Partek

Our People

Partek is a growing company, which prides itself on the technical expertise and management experience of its people, and without our people we just would not operate! Partek focuses on generating high morale among Partek employees, making work not just a place you have to come every day, but a place you want to come to!

Partek is a forward-thinking building company, committed to the continual training and development of all employees. Partek has developed a Performance Management Development Program (PMDP) which is for developing and mentoring employees to achieve goals which are set by both the employee and their direct manager.

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Through the PMDP regular reviews are held with the employee and their direct manager, these reviews are set to allow both parties to discuss how things are going to make sure that the employee is receiving the necessary support in order to meet their goals. Part of the PMDP is a Development Plan, which outlines the development (training) that each employee believes they require further enhancing their skills. The development of skills and knowledge along with a dedication to constructing better spaces and better lifestyles for its clients, gives Partek employees that additional drive in ensuring that the needs of our clients are met.

Brenton Lunn

Brenton Lunn
Managing Director

Brenton successfully completed a Bachelor of Building with Honours at the end of 1995 and commenced work the very next day with Partek as a Project Administrator. Over the next 5 years he progressed with the company to the role of Project Manager.

Brenton then moved to Sydney and worked for St Hilliers in the role of Project Manager for 2 years, gaining invaluable exposure and experience in the delivery of larger projects.

In 2002 he then returned to Adelaide to re-join Partek in the role of Senior Project Manager. In mid-2002 a succession plan was developed by the founding Director, and Brenton became an equity partner. In 2006 Brenton became a Director of Partek and in mid-2009 the succession plan with Brenton taking over the role as Managing Director.

Under various types of procurement ie. Lump Sum, Managing Contractor, Design & Construct, Guaranteed Maximum Price, Brenton has 20 years experience across a wide range of sectors and construction forms including:

  • New construction
  • Building Extensions
  • Building Upgrades & Refurbishments
  • Office Fitouts

In his current role and with the support of Partek’s Advisory Board Brenton is responsible for:

  • Ensuring business moves closer to its Vision of being South Australia’s Commercial Builder of Choice
  • Strategic Direction of Partek going forward
  • Human Resources including Recruitment, Development of Team & Training

Brenton is currently Chairman of the Master Builders Association Contracts Committee and an active member of the Somerton Surf Life Saving Club and Cumberland United Football Club.

Peter Berrington

Peter Berrington
Operations Director

With 40 years of experience in the construction industry, of which 23 years have been served at Partek, Peter’s knowledge and experience is a valuable asset to the business.

In 2002 a succession plan was developed by Partek’s founding Director, at which point Peter became an equity partner in the business. In 2006 Peter became a Director and on July 1 2009 the succession plan was finalised, with Peter assuming the role of Operations Director.

Peter has worked on various projects that include Residential, Commercial, Industrial and Fit Out works ranging from $1k to $15m.

Expertise

  • Commercial and Industrial Construction & Development: $0 – $15m
  • Management of Operations Team
  • Facilitating Apprentices & Graduates, including training & goal setting
  • Managing client / stakeholder relationships
  • Strategic Business Planning and Management

The Advisory Board

Brenton Lunn
Managing Director

With over 15 years of experience in the Building & Construction Industry, Brenton adds detailed project management knowledge to the Partek Advisory Board, in conjunction with strong marketing and business development experience.

Peter Berrington
Operations Director

Having spent over 40 years in the Building & Construction Industry, with most being served on the front line, Peter provides great operational advice, along with a rich knowledge of Partek history, values and key milestones.

Grant Miles
Chief Executive Officer at Hayes Knight

Grant has over 20 years of accounting, taxation and advisory experience. This experience enables him to develop appropriate strategies and actions for his clients, ensuring that their businesses perform efficiently and effectively to produce the highest quality products and services, and hence maximum profitability.

Some of Grant’s Experience:

  • Board member / adviser to a number of companies across a variety of industries
  • Worked with large corporate organisations (including a 12 month secondment to one of South Australia’s largest electronic manufacturers) to smaller family owned enterprises
  • Investment and superannuation specialist through the rapidly expanding self-managed super fund market
  • Key advisor in the education of the Hayes Knight client base on the new tax system
  • Establishment of unlisted public company, ASIC financial services licence and prospectus for capital raising
  • Advisor to mining services industry for 10 years, specifically at Olympic Dam mining site

Brenton Trenorden
Consultant

Brenton began his career in the building industry in 1967, retiring after a 16 year tenure as Group General Manager with Badge Construction. Brenton now applies his knowledge through the operation of his own consultancy business, offering management consulting, project management, personal mentoring and dispute resolution services.

Some of Brentons’s Experience:

  • Strategic planning and business systems consulting, with a focus on the development of structures and procedures to avoid contractual disputation
  • Risk Management and mitigation strategies
  • The provision of alternative disputes resolution services ranging from mediation to arbitration
  • Business and People development and management
  • Estimating, Contract administration, Procurement and Project Management
  • Building and Construction industry practical knowledge

Contact

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Partek

169 - 177 South Road
Mile End SA 5031

P 08 8351 7633
F 08 8351 7644

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