Meet the friendy staff at Neater Constructions

  • Col Neate - Managing Director

    Col Neate - Managing Director


    Practice Areas

    Colin is the Managing Director of the Neater Group of Companies offering a multi-disciplined construction service to North Queensland Residential, Commercial and Industrial building sectors.


        •  Certified General Builder BSA Licence 17765
        •  REA License RE2206041
        •  Business Management DDIAE Q070816B
        •  Building and Construction (Management) CPC60208

    Specific areas of practice include:

        •  Commercial and Residential Construction
        •  Project Development Planning
        •  Design and Construction Planning
        •  Project and Construction Management 
        •  Civil Construction Management
        •  Remedial, Protection and Maintenance Solutions of Buildings, Infrastructure and Industrial Assets


    Col is a proactive executive with 38 years variable hands on experience in the housing and construction industry, offering a strong background in design and construction, project and construction management, quality control, systems design, management and customer service.

    Col has a demonstrated ability to develop and manage multiple projects in a fast paced environment with his team of highly experienced professionals. A highlight of his career to date is the development of Port Hinchinbrook with Williams Corporation from 1997 – 2011 and the reconstruction after Cyclone Yasi devastated the Marina Precinct. Col has a positive can do attitude in his delivery of service regardless of the challenges before him. 

  • Graham Berlin - QMS Manager

    Graham Berlin - QMS Manager


    Graham is responsible for the management and implementation of Neaters Quality Management Systems ISO9001 and Ocupational Health and Safety ASNZS4801. As a valued Team Member at Neater Constructions, Graham has a Diploma of Quality Auditing (Certificate Number C234168) White Card (Construction Industry) Open C Class license and is a Justice of the Peace (Qualified) Graham has a Working with Children Check (Blue Card Number 1627019/1) and a Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training.



  • Gavin Stewart - Cost Manager

    Gavin Stewart - Cost Manager


    Gavin has a comprehensive insight and understanding of the business of residential building, commercial construction and development with 35 years hands-on industry experience. Gavin is a valued member of our Team, he is intelligent, well presented and well-grounded in the building and construction project process with proven ability to think both inside and outside the square in order to solve problems and create resolutions. Gavin is flexible in cost management requirements, utilising several estimating programmes in his working environment and individual client requirements. Gavin has a confident & harmonious personality with the ease at communicating with people of all levels.

  • Darren Kingston - Building Supervisor

    Darren Kingston - Building Supervisor


    Darren has extensive experience in the supervision of various commercial and residential construction projects.  Having a good working knowledge on the industry, Darren manages our selected team of tradespeople and co-ordinates external trades as required, ensuring your project is delivered on time, within budget and to the highest quality finish that you expect from a Neater Constructions.  Darren is licenced under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission as a Builder and professional trade contractor.  He is very approachable and instinctively works with you to ensure your project is built to the highest Australian standard ensuring your building ideas come to fruition.

  • Stephen Woods - Building Supervisor

    Stephen Woods - Building Supervisor


    Stephen has a keen eye for detail, backed up with extensive experience in supervision of commercial and residential projects. Stephen manages a team of licenced tradespersons and co-ordinates procurement of external trades and delivery of materials to site as required, ensuring your project is delivered to Neater’s highest standards of quality finish, on time and within your budget. That is Stephens commitment to you, licenced under the Queensland Building and Construction Commission to perform duties to Industry and Australian standards as professional trade contractor. As all of our Team are, Stephen is approachable and instinctively works with you to ensure your project completes exactly as you perceived it would be.