Meet the proud passionate people behind your projects.
The Ramvek Shopfitters Team
Bill RedmondManaging Director
After taking over the leadership of Ramvek from Mark White, Bill has moved the company to a new level. As the Managing Director of Ramvek Bill is taking a hands-on approach. His 25 years of delivering high profile projects around Australia, as well as his strong business acumen, ensures he provides clear and decisive direction to the business. The disciplined approach he instils in the team and his passion for great customer service reflects in the delivery of every project. Bill’s development and leadership around Ramvek’s Core Values provides a framework to guide the business in an ever changing market.
Mark WhiteFounding Director
Although Mark has been stepping back from Ramvek, the company he founded in 1988 he is still very much involved in the strategic direction of the business. As a mentor to the business he promotes customer satisfaction as the highest priority, this has not changed for last 30 years. Much of Mark’s time is now taken up with Ramvek’s community work. The Manapan workshop based in Arnhem Land NT is teaching fine furniture building to the local communities. www.manapanfurniture.com.au.
Mark HowardChief Financial Officer
After 20 years with Ramvek, Mark has an extensive knowledge of all workings of the business. As CFO and company secretary, his analysis, planning and reporting is essential to the current and future success of the company.
Mark GaleSales Manager
As Sales Manager, Mark goes the extra mile for his clients and ensures this value is upheld throughout Ramvek. Mark has worked for over 20 years in the fitout industry including senior roles in commercial fit-out and retail. He has furthered his education with business and construction qualifications and actively participates in industry functions and events. Mark’s trade background, design experience and business strategy gives him the resources to understand the needs of each client.
Adrian SavageBusiness Development Manager
Adrian’s passion for service and quality is felt by all of his clients and is an inspiration for the Ramvek team. His many years of hands-on experience, combined with his industry qualifications and knowledge, allow him to be decisive and accurate; particularly important in the dynamic world of commercial and retail construction.
Sam ChineDesign Manager
Throughout his career Sam has delivered many high-profile projects across many sectors. He has completed degrees in both architecture and design. His skills are unique with not just a creative mind to create exciting concepts, but an excellent eye for detail to bring these concepts to life through detailed documentation, complimented with the construction knowledge to see the projects through to completion. Sam heads our experienced design team with a focus on journeying with our clients through the entire design process to ensure that initial expectations align with end results. Sam is genuine, humble and a person that everybody enjoys working with.
Kelly BidesiOffice Manager
Kelly is office/facility manager and PA to managing director Bill Redmond. Kelly is the ‘go to’ person and is responsible for many critical functions to keep Ramvek moving forward. Her extensive knowledge of the business makes her a key and central element of our success. Given her record for fast thinking and multi-tasking it is not surprising that Kelly has become a highly valued member of the Ramvek team since joining in 2012.
Trevor WuerschingProduction Manager
When it comes to the manufacture of high quality joinery there is nothing more important than strict process and quality control. It is Trevor’s vast experience in production management and store delivery that allows him to confidently control our state the of art facility. Through his team of technical designers, machinists and tradespeople the factory produces some the highest quality joinery available in Australia.
John FoleySenior Estimator
As manager of the estimating department John’s role is imperative to ensure that each job is not only estimated accurately and competitively, but transitions through to project delivery smoothly. John has an extensive background project managing commercial fitouts and over 30 years’ experience in the custom furniture industry. John is known for his attention to detail and his empathetic approach to his client’s needs and desired outcomes.
Graeme BucklandOverseas Manufacturing Manager
With close to 30 years in the design and construction industry, key to Graeme’s position is making sure ‘nothing is lost in translation’. Assisted by two bi-lingual colleagues based at Ramvek’s head office, Graeme and his team facilitate every step of the process including material sourcing, sampling, shop drawings, prototyping, quality control, packaging engineering, logistics and customs.
Naomi HeathKey Account Manager
Naomi’s background includes work with large chain stores where she was responsible for design concept, to project management, including being on site with builders and other trades. As Key Account Manager at Ramvek Naomi enjoys the challenges of working with one of the world’s leading global brands and take pride in constantly exceeding expectations.
Brett WatsonSenior Project Manager
Brett has been delivering successful projects of up to $5M for over 10 years. He has experience in retail, commercial and government projects encompassing both base build and fitout works. Brett originally started on the tools working with structural metalwork and in construction. He draws on this hands-on experience when managing projects and in problem solving. Brett believes in open, honest and clear communication and attributes this to his ongoing success.
Natalie SwanProject Manager – Commercial
Natalie studied architecture and design at RMIT University (obtaining a Bachelor of Design) with a Masters degree in landscape architecture. A second degree, also at RMIT, gave Natalie a graduate diploma in project management. Natalie is passionate about every project she delivers and she is extremely well regarded by both her clients and the team. She faces challenges head on and communicates clearly to ensure each project outcome is delivered successfully.
Sam HassanSydney General Manager
Sam’s vast experience in general management, project management, retail and property provides him with exceptional knowledge and a very well rounded approach to business. His time spent in the retail sector, leaves him with exceptional customer focus that drives every decision. Sam’s expertise and leadership provides the foundation which underpins the success of the Sydney office.