Key People

Our management team with their depth of experience and combination of skills has delivered an impressive portfolio of projects. Together, we have built a vibrant company with the drive and capability to exceed our clients’ expectations on even the most challenging of projects.

Our ability to provide exceptional value and meet deadlines without compromising on quality has inspired remarkable loyalty in our clients and we are particularly proud of our high level of repeat business. AGC’s strong track record is a clear indicator of our success in working with local communities. Good relationships and open communication with local stakeholders enable us to deliver smart project designs and mutually successful business outcomes.

A. Gabrielli Constructions is directly represented in Townsville by Adrian Gabrielli as Managing Director. Key members of the Management Team include:

Adrian Gabrielli

Managing Director

Adrian has over 30 years’ experience within the building and construction industry being a trade qualified carpenter and registered builder. Initially working as an apprentice and working his way through to Managing Director of a progressive family regional commercial construction company, with an annual turnover of $35 million which is continually rising each year.

Having more than 20 years’ experience as Managing Director of A Gabrielli Constructions (AGC) Adrian is able to demonstrate considerable experience in successfully managing and expanding AGC as a company.  He is capable of project managing multiple projects including design & construction of civil, commercial and multi-story projects. The expanse of his company has covered areas from Rockhampton to Cairns and inland to Mount Isa, working in both city and rural building and construction locations.

Adrian has been involved in many committees such as Chairman for Queensland Master Builders for two terms, member of QMBA North Queensland Executive for over 20 years, General State Councillor for Master Builders, Regional Committee Chairman Construction Training Qld and Director of Torgas (Apprenticeship company). Adrian has also attended the ConstructionQ Forum to discuss the future of the construction industry and to ensure its competitive and diversification for the future. 

  • Trade Qualified Carpenter
  • QBCC Registered Open Builders Licence - Licence No. 710925
  • Qld Master Builders State Executive Member
  • North Qld Committee Member (QMBA 119-04)
  • Regional Committee Chairman Construction Training QLD
  • Torgas Board Member
  • Brothers Rugby Union Life Member

Maddalena Gabrielli

Strategic Planning Manager

Maddalena is a key member of AGC’s Senior Management bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience from a strong commercial construction background. 

Maddalena has come to us after gaining experience working as a sustainability Engineer for the Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC). Her role included being responsible for assisting in the identification, coordination of energy, carbon, climate change, sustainable water management, and waste and resource management projects. She was involved with the successful development of the Brisbane Airport 6MW Solar Project. Having proven herself the BAC nominated her in the ACI Asia-Pacific Young Executive of the Year 2017 and was awarded an honourable Mention. 

  • Bachelor of Engineering and Master of Engineers (BE/ME) with a major in Chemical and Environmental Engineering       

Kris Williams

Project Engineer/ HSEQ Manager

Kris assists with delivery of larger scale projects and has successfully delivered our more recent project Stuart Yard Consolidation Project with Aurizon as the Project Manager and Senior Engineer. Kris has more than 11 years’ experience working as a Civil Engineer with Tier 1 contractors on major bulk earthworks, road, bridge and civil projects and has a solid knowledge base for completing projects safely, cost effectively and on time.  Kris oversees all design and construction works of projects, monitor the implementation of OHS plans / procedures and carry out all company quality assurance protocols.

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) James Cook University

Bernard Travers

Construction Manager

Bernard is directly responsible for general day to day running and organisation of onsite activities and the monitoring of everyday trade practices. His track record in the industry has resulted in strong relationships with trade contractors is a testament to his professionalism. Through excellent communication skills Bernard manages and controls all construction projects by providing technical support and assistance. Bernard prepares and controls the construction programs, oversees the compliance of AGC's HSEQ systems through a thorough understanding of management systems, specifications and legislative requirements by way of working in conjunction with the Contracts Administrators and Project Managers on projects.

  • QBCC Licenced Builder - Medium Rise
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Building and Construction
  • Trade Qualified Carpenter                                            
  • Certificate III – Carpentry
  • Senior First Aid

Bruce Shephard

Project Administrator

Bruce has recently joined the team at AGC bringing with him a wealth of knowledge having over 20 years experience within the industry. Previously working as a Building Surveyor for 13 of those years has meant he is the ideal person to oversee the implementation of AGC's Integrated Business Management Systems (IMBS). Supporting the Construction Manager and Project Director, Bruce manages the contractual operations of the projects and provides technical support. 

  • Bachelor Building Surveying
  • Bachelor Construction Management
  • Accredited with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors at level 1 Building Surveyor (3648)
  • QBCC Accredited Buildign Surveyor (A1008401)
  • QBCC Licence Fire Safety Professional (1008401)
  • QBCC Licence Open Builder (1008401)
  • HIA Greensmart Accreditation
  • Referee for the Building and Development Dispute Resolution Committee
  • Member of the Queensland Access Panel 

Zac Garrett


Zac has had over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry, and joined the AGC team as the head estimator. He has a proven ability to coordinate with sub-contractors and deliver high-quality projects cost-effectively and on schedule, as demonstrated by 10 years of running a successful residential construction company in the Northern Territory. Zac is currently studying a Masters Construction Management to further his abilities.

  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Trade Qualified Carpenter
  • Certificate III in Construction
  • QBCC Licenced Builder - Low Rise
  • Registered Builders Licence Northern Territory number 17367
  • High Risk, Crane, HR licences

Jennifer Bojocan

Contract Administrator

Jennifer has been with the company for over 10 years and is in control of all contracts for AGC Projects. Her knowledge and experience supports all onsite personnel in regards to reporting, management systems, cost control, subcontractor management, and trade packages.

  • Certificate IV in Building & Construction (Contracts Administration)

Richard Gabrielli

Construction Superintendent

Richard maintains 20 years of experience within civil, commercial and residential construction. Richard is directly responsible for general day to day running and organisation of onsite activities and the monitoring of everyday trade practices. His track record in the industry has resulted in strong relationships with trade contractors is a testament to his professionalism. Richard mentors our apprentices on site ensuring that AGC's policy and stance on upskilling the future trades within the construction industry are fullfilled. 

  • Advance Building Certificate                                                                                   
  • QBCC Licenced Builder - Low Rise
  • Workplace Health and Safety Officer
  • Senior First Aid Certificate
  • General Constructions Safety Induction Card
  • Radio  & Television Technician

Caroline Burgess

Employment Relations, HR and Finance Manager

Caroline has worked for AGC for over 24 years and is a key person in our management team. Her role has adapted from company accountant into the human resources role over the decades. Caroline manages the team of employees for all the administrative and accounting roles within the company. Having gained knowledge on working relations and human resources Caroline advises and liaises with all personnel to ensure legislation are met. 

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major)      

A. Gabrielli Construction's Foremen have recognised knowledge and experience in leading construction projects. All supervisors are trade qualified Carpenters and in most cases, registered builders with the Queensland Building Services Authority. A. Gabrielli Constructions and its preferred Subcontractors and Suppliers Team are committed team players who will interact and liaise with the client's nominated representative, to provide the best outcome possible for the proposed projects. We bring together the focus of a strong local presence with the experience and resource base of a significant North Queensland organisation.