about us

The first-choice partner

for our customers.

Our Team

Our people are our most valuable resource.

We are committed to investing in our people and in the processes and equipment that support them. The development, growth and achievements of Donnelley Civil are the sole product of our team of dedicated professionals.

As a family owned company, our 50 employees share our vision and values. This is the foundation that keeps us united, operating together as a cohesive and results-driven team.

Our Vision

To be the first-choice partner for our customers, by working together to help safely deliver the right solution, every time.

We share our vision and values which keeps us united, operating together as a cohesive and results-driven team.

Our Values

Stay Safe

Safety is our #1 priority.

Customer Focused

Always striving to deliver the best outcome for our customers.

Be Accountable

Take ownership and be accountable for everything you do.

Can Do Attitude

Going the extra mile to get the job done.

Always Respectful

Always treat others with respect and operate with integrity.

Management Team

Javier Ayala

General Manager

Javier Ayala brings 20 years of experience in leadership roles to Donnelley Civil. Previously the Sydney Metro and Illawarra/South Coast regional manager for Coates Hire, Australia’s largest equipment rental and services company, Javier’s local knowledge and integration of commercial outcomes with change and asset management are essential tools for the Donnelley Civil business.

Nicola Belbeck

Nicola Belbeck

Finance Manager

Joining Donnelley Civil in 2016. Nickie is a highly valued member of the senior team. Leading the finance and support function, Nickie brings a critical skill set to the business, ensuring our day to day operations run efficiently and effectively. Nickie has over 15 years’ experience working in the industrial sector and qualifications that include a Master of Professional Accounting and Bachelor of Science.

Ermanno Raso

Business Development Manager

Donnelley Civil has recently appointed Ermanno as Business Development Manager as we grow the Plant Hire division and continue to consolidate industrial services and civil contracting. Ermanno has been working in business development providing services to clients including Lend Lease, Built NSW, FDC and Grindley Constructions. Ermanno brings a strong safety focus from 15 years experience in height safety and HRW Teacher training in scaffolding, forklift and white cards from Wollongong TAFE. His speciality is plant hire and looks forward to supporting the Donnelley Civil team and our customers in meeting their project goals.

Russell Picknell

Russell Picknell

Industrial Services Manager / Project Supervisor

With over 30 year’s experience in the civil industry, Russell Picknell started as a leading hand with Donnelley Civil, working through the business to his current position. Russell is known for his religious attention to detail, and commitment to caring for the wellbeing of his team. Russell’s experience has seen him been involved in major demolition and civil construction works including BlueScope’s No 6 Blast Furnace, Lysaght Forklift runways, Holy Spirit College and Loftus TAFE