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Jason Redman


  • As founder of Reds Global, Jason brings over 25 years experience  working with cranes and rigging to the industry. Under his leadership, Reds Global has grown to become an industry leader, recognised as a reliable and safe Australian materials handling business.  Jason is dedicated to the continual growth of Reds Global through innovation,  new technologies, safe work methods and exceptional service delivery on time and on budget.

Damien Laforest

Damien Laforest

General Manager

  • Damien joined Reds Global in 2011 having previously held senior management roles with large listed businesses in the UK within Finance and Media segments. Damien is a CIMA qualified Accountant and also completed a global top 20 MBA.

    As General Manager, Damien oversees all departments of the business and draws on his passion, experience and diverse background to manifest Reds Global’s vision, “The First Choice in Materials Handling”.

Ben Abas

Ben Abas

Client Services Manager

  • Ben has 10 years experience in the retail industry and was a franchisee of Harvey Norman Computer Business for 6 years during that time. He has a wide variety of expertise covering business management and employee allocation.

    Starting with Reds Global as a dogman, Ben has developed amd progressed into his current role as Operations Coordinator. This role involves the allocation of labour and working closely with our clients to help Reds Global become their ‘FIRST CHOICE IN MATERIALS HANDLING’.

Karen Fletcher

Karen Fletcher

Business Development

  • Having worked in the construction industry since 1996, Karen’s comprehensive understanding of the industry assures client satisfaction through her extensive administration and contract management experience and attention to detail. Dedicated to achieving positive outcomes for every Reds Global client, Karen is responsible for developing key client growth opportunities, the delivery of direct client contract needs and new business strategies.

Billy McMullen

William McMullen

Projects Manager


Shane McCabe

Projects Manager

  • Shane joins the team with 8 years of crane experience.

    Five years of that as the operations manager and Head Rigger, where he
    conducted a high volume of crane erection/dismantles every week.

    Previous to that, he was a Leading hand and Mobile Crane operator at Garden
    Island Sydney.

    Shane has also spent 10 years in the Royal Australian Navy where he was
    employed as a Helicopter Air crewman.

    Shane prides himself of safety, professionalism and job site efficiency


Michael Louis

HSEQ Manager

  • Michael is the HSEQ Manager and is committed to ensuring Reds Global continues its #1 focus as an industry leader in safety.

    As HSEQ Manager Michael drives Reds Global’s commitment to HSEQ building on the workplace culture which Reds Global is renowned for.

    Michael has comes to Reds Global with a great deal of experience having worked in a number of HSEQ roles with large national and international companies in construction, mining and manufacturing industries.

James Moriarty

James Moriarty

Safety Coordinator

  • James joins the team from West London in the UK. He has over 11 years experience with tower cranes operating, dogging and rigging. Part of his experience includes previous employment with Reds Global as an operator and dogman.

    James has worked on major projects in and around London including the 2012 Olympics. A career shift has seen James involved in Safety for the past 4 years and he is now Safety Coordinator for Reds Global.

    The Reds Global team are strong believers that WE ‘R’ SAFETY FIRST and James is dedicated to helping maintain this.

Neil Hodgen

Neil Hodgen

Maintenance Manager

  • Neil comes from a rural background with over 25 years’ experience within construction, heavy machinery and mechanical industries. Neil is a professional in the field and able to provide a personalised service, ensuring that all clients of Reds Global receive top priority by delivering complete satisfaction.

    Neil is able to provide you with customised expert advice and assist with an extensive range of services whilst providing businesses with affordable solutions.

Simon Stewart

Simon Stewart

Head Rigger

  • Simon has worked in the crane industry for over 20 years. Simon is an exceptional talent and well respected within the crane industry.

    He is highly attentive to detail and has a strong focus on safety to ensure that our projects exceed expectations.

    Simon utilises his extensive industry experience to facilitate the safe and efficient installation, operation and dismantle of each crane.

Lachlan Granter

Lachlan Granter

Head Rigger

Lachlan has 25 years’ experience in the crane and rigging industry under various titles such as trainer, assessor, crane operation and rigging.  He loves working at heights and passing on his extensive knowledge.

Lachlan works closely with the rigging crew to fortify a safe productive work place and ensure the critical works are carried out efficiently with safety as the main priority.

Rik Wittkopp

Richard Wittkopp

Head Technician

  • A seasoned electrical industry veteran with 36 years experience, Rik draws his expertise from wide-ranging sectors including industry, mining, marine, construction, telecommunications, security infrastructure, FMCG (Fast Manufacturing Consumer Goods), maintenance and appliance repairs. Rik joined Reds Global in 2015 and enjoys the diversity and challenges of the tower crane industry. He is dedicated to providing clients and field staff with maximised efficiency through quality service.

Nicola O'Sullivan

Nicola O’Sullivan

Assistant Accountant

  • Nicola brings 30 years of all round finance experience to the Reds Global team, having previously worked in all major areas of the accounting functions – primarily in Manufacturing and Legal service companies.

    Nicola’s role with Reds is to utilise this experience and bring a higher level of efficiency and accuracy to the Finance department.

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Jason Willis

Management Accountant

  • Jason is a Chartered Accountant and joins the Reds Global team with almost 20 years experience. Coming from a strong financial background, Jason is new to the crane industry. He has a sound knowledge in Financial Management, and has been introduced to Reds to maintain Reds Global’s status as an industry leader in the supply of tower cranes and personnel to the construction industry.


Stephanie Day

Finance Officer

  • Stephanie is relatively new to the finance world but has a strong background in payroll. She brings youthful enthusiasm and proactive energy to the team. Stephanie is currently undertaking accounting studies. She enjoys a challenge and is keen to assist our finance customers to the best of her ability.