Key People

Chris Tartaglia

Managing Director

Chris has over 20 years of experience in the building and constructions industry, mechanical industry and the renewable energy industry.  Prior to forming DDC Chris began his working life as a builder and then a mechanic. The skills learnt in both these fields have enabled him to build a successful company in both the civil construction and renewable energy industries.




Gary Parkinson

Pre-Contractual (Independent Contractor)

Gary, with 36 years of experience in the construction industry, has extensive knowledge and experience in the industry.  Experienced in the transport, resource, power generation, marine, building and aviation industries. With extensive experience in the Pre-Contract stages of projects especially in estimating, design interface, value engineering, risk management, contract review and commercial management.



Mark Borroni

Business Development Manager

Mark has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. Mark is a Qualified Civil Engineer.  He has extensive knowledge of the civil construction industry and specifically in the solar sector.





Ben White

Regional Operations Manager

Ben, with over 20 years of experience in management, exporting, procurement, engineering, I.T. and construction industry, has extensive knowledge and experience.  Since joining the DDC team, Ben has had extensive exposure to the renewable energy sector, including pricing, bid management, project management and successful completion of solar installations throughout Australia.




Joseph Tartaglia

Solar Projects Electrical Consultant

Joe has an extensive knowledge in the electrical industry with over 30 years in the building and construction industry.  He is the go to person for many enquiries nation wide on commercial electrical installations, supplies and machinery.  Joe also have experience in the alternative energy sector and is registered with the clean energy council of Australia.



Ben Shannon

Construction Manager

Ben, with 15 years of management experience and 2 years specialised in Retaining Walls, safety barriers and Solar Farms, has extensive knowledge and experience.  Ben works closely with his crews and his clients to ensure every project is done to perfection, meeting the client’s requirements and expectations. 




Ian Grimes

Senior Solar Projects Engineer

Ian, with over 25 years of experience in the construction industry, has worked in Project Management, Design Management and Pre-Contracts Management in England, Africa, Fiji, Australia, Myanmar and Malaysia involving a variety of disciplines within the Energy, Resources and Infrastructure industries.

He has developed extensive personal experience in management of construction projects with complex multi-disciplined features.  



Simone Hazelman

Accounts and Finances Manager

Simone with over 20 years accounting and booking experience works closely with the management team and the accountant to ensure all our accounting requirements are meet both project and business wise. 




Richard Frye

Solar Projects Superintendent

Rich has over 25 years of experience in the construction industry with 10 of those years of specialised experience in the renewable energy industry.  He has worked on very large scale solar and wind projects.  Rich’s hand on experience gains him further knowledge and understanding on a grounds level with the products.




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