Team

People

We pride ourselves on crafting beautifully designed and productive environments for our clients.

We achieve this by hiring the best people.

A successful business thrives with the right people, culture and leadership—Valmont is certainly a testament to that. We have risen to be a leading, nation-wide design and construction firm. Our close-knit, dynamic management team practices four pillars of Intelligent Consulting™—client focus, thoughtful design, commercial nous and seamless delivery when approaching any project. The results speak for themselves.

Our management team

  Marcel Zalloua, Co-Founder & Director, Sydney   Marcel brings a well-respected history of design and construction, an inherent love for craftsmanship and a proven ability to manage, deliver and impress on projects.  Marcel leads construction with a desire to present the best product to our clients. With a deep appreciation for family and fostering the family business like culture at Valmont, he's inspired by work and life balance, and has an active part in creating opportunities for local youths.  Fact: Marcel loves racing cars, soccer & being a Dad.

Marcel Zalloua, Co-Founder & Director, Sydney

Marcel brings a well-respected history of design and construction, an inherent love for craftsmanship and a proven ability to manage, deliver and impress on projects.

Marcel leads construction with a desire to present the best product to our clients. With a deep appreciation for family and fostering the family business like culture at Valmont, he's inspired by work and life balance, and has an active part in creating opportunities for local youths.

Fact: Marcel loves racing cars, soccer & being a Dad.

  Brenton Phillips, Director, Perth   Brenton's capabilities in retail assets, leasing, property management and corporate negotiation compliment the team and our clients—ensuring focus and efficiency.  Brenton leads delivery through meticulous design, transparent costing, and client obsession—striving to add value where possible. Brenton is responsible for the Perth office's success and has now moved to Melbourne to steer the ship in the southern state.  Fact: Brenton is learning to sail; planning a trip around the Mediterranean.

Brenton Phillips, Director, Perth

Brenton's capabilities in retail assets, leasing, property management and corporate negotiation compliment the team and our clients—ensuring focus and efficiency.

Brenton leads delivery through meticulous design, transparent costing, and client obsession—striving to add value where possible. Brenton is responsible for the Perth office's success and has now moved to Melbourne to steer the ship in the southern state.

Fact: Brenton is learning to sail; planning a trip around the Mediterranean.

  Leigh Devine, Design Director   Leigh believes in immersive interaction and client obsession—drawing inspiration from clients and their discussions. Leigh's brings an ethos of commitment and passion for design to the team.  Leigh leads design through an involving process that extracts our client's intentions and puts them into practice. Her passion becomes her portfolio—sporting form, function and beautiful design.  Fact: Leigh loves design and visual form—preferring to relax by painting with watercolours. 

Leigh Devine, Design Director

Leigh believes in immersive interaction and client obsession—drawing inspiration from clients and their discussions. Leigh's brings an ethos of commitment and passion for design to the team.

Leigh leads design through an involving process that extracts our client's intentions and puts them into practice. Her passion becomes her portfolio—sporting form, function and beautiful design.

Fact: Leigh loves design and visual form—preferring to relax by painting with watercolours. 

 
  Sergio Pires, Co-Founder & Director, Sydney   Serge holds a portfolio that displays a proven balance of form and function, with well-thought, beautifully designed, productive spaces—a credit to Valmont's success.  Serge leads strategy and consulting with client obsession in mind. He is inspired by his team's success—which he measures through quality of work, people and mentoring.  Fact: Serge is fluent in Portugese.

Sergio Pires, Co-Founder & Director, Sydney

Serge holds a portfolio that displays a proven balance of form and function, with well-thought, beautifully designed, productive spaces—a credit to Valmont's success.

Serge leads strategy and consulting with client obsession in mind. He is inspired by his team's success—which he measures through quality of work, people and mentoring.

Fact: Serge is fluent in Portugese.

  Cathy Ledger  , Human Resources Manager    Cathy has a proven track record in all things people related, from humble beginnings at Telstra as Change Management co-ordinator through to leading our HR and admin team. She ensures our vibrant culture is fostered and at the forefront of all that Valmont does.   Building strong relationships between our offices and getting each and every staff member whether full time or a contractor to feel part of the Valmont family is what Cathy excels at.   Fact: Cathy is a keen scuba diver! 

Cathy Ledger, Human Resources Manager

Cathy has a proven track record in all things people related, from humble beginnings at Telstra as Change Management co-ordinator through to leading our HR and admin team. She ensures our vibrant culture is fostered and at the forefront of all that Valmont does. 

Building strong relationships between our offices and getting each and every staff member whether full time or a contractor to feel part of the Valmont family is what Cathy excels at. 

Fact: Cathy is a keen scuba diver!