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Mark Mikoljczak
Commercial Manager
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Mark has been in the construction industry for over 20 years, with considerable experience in all forms of contract delivery. He has been with SHAPE since 1995 and is a senior member of the ACT SHAPE team.

His technical knowledge in all facets of the construction industry proves him to be an effective manager who champions innovation, common sense and planning initiatives.

Mark’s extensive experience allows him to apply and interpret advanced project and risk management tools and ‘know how’ throughout the development and delivery of the project.

Tom Sparkes
General Manager
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Originally from Mildura Victoria, Tom moved to Adelaide to attend university. He is an avid sports fan and a ‘cult member’ of St Kilda Football Club (AFL), Liverpool FC (EPL) and Oklahoma City (NBA).

Tom’s most memorable travel experiences include sailing around Croatia on a yacht and sitting courtside at an NBA game in LA. His favourite cuisine is Italian, and he enjoys daily walks to the park with Lenny, the chocolate Labrador, and Willow, the Kelpie.


Tom is a constructive leader, highly organised and commercially astute. His experience is in delivering projects to tight budgets and challenging schedules.

Tom has extensive knowledge and experience of contract management and possesses a particular strength in problem-solving.

Tom’s calm and methodical approach enables him to stay focused in pressured environments. He excels at creating and maintaining relationships between all stakeholders while motivating his team to achieve successful project deliveries every time.

Peter Spilker
Project Director
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Nickname: Spilks



When Peter is not delivering projects, you will find him on any type of board – surf, snow, wake and the occasional skateboard. Peter also enjoys glamping, golf, coffee and is a sucker for craft beers.



Possessing a very high-level of initiative and a natural passion for problem-solving, Peter has strong management and communication skills and, since joining SHAPE in 2010, has managed several successful multi-million dollar projects.

Peter’s vast experience includes the delivery of projects in occupied, highly-sensitive environments. While on these projects, Peter has been responsible for ensuring an on-time and on-budget delivery, as well as aiding with the delivery of quality workmanship.

Brad Hammond
Operations Manager
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Nickname: Hamma/Sponge



Outside of work, Brad winds down by getting outdoors and camping with his family and friends. He is also an avid sports fan, following Formula 1 and Supercars religiously, while being a long-suffering Carlton supporter in the AFL.

He considers himself a bit of a tech geek and enjoys researching and playing around with computers and home automation.



Client communication and satisfaction is Brad’s primary focus when working on any project, which is evident through his great client relationships. His detailed knowledge of SHAPE’s project delivery systems enables him to effectively manage the implementation of these systems to ensure a quality outcome for the client with respect to quality and work, health, safety and environment (WHS&E).

Brad has developed an acute understanding of the risk associated with completing construction works within occupied high-profile spaces. Not only does Brad understand the risks, but he also has a critical understanding of potential mitigation strategies to ensure safety while enabling programme certainty.

Experience, impeccable planning and coordination skills, empower Brad to ensure projects remain on schedule and in-line with quality expectations.

Kevin Hodson
Commercial Manager, Bid & Strategy
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Nickname: Kevo



Kevin served in the British Army in a force protection role. He is interested in new technology and enjoys using his 3D printer to create small inventions.

Kevin has several pets including one dog, one cat, several starfish and sea urchins, 15 fish, around 15 species of coral and one lobster named Zoidberg.



Kevin joined SHAPE in 2007 and now fulfils a senior leadership position within the ACT team. Kevin oversees the preparation of SHAPE’s tender proposals, including the preparation of costings, project planning, programming and commercial risk assessment.

Outside of tender proposals, Kevin uses his commercial and technical expertise and experience to support project teams working on design and construct forms of engagement.

MBA Awards:

  • Project Existing Technical Difficulty of Innovation – 2015-18
  • Project Manager of the Year 2016