Our Team

Jamie

Jamie Hawley

Jamie Hawley used to cut timber for a living. Now he is becoming a timber craftsman with Virtue Projects “It is a little bit boring going back to school. Sitting through the simple stuff again like OH&S and being shown how to use a handsaw. We aren’t even on power tools at the moment at…

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Jesse Bridgement

The road to a carpentry career was not a straight one for Jesse Bridgement.   It took him from Forster to Manly, and involved camouflage, heavy vehicles, and a far Northern Queensland detour along the way. The 22 year-old first year apprentice served three years in the Australian Army before moving across to the construction…

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Brian Scott Hume

Just an American doin’ what Jesus did… (but in Bondi, not Nazareth) Since December 2014 Brian has been developing an appreciation for Vegemite (little by little… by little) and calling Australia home. Originally lured to our great southern land by an Australian seductress who promised him limitless meat pies and beach break tubes on tap,…

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Lachlan Smith

Enduring Tradition Like many of the carpenters in the Virtue Projects team, Lachlan ‘Lockie’ Smith is from a quiet place down the coast. Originally from Nowra, Lockie is 2 years out of his apprenticeship and still settling into the faster pace that characterises Sydney: It’s kinda hard coming from the bush, everything is so packed…

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Michael Fahey

Here to build that home you dreamed of. Being the boss doesn’t mean you can’t be mates too. I must have started in 99′. No, it was 98’… I finished school in 97′ then came to Sydney and started a job… I can’t even remember who it was with? His name was Brandon? I think…

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Dave Klees

Quality, Experience, Character. Dave Klees is the other half of Virtue Projects. There is a lot more to Dave than being the founder of a growing building company making the architectural dreams of many a living, breathing reality. He surfs, sails, trains, and knows how to live well and enjoy a good life. He loves…

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Jackson Lewin

Great Outdoors – trade as a lifestyle choice? It isn’t often that you hear an apprentice say their motivation for picking up the tools was for any reason other than that being a ‘tradie’ ran in the family. But Jackson Lewin isn’t your average apprentice.   For Jackson, the decision to pick up the tools…

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