Revision Zero evolved out of the extensive experience of Russell Neal in the Steel Detailing, Engineering and Construction industries. Russell previously owned Steel Detailing companies and has extensive experience in owning and managing offshore Steel Detailing offices in SE Asia.
Revision Zero main production office is based in Manila, The Philippines. The company has been structured to utilize the large pool of local detailers blended with a management team of Australian and New Zealanders to provide a lower cost solution without compromising quality, security and technical experience.
With a company representative based full time in Australia and expatriate project and production managers being your point of contact we can ensure projects are managed and delivered smoothly and with complete transparency.
With a current team of over seventy with backgrounds in Steel Fabrication, Steel Detailing, Structural Engineering, Engineering Management, Construction Management and Project Management, we are well placed to be able to assist our clients deliver a successful cost effective outcome across all stages of a project.
With over 35 years of experience, Russell brings a broad range of experience in Boilermaking/Welding, Steel Fabrication and Steel Detailing to the business. With the last 12 years predominately based in Manila and prior to that New Zealand and Australia, Russell is well placed to be able to provide the leadership and direction to a team providing quality offshore detailing to markets in Australasia, US and the UK.
Russell is responsible for the direction of the company. He is involved with business development and overall systems and operations. Russell very much enjoys being involved with the company's clients, creating solutions, working through concerns and ensuring the Revision Zero team delivers as promised.
Experienced Construction professional of 38 years with a demonstrated history of working in the steelwork industry. Skilled in Steel Detailing, Tekla Structures, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Project Estimation, BIM, QA, Scheduling and Structural Engineering. Strong business development skills coupled with a heuristic mindset. Started as a junior steelwork detailer, working on a board, gaining experience throughout the steel detailing ranks to a Production Manager, responsible for multiple concurrent projects and approx 250 steel detailing & BIM staff in S.E Asia outsourcing office.
Vast experience of the US, Canadian, UK & Australian environments & now enjoying the challenges of a senior role within Revision Zero and the boundless tasks of coaching & mentoring, learning & development and overseeing the office to meet the continually changing demands of an ever changing industry.
Chris started his career with a Drafting Traineeship 17 years ago. Since then he has been performing the duties from draughtsman through to a drawing office manager. Chris’s career has been based in Western Australia until recently when he moved to Manila and joined Revision Zero. With his wealth of experience in Commercial and Industrial detailing coupled with his enthusiasm, project and people management skills, Chris was an ideal fit for the Production Management role he now fills.
Chris is tasked with ensuring all production runs smoothly and clients' expectations are met. He oversees the project management team, quality system and staff development. Chris is always available to discuss your current or upcoming projects.
Andrew can boast over 35 years of design experience in the UK Construction Industry, having started his career as a steelwork Design Draughtsman in 1981. Since that time Andy has progressed his steelwork career as Team Leader, Project Engineer and Project Manager before progressing to the position of Design Manager with Main Contractors, responsible for managing the whole Project Design Team (Architects, Structural / Civil Engineers, MEP Engineers and Specialist Designers).
Andrew has gained years of valuable experience in many construction sectors, including; High-Rise Residential, Retail, Heavy Industrial (including Nuclear Power), Bridges, Stadia and Healthcare and has helped to deliver many successful and profitable projects. Andrew’s wealth of experience in managing projects of all types and sizes, together with his extensive knowledge of design processes, his boundless enthusiasm and his meticulous nature, makes him a real asset to Revision Zero.
Lee started his career in 1984 as a Trainee Draughtsman in the UK. The company he trained with specialized in detailing US based power plants and commercial building projects. Lee after finishing his training joined another UK company where he remined for the next 21 years and transitioned in the UK based project market, working on commercial buildings, warehouses shopping malls, high rise structures.
More recently Lee has been based in The Philippines, employed in the role as a project manager delivering structural design engineering and steel detailing projects in the US Canadian and Australian market, projects ranging from high rise structures, mining projects, commercial buildings, shopping malls, warehouses etc. His knowledge within the structural steel industry along with his ability to manage large and small projects is a great asset to Revision Zero.
Terence has over 40 years in the Steel Industry, beginning his career in the UK as a Structural Draughtsman and then moving to Canada to work on various North American Steel Projects. He has held positions as Steel Detailer and Checker, Structural Designer and Checker, Operations Drafting Lead and Project Manager within the Steel Detailing and Engineering Design sectors. His latter experience was on focused mainly on US and Canadian projects incorporating AISC and CISC Standards. He has seen the industry develop from using Manual Drafting to 2D AutoCAD and now 3D drafting software to produce Construction Drawings and automated fabrication files for the customers. He is experienced with using BIM for projects.
Working now with Revision Zero he will be able to mentor the staff Detailing Teams and coach staff members in obtaining their Detailer Certification for NISD. He will also be assisting the company in expanding their North American Client base in the goal for customers to retain Revision Zero as the Detailing company of choice by guaranteeing to complete projects awarded within schedule and provide quality work to our customers.
Cora has spent more than 10 years of her career working with one of the directors, both at Revision Zero and at his previous detailing company. Through these years Cora grew from a junior detailer to now filling the role as a Project Manager. She is well placed to provide guidance and share her knowledge to the team, and is always there to give a hand or advise if required. She works closely with her clients, managing their projects and is quite often requested by our repeat customers to be the one to manage their next project.
Cora's role as a Project Manager is to ensure all projects are well managed and to work with the client to meet all deliverable expectations, including budget, schedule and quality. Born and raised in Manila, she also fills the role of maintaining cultural sensitivity and helps “mother” those new to working in an offshoring company.
Rhacyl is backed by10 years of experience within the steel detailing industry, including major Boiler Projects in Asia and working with Structural & Mechanical Engineers in Planning and Detailing of industrial projects. More recently Rhacyl was assigned as Project Leader, Checker and as Project Coordinator working in collaboration with clients in Japan. Rhacyl has excellent people and tasking skills and therefore was an excellent choice for his current role.
As a Project Manager, Rhacyl is ensuring a smooth transition between shifts, directing his team with assigned work, deadlines, quality and reporting.
Catherine joined the company in its early stages, helping the company grow from a mere four employees to the seventy plus today. Initially she managed everything that made the company run, its day to day operational support, government and regulatory compliance, maintaining employee legal, health and well being requirements, accounting and everything in between.
Due to the growth of the organization her role now involves a large content of supervision of her support team. Delegating to admin support, HR manager, company accountant and lawyer, Catherine keeps the company “happening” on a day to day basis and all of the team especially management turn to her knowing all will be taken care of.