Each Bear project team member is selected on the type of projects and stakeholder requirements.

Our team of dedicated experts has the resolve and technical ability to tackle complex projects and a genuine desire to work with our clients and stakeholders to realise their vision.

We have the resources to assign the right people for our projects based on past project delivery, experience and technical ability. From the initial design/pricing stage we involve the nominated project team members to ensure the project is commenced and delivered in the best possible way.

Nicholas Bufé
Diploma Building Construction, Swinburne University


Nicholas began in the construction Industry with Multiplex in 1992. During his 17 years with the company he was promoted through Project Manager to Construction Manager. He was responsible for many complex design and delivery projects across multiple sectors, most notably, the $350 million dollar Federation Square. In addition Nicholas has had leading roles as General Manager of Built VIC and State Manager of Victoria and South Australia at the Reed Group.

His extensive experience and highly developed eye for detail ensures that all company and project goals are exceeded. In 2012 Nicholas became co-founder and Managing Director of Bear.

James Pettigrew
Bachelor of Applied Science, Construction Management, RMIT
Masters of Science, Project Management, University of Alaska, Anchorage

Domestic Builder – Unlimited | Commercial Builder – Unlimited

James is a registered Commercial & Domestic Builder with over 14 year’s experience in the industry. He specialises in all aspects of project programming, buildability, construction management and cost management. He has a proven history of delivering high quality, on-time and on budget projects across a range of technically and architecturally complex commercial, industrial and residential projects.

James is a co-founder and Director of Bear.