ABOUT – OUR TEAM

Ian Sowerby

CHAIRMAN – M.I.E.Aust Retired

Past President Civil Contractors Federation Victoria

Ian has over 45 years experience in the civil construction industry as a Civil Engineer. He remains passionate about the Industry and the Company he developed from 1981 in Gippsland. He has served a three year term as the President of the Victorian State Branch of the Civil Contractors Federation and still takes a keen interest in Industry affairs. His career focus has been in Gippsland and remains so. His wife Heather has also been and remains a strong supporter of Sure’s and the Industry.

David Muir

CONSTRUCTION DIRECTOR

David joined Sure Constructions in 1994 and has over 20 years construction experience in both local government and private industry. David’s expertise includes residential subdivisions, road rehabilitation, streetscape works, wetlands and construction.David’s previous experience in working with local council and state departments ensures the client has an experienced interface with authorities. David’s commitment to excellence and extensive construction management experience ensures that projects are delivered on time and on budget. It ensures a quality that meets or exceeds terms specified within the contract and client expectations.

Ryan Muir

BAW BAW/CARDINIA PROJECT MANAGER

Having been involved with Sure Constructions since he was 14 years old, coming into work with his Dad on the school holidays and marking pegs on countless roads, Ryan has had a passion for the industry from a very young age. He has officially been employed with Sure Constructions for 14 years, the last 8 years as Project Manager for the Baw Baw/Cardinia Region.
Ryan really enjoys the civil construction industry and the variety of projects that Sure Constructions gets to be involved with. He believes that with the experience and local knowledge our team has and the urban sprawl moving to our door step, that there are great opportunities for Sure Constructions to enjoy over the next 5-10 years.
Ryan takes great pride in the Sure Constructions projects as he lives in the local area and believes the guys who work with Sure Constructions have the same opinion.

Evan Colvin

SITE MANAGER

Mark Leighton

SITE MANAGER

Gregg Savage

WORKSHOP MANAGER

After a 20 year career at William Adams Caterpillar where Gregg was responsible for servicing of trucks and earth moving equipment and then spent his last 5 years as a Workshop Coordinator, Gregg commenced at Sure Constructions in 2014 as our Workshop Manager. As a Qualified Diesel Technician, Gregg is responsible for the service & maintenance of our fleet adhering to all safety standards. Gregg has been an Occupational Health & Safety Representative since commencing as Sure’s as well as for the previous 5 years in his former position.

Shayne Blackwood

BUSINESS MANAGER

Shayne joined Sure Constructions in 2012, he brings to the business now over 18 years of commercial accounting experience throughout Australia and the UK. He is a qualified CPA holding a Graduate Diploma in Accounting, a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Management. Shayne is responsible for all budgeting, cash flow and accounting matters as well as office management.

Ben Carroll

ACCOUNTANT

Joining Sure Constructions in 2014, Ben works across all areas of Finance and Administration. He completed his studies at Monash University graduating with a Bachelor of Business and Commerce. Ben is an Associate member of CPA Australia and is near completion of the CPA Program.Outside of work Ben has a keen interest in cricket and the AFL.