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.
Russell Neal - Chief Operating Officer
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.
David Morris – General Manager
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.
Rainer Lwin – Operations Manager
Rainer is a construction professional with 19 years of experience. He started his career as a contract’s administrator for a large commercial construction company in Western Australia.
Progression in his field and a few role changes later lead to him working as a project manager of an engineering company. He gained a wealth of multi-disciplinary experience in engineering and construction.
Responsible for the delivery of Structural, Mechanical and Piping projects.
Working closely with designers and consultants, he enjoys the challenge of effectively planning construction.
Skilled in Tekla Structures and Building Information Modelling, he is committed to understanding technological advancements which improve construction methodology.
Catherine Boo – Office General Manager
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.
Lee Tomlinson – Project Manager
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.
Cora Canapi – Project Manager
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.
Windell Marfil – Project Manager
Windell has more than 10 years of steel detailing experience having started his steel detailing career in the UAE as a Detailing Engineer. He was mainly responsible for the modelling, detailing and preparing of BOM & shop drawings of sheeting parts of Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings. After years of working abroad, he returned to the Philippines. Windell has progressed his steel detailing career from an intermediate detailer, modeler, Lead Detailer, 3D model checker, Team Lead and now in a role of a Project Manager.
With Windell’s interpersonal skills and people management, he directs the Team with their assigned tasks emphasizing quality of work and reports accomplishments to the client. He makes certain that all projects are managed and standards followed to client expectations.
Jay-Ar Villanueva – Project Manager
Jay-Ar graduated in 2008 with a BS in Industrial Technology, majoring in Drafting. His formative years were spent in various droughting houses as a cadet draughtsman before finding his way into the specialized field of detailing. In 2015, Jay-Ar commenced working as part of the team at Revision Zero.
Through hard work and complete dedication to learning, Jay-Ar has continued to grow and established himself as a vital member of the middle management team. It is a testament to his commitment that he has achieved so much in such a short time.
As a Project Manager, Jay-Ar can help mentor the team through the Revision Zero "way of doing things" instill the priority to client, quality and schedule mentality that drives Jay-Ar and what makes his projects a success.
Maria Quilang – Project Manager
Maria graduated as an Architecture Student in 2013. Study was not easy for Maria as she did not have the financial support that others are fortunate to have. This did not stop Maria, and through sheer grit and determination by way of working and studying full time supported herself through to graduation. This determination did not go unnoticed. It was a prominent international company that jump-started her career in detailing by starting her in their training and mentorship programme.
Revision Zero in 2016 was fortunate that Maria chose to make it the company she wanted to continue her growth and develop the skills to reach her goals. Through Maria's determination and inquisitiveness, she became passionate about delivering projects on time and always led the team to apply Revision Zero's standards and procedures with a quality of work that her team can be proud of. Project Managers always asked for Maria to be their lead Detailer on their projects. When the project management team was looking to promote further project managers, her name was first on everyone's list.