You may not have heard of Privium Group, however, we’ve been around for quite some time.
Over 22 years in fact.
Our journey to this point has seen us operating as Impact Group AUS, which was founded in 1996 with the vision to become Australia’s leading supplier of residential home and land packages.
Since our inception, we’ve built 6,500 homes across Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales. We’ve empowered individuals, couples and families to realise their dream of a new home and evolved to offer solutions to suit the diverse needs of our customers.
Today we exist as a vertically integrated business with services from development through to property management
In the 2018 financial year, Impact Group AUS was responsible for over 1,525 site starts, which equates to 25 homes per week. Our focus on creating community from a grass-roots level has ensured our ongoing success and firm foundations for a bright future.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Director, Chief Executive Officer | GAICD
Robert Harder built and sold his first home in 1993 and as a licensed builder his reputation for building high quality and competitively priced homes led to the development of Impact Homes and has since grown to become Privium Group – one of the leading building companies in South East Queensland.
Rob prides himself on his grassroots as a tradesman and has worked in almost every aspect of the company from maintenance through to CEO. One of Rob’s most notable achievements is the design and development of the exclusive iHub software program, which has set a new benchmark in home construction and customer service.
Director, Chairman | B App Sc Rur Man (Honours)
Over a 20-year career in business ranging from commodity trading and logistics, property development and private financing, Neil Wormwell brings a wealth of knowledge to the Privium Group team. Neil was a Partner, Managing Director and Head Trader of a highly successful commodity trading and logistics company.
Neil then became a property developer and private financier before joining Impact Homes in 2009 as a partner and Business Development Manager where his expertise in land development has allowed him to focus on market analysis and investment research to ensure Privium Group is investing in areas with strong capital growth.
Director, Business Development Manager.
Upon joining Privium Group as a Director in 2009, Don Wormwell has successfully increased the market awareness of the ever growing brand. Don is dedicated to building long-term relationships with both marketers and customers within the housing and land development industries.
Don began his career as a diesel mechanic in 1986 and has since worked in steel fabrication, as a commodity trader and also in land development, which has given him the skill and experience to advise and support his customers. Don has a Real Estate Sales Licence and has been involved with various aspects of the company including, landscaping and the finishing touches of the build process. His professionalism and experience ensure he upholds the Privium Group philosophy of delivering high quality and competitively priced modern homes.
Director, National Trade Procurement Manager
As one of the founders of Privium Group, Andrew Clement started building spec homes with Robert Harder in 1996. He comes from a background in carpentry and joinery, engineering, concreting, and building. Andrew is a national HIA member and also holds Building Licenses within Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.
Andrew is dedicated to managing the construction of each home that Privium Group crafts. His extensive building experience and the ongoing review of key building and management processes has attributed to the success of Privium Group.
Director, Procurement Manager
James Harder’s career in the building industry began in 1990 when he completed his carpentry and joinery apprenticeship. During that time, he won an esteemed apprentice award and placed third in a work skills competition. He also achieved his welding certificate and supervisor certificate.
Upon completion of his apprenticeship, James was promoted to workshop foreman at Timberland Kitchen. Between 1990-1994 he held various supervisory roles in the concrete industry working on commercial projects, such as high rises and the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.
In 2004 he joined Privium Group Homes as a board member and estimator. As a board member for one of the most respected and trusted builders in Queensland, James takes great pride in his work and upholds Impact’s commitment to delivering an honest, reliable, high quality and competitively priced home from a fixed price investment to a well-designed modern home.
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Chief Operations Officer and Pre-construction Manager
With over 12 years of industry experience within Privium Group, Troy brings a wealth of intimate knowledge to the operational management of the group. Responsible for the day-to-day leadership of one of Australia’s largest building company’s, Troy applies strong leadership with strategic thinking and financial acumen, to ensure the group continues to exceed its growth objectives across sales, growth and market share. Further, Troy oversees the effective implementation of Privium Group’ mission and values across the 350 employees working in Queensland, Victoria and New South Wales.
Company Secretary, Chief Financial Officer | BBus(Accy), CA
Devon Bhayat is a Chartered Accountant and holds a bachelor’s degree in business majoring in both accounting and finance. His professional career commenced in a taxation and business advisory role with a successful professional services firm, working with clients in property development and construction industries. Devon gained further experience with a top tier firm before moving to Privium (in 2019 He’s passionate about delivering high quality outcomes and working with the leadership team to build a growth culture that exceeds expectations and organisational objectives.
National Sales Manager
Having a background working as a paralegal for 20 years in top tier law firms and in-house with Property Developers, Nicole brought with her a broad depth of experience in Property Development, Conveyancing and Commercial Law. With major focus on the multi-level and multi-use developments her time working with Property Developers, expanded her knowledge into the sales and marketing and on-site understanding of residential apartments, commercial properties and land developments.
She has been associated with Privium Group since 2011 originally working as a paralegal and then moving into the sales team. In May 2017 Nicole became our Pre-Construction Manager and is currently responsible for our Drafting, Estimating, Certification and Construction departments.
Her skills in legal, sales and marketing make her a valuable asset to Privium Group and she is dedicated to ensuring the group’s clientele receive optimal return on their investment.
National Construction Manager
An award winning fourth generation builder with over 15 years of diversified building and construction experience, Glen proudly serves as Privium Group,s National Construction Manager. Glen is responsible for overseeing the construction of our various customer products; from affordable first homes (Integra Homes), to homes of educated and experienced buyers (CANVAS Designer Homes), to our high yielding investment homes (Impact Homes) and our townhouse developments (Privium Developments). Managing an ever growing labour force of over 100 skilled tradesmen, Glen and his team played an integral role in leading Privium Group to achieving 1525 site commencements in 2017-2018.
Glen’s leadership and management skills partnered with his passion for quality craftsmanship, allow for Privium Group to deliver an increasing volume of homes to the market that don’t compromise on quality.
National Development Manager | LLB, BBM, SL
Garth’s diverse professional experience and expertise stretches across the fields of Law and Property Development. With 14 years of legal experience and 6 years of development experience, Garth brings with him a wealth of knowledge that has been critical to the growth of the development division of Privium Group. Under his leadership and management of Privium Developments, Privium Group was awarded by HIA the number 1 townhouse builder in Australia with over 650 commencements for 2017-2018.