Meet the Team - About APS

WE'RE COMMITTED

Our highly trained personnel have specific skills to meet the demands and challenges whenever and wherever they are needed and that we can collectively deliver your key services – or even create an entirely new solution.

APS is an energetic and dynamic company that is dedicated to creating a working environment where the pursuit of excellence is encouraged and supported.

In a world where situations can change at a moment’s notice, our clients appreciate the fact that we have the ability to provide significant time and cost savings.

And no matter how straightforward the project may be APS will pursue every aspect of the project, in order to come up with the safest and most cost-effective solution.

OUR COMMITMENT TO OUR PEOPLE HAS MADE APS AN EMPLOYER OF CHOICE WITHIN OUR INDUSTRY

Everyone who works at APS knows that their ideas are valued and we are continually seeking a better way to accomplish any task.

We encourage participation from our people who in turn are able to help deliver on the promise of intelligent thinking to our customers.

WHO WE ARE

MANAGING DIRECTOR
LACHLAN STEVENS B.ENG. (MECH) HONS

Having completed a mechanical engineering degree at Melbourne University Lachlan started work in the construction industry as a project engineer. With a remarkably quick promotion through the ranks, he successfully managed an access solutions provider to then become a founder of the APS Group with David Murray and lead as the Managing Director.

As well as managing APS’s day-to-day business, Lachlan’s philosophy is that there is no problem cannot be overcome and he has a real passion for designing and engineering solutions to our clients most complex and challenging projects across the country.

This philosophy, leadership and passion has led to the company being able to attract a world class management engineering and implementation team which have supported some of the largest and most high-profile projects across Australia


JOINT MANAGING DIRECTOR
DAVID MURRAY

David comes from a trade background in the UK where he worked in the Heating Ventilations and Air Conditioning Industry and then on to the petrochemical industry. Having settled in Australia in 1998, David worked through the ranks of construction before joining the Board of APS in 2005 as a founder of APS with Lachlan Stevens.

Having worked on or been involved with many of the milestone projects in Australia over the past 15 years, including Eastlink, Westgate Bridge, Vic Desalination, Metro Tunnel in Victoria and the Gorgon, Wheatstone and Ichthys Projects further afield. David brings a myriad of experience to the company from project delivery and client liaison.

David has also overseen the various projects that we have carried out overseas namely in Thailand and Indonesia and has built strong relationships in the South East Asian region.


MANAGER APS INDUSTRIAL SERVICE
DAMON LYNCH

Damon heads up our industrial services business. Damon worked in the construction Industry as a scaffolder in the UK before migrating to Australia in 1997 where he worked his way through the construction industry before joining APS.

Damon has worked on many of Victoria’s key infrastructure projects providing access solutions and leadership across some of Australia’s milestone infrastructure and transport infrastructure projects including the Eastlink, Peninsula link, West Gate Bridge strengthening, Tullamarine Freeway widening, Flinders street station and Metro tunnelling works to name but a few.

Damons key strengths lie in being able to capture our clients’ needs, deliver high end solutions and ensure and exemplary delivery and implantation of the work fronts.


MANAGER APS CONTRACT SERVICES
TRENT SHAW

Trent is an experienced Mechanical Fitter by trade and has worked in the Australian Energy, Manufacturing and Construction Industries for more than 20 Years. Trent’s eye for detail makes him the perfect person to manage our Contract Services business that provides Australian Standard compliant access solutions. This includes the design, manufacture and installation of maintenance access systems, walkways, gantries, handrails, building façade access and height safety systems. Trent is also currently completing an engineering degree in mechanical engineering.


ENGINEERING MANAGER
NICK MACRAE

Nick is responsible for the sourcing and project delivery of the engineering, fabrication and installation works conducted by APS.

Nick has worked in the construction industry since 2011 on a variety of Multi-Residential, Education, Health, Commercial, Civil, Rail and Defence Projects with a range of Tier 1, 2 and 3 contractors. His previous roles have included project coordination/engineering, program management, concept design work and civil & structural engineering.

Nick holds a Master of Engineering Degree (Civil/Structural) from the University of Melbourne. He Joined APS in 2017 to assist with the expansion of APS into key new sectors and currently holds a minority equity stake in the business.