OVERVIEW

Project One is a Construction Management firm, based in Australia, specializing in the delivery of fast-track interior fitout & refurbishment projects using head contract, construction management and design & construction delivery models.

Our team of construction professionals deliver projects for building owners, asset managers, project managers, architects, designers and business owners.

Our real purpose and commitment is to continue building our credibility, and reputation through best-in-class delivery management and customer service, ensuring that we develop loyal and long-lasting relationships with everyone we engage with. As much as 80% of our business comes through recommendations and referrals. Our mission is to make that 100% today.

The Directors & Owners of Project One, all professionally qualified across construction and design management disciplines, have worked very closely together since 2010 when the firm was established in Sydney. This solid foundation, together with our shared values, has allowed us to build an excellent culture, a team of highly skilled professionals and proven track record.

OUR TEAM – OWNERS

Collectively our project teams have more than 150 years industry experience covering all disciplines in the world of commercial interior fitout & building refurbishment.

Andrew Herrett

CEO

Andrew Herrett CEO

Andrew is a seasoned construction professional with over 25 years of hands-on experience in the industry. His journey began as a carpenter, where he honed his skills and developed a deep understanding of the trade & industry. Over the years, Andrew's dedication and unwavering commitment to excellence has been the benchmark behind his personal growth & development.

Today, he proudly serves as the CEO of Project One, where his leadership and vision have played a pivotal role in the company's success. Under his guidance, the company has flourished & continues on its growth trajectory.

Andrew's passion for quality construction, combined with his extensive industry knowledge, has not only shaped the success of Project One but has also contributed to the growth and development of the construction sector in Sydney. He continues to be a driving force in the industry, always striving for innovation and excellence in the commercial property industry.

Elena Chakar

COO

Elena Chakar COO

Elena is a highly skilled professional with 22 years experience in the Architecture & Construction industry. As the dynamic COO of Project One, Elena is responsible for spearheading operations with a focus on efficiency, innovation and stakeholder satisfaction.

Having transitioned into construction management from design, Elena’s ascension to COO was fueled by her leadership qualities and a deep-seated knowledge of design & construction processes, which she leverages to drive Project One’s strategic initiatives and operational excellence.

Elena’s dedication and commitment to ESG has notably enhanced Project One’s environmental & community stewardship. Her hands-on approach ensures that each project not only meets but exceeds expectations, and each individual within Project One thrives to their full potential.

Pip de Rohan

Client Relationship Director

Pip de Rohan Client Relationship Director

Pip has 28 year’s experience starting in London, as a model-maker & interior architect, for an award-winning architectural practice designing interiors for major investment banks as well and the refurbishment of iconic heritage buildings.

On moving to Australia in 2002 he transitioned across from design to an construction management firm developing new business and taking a lead role on select D&C projects.

In 2010 Pip established Project One with a focus on repeat business delivering commercial & industrial projects for project managers, building owners, tenants and designers to fast-track the delivery process.

Today he brings his expertise to the start of the project to set the client’s expectations and where possible to enable sustainable, circular and adaptive-reuse practices.

Outside the office, outdoorsman that he is, Pip has spent time working for NFP organisations in Chile and Namibia working on high-impact community and environmental projects.

OUR TEAM – SENIOR MANAGEMENT

Will Seabourne

Business Development Director

Will Seabourne Business Development Director

Will is a highly accomplished Business Development Director with over 20 years of experience in the Construction and Property Industry. Throughout his career, Will has worked for leading International and National corporations, making significant contributions to the growth and stability of various organizations, including Project One.

With a driven mindset and a relentless focus on client satisfaction, Will consistently delivers exceptional results that speak for themselves. His understanding of the industry's requirements and his genuine engagement with clients ensure that expectations are effectively managed throughout the project lifecycle. From inception to handover Will understands the challenges Clients may face and ensures the stakeholder synergies are leveraged to their full potential to ensure the success of the objective.

Wills unwavering commitment to providing an outstanding client experience has been instrumental in the success of Project One. His approach and dedication to delivering results make him an invaluable Senior Member of the Project One team.

Michael Dewick

Project Director

Michael Dewick Project Director

As Project Director, Michael harnesses his twelve years of industry knowledge to successfully lead and mentor our Delivery Team.

