- Mark Bergin Owner/Managing Director
Mark holds a Diploma in Building and Construction. In 2005, after many years of industry experience, he purchased Advance Formwork with business partner Peter Jingryd. Mark is responsible for the organisational and directional control of the company and has played an integral role in the company’s growth and development over the past 15 years. He is responsible for planning, capital investments, and other major company decisions.
By building excellent relationships with clients and innovation in the company’s products and services, Mark has helped Advance Formwork become one of Western Australia’s leading formwork companies.
- Peter Jingryd Owner/Director
Peter purchased Advance Formwork with Mark over 15 years ago and has played an integral role in the company becoming one of the largest commercial formworkers in the state. Pete has over 40 years’ experience in the building and construction industry and is a ‘hands on’ director who is predominantly on-site.
Peter ensures the smooth day-to-day running of our major projects, by monitoring the work on-site and ensuring all areas of the project are being adequately serviced. Pete strives to ensure all requirements are being met and liaises closely with the client on a day-to-day basis.
- Chet Gamble Contracts Manager/Estimator
Chet is our head estimator and is responsible for all of our project tendering and management up until contract award. He works closely with Mark during tender phase to ensure all bases have been covered and we provide our prospective clients with the highest possible service. Chet also assists in the management of our major contracts with our clients and subcontractors.
Chet’s greatest attributes are his high attention to detail, methodical approach to his work and ability to work to strict deadlines, which are all crucial within the tender phase of projects.
- Kane Swarbrick Group Operations Manager
Kane is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business. Based out of our office facility in Landsdale, Kane liaises closely with Mark and our site directors to ensure all areas of the business are being adequately serviced. Kane also heads up our procurement department and has built up many strong relationships with our suppliers and subcontractors through his outstanding communication and people skills.
Kane’s exemplary communication skills, coupled with his high level of organisational skills, make him a key cog in the success of Advance Formwork.
- Stuart Harris Purchasing & Logistics Manager
Stuart is responsible for managing all supplier relations and purchases at Advance. Stuart also runs the logistics side of the business from our office base in Landsdale. The coordination of deliveries to our sites as well as the continued timely supply of goods and materials are both crucial factors in Advance’s continued success.
Stu’s excellent organisational and communication skills ensure he is a key member in the efficient running of Advance Formwork.
- Paul Wilkes Project Manager
Paul is one of our leading project managers on our major projects. Paul serves as Advance’s main presence on-site for the duration of the project and works tirelessly to ensure the smooth operation of the works.
Paul has been working in the formwork/concrete industry for over 20 years and has a technical knowledge that is unparalleled. Paul is an outstanding problem solver who can identify potential issues early and develop methods to mitigate any delays or potential quality concerns. He is a great communicator who is held in high regard by the entire workforce.