Elder Hall
"Every person in our team embodies this shared love for heritage"

Our team at HSR offer a diverse mix of skills combined with a passion for the craft of building conservation. Our ongoing investment in finding smarter ways to restore heritage buildings is what drives us forward.

HSR staff believe there’s nothing as fulfilling as restoring the beauty of an old building, contributing to work that will be seen by many in years to come.





Keith has over 30 years of experience in stone conservation and restoration. He studied in the UK in Architectural Stonemasonry and Building Conservation, has managed his own UK based companies and lectured in Stonemasonry at City of Bath College before emigrating to Australia in 1997. He has demonstrated a commitment to the restoration and conservation of historic and ecclesiastical buildings in the UK, Europe and Australia, focusing on efficient and professional service. He has provided advice and assistance to government and professional organisations on conservation procedures and methods.

He is a member of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) and Committee member of the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB).

Mark studied Architectural Stonemasonry including Conservation and Restoration in the UK, gaining over 30 years’ experience in the industry. During this time, he project managed some of the UK’s most iconic landmarks and historic buildings, including the Houses of Parliament, The National Art Gallery and the Foreign Office.

Mark moved to Australia in 2003 and began employment with HSR (Aust) Group, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge. He is the company’s Operations Manager, and as such, oversees the general daily on-site operations.

Martyn studied Architectural Stonemasonry including conservation and restoration in the UK, working on many flagship projects, including five years on the fire damage restoration to Windsor Castle and four years on Chichester Cathedral.

After migrating to Australia, he worked as Contracts Manager for the Sydney Town Hall Clock Tower Restoration and Project Manager for the Parliament Building in Wellington NZ.



Will commenced his career working for seven years in the civil water industry as an Estimator / Project Manager.

After graduating with a Bachelor of Construction Management and Economics he worked at the Construction Industry Training board as their Building Information Modelling Project Officer, then following his passion for the heritage industry decided to join the team at HSR (Aust) Group.

He is a member of the Australian Institute of Building and lectures occasionally at the University of South Australia on Building Information Modelling.


Susan has an ongoing background in high-performing organisations and over 28 years’ experience in industries such as Accounting, Legal, Hospitality and Executive Search working in the areas of Office Manager, Financial Controller, Administration, Human Resources, Bookkeeping and 10 years as a Conveyancer.

Commencing his career with the pre-planning phase of a heritage fit-out of a mosque located on Brunswick’s bustling Sydney Road, then as a Project Coordinator transitioning the historic Foy & Gibson factories in to a modern design university, Ferhan has been rapidly growing his expertise in the construction industry.

With his focus now on the Wesley Church Complex, he has now begun specialising in restoration and conservation works.

Ferhan graduated from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Applied Sciences (hons) in Project Management.

Mitch started his career in the construction industry coordinating commercial construction projects and managing site operations on new build and adaptive reuse projects. With a background in commercial archaeology and construction, Mitch comes to HSR Group as Business Development Manager, expanding our breadth of expertise.


Mitch holds a Bachelor of Arts (hons) in Archaeology and a Masters in Heritage Studies (International) from the University of Western Australia, and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Project Management from Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Daniel studied as a Banker & Fixer Stonemason at the City of Bath College UK achieving City & Guilds in Stonemasonry. Over the last 20 years he has worked on many iconic buildings in the UK such as Warwick Castle, Polesworth Abbey and Barrels Hall.

After Immigrating to Australia in 2009, Daniel joined HSR and has since worked on the Old Parliament House, Victoria Square Redevelopment and the iconic Adelaide Central Markets facades.


Daniel started his career as a qualified bricklayer and then expressed interest in the heritage industry.  In the last 20 years he has undertaken architectural stonemasonry and brickwork, specialising in restoration and conservation of heritage buildings.

Daniel has completed many conservation projects including Melbourne One historical façade, Coops Shot Tower Factory, Collingwood Yorkshire Brewery and the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.


Daniel has over 25 years’ experience in stone conservation and restoration. With Cert III in Architectural Stonemasonry from Eagle Farm TAFE in Brisbane, Daniel has worked on many iconic buildings in Brisbane such as St John’s Cathedral, the Treasury Building, and Old Parliament House. Daniel has also been involved with award winning HSR projects such as Bonython Hall, and Elder Hall for Adelaide University.

Darren has over 25 years’ experience in the construction industry as a carpenter and supervisor working on builds in the residential, commercial, and industrial sectors. Darren has a reputation for ensuring that all site works are  delivered to an exacting standard, having worked on important public projects including Flemington Racecourse, Museums Victoria, and the Queen Victoria Building in Melbourne City.

Mel completed his apprenticeship as a Banker & Fixer Stonemason gaining craft & advanced qualifications in Stonemasonry at City of Bath College in the U.K. Mel embarked on his career working on many prestigious conservation projects and London landmark buildings including The Guild Hall, Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital, The Tower of London and St Pauls Cathedral.

He moved to Australia in 2014 showcasing his skills to the Melbourne stone industry, currently working on the Wesley Church project in Lonsdale Street.




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