Michael’s career started with a hands-on site role before he progressed into project management and developed the skills which make him the highly valued team member he is today.

His varied experience has equipped him with an incredibly strong understanding of what is required to deliver exceptional projects from end to end.
Michael’s skills lie in managing teams and budgets, ensuring a smooth journey from project inception to completion.

A key part of his role also involves nurturing client relationships and ensuring satisfaction at every phase of the project.

As a dedicated member of the Senior Management team, Michael's unwavering focus on exceeding client expectations contributes significantly to Project One’s reputation as an industry leader.

Anna Di Napoli

Design Manager

Anna Di Napoli Design Manager

Anna has 25 Years professional experience across multi-disciplinary design and construction companies. Anna has worked as a Design Director for the last 10 years for various companies including her own where she has managed and lead small to medium sized design teams in large interior fit out companies. Anna has a strong understanding of design, project management and construction.

Anna is a business leader and client focused who understands how to drive the best outcome. Anna continuously focuses on developing ways to deliver projects efficiently while still ensuring they are innovative, and brand focused.

She has worked in Australia, UK & Italy. Anna can provide turnkey delivery with a clear understanding of each aspect of the design process through to construction and handover. She holds a master’s in interior architecture from the University of Politechnico Milan where she gained experience working with one of Italy’s most renowned Architects Mario Bellini.

Amelia Sharp

Strategy & Partnerships Manager

Amelia Sharp Strategy & Partnerships Manager

Amelia is a driven and results-oriented strategy and partnership manager with over 9 years of experience in construction management and corporate client services representation. She has a proven track record in successfully handling projects of varying size and complexity, with a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction.

Amelia continued to develop her skills and experience within the client focus strategy role where she transitioned from project delivery into a national customer experience role, a dedicated direct contact for all stakeholders during a live project with the ability to align client goals and problem-solving to ensure a positive outcome.

Amelia's vibrant and passionate approach, combined with a strong willingness to roll up her sleeves, ensures success in every endeavour.

Amelia’s role at Project One is to serve as the primary point of contact for clients, providing guidance and support throughout the construction process and one care program.

Leanne Reveley

Commercial Manager

Leanne Reveley Commercial Manager

Leanne is a professional and diligent Commercial Manager with over 15 years of experience in the Construction Industry. She is responsible for managing the Estimating and Bid Management Team where she takes the lead role in pricing and negotiating commercial contracts and preparing tender submissions.

She started her career in the UK as a Quantity Surveyor for a Tier 1 Construction Company, gaining extensive experience in cost control, risk mitigation, contract negotiation, and commercial reporting.

Following her move to Australia Leanne continued to develop her skills and experience as she transitioned into a Project Manager role where she was able to combine her knowledge of commercial and on-site construction management to continuously exceed clients' expectations for both project delivery and cost control.

Leanne is results-driven and passionate about improving efficiencies within the industry and building ongoing client relationships.

Dane Morasso

Site Operations Manager

Dane Morasso Site Operations Manager

With over 10 years industry experience and the foundations of a trade background, Dane possesses the firsthand knowledge, understanding and skills to encourage a high level of efficiency, accuracy and detail across all construction operations.

Overseeing all of Project One’s construction operations, including all compliance and safety, Dane is a dedicated and professional site operations expert who maintains the highest standards on all construction sites. Dane maintains the highest level of detail from the tender phase all the way through to delivery, ensuring compliance aligns with our ISO accreditations, establishing ways to utilise the latest technology to guarantee Project One stays at the forefront of industry excellence.

Playing a pivotal management role, Dane ensures that all operations are compliant, safe and that all stakeholder expectations are exceeded.

Heather Thomas

People and Culture Manager

Heather Thomas People and Culture Manager

Heather is responsible for nurturing our vibrant company culture, spearheading our learning & development strategy, and championing the well-being of our team.

Throughout her career, Heather has accrued extensive experience across various client-facing roles, refining her understanding of the significance of client satisfaction. Her experience instilled a fundamental belief that a happy, fulfilled team is pivotal to achieving elevated levels of client satisfaction. This belief alongside her natural ability to engage with all stakeholders, enables her to cultivate meaningful relationships that are foundational to the success of Project One.

