MEET THE TEAM
Director - Glenn A’Vard
Glenn has had over 30 years’ experience in all aspects of civil construction, bulk earthworks and quarry operations.
Core to his success has been Glenn’s hands on and progressive approach, together with his strong industry connections and focus on quality.
Glenn’s motivation to have a positive impact on the region and commitment to overcome any challenge, will always see Avard Civil moving towards the future and looking for new ways to develop and meet clients expectations
General Manager - Norm Sheahan
Norm has over 25 years of management and leadership experience over a variety of industries in the region. Norm’s role includes overseeing all aspects of Human Resources, communication and business management.
Being Bendigo born and bred he has a strong sense of community and family, this is key to supporting and sustaining the Avard values, and providing our stakeholders their desired objectives and overall client satisfaction.
Management Accountant - Meagan Cachia (MBA)
A new member of the team in 2021, Meagan brings extensive experience with over 20 years in finance, business, accounting, process design and system implementation across multiple industries to assist Avard in ensuring a successful path well into the future.
With Meagan’s wealth of knowledge in all areas of business procedural improvement, process auditing and system implementation, we can continue to ensure the companies robust growth can be identified, analysed, and improved to optimize performance to meet best practice standards.
Senior Estimator - Michael Haigh
Michael joined Avard Civil in 2011. He has successfully transitioned from Contracts Administration and Project Management to his present position as Senior Estimator. In this time Michael has built a strong relationship with Clients, Consultants and Sub Contractors.
With a firm focus on Occupational Health and Safety, Quality and Environmental administration he has been a strong advocate in the implementation of our Integrated management System. His progressive approach to his role and leadership of his team allows for the continuing development of cost-effective ways to complete and deliver competitive projects.
B.Eng, M.Eng, RPEQ (Civil), MI Aust (Civil) - James Nguyen
James has joined Avard Civil after many years working as a Planning Engineer. James has extensive experience in many projects of various scales, from land development to residential, industrial, and public transportation mega-projects.
James’s proficiency in engineering tools and his firm knowledge of technical issues, especially in Geo-technical Engineering, is a valuable contribution to the Avard team to deliver high-quality construction services to our clients.
Project Manager / Quality Assurance Manager - Jane Hendy (CA)
Jane has been with Avard since 2012 and has proven highly competent in performing roles in all aspects of the company. Jane utilises her background in finance with her knowledge of construction to ensure projects are completed on budget and in accordance with the contract.
Jane’s extensive liaison with clients, consultants and sub-contractors are principle to her role. Her focus on ensuring timely delivery, an emphasis on quality and attention to detail has made her an integral part of Avard Civil.
Project Manager - Koby Tanner
Koby joined Avard Civil after many years as a Project Manager in the Construction Industry. Koby has a wide range of experience in managing multi-million dollar projects both here in Australia and Overseas.
Koby places strong value in delivering projects to a high quality and within budget by effectively organising, managing and utilising all resources. His ability to form excellent working relationships with Clients, Sub Contractors and Workers makes him an important and successful part of the Avard team.
Internal Management System Coordinator - Julie Foti
Julie has a wealth of experience working in the construction, financial and mining sectors. Her passion and dedication to OH&S, environmental and quality processes & procedures, gives our clients the confidence their projects are in safe hands.