Don is a motivated & enthusiastic Facilities Manager with a positive, professional ‘can-do’ attitude. He has extensive experience in Facilities & Project Management which has been gained during a career spanning almost 18 years in the industry.
In past roles, Don has worked on such notable properties as County Court, Victoria as well as the MFB's Burnley Training College during the commissioning period. More recently Don was at Knight FM where he was Regional Facilities Services Manager for the VISY Industries account. This was a client-facing role which included managing the FM support for approx 65 sites across VIC, SA, WA & TAS. He held this position for more than 4 years before making the move to Colliers where he currently works on the Blackstone portfolio, managing 21 properties which house around 60 industrial tenants.
Other relevant experience includes a strong working knowledge of GreenStar Design & As-Built, NABERS Accredited Assessor training, management of Builder's Defect Liability Periods (DLP) & 30+ years as an active CFA volunteer.
In addition to his career in FM, Don has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in construction, electrical, electronics, metal trades & maintenance industries which has given him an excellent understanding of all things building-related.
He's a skilled multi-tasker who thrives on challenges. "My passion is solving problems for people before they realise there is a problem."