OUR TEAM

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.

Meet the Sydney Prop Specialists Team:

Greg Hancock

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. 

Craig Watson

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. 


Jamie Fonti

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.

Vali Damaskou

Vali Damaskou

Sales & Event Stylist

Vali has experience working in audio visuals with staging connections, and is a passionate and professional member of the Sydney Props team. She is responsible for event styling and planning as well as event bookings, and can help you plan your next amazing event. 


Enayat Khan

Enayat Khan

Financial Controller

Enayat joined Sydney Props in 2017 as the Financial Controller with extensive experience in executive roles within the telecommunications industry for 13 years and running his own small business enterprise for 15 years. He holds a Masters in Professional Accounting and is working towards his MBA and in his own words “I love the uniqueness of this place and the fantastic team of creativity that makes this place buzz”.

Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

Sales Executive

Andrew has been with Sydney Props for nearly 3 years, and has loved every minute of the time spent at Sydney Props. Andrew is a recent Graduate, graduating with 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 event styling, new business and event bookings.

Sabrinna Veloso

Sabrinna Veloso

Creative Designer

Sabrinna is our youngest team member and is currently studying a double degree of Design and PR and Advertising at UNSW. She has an immense amount of creativity which allows her to develop moodboards, designs, plans and renders as visual tools. She is also responsible for updating our social media accounts as well as the website.

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Hall

Event Stylist & 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

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

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

Brett Williams

Artist & Props Designer

Brett has been with Sydney Props for a year and is part of 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.

Lucas Bobbin

Lucas Bobbin

Prop Maker

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. 

Ross Hancock

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.

Annabelle Elvy

Annabelle Elvy

Studio Manager

Annabelle has recently joined the Sydney Props team as our Studio Manager. Her background includes a strong passion for theatre, photography and videography and a career in retail management. She brings forth her vibrant and compassionate customer service skills to ensure that your studio booking runs smoothly.


Michael Snow

Michael Snow

Warehouse Assistant 

Michael has joined the Sydney Props Specialist Team after recently completing a Bachelor of Film at SAE Institute Australia. With experience in film production; including skills in post-production, motion graphics, and animation; he is enthusiastic and dedicated to ensuring the jobs around the warehouse are taken care of.


Ben Parkins

Ben Parkins

Artist & Props Designer 

Ben is a member of our paint space/prop making workshop. With a Bachelor of Dramatic Art in Properties from NIDA, and an Advanced Diploma of Design for Live Production, Ben came screaming out of the void to work for two years in the set building industry, while taking on commissions in theatre and film. He has experience in all mediums from electronics to sculpture, and enjoys papercraft in his spare time.