NIGEL VENTERS (Developments Manager)
Nigel has a combined 30+ years experience spanning both the UK construction industry and last 13 years in Western Australia with Danmar. prior to joining Danmar in 2006, Nigel was Acting Commercial Director for Persimmon South Coast UK (a Plc Property Developer/Builder). At Persimmon Nigel was responsible for a large team of quantity surveyors and buyers. The role required him to be highly skilled in negotiation, value engineering, and cost management cash-flow forecasting. It also involved estimating on affordable housing contracts, low to high rise apartment development projects on brownfield urban regeneration sites, remediated, greenfield & listed buildings. Prior to this role, he was Commercial Manager within the same group.
At Danmar he has been active in leading the Danmar Developments Team in low to mid rise mixed developments, which has seen the division grow to the next level. Key focuses for Nigel are client relations, system implementation, operational & product procurement. Nigel has high integrity values, and leads by example with a proactive work ethic which has formed a highly efficient team.
WA: Low to Mid rise apartment mixed developments – up to $19m
UK: Low to High rise developments in Greenfield, Brownfield, Contaminated, Grade II – up to 75m pounds ($140m)
CARL ANDERSON (Drafting Design Manager)
Carl has been within the Danmar Group for over fifteen years, having been in the WA building industry since 1991. Since gaining his Associate Diploma of Architecture in 1991, he has been the backbone in design and documentation for Danmar across a broad spectrum of large multi-unit developments, retirement villages, childcare centres, residential and commercial apartment tenancies, and single, two, three and four storey boutique homes. Carl manages a team of designers and draftspersons while in conjunction liaising with consultants, engineers and councils for all approvals. His extensive BCA/NCC knowledge along with his methodical thorough approach has proved to be invaluable to the Danmar organisation.
DARREN PURDIE (Construction Manager)
Darren is a registered Building Contractor with a wealth of experience in commercial and residential multi-million dollar development projects in Western Australia for both private and government sectors. Starting in the building industry in 1989 as an apprentice carpenter, he soon climbed the ranks to Site Manager, Project Manager and then Construction Manager with some of the most highly respected Builders in WA. Employment over a period of 17 years with Esslemont Construction enabled Darren to become highly proficient in a broad range of onsite construction skill tasks such as
timelines, OHS, Quality Assurance, First Aid and budget control. Darren’s projects he has had Site/Construction management input include The Point Mandurah Luxury Apartments (retail/commercial hotel with 3 building podium slabs & two luxury pools); Leighton Beach Luxury Apartments (5-8 levels with gym, balcony pools & underground car park); The Quest Apartments Fremantle (121 Apartments to an existing warehouse over 5 levels), as well as various high schools, medical centres and sporting complexes. All projects ranged from $300k to $120 million..
RAVI MARIAPPA (Estimator)
Ravi has been working with Danmar since he relocated to Perth from Bangalore, India in 2010. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Bangalore University, India and Master of Business Administration (Finance) from Edith Cowan University, WA. Ravi started as Scheduler at Danmar before progressing to Estimator. Ravi’s role is a versatile one, which sees him providing feasibility estimates through to submission of tenders. Ravi monitors project budgets, updates pricing books and costs
construction variations. He also specializes in value engineering designs/specifications and providing cost effective solutions to clients. Ravi has extensively worked in commercial, industrial and residential projects.
He has been working in the construction industry since 1997 and completed his initial training from Regional Institute of Construction Management & Research (RICMAR). His core area of expertise has been in developing project management blueprint, planning and execution, cost control, estimating and budgeting, monitoring and coordinating multi-storey commercial and residential projects up to $150 million.