Leadership Team

John Samways

John Samways migrated from New Zealand in 1979 as a qualified carpenter and joiner. He has always been driven to be his own boss and he is someone who thrives on the challenge of succeeding. John directs and manages the Samways team as a whole actively providing collaborative support and corroboration. With over 30 years in business experience, John drives the overall direction of Samways. He is a strong forward thinker passionate about building and sustaining relationships.

John Samways

Managing Director

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John Samways migrated from New Zealand in 1979 as a qualified carpenter and joiner. He has always been driven to be his own boss and he is someone who thrives on the challenge of succeeding. John directs and manages the Samways team as a whole actively providing collaborative support and corroboration. With over 30 years in business experience, John drives the overall direction of Samways. He is a strong forward thinker passionate about building and sustaining relationships.

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Derek Taylor

Derek Taylor has had various roles within Samways since 1999 and over the years, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience of retail fit-outs. As General Manager, Derek deals with the day to day operations of Samways and works closely with the Construction manager providing collaborative support and knowledge to the construction team.

Derek Taylor

General Manager

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Derek Taylor has had various roles within Samways since 1999 and over the years, he has gained extensive knowledge and experience of retail fit-outs. As General Manager, Derek deals with the day to day operations of Samways and works closely with the Construction manager providing collaborative support and knowledge to the construction team.

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Isabel Dattilo

Isabel Dattilo joined the Samways team in 2014 and has years of experience in providing strategic and business operational advice to large corporations and smaller enterprises. She oversees the financial stability, risk, operating procedures, systems, and Samways financial reporting.

Isabel Dattilo

Commercial Manager

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Isabel Dattilo joined the Samways team in 2014 and has years of experience in providing strategic and business operational advice to large corporations and smaller enterprises. She oversees the financial stability, risk, operating procedures, systems, and Samways financial reporting.

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Trent Collins

As National Construction Manager, Trent Collins actively participates in the construction of all projects. Trent has extensive experience in all aspects of the building industry having gained numerous qualifications, licences and accreditations. He is in constant contact with his team, as his key role is to ensure our clients requirements and expectations have been accurately identified to ensure we are meeting or exceeding our client’s expectations.

Trent Collins

National Construction Manager

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As National Construction Manager, Trent Collins actively participates in the construction of all projects. Trent has extensive experience in all aspects of the building industry having gained numerous qualifications, licences and accreditations. He is in constant contact with his team, as his key role is to ensure our clients requirements and expectations have been accurately identified to ensure we are meeting or exceeding our client’s expectations.

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