Our People

Our people are our future. We pride ourselves on our diversity, our training and mentoring programmes and our commitment to in house promotion.

Derek Pearson

Managing Director

Derek was educated at North Sydney Boys High and Sydney  University  graduating  in  1969  with  a  Bachelor of Civil Engineering. With over 50 years industry participation Derek’s wide-ranging experience includes civil works projects, industrial plants and distribution centres, commercial and educational buildings and major retail developments. Derek established Westbourne in 2002 to deliver quality residential apartment projects to a select group of developer clients. Over the past 20 years, Derek in partnership with Stephen Hughes have grown Westbourne into a respected and formidable company delivering over 700 apartments annually.

Derek’s vision, his determination to succeed and a commitment to excellence will ensure Westbourne continues to deliver award winning projects within its mantra of Quality, Culture, and above all, Safety.

Stephen Hughes


Stephen has over 30 years experience in the NSW Construction Industry having started his career in the retail, commercial and educational sectors and for the last 20 years specialised in  the  multi-unit  residential market. Stephen has been with Westbourne since its inception in 2002 and  has  been  with  Derek Pearson for over 28 years. The success of Westbourne can be directly attributed to this enduring partnership.

Stephen has a hands on  approach and is  involved in  all projects from inception to  completion. He  brings  an acute commercial oversight to the business and has over the years headed up the Estimating,  Contracting and Commercial divisions. In 2018 he  accepted the  position of  CEO and  since  this time has been driving the Company’s strategic vision and  strategy  focusing  on  sustainable growth, cost control and rolling out improvements to company systems to maximise efficiencies. His passion to succeed, ingrained construction knowledge and commitment are invaluable to the business.

Senior Leadership Team

Kelley Hartson

Human Resources Manager

Ben Marks

Ben Marks

Construction Manager

Patrick Kennedy

Construction Manager

Anthony Trinh

Anthony Trinh

Commercial Manager

Dan Umansky

Dan Umansky

Contracts Manager

Khoi Dinh

Khoi Dinh

Estimating Manager

Discover our projects

The Bond

Bondi Junction


Castle Hill


Norwest Lake

Bridgehill Residences

Milsons Point


Rouse Hill


Green Square


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Spring Square




Westbourne went over and above the
requirements of the contract repeatedly to
ensure they were providing the best
service possible.

Steve Grant
Capital Corporation