PrincipalAnthony Pillinger is a trained Quantity Surveyor / Project Manager and Registered Builder. Anthony has over 30 years experience in renovations and extensions, establishing Swell Homes into 2008 to focus on creating energy efficient homes that suit the lifestyle of Fremantle and Perth, Western Australia. Anthony has been a practicing Greensmart Professional since 2006, and has embraced the emerging technologies that have become available in recent years. He oversees a team of trusted supervisors and professional tradespeople that share Swell Homes' philosophies and standards.
Contracts AdministratorWe have Ben Lamond as Contracts Administrator. He is a registered builder with A B.App.Sc. (Quantity Surveying), and a registered builder. He has over 20 years experience in building new cutsom high end homes in Perth. (Please put Ben aside for a future addition as he is still running his own building company).
Trainee Contract AdministratorHelen Oo holds a BA in Interior Architecture, and is studying for a Diploma in Civil Engineering. Helen is very passionate about creating special experiences for occupants through design and working on creative solutions.
Key Site Team
Head SupervisorAndrew Annandale undertakes the position of Head Supervisor for Swell Homes. With a Diploma of Construction and a Certificate IV in Site Supervision, Andrew is responsible for the supervision of all Swell Homes' projects.
Site SupervisorSteve Dickie, formerly the co owner of Team Kiwi runs First Cut Carpentry now. Steve preforms all of Swell’s structural carpentry with his team, and is actively involved with Swell Homes as a supervisor. He is currently studying the Diploma in Building and Construction, and has achieved the Site Supervisor Certification IV whilst training with Swell Homes.
Trainee Site Supervisors
Matty Readhead has joined us as from UK as one of our new carpenters. He holds a NVQ level 2 in site carpentry from UK along with scaffold and civil excavator qualifications. Swell Homes have employed Matty with the intention of utillising his current skills whilst furthering his training as one of our supervisors. He is currently studying the Site Supervisor Certification IV.
Jimmy Baker has also joined us from the UK. Jimmy has a TEC National Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from the UK, and abundant experience as a draftsman. Jimmy has taken on the role as support draftsperson to Rachel Pillinger in Shoreline Designs. After being involved in many top end fit outs in Harrods over the past few years (including Dior), Jimmy has developed a taste for executing what he drafts.
Nick Ling is an experienced hammer hand, and very capable person around the building site. Nick Ling is currently studying both the Site Supervisor Certification IV and the Diploma in Construction. He is being mentored by Andrew Annandale, Ben Lamond, and Anthony Pillinger, and has taken on the role of supervisor for Swell Homes after his first year of working for us and understanding how we work.