MEET THE TEAM

Meet the Abseilers United team

Get to know the Abseilers United team in depth. Below are profiles of each of our highly qualified team members detailing their experience and expertise.

Stan Cortes

General Manager
 
Stan Cortes

Role:

Overall management and coordination of all projects, staff, resources and administration.

 

Experience:

  • Over 14 years of rope access experience
  • IRATA Level 3
  • Accredited installer of HILTI, SALA, Skylotec, SAYFA
  • Advanced rigger, confined space rescuer, with BA and SCBA
  • Stan’s dedication to Abseilers United brings extensive expertise, professionalism and a ‘can do’ attitude to all aspects of his role

Fields of expertise:

  • Project management
  • Management of large crews
  • Height safety systems design and installation
  • Confined space access specialist
  • Difficult space access specialist

Lisa Robinson

Assistant General Manager

 

Role:

Overall management and coordination of all projects, staff, resources and administration

 

Experience:

  • Over 10 years management and marketing experience
  • Project Management
  • Digital communications

Fields of expertise:

  • Marketing Communications
  • Health promotion
  • E-business and digital communication

Rob Persian

Rope Access Technician
 
Rob Persian

Role:

Rope access team supervisor.

 

Experience:

  • Over 9 years of rope access experience
  • Robert has worked frequently with the Abseilers United team for the past 8 years
  • ARAA Level 3.1, Accredited installer of HILTI, Work Safely at Heights, RIW (Rail Industry Worker), Confined Spaces (BA, Gas Test Atmos), Operate and Maintain Chainsaws
  • 10 years events industry experience as a video, audio and lighting technician

Fields of Expertise:

  • Difficult access
  • Façade and structure maintenance
  • Building inspections
  • Small crew management
  • Height safety installation
  • Banner installation
  • Netting
  • Devegetation and arbor
  • Civil projects – bridge maintenance, railway and road shutdowns, geotechnical works, rock bolting and meshing

Robert takes pride in his work and a detailed approach to deliver outstanding results for our clients.

Kim Parsons

Level 2 IRATA Rope Access Technician
 
Kim Parsons

Role:

Rope access team member  

 Experience:

  • Qualified and working for 20 years as a tradesman in the field of fitting and turning (manufacturing components out of metal, and building machinery)
  • Qualified and working for 13 years as a Level 2 Rope Access Technician, carrying out maintenance and repairs to buildings and structures 

Fields of expertise:

  • Building repair and maintenance
  • Metal work

Mika Gill

Level 3 IRATA Rope Access Technician

 

Role:

Rope access team member.

 

Experience:

  • 10 years of rope access experience
  • ARAA Level 3.1, Accredited installer of HILTI, Work Safely at Heights, RIW (Rail Industry Worker), Confined Spaces (BA, Gas Test Atmos), Operate and Maintain Chainsaws

Fields of Expertise:

  • Difficult access
  • Façade and structure maintenance
  • Building inspections
  • Small crew management
  • Height safety installation
  • Banner installation
  • Netting
  • Devegetation and arbor
  • Civil projects – bridge maintenance, railway and road shutdowns, geotechnical works, rock bolting and meshing

Mika takes pride in his work and a detailed approach to deliver outstanding results for our clients.

Cristiane Luzlima

Level 1 IRATA Rope Access Technician

 

Rohnin Lacey

Level 1 IRATA Rope Access Technician

 

Andre Quin

Founder and Non-Executive Board Member
Andre Quin

Role:

  • Founded Abseilers United with Stan Cortes in 2007
  • Acted as managing director until December 2014 before handing over leadership to Stan Cortes
  • Built Abseilers United into the business it is today, establishing the current procedures and company culture

Experience:

  • Andre has been working in the fields of rope access and height safety since 2003
  • He has completed Irata Level 3 three times, holds a CIV in WHS, is a qualified rigger and is qualified in Confined Spaces Rescue with BA and SCBA
  • Andre is also a qualified installer of Hilti, Sayfa, Uniline, SALA and Skylotec Products

Fields of expertise:

  • WHS compliance
  • Height safety system design and installations
  • Difficult lifting jobs of bulky items that require complex rope methods
  • Vertical confined spaces access
  • Any really awkward access problems
  • Process systemisation and business efficiency optimisation

Abseilers United Sydney

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