She has repeatedly demonstrated her ability to successfully implement organisational initiatives that drive positive change and streamline the day-to-day processes of a business.

Heather’s true passion lies in people, making her the perfect fit to ensure that every member of our team feels supported, empowered, and inspired to thrive.

Ramona Foote

Head of Procurement

Ramona Foote Head of Procurement

Ramona is a dynamic team player with strong analytical skills, possessing over 10 years’ experience in the construction industry. Her role includes sourcing, supplier negotiation, supplier development, estimation for project quotation and delivery management.

Ramona’s flair for methodical organisation and dedication to Project One have propelled her career into Procurement. Undertaking project responsibilities and assisting in creating new processes have ignited her passion for facing challenges and continual development.

With an agile and forward-thinking approach, she utilises her expertise to achieve results. Adept in developing key relationships with partners and committed to streamlining processes, she has the ability to effectively oversee all processes related to the procurement of FF&E and loose furniture. Ramona's superior communication skills and friendly demeanour greatly enrich the team dynamic, amplifying collaboration and fostering a positive work environment.

We have achieved great things since 2010 and continue to focus on adding real value with measurable results on all projects delivered by our team.

3.8m sqm

Projects Delivered
Since 2010

$480 million

In Projects Delivered
Since 2010

90%

Repeat Business
Year on Year

14

Nationalities – Our Staff are
From a Range of Backgrounds

50+

Team
Members

14

Years in
Business

60/40

Our Staff Ratio –
60% Male & 40% Female

50/50

Our Senior Management Ratio –
50% Male & 50% Female

233+

Hours Volunteered
to Charity Work

3PS OF
PROJECT ONE

Values play an integral role in the foundation and growth of Project One. Our values, as identified by our team, provide stability and direction, informing every decision, strategy and action. Project One’s values reflect our purpose, priorities, and the relationships we form amongst ourselves, our clients, contractors and our community.

PEOPLE

Built on a foundation of accountability, honesty and integrity, our culture is one of teamwork, trust and respect.

We empower our team to thrive, both personally and professionally, by providing opportunities for mentorship, further education support and tailored professional development plans.

Together with our employees, clients, suppliers and subcontractors, we have created a vibrant community where every stakeholder is recognised as both an individual and a valued member of the P1 team.

PLACES

We genuinely care about our client’s needs and understand the positive impact the spaces we design can have on well-being, productivity, and creativity. Thanks to our professional team, our clients know they can rely on us to efficiently deliver high-quality workplaces that align with their objectives.

We are deeply invested in minimising our impact on the natural environment. As a carbon neutral business, we have actively made choices to reduce or remove our operational and project emissions through a number of initiatives, and seek to engage with partners whose ESG goals align with our own.

Whether it’s our innovative office designs or the inclusive, welcoming atmosphere of our team events and gatherings, we strive to create places people feel happy, motivated, and inspired to thrive.

PURPOSE

Our purpose is not solely based on achieving business goals or financial success; it’s about giving back to the community, creating value for all stakeholders and striving to make meaningful change.

Whether it’s through our first-class levels of service, our corporate social responsibility initiatives, or the everyday interactions of our team members, we are on a shared mission to make a difference.

WORKING WITH US

Flexible Working

Flexible Working

We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance and offer working from home, flexible scheduling and virtual working to accommodate the personal needs and responsibilities of our team

Investing in Success

Investing in Success

Our tailored professional development plans empower our team to set clear goals and map out their professional growth trajectory.

We provide specialised training sessions led by industry experts and access to mentoring programs which see our employees pair with industry leaders to expand their knowledge and potential.

We support our team to fulfil their future career ambitions by covering the cost of relevant certifications and courses.

Recognition & Reward

Recognition & Reward

We celebrate outstanding performance through incentives like our Early Completion Bonus and peer nominated Employee of the Month award.

We offer an Employee Referral Program, paid birthday leave and access to trade discounts.

Community Culture

Community Culture

Our quarterly events, departmental lunches, and social gatherings mean our colleagues, clients, contractors and suppliers can strengthen their team bond.

Office amenities like our well-stocked drinks and snack bar, music, pool table and pet-friendly environment contribute to a fun workplace atmosphere.

We provide regular charity volunteering opportunities enabling employees to give back and make a positive impact beyond their day-to-day work.