SHAW LIVING

Key Staff

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Valdis Luks

Managing Director

  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • Fellow, Australian Institute of Building
  • Past President – MBA, ACT
  • Carpentry and Joinery Certificate
  • Over 30 years in the construction industry

Valdis provides Shaw Building Group with strong corporate leadership, strategic planning and problem solving. As Managing Director he has positioned and grown the company to be a leading player in the Canberra construction market. He pursues new business opportunities and provides high level client liaison throughout all projects.

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Roger Poels

General Manager

  • Bachelor of Applied Science (Building)
  • Class A Builders’ Licence
  • Member, Australian Institute of Project Management / Master Project Director
  • President and Fellow, Australian Institute of Building, ACT Chapter
  • Member, Australian Institute of Company Directors
  • AIB Professional Excellence Award 2018
  •  Over 30 years in the construction industry

Roger has been with the company over 25 years and has responsibility for corporate management and over sight. His professional background complements the strong technical skills the company prides itself on. Roger assists all construction teams with high level support.

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Ross Greenup

Construction Manager

  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics
  •  Over 20 years in the construction industry
  • MBA Project Manager of the Year – 2014
  • MBA Onsite Construction Manager of the Year – 2018

Ross has proven himself to be a thorough planner who shows initiative and innovation on all his projects. Accordingly, he has developed into one of the Company’s most valuable assets. His meticulous attention to detail ensures that projects are completed efficiently, in a timely manner and to the complete satisfaction of his Clients.

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Jack Harris

Construction Manager

  • Advanced Diploma in Construction and Surveying
  • Over 15 years in the construction industry
  • 2 x AIB Professional Excellence Awards 2015

Jack commenced with Shaw Building Group as a Cadet in the position of Project Administrator and since then has progressed from Project Manager to Construction Manager. He has proven himself to be a very skillful Manager, undertaking some of the company’s most challenging works. In 2015 he won two Professional Excellence Awards for his superb work restoring the fire-damaged Director's Residence on Mt Stromlo.

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Damiano Serenellini

Construction Manager

  • Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics
  • Associate Diploma of Applied Science in Building
  • Advanced Certificate in Building Supervision
  • Over 15 years in the construction industry

Damiano has experience in working with a wide range of Clients in a number of sensitive operational environments, including health and educational facilities. He has a loyal client base and provides an adaptable and flexible attitude on all of his projects. Damiano’s understanding of the requirements of effective project management within the organisation is second to none.

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Robert Noack

Senior Site Manager

  • Journeyman Certificate in Carpentry and Joinery
  • Sound practical management based on years of practical experience
  • Over 30 years in the construction industry

Robert has a solid trade background as the basis for his practical, hands on management and problem solving abilities, which allows him to turn complex designs into practical realities. His attention to detail ensures that final products are delivered with minimal defects.