The Sydney Props team provide a range of services via several divisions which provide you a complete service. Our events staff have a range of experience in designing award-winning ceremonies, gala dinners, special events, product launches, brand activations, trade exhibitions and much more. Services include but are not limited to: planning, management, budgets, logistics, design, styling, research and production of all elements of the event in any location in Australia. We also assist clients with hiring props from our warehouse collection for their events or productions. Our in-house prop markers, builders and artists are designing and creating new props in our custom build and paint workshop every day. Lastly, we have a dedicated crew to assist with production, installation and transportation of events as well as servicing of our photographic studios.
Greg Hancock - Director
Greg started all of this when he entered the event industry with a corporate band in the 1980s. The band grew through its offering of various room dressings which were packaged with backdrops, props and entertainment and there you have it – Sydney Props was born! Having assisted and worked on over 3000 events Greg has vast experience with the Australia special events industry and is the founding Director.
Jamie Fonti - Sales Manager
Jamie has been with Sydney Props for just over 10 years. He assumes the role of Sales Manager and has in depth knowledge and experience of the entertainment and events industry due in part to being a very successful musician. He has been heavily involved in the development of the company and is recognised as being a massive contributor to Sydney Props exposure in the Sydney events syndicate.
Claire-Lena Miller - Sales & Event Stylist
Claire-Lena came to Australia from Scotland just over 9 years ago. She graduated with a MA Arts Degree from the University of Glasgow in 2004 and shortly after arriving in Sydney found a position as a Sales and Event Stylist with Sydney Prop Specialists. A position she has cultivated as the Company has grown and matured. Having been with the company for so long, Claire-Lena has a wealth of knowledge and experience of the Sydney Events industry and has a passion for developing new concepts so that Sydney Props can be a leader in current trends and event solutions.
Craig Watson - General Manager
Craig came to Sydney Props in 2014 as the Logistics manager, after nearly 30 years working within the fashion industry both in Australia and abroad. He adds a wealth of experience in management and systems and now heads our team as general manager. He is passionate and enthusiastic about the next chapter in the evolution of our business and the ever-changing world of events and theming.
Andrew Wilkinson - Sales Executive
Andrew has been with Sydney Props for nearly 2 years, and has loved every minute of the time spent at Sydney Props. Andrew is a recent Graduate, graduating in a Diploma of Events and Marketing. Andrew is enthusiastic about working at Sydney props and can help you make your event dreams come true. He is responsible for New Business and event bookings.
Louisa Tirris - Creative Designer
Louisa has been with the company just over 3 years as our in-house Creative Designer. Louisa has a B. Design degree from UNSW College of Fine Arts (COFA) and has an immense amount of creativity which allows her to develop mood boards, designs, plans and renders as visual tools. She is also responsible for our website content and social media. Louisa is a key team member and much valued contributor to the company.
Rebecca Hall - Event Stylist and Prop Maker
Rebecca is a NIDA graduate who has been working with Sydney Props for the last 5 years as a prop builder and stylist. Rebecca has an array of talents and is incredibly skilled at what she does. She can turn the simplest of sets into a visual masterpiece and has been extremely instrumental in tailoring new theme concepts by staying on point with current trends and style evolution in the industry.
Lewis Grant - Crew & Logistics Manager
Lewis has a background in fashion and hospitality and has recently taken on the role of Crew and Logistics Manager. He has studied design and business and wishes to gain further experience in the events industry as part of the Sydney Props team.
Graeme Vardill - Warehouse Assistant
Graeme's talents originate from his years on the Sydney pub scene and working closely with various bands. Having started with Sydney Props in 2011 he is the backbone of our preparation and creative team and ensures all our/your jobs look great even before the props leave the building.
Brett Williams - Artist & Props Designer
Brett has been with Sydney Props for a year and runs the paint space/ props making department. He has a visual arts degree from QCA and has exhibited extensively within the fine arts spectrum as both a painter and sculptor, as well as working as a set designer, set builder and props maker going back as far as expo 88 as well as other major commissions. He brings to the company a broad array of skills and technical expertise.
Ross Hancock - Logistics Assistant
Ross is the longest serving staff member and has been with Sydney Props since its inception. He brings a rich tapestry of experience and props world knowledge. Ross’ passions include writing and playing music, raising the odd chicken, cultivating the Sydney Props herb and veggie garden and striking up the BBQ after long days for the crew.
Lucas Bobbin - Prop Maker PHOTO COMING SOON
Lucas has graduated with a Bachelor of Management in Design and an Advanced Diploma of Product Design and Innovation. With experience in the Construction Industry and Management roles in the past couple of years Lucas has developed a range of varied technical and artistic skills that he has been able to apply to numerous aspects of the workshop and daily operations.