Taylor’s Leadership team is led by Mark Taylor and work closely to drive the strategy, growth, management, project deliverables, people and marketing initiatives for the company.
Mark Taylor is the Founder and Managing Director/CEO of Taylor and is responsible for driving and leading the company’s strategic vision and strategy.
Mark established Taylor in 1994, with the purpose of building one of NSW’s leading construction and property companies that provides its clients with a holistic building experience. Aimed at adding value and ensuring quality outcomes to owners and occupiers. Mark’s constant belief in strong relationships continues to underpin the Taylor culture. Relationships among staff, with clients, architects, industry partners and investors are valued and nurtured, and is a key driver for the company.
Mark’s relentless pursuit of providing clients with an outcome that meets the clients vision and purpose has seen Taylor grow to a team of over 250 people, build a portfolio of key clients and projects from major organisations across NSW and deliver a high level of repeat business.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Building (Construction Management).
Chief Operating Officer
Clive Wickham joined Taylor in 2003 and is Taylor’s Chief Operating Officer. Clive has played a key role in supporting Mark in the growth of the company since this time. With over 35 years of experience as a CFO/Financial Director, Clive leads the financial operations for Taylor, as well as manage the business operations of the group including legal and statutory requirements, Technology, and Work Health and Safety.
Clive holds a Bachelor of Business from Charles Sturt University.
Head of Human Resources
Rima joined Taylor in 2016 as Head of Human Resources, and brings over 15 years of Human Resources and people strategy experience to the business. Rima is responsible for leading the development of strategic people initiatives that see Taylor have the best people in a motivating environment. This includes learning and development, reward and recognition, recruitment, and succession planning initiatives.
Rima holds qualifications in Human Resource Management and Counselling.
General Manager Commercial
Stephen has over 25 years of experience working both for tier one companies and commercial construction businesses in Australia and South East Asia. Stephen has worked across most market sectors including aged care, retail, residential and commercial and has been involved in all facets of construction. Stephen is responsible for overseeing and reviewing Taylor’s commercial obligations and excels in strategic business planning.
General Manager Construction
Tim Christie joined Taylor in 2013 and is the General Manager for Taylor’s Construction Division. Tim has over 25 years of experience across the construction industry and over the last 10 years, Tim has been directly responsible for leading the establishment and growth of key divisions across a wide range of sectors. Tim is currently responsible for driving the growth and management of Taylor’s Fitout & Refurbishment projects.
General Manager Fitout & Refurbishment
Ben joined Taylor in 2007 and has over 17 years of experience in the construction industry. Ben is responsible for managing key projects for Taylor’s Fitout & Refurbishment division.
Ben Folkard holds a Bachelor of Construction Management from the University of Technology Sydney.
Head of Value Management
Stephen Hatzantonis joined Taylor in 2014 and is the Head of Value Management for Taylor. Stephen has 30 years of experience across the construction industry, specialising in strategic bid leadership and cost planning across a wide range of sectors. Stephen is currently responsible for Taylor’s value proposition to its customers, working closely with the estimating, design and delivery team leaders.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Building, Construction Economics (Honours) from the University of Technology Sydney and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors.
Head of Marketing
Clare is responsible for leading all strategic marketing and communications initiatives for the company. This includes brand management, digital strategy, media and public relations, internal and external communications, and event management. Clare also ensures our bids process remains steadfastly focused on delivering to the requirements and vision of our clients. Joining Taylor in 2020, Clare brings over 20 years of international brand and communications experience to the team.
Clare holds a Bachelor of Design from the University of New South Wales and is a Certified Organisational Coach (IECL).
Head of Business Development
Graham joined Taylor in 2018 as Head of Business Development and brings over 25 years of experience across all facets of the property and project development lifecycle. Graham is a strong and versatile executive leader and is responsible for managing the implementation, monitoring and reporting of the business development strategy with the business and in the marketplace to achieve corporate objectives. This includes managing, initiating and developing customer relationships that drive successful partnerships in addition to strengthening relationships internally and externally with all key stakeholders.
Work Health Safety and Environment Manager
Andrew joined Taylor in 2011 as Taylor’s Work Health and Safety Manager, and brings over 16 years of industry experience to the business. Andrew is responsible for leading and driving Taylor’s safety awareness and safe work practices and initiatives across our teams and client sites.