Our People

At Blubuilt, we employ the industry’s leading Project Managers, professional engineers, tradespeople, operators, and labourers.

Senior Team

Owen Richards

Director
Owen has more than three decades’ experience in civil infrastructure projects, construction, including major bridge construction, earthworks, pipework, industrial and civil concrete structures projects.

Michael Hitch

Director
Since achieving his Bachelor of Engineering (Civil), Michael has worked for more than 25 years in civil, structural/building construction management, project management, estimating and cost planning.

Craig Alksne

Construction Manager
Craig has over 25 years experience in the building industry, ensuring WH&S conformity across projects with a strong focus on delivery and stakeholder engagement.

Nick Riddell

Operations Manager
Nick has over 15 years experience in the construction industry, focusing on project management. He runs operations smoothly and ensures client needs are well‑managed.

Stuart Spillane

Business Systems Manager
Stuart has 25+ years diverse project experience across multi-disciplined major infrastructure works. He manages HSEQ requirements and ensures projects are delivered safely.

David Tieppo

Senior Project Manager
David has a proven track record of delivering intricate projects for multiple clients across a wide variety of sectors. His collaborative approach brings out the best on each job.

Ryan Sullivan

Senior Project Manager
Ryan has 15 years in the civil industry, with the ability to lead, plan, execute, monitor and complete a wide variety of civil projects. He has a strong track record with BluBuilt clients.

Nick Deckert

Senior Estimator
Nick focuses on early concept design, ensuring we are able to provide conforming tenders as well as provide alternative improvements, cost saving options and risk assessments.

Advisory Board

Brett Duncanson

Former Port Adelaide Football Club President, Brett grew a highly respected SA engineering company over 27 years servicing a diverse range of industries across Australia. Brett has extensive experience in corporate governance and holds a number of board positions with numerous organisations having a proven record of positive long-term outcomes.

Mark Stefanac

With a career spanning over 25 years’ within the urban development and infrastructure industry, Mark has held various executive positions throughout Australia within tier one publicly listed global infrastructure firms that design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for various private and public sector clients.

Stephen Watts

Stephen brings a wealth of over 30 years accounting experience in advising businesses of all sizes on corporate finance, general business advisory and taxation matters. Stephen is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia.

Matthew Richardson

Matthew’s career in sports marketing and sports business has culminated in his current role as the CEO of the Port Adelaide Football Club. He has a diverse range of skills and experiences including strategy, leadership, marketing, commercial sales and communications which he brings to the BluBuilt Advisory Board.

Careers at BluBuilt

At Blubuilt, we employ the industry’s leading Project Managers, professional engineers, tradespeople, operators, and labourers. Words like loyalty, honesty and transparency mean a lot to us. They mean just as much to our clients and suppliers, too. And that’s why they’re still with us. That and the fact we build great projects.

Like your future to be a part of ours?