Our team

The Construction Training Centre is managed by a small and dedicated team, who are committed to providing a safe, high quality and enjoyable precinct that is central to on-site activity. We take pride in the community that has developed within CTC among our tenants, their workers and all industry organisations who make use of our facilities. Our aim is to facilitate the centre being an industry ‘resource hub’, working towards our mission of up-skilling and driving advancement for the future of the construction industry. Our team are equipped to deal quickly and flexibly with any issues and opportunities that arise, and we are always here to help.          

Our Team

Phil Diver, JP (Qual)

Chief Executive Officer & Company Secretary

Heading up the CTC team is Chief Executive Officer, Phil Diver. Back in 2006, Phil was asked to bring his extensive management experience to fulfil the founders’ vision of a relevant, sustainable and fully occupied training hub that The Construction Training Centre is today. A person of vision, Phil has spearheaded initiatives such as the living laboratory concept and Hot Leasing and is committed to developing a business model that continues to deliver value to the industry. He spearheaded CTC’s Whole Hearted You initiative which promotes wellness in the workplace. He is particularly passionate about the new business philosophy of collaborative consumption, mindfulness at work, corporate social responsibility and eastern philosophy in western business practice. Interested in rugby, movies and music he winds down with Tai Chi and writing blogs on his webpage.

Denis Drum

Facility and Operations Manager

Denis is a qualified Painter & Decorator and in his role ensures the grounds and facilities are maintained to the highest standards. Denis was well known to us prior to joining the CTC Team previously working as Membership Officer with CTC tenant, Master Painters Queensland. In his spare time, Denis enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He loves travelling, snow-skiing and watching all types of sports and shares a passion with his son for enduro motorbike riding.

Odette Isaac

Quality & Communications Officer

Odette is the friendly face that greets our visitors and welcomes them to the centre. As well as looking after the needs of our customers, Odette supports CEO Phil Diver and fulfils the role of Quality & Communications Officer making sure our documentation is in order and reporting is done in accordance with our Integrated Management System requirements. She works closely with Facility Manager Denis on our safety, emergency preparedness and environmental processes. She holds a Diploma in Leadership, Certificate IV in Business and a Certificate III in Children's Services. Odette is an elite basketball player, and has played for over 17 years at various levels. Now though, she spends her spare time running after her two young girls.

Hannah Kinder

Customer Liaison & Events Coordinator

Hannah looks after all of our communication channels and liaises with our stakeholders and customers to promote our services. She also manages our Integrated Management System and ensures that we meeting the requirements of our five (!!!) ISO certifications. When she's not at work, Hannah loves travelling and cooking. You can contact her at: hannah.kinder@ctc.qd.edu.au

Kevin Maxwell

Facility Supervisor

Kevin is part of CTC’s Facility Management team, as our trusty Facility Supervisor. He works with Denis to ensure all our grounds and facilities are maintained to the highest standards. In his spare time, Kev enjoys watching sport and going to live music gigs.

Lynn Starkey-Neate

Finance Manager

Lynn is our official Finance Manager and unofficial Queen of Accounts. She works part-time, spending the rest of it tending to her garden and enjoying the view from her deck on MacLeay Island.