Our team

Atelier Projects has employed some of the industry leaders and boasts a team of highly capable and professional individuals, complimented by key contractors to provide specialised knowledge.


The Team

  • Agostino (Tino) DeGiusti

    Construction Manager

    Tino has over 30 years experience in the building industry, from his first job as an Apprentice Carpenter to his most recent role successfully delivering Emporium Melbourne as Project Manager.

    Tino’s experience spans civil geotechnical structure and fit out, including high quality hotel and retail finishes. He has gained a wealth of hands-on experience and technical knowledge delivering a number of projects that influence the Melbourne skyline.

    Qualifications / Awards

    • Carpenter / Joiner
    • Building Construction Grade 1
    • Construction Safety Supervisor (MBAV)
    • Level 3 First Aider

    Significant Projects

    • 2014 Emporium Melbourne
 Project Manager
    • 2010 DFSS, Watsonia
 Project Manager
    • 2008 Land Warfare Centre, Simpson Barracks, Watsonia
 Project Manager
    • 2007 AXA
 Structure Manager
    • 2006 MCG Northern Stand Redevelopment
 Site Manager
    • 2004 QV
 Site Manager
    • 2001 University Square Development
 Site Manager
    • 1996 Crown Casino Melbourne
  • Andrew Poulton

    Senior Manager Pre Contracts/ECI

    Andrew has 35 years experience in the construction industry in Melbourne, including major projects working as a subcontractor, an employee for a Tier 1 Builder and an employee of a client side Project Management company.

    Andrew has been responsible for the integrated fitout of commercial, educational and sporting stadiums. While working with both Government and Private clients, he has developed an acute understanding of what is required to deliver a successful project and advocates a proactive, collaborative approach.

    Qualifications / Awards

    • Bachelor Applied Science (Surveying)
    • BSB3330707 Certificate III in OH&S
    • OH&S Red Card

    Significant Projects

    • 2014 Melbourne Airport SPP NT4
 Client Project Manager
    • 2013 385 Bourke Street North Tower Redevelopment
 Client Project Manager
    • 2011 Dandenong Government Services Office
 Project Manager
    • 2010 AAMI Park
 Project Manager
    • 2009 Fairfax Media House
 Pre Contracts Design Manager
    • 2006 MCG Northern Stand Redevelopment
 Assistant Project Manager
    • 1997 Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex
 Packages Manager
  • Chris Adams

    Commercial Manager

    Chris has broad experience of the construction industry, working on complex medium to large-scale projects across Melbourne and Regional Victoria.

    At Atelier Projects Chris has a critical role minimising risk to our clients by establishing and maintaining lines of communication and gaining a comprehensive understanding of client requirements, then ensuring these requirements are met in the subcontractor trade packages he prepares for tender.

    Qualifications / Awards

    • Bachelor of Construction Management

    Significant Projects

    • 2016 Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Redevelopment Project Senior Contracts Administrator
    • 2013 27 Little Collins Street Senior Contracts Administrator
    • 2011 Clara Mews Development
 Senior Contracts Administrator
    • 2009 Bendigo Bank Corporate Head Quarters
 Contract Administrator
    • 2007 Office Development, South Yarra
 Contract Administrator
    • 2005 Bayside Entertainment Complex, Frankston
 Contract Administrator
  • Rob De Brincat

    New Business Manager - Innovation

    Robert is a professional Business Manager with over 20 years’ experience in project management, business development and building design and delivery in the Australian construction industry. Robert’s most recent roles have significantly influenced the development of the CLT & Mass Timber market in Australia and he is now considered one of the leading industry experts in commercial timber construction. Robert hold a bachelor of civil engineering with a sub-major in business management and he has a solid understanding of the entire construction market including structural and architectural design, innovative building technologies, and sustainable engineering solutions.

    Qualifications / Awards

    • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
    • Diploma in Engineering Practice
    • Sub Major in Business Management

    Significant Projects

    • Development & Delivery of Innovative Structural Solutions
    • Mass Timber/CLT Design & Delivery Expert
    • Business Development Specialist in Emerging Markets
    • International Business Negotiations
    • Construction Management & Project Delivery
  • Yogen Lakshman

    Pre-Contracts Estimator

    Yogen has a notable career in estimating for over 20 years.  In that time working for both tier 1 and 2 construction companies – Built, John Lyng, Cockram, Total Construction and SJ Higgins.

    Yogen has fulfilled the role of Estimator, being responsible for creating estimates for a variety of projects across multi disciplines. With his management methods in estimating well established, effective and innovative. He has priced and led teams in building, civil and engineering tenders.

    Yogen’s extensive first principles knowledge of the construction industry, particularly on complex, major construction has led to him being an innovative contributor to the winning of many major tenders, and the construction of many major projects.

    Qualifications / Awards

    • Associate Diploma in Built Environment Technology
    • Diploma in Building & Quantity Surveying
    • Ordinary Diploma in Construction Studies

    Significant Projects

    • 55 Southbank Boulevard - ECI
    • 22 Exhibition St Façade & Foyer Upgrade
    • Austin Hospital Electrical Rejuvenation
    • Mt Martha Waste Treatment Plant
    • Kalang Park Pavilion
    • Gisborne Early Learning Centre
    • Melbourne Markets Waste Treatment Facility
    • Brian Austin Residence Improvements
    • Grace Park Hawthorn Club
    • St Monica’s College Admin Building