Relationship-focused, highly skilled and committed to quality, meet the people whose extensive industry knowledge and innovative vision lead Dewcape.

Andrew Ishak

CEO & MANAGING DIRECTOR

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As CEO & Managing Director, Andrew has a hands-on approach to leadership, bringing an active interest and meticulous attention to detail to all of Dewcape’s projects. Bringing extensive knowledge and experience in construction, fit out and design, he supports his senior management team in the successful delivery of every project on time and within budget. He sees great strength in a collaborative approach, whether working closely with clients to bring their vision to life, or mentoring his team to realise its full potential.

By working together and sharing the knowledge I’ve gained over the years, we’re able to achieve great things for our clients. Exceeding their expectations is a benchmark of our own success, and I’ll do everything I can to ensure my team has what it needs to reach each project goal.
John Ishak

National Construction Manager

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With 20 years in the construction industry, including 10 years with Multiplex and Built, John brings invaluable local and international expertise in all sectors to his role at Dewcape, working throughout Australia, NZ and the UK. His experience ranges from $200,000 through to $2 billion projects including London’s Wembley Stadium and the King Street Wharf precinct in Sydney. John focuses on developing and maintaining successful long-term relationships to obtain a deep understanding of client objectives that assists with successful project delivery.

My experience has given me insight into the crucial role people play in any project. Taking the time to listen and really understand what our clients want to achieve gives us the best chance of not only exceeding their expectations, but show exactly how great a team we have behind us
Michael Lusher

Construction Manager, Victoria

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Michael is a respected leader who takes a hands-on approach to project management, actively contributing to all aspects of project delivery. He is a genuine and affable person who values quality relationships and honest communication, which helps him exceed client expectations. Michael relocated to Melbourne in 2015 to establish Dewcape’s Victorian office and is responsible for managing the Melbourne team and operations. He’s motivated by continual learning opportunities that allow personal and professional growth and providing for his young family.

Being available to all levels of customers, both internal and external, and building key relationships is important to me. There’s always time to answer a client’s queries with genuine and open communication
David O’halloran

Project Manager

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David has the knowledge and experience to confidently guide clients from the early feasibility stage of a project right through to construction. Being involved throughout the entire life cycle provides an in-depth understanding of the client’s goals, methodology and detail required for delivery that exceeds expectations. Taking a no-fuss approach to management, David is proactive and adaptive to the dynamic nature of the construction industry, driven to develop teams that are client centric, goal-focused and energised around the success of the project.

I believe we’re working in an environment where nothing is impossible. I’m working with a team of professionals who are at the pinnacle of their career and have the drive to achieve and exceed our clients’ expectations
Brendan Cadden

Design Manager

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Brendan brings 25 years of experience as an Architectural Technologist and Project Architect in Ireland and Australia to the team at Dewcape. With a role in most jobs across Dewcape’s large portfolio, Brendan has a broad understanding and diverse experience, providing unique insight that is an asset to our clients. He has in-depth knowledge of the approval and certification process, managing this aspect on many multifaceted projects. He has a diligent, yet pragmatic approach with the flexibility to adapt with evolving scenarios.

It’s a really interesting opportunity to be a part of most of Dewcape’s projects. It provides invaluable professional experience and allows me to better service our clients. Both are extremely rewarding
Nick De Bellis

Financial Controller

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Nick brings a wide range of experience over the last 30 years in financial and management accounting. A strategic professional with high-level analytical skills, he is committed to improving efficiencies and reducing costs across the business. A confident and accountable leader, he is responsible for budget consolidation, risk minimisation plans and opportunity forecasting

Having the opportunity to mentor team members and share my experience to problem solve makes it such a rewarding way to face the challenges of the day. By remaining approachable and cooperative, people know you genuinely want to share knowledge to help work together toward the best solution
Danni Uglow

People & Culture

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Creating a unified team that is well supported is Danni’s mission as manager of People & Culture. Bringing 20 years of experience to her role, she is motivated by being a part of the growth and development of the team at Dewcape, thriving on the challenges and rewards that come with working with people. With the opportunity to work with the teams of our clients, Danni is proud of the insight she can share to improve the day-to-day running of the businesses we work with.

Bringing talented people into the business and building a career path with them is not only of benefit to Dewcape’s team development, but it’s a joy and extremely rewarding to participate in that growth.
NICK MATWIJOW

HSEQ Manager

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Nick is responsible for developing policies and procedures to maintain Dewcape’s high safety standards and compliance for all projects. With a wide range of skills and experience, Nick enjoys working with motivated project teams who understand the importance of safety as a part of delivering high quality projects that exceed client expectations. He believes that knowledge and understanding is the key to creating a safer workplace culture, focusing on consistency and process to deliver many quality projects.

At Dewcape I’m working with people who all have the same drive to achieve high quality results. This common goal and commitment makes each new project opportunity motivating and exciting

culture

We value our team. Dewcape’s business is based on the collaboration, support, growth and integrity of our people. We demonstrate these values and want our team to represent them with every interaction. By encouraging success through working together, we’ve created a solid framework that is evident in the work that we do.

community

We want to make a difference by giving back and choose causes and charities that are significant to our people. By using our skills to support the wider community, we’re contributing to building a better future for everyone.