Scott Shafren founded Basebuild in 1991 (formerly known as S.R.Shafren Pty Ltd & UTP Constructions Pty Ltd). During this time, Scott has successfully overseen the completion of over 100 projects, including over 1000 residential dwellings, 15000m2 of commercial space, and a wide range of other projects.
As CEO of Basebuild and the Base group of companies, Scott is responsible for creating the company's vision and mission, promoting growth, and making high-level strategic decisions.
Outside work, Scott enjoys spending time with friends and family, playing squash, throwing darts and riding his electric mountain bike.
Licensed Builder / Registered Building Practitioner
James joined Basebuild in 2010 and has 15-years experience in construction, being involved with all types of construction projects.
James is responsible for directing Basebuild's day-to-day operations, problem-solving, human resource management, managing contract administration, and liaising with key stakeholders while maintaining Basebuild's primary goal of providing safe, high-quality, and compliant buildings.
With the Basebuild Team, James has delivered a range of residential, multi-residential, commercial, retail, health and insurance projects, which feature the recent Stella on Hannell, Eaton on Union, Westend and The Huxley Apartments.
James has completed a Bachelor of Construction Management degree from the University of Newcastle, a Certificate IV in Building and Construction, Carpentry Trade and other TAFE and specialty courses. James plans to pursue a Masters degree in Building Surveying, which will allow him to expand his skills as a builder..
Outside work amongst spending time with friends and family, playing Ice Hockey, riding mountain bikes and snow skiing.