Operations Manager

Tom Sanderson

As Operations Manager, Tom’s role is multi-disciplined. Acting as Project Director, Tom is responsible for leading and directing the Project Teams while his role also encompasses Marketing, Human Resources and Accounts overview.

Design Manager

Adrian Williams

Heading up the design and production team at Active Metal, Adrian’s extensive competence in CAD design, coupled with a comprehensive trade background provides our clients with real solutions. Also holding a MEM30305 Certificate III, Adrian is a licenced supervisor.

CAD Designer

Bankim Patel

Bankim is a qualified Mechanical engineer and brings to the team a wealth of global experience. Bankim’s key responsibilities with Active Metal are the production of CAD drawings for architectural metalwork on building projects. Bankim prides himself on his problem solving skills & efficiency of set tasks.


Senior Project Manager

Ben Goodsell

With a long history as a seasoned Project Manager, Ben is well known with our clients as energetic, client focused and capable. Now driving a PM team from his role as Senior PM, Ben is responsible for taking projects from handover to completion. Ben is continually driving Active’s success stories.

Senior Project Manager

Craig Wilson

Bringing to the team over 10 years of office fitout Project Management experience, Craig is disciplined, organized and delivers on his promises. A consistent history of successful project deliveries has underscored Craig’s elevation to Senior PM and confirms his ability to get the job done.  


Project Manager

Sylvain Hollinger

Sylvain has a background in the electrical trades in France, the skills of which were transferred and developed in the project management of high-end residential construction in Australia.  His major strengths are his organisational skills, his ability to plan and implement technically difficult projects, his passion and drive for the project, and his excellent grasp the critical path in difficult technical situations.  Sylvain is quickly able to build close respectful working relationships with clients and across a team to ensure that a job is finished to meet deadlines whilst retaining a very high quality of finish.

Project Consultant

Gavin Williams

With a wealth of technical and hands-on knowledge, Gavin leads the Sales and Estimating division at Active Metal. Focused and results-driven, Gavin’s attention to detail is impeccable, always ensuring quality outcomes for all stakeholders.


CAD Designer

Hendru Lagerweij

Hendru has a diploma in Architectural Design from MTS Scutos, Utrecht, The Netherlands. Combined with over 15 years’ experience in CAD, Hendru’s key responsibilities with Active Metal are the production of 2D and 3D CAD drawings for architectural metalwork projects, with a particular and successful focus on staircases.


Project Estimator

Murray Trimmer

A passionate, focused and friendly personality, Murray brings to the team over 25 years of experience within the engineering & sales industries. With scoping, estimating and quote generation being his key focus, Murray also regularly meets with stakeholders at sites and tender meetings.

Project Coordinator

Ivan Agamez

Bringing a wealth of experience in structural steel manufacture and erection, Ivan is a highly competent member of the Active Metal team. With a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and a Master of Engineering Science, Ivan combines technical expertise with hands-on practical skills. Ivan’s focus is on ensuring that his sites are completed to an optimal standard of accuracy and finish.

Procurement Manager

Anaheld Agha Baghery

With a career history that has included one of the largest structural steel companies in Australia, Ana is a highly proficient and experienced steel project estimator and manager. Holding a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, Ana is qualified engineer with a proven practical track record and eye for excellence.

Project Manager

Vincent Ho

Vincent is an industry veteran. With a work history in the balustrade and architectural metalwork field of over 20 years, Vincent has a unique skillset and depth of understanding that translates into high quality results onsite. Also a qualified engineer, Vincent holds a Bachelor of Engineering. His amiable disposition yet positive and energetic determination are highly valued in the delivery of Active Metal’s projects.

Project Manager - Access Equipment and WHS

Stephen Williams

With a long career in the building and carpentry space, Stephen brings a mature thoroughness to the Project Management team, with years of practical experience to draw on for the benefit of all stakeholders. Steve works closely with all of our Senior Project Managers to ensure each project is delivered on-time, on specification and to a high standard.

Factory and Quality Manager

Niko Lum

Niko has worked his way up from being originally a boilermaker to a leading hand and now responsible for the entire shop floor. With an eye for detail and a depth of fabrication knowledge, Niko is a vital part in Active Metal’s production process.

Project Drafter

Paul Kim

A veteran in the architectural metalwork and facade space, Paul has previously worked for other well known companies including many years with AGP. He has brought to the Active Metal project drafting team the smarts and experience that only many years in the industry can give. Paul also holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering.

Marketing Specialist

Mirror Zhou

Bright and self-assured, Mirror has a Masters Degree in Commerce and brings her studies and training in Marketing to the team carrying out her Marketing role at Active Metal. With a long involvement in competitive sports, Mirror is a team-player that knows the importance of keeping the customer happy.

Project Manager

Phillip Serna

Phil is an accomplished industrial designer, holding a Bachelor of Industrial Design. Being involved in the architectural metal industry for over 6 years, Phil has proved himself as a meticulous and dedicated operator that ensures satisfied customers and defect free handovers.

Production Manager

Charles Pace

Charles has a long history in metal fabrication and manufacturing, from hands-on boat building in his apprenticeship days, right through to multiple management roles in large manufacturing operations. His ongoing training and interest in Quality Assurance has made him a natural fit to lead the Production Team at Active Metal ensuring that not only a high standard is met for every item that leaves our factory, but it is on time.

Project Estimator

Laurie Olsson

With a recent background in industrial fluid control, Laurie has brought his experience and energy to bear in the Project Estimating team. A great team player, Laurie has made it his number 1 priority to provide excellent and consistent service to our clients in presenting timely and accurate cost estimates.

Project Coordinator

Ivan Webb

Decades of experience in structural steel fabrication and erection make Ivan a true industry veteran. With a no-nonsense hands on approach, Ivan ensures every one of his sites are completed safely, efficiently and successfully.


Janice Cheng

Background and training in Accounting with many years accounting experience, Janice heads up the finance team as accounts officer with Active Metal and has total responsibility for the Active Metal’s accounts department under the CFO.