Meet The

  • Brian-McDonnell


    0400 478 038

    Brian is the founder of Builder Registration, providing direct assistance to countless builders to become domestically or commercially registered since 2010. Brian’s strengths lie in training and professional development as well as brand building and business coaching – specifically within the Building & Construction industry.

    Brian’s background includes 12 years running Business courses for Swinburne University, 12 years writing courses content for Diploma and certificate IV Building and Construction courses for Master Builders and HIA as well as delivering training for Master Builders, HIA, Holmesglen Institute, Business Professionals Group and Trade Institute of Victoria. He also has over 5 year’s involvement in running the Business Advice division for Master Builders.

    Brian has both domestic, commercial and demolition building licenses and conducts specialist one-on-one training as well as teaching Certificate IV and Diploma in Building and Construction.

  • Colin Brewer


    0417 315 667

    A senior executive with extensive B2B Sales and Marketing experience with National and International Organisations, (BP Aust, Gillette, BASF) and successful CEO General Management experience in SME wholesale and manufacturing operations. A proven track record in Business leadership, identifying opportunities, strategic marketing, product stewardship and sustainable business development.

    Colin is a 50% shareholder in the Builder Registration Group of Companies and has overseen profitable and sustainable growth from concept to forecast turnover in excess $35 million in 2018/9.

    • Builder Registration
    • BRICOL Building Projects
    • Registered Builder Network

    Colin enjoys developing a strong team, is purpose driven, and has forged strong contacts and influence with industry and Government.

    In addition to his business expertise, Colin is a qualified Trainer (Cert IV TAE) and holds following industry related qualifications.

    • Advanced Diploma (Building & Construction)
    • Diploma Building & Construction (Building)
    • Certificates in
      • Construction Induction; 
      • Supervise Asbestos Removal; 
      • Removal non-friable Asbestos
  • Nathan-Hawkins


    0419 020 266

    Nathan has over 12 years in the construction industry with a strong sales background and general management experience. Nathan brings great knowledge and enthusiasm to Builder Registration. Nathan leads the sales team and has personally worked with over 300 clients to achieve their builders license in Domestic, Commercial, Demolition and Asbestos.

    Nathan’s communication skills and building rapport are his biggest strengths. He prides himself on working hard for his clients and is very approachable.

    “The best part of my job is when my client calls me to let me know that their application was successful and they are now licensed, that’s what makes my day.”

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    Di has over 27 experience in administration, sales and marketing in her own business as well as in the print industry and building and construction.

    Having been with Builder Registration right from the start, Di has been responsible for developing the required systems and procedures, continually striving to meet client deadlines and improving the quality and content of the applications.

    Di’s role is Executive Assistant, working directly with Colin, with Accounts Department and Co-ordinates the running of the office.

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    Sue started with Builder Registration in February 2016.  She has had over 22 years’ experience in Client Services and Administration.

    Sue is a very organised person with a great client focus and attention to detail.  She is a friendly person with a great work ethic, Team player and looks forward to assisting Clients with their Registrations.

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    With over 10 years in customer service and 7 years in administration, Jenai is a dedicated, enthusiastic and family orientated person. With a hospitality/retail industry background, she is surrounded by a family of tradespeople and has grown up around tradies her whole life.

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    Kim has 19 years’ experience in customer service and experience in dealing with tradies. She is friendly and enthusiastic with the goal of helping her clients becoming registered builders.


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    With 10 years’ experience in customer service, sales and administration, Madi is an enthusiastic and helpful member of the Builder Registration team. She is passionate about providing a high level of customer service and building a strong rapport with clients.

    Madi works within the Sales team to provide initial information around the Registration process to Clients at the decision-making stage, supporting them to begin the process in achieving their Registration goals.

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    Vanessa has achieved qualifications in Certificate IV in Dance Teaching and Management and a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment. She has over 7 years of Customer Service, 2 years of Administration and 5 years of Teaching experience.

    She has been working in the Construction field for 2 years and is surrounded by family members and friends who are tradespeople.

    Vanessa brings a positive attitude, patience and hardworking dedication to the Builder Registration Team.

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    Steve brings a wealth of knowledge with over 11 years’ experience in assisting tradespeople to improve their skills and excel in business. Steve has a strong sales and marketing background and is enthusiastic in helping people reach their goals.

    While he has been involved with various industries his biggest strength lies in his eagerness to help tradespeople get to the next stage in their career with close support.

    “Knowing that we play a role in assisting people to reach the goals that will help them excel in business as well as in life is a big motivator that makes me proud in the service that we provide!”



    Liam has over 5 years experience in sales and customer service. He brings drive and enthusiasm to Builder Registration with his positive attitude and strong work ethic. He prides himself on providing accurate advice by getting to know his clients better to understand their individual situation. “We change lives here at Builder Registration, it’s a very exciting team to be a part of”

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    Melanie has over 30 years Customer Service experience over many industries including 9 in the building industry. Melanie is a gregarious, enthusiastic and loyal person with a passion for her family and vintage clothing. Melanie’s focus is on assisting her clients to change their lives by becoming a registered builder.

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    Annie brings 30 years Customer Service experience from a diverse number of industries, with a friendly easy going manner  and  her ability to focus on achieving results. A team player, she measures her success by you achieving your goal.

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    Kiahna has had 5 years’ experience in Customer Service and administration. With a sporting background, she is energetic, hardworking, determined and a team player.

  • Angelo-Grillo


    Angelo came into the Builder Registration doors several years ago to become a registered builder.  He was successful with his DB-M 42348 and then worked diligently in 2016  to obtain his DB-U 45743.

    He is an outstanding Trainer for Builder Registration and has been a great asset to our Client’s success.

    He now has more than a decade of experience in the Building and Construction Industry and is also running his own successful company Mak Training Centre

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    Private Trainer - DBU 61390

    Paul was one of our clients in 2018 that stood out as a possible trainer. He has great business and technical knowledge of the industry and is considered an ‘all-rounder’. Paul is another one of our private trainers who help assist our clients in a one on one environment.


  • Rob Swayn


    Braeside & Private Training- DBU 46833

    Rob came through Builder Registration in 2017 and was one of our ‘top of the class’ clients. Looking to expand his knowledge and give back to the industry he looked to come on board as a trainer commencing at the start of 2018. He has enjoyed a lot of success so far as a trainer and continues to do so. Rob is also busy running his own building & carpentry company, DASH Construct.

  • Steve-Kinrad


    With over 30 years’ experience in the domestic and commercial building industry, a Diploma in Building and Construction and currently studying for his Diploma in Building Surveying, we are fortunate to have Steve as a trainer for domestic and commercial building. Already, Steve has re-configured our Study Buddy to be the complete resource for trainer and students.

  • chris arundel

    CHRIS ARUNDEL - DB-U 63939

    Chris took up studying at Builder Registration in 2019. He excelled in all aspects of the training and enjoys constantly learning every day in the Building Industry. He has almost 2 decades of knowledge and experience in Building and has a strong passion for property development. 

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