Martyn Lambourne 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.

Keith McAllister 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).

Zoe McAllister graduated from UniSA in 2016, she has been heavily involved in providing services in Public Relations, Marketing and Event Management to various organisations. Zoe has now decided to further her education in the construction industry and has joined HSR in a role as Office Manager and Business Development.

Mark Whitcher 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 Project Manager, and as such, oversees the general daily on-site operations.

Darren Lucas 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.

With 10 years’ experience in the building industry, Owen completed his apprenticeship in Brick and Block laying with HSR Group during which time he also became a highly competent solid plasterer. Owen has supervised HSR Group conservation projects in Western Australia such as the Shipwreck Gallery Museum in Fremantle, the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Building in Fremantle, and St Francis Xavier Cathedral, Geraldton. Owen was also Site Supervisor on the Fremantle Town Hall conservation works.

Cert III in Brick & Block Construction
Cert IV OHS & Site Management
Test and Tag License