Our Regional Managers

Alan Prudames, Regional Manager (NSW & ACT) 

Alan Prudames
With 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
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.