Robert MacDonald

Robert MacDonald

Director and CEO
  • Bachelor of Engineering, MIE Aust, NPER
  • Robert is the founder of Benchmark Estimating along with his wife Lynda MacDonald
  • Over 30 years experience in estimating, project management and construction programming
  • Also a Director of MIEngineers, a highly successful consulting engineering company
  • Is an Independent Expert for Transit New Zealand’s major projects
  • Has assisted Highways England with the development of estimating processes and parametric costing models
Lynda MacDonald

Lynda MacDonald

Director

  • Founded Benchmark Estimating with Robert MacDonald
  • Over 25 years experience operating successful businesses
  • Financial Director for Benchmark Estimating
  • Also a Director of MIEngineers, a highly successful consulting engineering company
Nigel Watts

Nigel Watts

Product Manager
  • Masters of Information Technology
  • Graduate Diploma Engineering Control Systems
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering
  • Started at Benchmark Estimating in 2001
  • 20 years experience incorporating software development, systems engineering, systems documentation, and IT marketing, sales and customer support
  • Passionate about aligning the software development to customer’s needs, market trends and the ever changing technological market
Bevis Pyle

Bevis Pyle

Client and Corporate Services Manager
  • Holds a Cert 4 in Assessment and Workplace Training
  • Associated with Benchmark Estimating for over 12 years
  • 25 year career specialising in Training, Business consulting, Project management, Strategic planning and Change management
  • Implemented Benchmark Estimating Software in over 125 companies and trained over 2000 users
  • Lectured in Project Management at University of Technology, Sydney
David Power

David Power

Partner Account Manager
  • Accomplished business manager with over 12 years in information technology channel
  • Helping Benchmark Estimating Software to build a channel structure of distribution partners
  • Has worked with some of the largest information technology distributors in Australia
Claudia Hartl

Claudia Hartl

Marketing Manager
  • Masters in International Business and Business Administration, with majors in Marketing and Brand Management
  • More than 10 years’ experience in Marketing, Communications and Business Development, with a strong focus on the IT sector
  • Passionate about marketing cutting edge products (such as our software!) with a track record of finding unique growth opportunities
Dean Wardrope

Dean Wardrope

Business Operations Manager
  • Over 15 years of experience implementing operational best practice within the IT industry
  • Posesses a detailed understanding of different business departments within an organisation and how they integrate
  • Skilled in identifying and implementing logical processes to the benefit of teams as well as the business
  • A strong believer in the power of teamwork, collaboration and communication