Our Staff

Civil & General Distributors team

Brad Farrington – Managing Director

Brad became involved with Civil and General Distributors in 2015. He brings nearly 30 years of business experience in mining, oil and gas and manufacturing industries. Brad has a wealth of experience in commercial, finance, debt and equity raisings, IT and Human Resources.

His aim is to help develop and grow the Civil and General Distributors business to continue to offer high-quality products with excellent customer service.

John Abeliotis – Sales Manager

With knowledge and experience of 30 years in the plumbing and building products industry, John is a valuable and critical part of our business providing leadership and mentoring to our sales team. He has been involved with Civil and General Distributors for over 11 years and previously worked with one of our large plumbing merchants.

John is very approachable and our customers regularly turn to John to provide the right product for the application and for some well-informed advice.

Naomi Burke - Sales Representative

Naomi is one of our longest serving employees, enjoying over ten years with the business. She is thoroughly conversant with our products and primarily provides assistance to our architects, specifiers, and high-end builder customers.

Naomi is committed to providing quality customer service and is readily available to respond to client queries and to provide high-quality solutions to customer project concerns.

Craig Mableson – Sales Representative

Craig commenced with Civil and General Distributors in 2017. Craig has had an extensive career with two of the larger plumber merchants in Perth and Western Australia and more recently left a competitor organisation after two and half years to join us. The focus of Craig is with our important plumber and builder customers providing practical solutions to our customer's plumbing needs.

Craig is always ready to discuss options for your projects and will make sure our customers get the best service and price.

Gary Earle – Sales Representative

Before joining Civil and General in 2012, Gary worked in the merchandising area of a large retail organisation for around 30 years. Gary works closely with all our merchant customers ensuring they have an awareness of the Civil and General Distributors product range and addresses any stocking or product queries.

He has a down to earth attitude and his helpful manner guarantees his customers get a great service.

Peter Cunningham – Internal Sales Consultant

Peter has been with Civil and General Distributors since 2009. He was previously employed with several of our large plumbing merchants for many years and has a strong knowledge of the Plumbing and Building trade.

Peter has built a friendly affiliation with our customers and along with his helpful plumbing solutions, he is always willing to discuss the latest news, music and particularly his beloved West Ham Football Club.

Lyn Nicholl - Internal Sales Consultant

Lyn was employed by one of our large plumbing merchants before joining Civil and General Distributors in 2010. Lyn is one of the helpful people you will meet upon entering our warehouse showroom and always offers a high level of customer service.

Lyn provides enormous support to the sales representatives and keeps our office running smoothly.

Evan Lawrence - Internal Sales Consultant

Evan joined the sales team at Civil and General in 2016. He is originally from New South Wales but has now seen the light and settled in Perth.

Evan has a strong sales background in the plumbing industry and liaises with our plumbing and builder customers to provide the right products to address our customers’ project requirements.

Paul Filipe – Store Person

Paul has been our Store Person since 2009. He is responsible for all our logistics and distribution operations from our Perth Warehouse including ensuring all customer orders are properly packed and ready for pick up when required or arranging delivery to our customers as required.

Michelle Morey – Bookkeeper

Michelle is our Bookkeeper and started with Civil and General in 2010. She works three days a week – Monday, Wednesday and Friday’s and runs our accounts department including issuing invoices to customers, paying our suppliers and also offers support with general office duties.