Facility Management

About DH

DH Building and Project Solutions are a Perth based company offering professional Facility and Project Management Services to residential and mixed-use developments.

As a company DH work closely with strata companies and council of owners to determine the wants and needs of each individual development. Through decades of industry experience, proven management techniques, and value engineered solutions, DH are focused on delivering not only well-maintained buildings within set budgets, but improved buildings and where practicable, under budget.

The DH Operating Philosophy which includes the company Vision, Mission and Values are detailed below.

OPERATING PHILOSOPHY

DH Building and Project Solutions are focused on providing a comprehensive facility management service that will protect the asset value whilst maintaining an extremely high operating standard.
DH ensure successful facility management through:

1. Committed proactive asset management.

2. Value engineered project management.

3. Active and transparent partnerships with both clients and contractors.

TRUST

DH will promote transparency, honesty and integrity across all actions and interactions.

EXCELLENCE

DH are focused on delivering excellence through extensive professional experience and emphasis on value adding.

TEAMWORK

DH will ensure approachability and work with clients, owners and contractors together to achieve the most successful outcomes as a team.

ACCOUNTABILITY

DH will be responsible and respectful of their role and will always ensure accountability for every action and output.

Our Background

Craig Derbyshire and Bryan Hunt are the co-founders of DH Building and Project Solutions.
They established DH (Derbyshire & Hunt) in 2015 after being approached to project manage large capital expenditure projects for buildings within in the Perth CBD.

Together they have over 60 years of experience in facility and project management, specifically in the building and construction industry.
Both started their professional careers in the United Kingdom working for larger construction companies, and have sharpened their focus to facility and project management typically for strata managed buildings.

Craig Derbyshire

Director

Craig is a Project Management specialist with three decades of successful experience in the building and construction industry.
Craig began his career as a licensed gas fitter. With hard work and dedication this evolved into technical positions and then into project management roles for notable companies across the United Kingdom such as the Arcadia Group, the University of London, Audi Dealerships, and Sony Ericsson.

Working in both construction and facility management environments, Craig has vast experience and technical background. This technical understanding ensures that he approaches all projects with a strong strategic focus and an emphasis on effective consultation and communication, while always maintaining a clear path towards achieving project goals. Craig is passionate about proactive facility maintenance and is constantly identifying opportunities to deliver value-engineered solutions.

In his role at DH, Craig fosters an environment of teamwork and ensures that strategy is clearly defined while overseeing projects. His strong communication and client service skills enhance DH’s process and outcome driven management philosophy.
A strong believer in effective planning and risk management, Craig regularly develops proactive project plans to improve the management of buildings with the aim to reduce overall costs.

When not working, Craig enjoys playing tennis and partaking in HITT (high intensity-interval training), or can normally be found on his road or mountain bike.

Bryan Hunt

Director

Bryan has over 30 years of experience in the building and construction industry with extensive project portfolios as well as experience managing large multi-use development projects.

As a committed team player, Bryan holds an excellent track record of strong working relationships with owners, engineers and contractors, resulting in successful facility management experiences. His focus is on transparency and accountability and is passionate about delivering success as a team. His skills in contract negotiations through to ensuring project execution has cemented his reputation as a leading facility manager.

At DH, Bryan is responsible for project and facility management including controlling budgets, negotiating subcontracts, and providing day-to-day communication with the project team to ensure jobs remain on schedule and within budget.
Bryan has experience overseeing all phases of high cost construction projects, including infrastructure, commercial and large scale residential buildings for both private and public sector clients. Other highlights of his work include extensive HVAC improvements, site improvements, utility relocations, asbestos abatement, concrete tilt-up construction, and tenant improvement projects of both occupied and unoccupied spaces.

Bryan also has a broad background in construction contract scenarios, including design-build, guaranteed maximum price, cost plus fixed price, and hard bid. Whilst residing in the UK, Bryan was a Managing Director with a civil engineering company that partnered with a number of London local authorities as principal contractors, along with working with public companies such as Ford Motor company.

Outside of work Bryan enjoys playing golf and is a keen motorsport enthusiast, particularly F1, and being from the UK, Bryan also follows soccer. Bryan is happily married and is also a grandfather which both keeps him busy in his spare time.