Our Team

We consistently invest in the potential of our people. We provide training, development and clear career pathways challenging them with exciting projects and varied experiences. At Harris HMC we believe in building our people and reward growth with professional opportunity.

Building a cohesive team has helped us deliver excellence to our clients. We rely deeply on the character and experience of our team to fulfil our mission and values. Our team bring together important skills through diverse professions and trades and is made up of Project Managers, Tradespeople, OHS Personnel, Site Managers, Project Coordinators, Contract Administrators, Estimators and strong administrative support – each a critical cog in achieving our collective goals.

LEADERSHIP TEAM

Dale Kennedy – Managing Director, Harris HMC Group

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Dale has lived and breathed Harris HMC for most of his life, and now carries on his father’s legacy as Managing Director across the Harris HMC Group.

Starting out as an eight year old, Dale would highlight the wall types on drawings and complete measurement take-offs for his father, before graduating to labouring for the business on weekends through his teens.

During his early twenties, Dale served his business apprenticeship in other areas of the industry, primarily focusing on Development Finance with Suncorp. In his m-d twenties, Dale rejoined Harris HMC, where he worked in various areas including Estimating, Contract Administration and Project Management.

With over 10 years of experience driving strategic plans and organisational improvements, Dale has been instrumental in the growth of Harris HMC as a leading and successful construction company.

Dale is passionate about his vision, and ensuring the company continues to evolve as one of Australia’s Top 1% construction companies. He is committed to his team and supporting them to ensure that they take ownership to deliver what we promise.

 

Geoff Dart – General Manager, Harris HMC Construction

With over 22 years of experience in the construction industry, Geoff has developed a strong set of skills, with the unique ability to identify and minimise risk, while maximising opportunity.

Geoff takes a logical approach to his role, which combined with his commitment and determination can be seen in his day-to-day overseeing of the Construction Division operations, including sales and estimating, through to project delivery.

His broad range of project experience means that he is able to draw from previous experience and knowledge to determine practical construction methodology, detailing and delivery of projects.

He is passionate about working collaboratively with clients and consultants to deliver quality projects on or ahead of time. Through the use of the broad range of experience within his team, we are able to assist our clients with Value Management of the project to achieve budget.

Geoff is committed to ensuring consistent client satisfaction through encouraging accountability, ownership and a culture of being easy to deal with within his team, managing the expectations of our clients.

 

Andrew Headberry – General Manager, Harris HMC Interiors

Andrew has worked in the building industry in Melbourne for over 23 years, 9 of which have been with Harris HMC. As the General Manager of the Interiors division, he has been pivotal in ensuring that the business is on track, setting goals for the future and nurturing a team to achieve them.

In his day to day, Andrew is heavily involved in the sales process, including direct management of every tender submission and building relationships with key clients.

Andrew’s ability to quickly understand problems and identify key issues early in the track make him an invaluable member of the Harris HMC team. His hands-on management style means he also provides trouble-shooting advice to our Operations teams on a daily basis and leadership guidance to our Operations Managers.

Andrew is passionate about doing exceptional work for our clients, building great teams, and seeing people move through the business and achieve their potential. He is committed to fairness, teamwork, and doing what he says he is going to do.

 

Travis Lambe – General Manager, Harris HMC Maintenance

Travis has had over 17 years of industry experience and with a career that was quickly tracked towards leadership and management. His trade background and intimate understanding of the practicalities and limitations within the industry feeds his ability to provide creative and outside-the-box solutions.

These leadership traits have served Travis well in his role, as he joined the Harris HMC Group at a pivotal time for the Maintenance Division. A focus on growth and client development was required to bolster the Division which Travis has been able to deliver to the business.

Travis now leads and manages a team of highly motivated, fun and driven individuals who all bring different skills to the table. He leads by example and expects honestly, trust and ownership from his staff.

Passionate about doing what he says he’s going to do, Travis has built his team based on this and believes it is the Maintenance division’s competitive advantage within the market.

 

James Bader – Divisional Manager, Harris HMC Electrics

James has worked in the Electrical Industry for over 30 years, the last 24 of which have been with Harris HMC.

James’ professionalism, integrity and level of service, where he is always willing to go the extra mile for his clients, has ensured him a loyal following of clients and repeat business.

James has responsibility for the leadership, performance and growth of the Harris HMC Electrics Division. He is actively involved in all aspects of this business. James’ role is highly hands-on, ensuring that the team embraces the vision of the client, driving innovation, best practice and value for money solutions.

During his time at Harris HMC James has built a resilient team who take ownership and provide clients with exceptional quality, workmanship, service and value for money.

James is committed to keeping up with the Electrical Industry. As the Industry is constantly evolving, he ensures that that his team is growing with it – promising that we won’t be left behind.

James is uncompromising when it comes to his integrity. He believes that the continuous high level of service our customers receive is a non-negotiable.