Meet the Team


Stuart Buckby

Managing Director

Stuart Buckby is the Managing Director of Buckby Contracting, he has been in the industry for over 30 years. He has an excellent group of networks from various sub-contractors, suppliers and consultants to facilitate the service that Buckby Contracting provides to clients. He owns and operates Buckby Contracting on all levels.

For enquiries on new business opportunities, please contact Stuart Buckby.


Leong Tan

General Manager

BE (Civil), MCivilE, MBA

Leong is the General Manager of Buckby Contracting. He looks after the daily office requirements of running Buckby Contracting. Should you have enquiries, Leong should be the first point of contact. These are not limited to but may include becoming a new supplier, sub-contractor or interested in adding us to your tender list, please contact Leong Tan. He will be able to provide you with a capabilities list and Leong will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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Grant Symonds

Project Manager

Grant has over 35 years’ experience within the Civil Construction industry and has recently started his journey with Buckby Contracting. He has a proven track record of success with projects that focus on sub-divisional civil infrastructure and a background in engineering construction. He has excellent communication skills with a proven ability in liaising across sector boundaries and a strong network of contacts within the construction industry.

Grant started his career as a Surveyor Supervisor and since then has worked in a number of capacities including Project Manager, Construction Manager and Managing Director. During his career he has successfully delivered a number of notable sub-divisional works across the Perth Metropolitan Area.

Since joining he has successfully taken over the management of key projects that Buckby Contracting have been engaged on with the assistance of project engineers. He is committed to upholding quality in the works he is commissioned on and maintaining clear communication with all parties.


Nicole Lo

Project Engineer

Nicole Completed her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering at Curtin University in 2017. She joined Buckby Contracting shortly after her graduation as a graduate civil engineer.

Despite being relatively new to the industry, she has already been involved in numerous projects with Buckby Contracting. She was on site for one of the company’s largest projects, Tonkin Highway Industrial Estate. She provided guidance and monitoring on day-to-day performance, identification of asbestos and management assistance to the site supervisor. Since then, she has been actively estimating and has been the nominated project engineer on several other projects.

She has a strong interest in contract administration. This is building on her studies, as a passionate civil engineer, to allow her to one day fulfil higher roles.


Isaac Fung


Isaac completed his bachelor degree in Construction Management & Economics from Curtin University in 2014. He initially joined Buckby Contracting to do some work experience however displayed interest in land development. He began working under the estimator for a few months before being offered a full time role with Buckby Contracting as a Junior Estimator. He has been with the company ever since.

Isaac has been involved in all facets of estimating and is always continually improving the estimating systems for the organisation. He is involved with new supplier and sub-contractor negotiations, tender negotiations and feedback analysis for Buckby Management.

His current area of interest is involved with supply chain management. This is building on from his studies and allows him to be involved in active and efficient supply of materials or sub-contractors to the project team. His work ethic and ability to work autonomously for the organisation is well recognised and appreciated.


Meghan Ahearn

HSEQ Manager

Meghan joined the company has a HSEQ Coordinator in 2014. She obtained a postgraduate diploma in Occupational Health and Safety from Curtin University a year earlier. In just a few years, she has stepped up to become the HSEQ manager of Buckby Contracting. She has been able to maintain and recertify the company in accordance with AS/NZS 4801, OHSAS 18001, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Her commitment in promoting a positive culture has been growing along with the company.

Her day to day task focuses on ensuring the organisation is compliant with the HSEQ system. She does this with a strong positive attitude that is well known within the organisation. One of her main drivers is incident investigation and reporting. This results in continuous improvement leading to improved productivity and overall performance of the company.

Meghan has a real passion in driving the company and its employees to achieve recognition. She has successfully pushed for the company to win the 2016 Work Safe Award, winning entries to trainees of the year and submissions on job awards. Buckby Contracting recognises this commitment by allowing her with authority and job autonomy.