Aston is pleased to welcome our newest two additions to the team:
Eugene Cloete – Senior Associate Director
Eugene is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with over 15 years of experience in the construction industry, focusing on cost management, cost control and cost engineering, final account determination and negotiation, dispute resolution, quantum analysis, claims preparation and defence, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), and expert witness assistance.
This experience has enabled Eugene to become proficient with various forms of contract and a specialist in contractual claims and dispute resolution, ensuring the successful conclusion of large value and/or complicated accounts on a wide variety of projects employing various forms of contract.
Eugene’s experience is complimented with an LLM Master of Laws in Construction Law, Arbitration and Adjudication.
“Aston Consult’s core values, service offerings and the high standard of delivery performance are attributes that I admire in a company. These are some of the many reasons why I joined and why I am excited to be a part of their team and grow my career alongside Aston Consult’s expansion in the industry.”Eugene Cloete, Senior Associate Director
Sam Mak – Associate Director
Sam has over 21 years of experience as a Chartered Quantity Surveyor delivering major projects in Australia, the UK, Malaysia and the Middle East. He has worked for both clients and contractors in various industry sectors, which has successfully enhanced Sam’s all-round knowledge in contract and commercial management.
His skillset includes financial control and reporting, claims preparation and management, commercial and contract management, procurement management, contract administration and dispute resolution.
“Birds of a feather flock together. I am delighted to become an envisioned ‘Astonian’.”Sam Mak, Associate Director
On the subject of our newest arrivals, Executive Director, Simon J. Lowe says:
“I am delighted to welcome Eugene and Sam to the Aston family at the start of what promises to be a very exciting year for our business. Their engagement significantly strengthens Aston’s Sydney based team and is a major step in the advancement of our overall long term Strategic Growth Plan.”Simon Lowe, Executive Director