumbing NZ as General Manager in 2017.
Andre has 25 year experience within the construction industry focusing on Project Management within the HVAC and mechanical markets.

Clem Morfuni

Clem founded the Axis Group in 1994 in Sydney NSW, Australia.

Clem started his career in the construction industry as an apprentice plumber in 1986. During his career he has been involved in all aspects of the plumbing & construction industry, he has held positions from Plumber to Project Manager to General Manager was able to utilise all of this experience to start and continue to grow the business.

His dedication, drive and motivation has seen the business expand and grow throughout Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, London – UK and New York City – USA.

Patrick O’Brien

Group Estimating Manager

Patrick joined the Axis Group in 2008 as the Group Estimating Manager.

Patrick is involved in all large scale tenders & interacts with the senior management group as well as Regional General and Project Managers.

Patrick started his career in the construction industry as an apprentice plumber in 1989. Patrick is a licensed plumber Drainer and Gas Fitter. During his 26 year career, Patrick has been involved in all aspects of the plumbing & construction industry, he has held positions from plumber to project manager to general manager and is able to utilise all of this experience in his current role as Group Estimating Manager.

Michelle Stanford

Group HR Manager

Michelle joined the Axis Group in 2007 as the Group HR Manager.

Michelle has over 14 years experience in Human Resource Management including payroll and workers compensation.  Michelle actively works with our Group EHS Manager as the Return to Work Coordinator in NSW.

Martin Reed

Martin Reed

General Manager – Axis Plumbing WA

Martin joined the Axis Group in 2014 as the Australian Business Development Manager.

Martin has 35 years experience in the Building Services Industry.

He began his career as a Technical Apprentice with Swiss Engineering Company, Sulzer Bros UK Ltd, based in London.

He has held Senior Management roles with Several Multi National / Multi disciplined companies covering a wide range of construction Industry sectors.

In 2018 Martin was appointed General Manager – WA and currently holds this position

James Stavroulakis

Group Finance Manager/Executive Board Member

James joined the Axis Group in 2009 as the Group Finance Manager and an Executive Board Member.

James is responsible for the accounting and finance functions for the Axis Group. He is a qualified CPA and has over 20 years financial experience and held a number of Finance Management roles before joining the Axis Group.

George Spyropoulos

Group General Manager

George joined the Axis Group in 1996, beginning a strong business association with Clem Morfuni and this proved to be the nucleus from which the business has been able to expand and grow throughout Australia, New Zealand, Thailand, London – UK and New York City – USA.

George has over 20 years experience in the Building Services Industry.

George started his career in the construction industry as an apprentice plumber in 1988. George is a Licensed Plumber Drainer and Gas Fitter. During his career he has been involved in all aspects of the plumbing & construction industry, he has held positions from Plumber to Project Manager to General Manager and is able to utilise all of this experience in his current role as Group General Manager.

Steve Marino

President – Axis Mechanical of New York

Steve joined Axis Group in April of 2014 and has spear headed Axis entry into the NYC Mechanical market.

Steve is an experienced President/General Manager who has overseen Sales, Service and Installation divisions of leading Mechanical companies and Manufacturers in the NYC Metropolitan Area.

His leadership and experience in both Office and Field management has lead Axis to a seamless entry into the NYC Mechanical market.

Steve Young

Operations Manager – Axis Plumbing VIC

Steve joined Axis Plumbing in 2013 as the General Manager of Axis Plumbing VIC.
Steve commenced in the construction industry in 1987 and is a qualified plumber. During his career Steve has held various positions including owning and operating a commercial hydraulics business for a period of 9 years.

Robert Elliott

General Manager – Axis Plumbing NSW Group

Robert joined Axis Plumbing NSW Group in 2003 as a Project Manager. In 2007 Robert was promoted to Operations Manager – NSW and in 2009 accepted the position of General Manager – NSW.

Robert has 28 years experience within the construction industry and prior to joining Axis Plumbing NSW Group spent 7 years in design and 6 years in project management.

James Skelton

Operations Director – Axis UK

James started with Axis Plumbing NSW in 2003 as an Apprentice Plumber.

Throughout his career with Axis James has worked in various roles including; an Estimator, Project Manager and Operational Manager of our NSW business.

In 2015 James took on the role of General Manager – WA

In 2018 James was appointed Operations Director UK and currently holds this position.

Bruce Burgess

General Manager – Axis Plumbing QLD

Bruce was appointed the General Manager of Axis Plumbing Queensland in 2003, prior to this he was a Project Manager for Axis Plumbing NSW.

Bruce has been in the plumbing industry for 33 years and during his career he has been involved with the delivery of various major projects throughout Queensland.