Project Management

In addition to a wealth of painting experience, Mike Ashton has developed a high level of competency in managing complex and unique projects in a number of roles as project manager. Samples of contracts completed by Mike Ashton as project manager include:


Energex, 20 Wharf St, Brisbane

Completed 2012, contract value of $1.2 million. 

  • Project Manager responsible for Energex Operational Technology (OT) data centre relocation from previous head office location 150 Charlotte St to new purpose built data centre at 20 Wharf St (Next DC). 
  • Because of the new construction and tight time frame aspects of this relocation I was contracted in for 4 months to facilitate the smooth transition of this highly critical IT infrastructure. OT is the network that distributes all electrical power for South-East Queensland.
  • I was awarded a certificate of excellence by the CEO of Energex for this contract (see Testimonials page). 


Herd St/Chaffers Dock Apartments, Wellington, New Zealand

Completed 2006-2007, contract value of NZD $40 million. 

  • Project manager for Capital Construction Ltd. 
  • Luxury waterfront apartment development, including seismic strengthening of existing building.
  • Initially responsible for all external works then fit out and handover of completed apartments.