CHRIS HENDERSON – DIRECTOR
Chris is the founding director of Sydney Commercial Interiors. He has over 25 years’ experience in the building industry. Chris began his building career in 1992 when he underwent his Certificate in Carpentry & Joinery. Since 2005, he has been the founding director of Sydney Commercial Interiors, a specialist interior fit-out and refurbishment business, with its primary focus in Sydney and the Eastern board of Australia.
Over the course of his career, he has developed a strong understanding of the building industry. He prides himself on his excellent relationships with clients, trades, and other experts.
He is hands on and guides clients through all stages of the build. He is an exceptional problem solver and gives careful thought to all projects, working to solve any obstacles that are invariable in construction. He is able to successfully run large scale, complex, high quality projects from beginning to end. He loves what he does and it shows.
“I love getting people into their space as smoothly and quickly as possible and successfully working through any hurdles that you may face. The building industry is a rewarding industry to be in.”
NIALL SPICER – Site Supervisor
Niall brings a wealth of experience to the Sydney Commercial Interiors team, from working for over 25 years in the building industry.
He started out in the building industry working for large multinationals such as Lendlease, as a Crane Operator, Dogman and Rigger, where he worked on 40-50 high rise commercial towers, for nearly a decade.
Following that Niall went on to complete his Certificate III in Carpentry & Joinery. With this in hand, Niall spent the last 12 years in his own carpentry and joinery business, running projects for a broad range of clients completing domestic and commercial building fit-outs.
Niall, not only brings exceptional building skills to the team, with his attention to detail and knowledge of the building structures and works, he is a great communicator and overall great guy to work with, forming excellent relationships with all that he works with.
When asked what he loves about the work he does, Niall says: “ I love the process of a build where you see a project through from inception to finish, and you are integral to the build and end product. It is really satisfying.”
JACK WILLIAMS – PROJECT MANAGER
Jack is the Project Assistant for Sydney Commercial Interiors. He has more than 5 years’ experience in the construction industry, having delivered major fit out, refurbishment and construction projects throughout Sydney and Regional NSW. Jack holds a Bachelor of Project Management from The University of Sydney.
Since 2015 Jack has successfully delivered multiple projects, managing every aspect of the fit-out and refurbishment for projects including Virgin Active Bondi Junction and St Leonard’s Entire Club Fit-out’s which included complete Mechanical system design and construct.
Other notable projects worked on by Jack include a major refurbishment works of the internal and external high-end cold-shell Data Centre fit-out for Nokia Australia, with additional office fit-out and amenities upgrade. Jack prides himself on his work exceeding his client’s expectations.
“I believe the key to successfully managing a project is to be a strong communicator and be up-front with all that stake holders, from clients, to contractors and internally. It is important to not only give clients technical advice but guidance for how the project should best be run”
DANIEL GUERRA – SITE SUPERVISOR
Daniel is the Site Supervisor for Sydney Commercial Interiors. He has almost 30 years’ experience in the building industry. Daniel began his building career in 1999 when he completed his Certificate in Plumbing and Apprenticeship in Adelaide. He spent the first part of his career working as a plumber on both large scale commercial and residential building projects.
Since 2011 he has been working with Sydney Commercial Interiors. Over the course of his career, he has developed a strong understanding of the building industry. He is experienced in supervising projects from start to finish. Daniel is known by his colleagues as “the Captain” and when you meet him you can see why. He has a positive and calm way to work through any challenges that the building industry brings and anyone that works with him loves this about him.
“I love the diversity of the work we do. No two days are the same. I enjoy working with great people. We have built up over the years really great strong relationships which make the work we do even more rewarding.”
DEANNA OBERDAN – BUSINESS MANAGER
Having worked for 20 years as an employment lawyer, Deanna brings both her legal and people management expertise to the business.
She handles a range of things from the team, contractual and legal matters , together with the business management systems.
She recognises it is important that our systems support the team and business as it grows.
“I’ve grown up on construction and building sites. I love nothing more than to see the final product of a project completed and the satisfaction that gives clients and our team. I love the human side to business. People are at its heart, which is what attracted me to employment law.“
EBONEE O’NEILL – BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR
Ebonee has been working in the building industry for the past 8 years, having lived and worked in real estate development in NYC for a large part of this.
She is excellent with people and makes everything move along in the business, from logistics, IT, administration to costings.
Ebonee is always looking for ways SCI can add value.
“We have been lucky to work on some incredible jobs. Watching the whole team come together to get these jobs across the line brings me so much joy. It’s amazing to be a part of the SCI team.”