Alex has more than 16 years’ experience since completing his Bachelor of Construction Management from the University of Newcastle.

    Alex’s construction career began in 2002, just after he finished university, when he moved to Sydney to join a mid-tier construction company. He spent the next 8 years in Sydney in project management roles working on projects in the range of 1 – 10 million.

    Alex has developed a strong background in the commercial construction sector – working on a range of projects such as fit outs, major club construction projects, retirement villages and nursing homes. He has established his skills in systems and applies them now to his current businesses. Alex is structured, systematic and has a passion for residential building. In 2014 Alex won the Young Entrepreneur Award with Lake Macquarie Business Excellence Awards and in 2015 received the Hunter Business Chamber Merit Award.

    Alex is also passionate about creating an enjoyable work culture and putting clients first to achieve quality outcomes.


    Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the construction industry and has developed a strong reputation as one of the most respected and highest quality builders in the Newcastle area.

    Mark’s career in construction began with a Carpentry Apprenticeship in commercial construction; followed by extensive experience in residential construction, which led him to become a foreman. Soon enough he had gained his builders licence and was running his own business, which he operated for many years before teaming up with Alex to form Nulex Construction and Backyard Grannys.

    Throughout his career Mark has worked in a huge variety of areas; he’s built everything from power stations through to luxury homes. He has a strong background in residential building and gained his carpentry credentials through this.

    Mark brings a wealth of knowledge and passion to Nulex Construction. He believes that the client journey is one of the most important aspects of the building process; you can see this through his enjoyable personality and likeable nature and the way he treats his clients.