Our People

Our People

The Veris team is highly skilled with multi-disciplinary experience and knowledge that is unrivalled in our sector. Led by some of Australia’s best minds in surveying, planning and urban design, Veris employs people with a diverse range of skills, working collaboratively to put our clients first.

Our people are encouraged to think beyond the obvious. Veris combines strategic thinking, innovative technology and rigorous geospatial data collection methods to provide advice that doesn't just solve problems but takes developments to the next level.

Our leadership team guides the business and projects. Their industry experience, hands-on managerial skills and ability to provide clear direction and support for their operational teams has contributed to Veris' excellent reputation.

Adam Lamond, Managing Director

Adam Lamond

Mr Lamond has over 20 years’ commercial experience with particular expertise in construction and infrastructure activities across Australia. 

Mr Lamond held the position of Chief Executive Officer of Veris Limited from its listing in October 2011 to January 2014. Mr Lamond held the role of Executive Director – Business Development from January 2014 to March 2017, when he was appointed Managing Director. During his time Mr Lamond has led the Company into its new strategic direction evolving Veris into a national professional service business delivering town planning, urban design, survey and spatial solutions to the infrastructure, property and resource markets throughout Australia.

Brian Mangano, Chief Financial Officer

Brian ManganoBrian has 29 years’ experience in publicly listed companies in the professional services, engineering/construction, intellectual property/technology, managed investments and resources industries.

Brian is a former Managing Director of publicly listed companies AirBoss and Australian Growth, and held the position of Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of Norgard Clohessy Equity, VDM Group and Chemeq Ltd. He also worked as Financial Controller of a number of companies in Richard Branson’s Virgin Group after qualifying with Ernst & Young in Perth, Western Australia.


Simon Clode, Executive General Manager – Surveying

Simon ClodeSimon Clode has over 23 years’ experience in the professional services industry. With an outstanding track record of managing complex and logistically challenging businesses in international, multi-cultural environments, Simon consistently generates sustainable profitability, through strategic planning, leadership and delivery.

Having held several senior executive positions across Australia and Asia Pacific, Simon is well placed to align the strengths of Veris with the needs of clients and the market.

Alan Prudames, Regional Manager (NSW) 

Alan PrudamesWith over 30 years experience in the survey and property development industry Alan has considerable wealth of knowledge in both private and Government sectors.

Alan commenced work with Whelans (now Veris) in 1979, becoming a partner in 1985 with early responsibilities across all areas of organisational management, company technologies, client development and project delivery.

In 2017, Alan joined Veris Limited(ASX-VRS) in a senior capacity as Regional Manager for NSW. In this role, Alan is responsible for the management and integration of a number of Veris entities in NSW.

Shane Murphy, Regional Manager (QLD & NT)

Shane Murphy Regional Manager (QLD & NT)Shane’s overall responsibility is harnessing business intelligence to identify opportunities delivering high value services, solutions and initiatives aligned to our client’s needs and successes. Shane has an in-depth knowledge of Surveying, Tenure, 3D Spatial, Administrative, Statutory and Planning requirements through thirty five years consulting experience. Shane is a Consulting Cadastral Surveyor registered with the Surveyors Board of Queensland and a member of the SSSI.

With wide ranging project experience across a wide range of industries Shane has a comprehensive knowledge of Surveying, 3D Spatial, Town Planning and Urban Design.

You can contact Shane Murphy via our Brisbane Office.

Malcolm Lester, Regional Manager - VIC/SA/TAS

Malcolm LesterMalcolm Lester is a Registered Land Surveyor and Registered Town Planner. He is currently Veris’ Regional Manager for Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania.

Malcolm was Managing Director of Lester Franks for 16 years until its acquisition by Veris in 2016, during which time he oversaw the expansion of the business from one small office in Tasmania to a national business with a reputation for innovation and quality.

He is past chair of the Association of Consulting Surveyors Australia and the Australian Spatial Industry Business Association. 

You can contact Malcolm via our Devonport Office.

Gavin Hassett, Regional Manager (WA)
Gavin Hassett

Gavin Hassett has over 25 years of experience in delivering solutions to our clients within the Spatial industry. Challenges within the professional services industry require agile thinking and a team to deliver client outcomes.

To meet our client expectations, Gavin's knowledge of the business and its people allows Veris to align clients and projects across all sectors and markets Nationwide.

Join the team

Our investment in finding the right people and offering them opportunity, training and responsibility has created a vibrant, energetic and loyal team of which you could become an integral part.

We invite you to explore our open vacancies and progress your career with us.