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

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.

Peter Howcroft

Peter joined AMS in August 2016 to take up the BDM role after management’s decision to expand the growing business. Peter works out of the Brisbane and Gold Coast offices in QLD. Peter has 28 years experience within the trades services industry predominantly HVAC and prior to joining AMS, spent 10 years in a sales capacity and 10 years at management level with various prominent HVAC organisations.

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.

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.

James Burris

James Burris

James joined Axis in 2018 to take on the role in the Melbourne office. James has around 30 years’ experience within the hydraulics industry, with 10 years in project and service management roles in SA and QLD.

Anthony Hayman

Anthony Hayman joined Axis Plumbing in 2016 as ACT Service Manager, in 2017 Anthony accepted the Role of ACT General Manager

Anthony has 20 years industry experience, 10 years project management experience and is highly skilled in hydraulic, civil and mechanical services. Anthony received industry recognition for his service excellence and technical ability during the operation of his hydraulic and civil company for 5 years in QLD.

Anthony is extremely passionate about the industry and strives to deliver practical solutions and deliver projects to the highest of industry standards for all clients, stake holders and end users.

Jon Bennett

Ex firefighter, been involved in the plumbing and maintenance industry for around forty years, both in Canberra and Queensland.

Jon came across from construction in early October 2018 to the ACT State Manager role.

Ben Lovett

Commercial Director – Axis UK

Ben joined Axis in April 2018 and has been instrumental in the reorganization of the new management structure. An experienced Commercial Manager with leadership and management skills that have been developed throughout a career that has encompassed all aspects of the construction industry having worked in both the Main Contractor and Sub-Contractor domains. Ben has a vast experience in varying forms of Contract and has delivered significant engineering projects in both the UK and Europe.

Andy Barnes

Operations Director – Axis UK

Andy Joined Axis 3 years ago and has over 30 years experience in the Building Services industry and has a vast knowledge of contracting across a variety of sectors. In recent years Andy has delivered some of London’s most prestigious residential schemes. Andy initially took up a role in Business development and Estimating but got more involved in the Operations as he won projects. He is now looking to focus more on the Business development & Estimating along with client liaison.

Greg Napper

Hydraulic Services Leader and MEP Design Manager

Greg has a proven track record in Project and Design Management on large scale public and private sector infrastructure projects.

Greg 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. Greg attends all user group meetings and undertakes all liaison with public health authorities and utility providers

Over his career Greg developed significant experience in project planning, documentation and delivery of inground and above ground infrastructure services working across all sectors including mining, commercial buildings, correctional centres, healthcare and residential markets.

Greg has operated within both EPCM and Managing Contractor delivery models including Procurement and Construction & Management services to major Capital Projects.

Greg applies a collaborative approach to problem solving to assist in developing delivery solutions to complex environmental and engineering challenges. Greg is adept at understanding and managing supply authority requirements to successfully influence negotiations at both project and external stakeholder levels.

Areas of Expertise

  • Hydraulic Services Engineering – 35 years of experience
  • Building Services Design Coordination
  • Engineering & Infrastructure Design
  • Project Design & Delivery Management
  • Building and Coordination of Site Wide Engineering Services including water, sewer, gas, civil (drainage) high voltage, low voltage, communications, aeronautical ground lighting and fuel lines

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).

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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

Robert joined Axis Plumbing NSW 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 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.