Meet the Team

Najla Sarkis

Managing Director / Project Director

Najla is the managing director and founder of NCS Project Solutions and is a proud member of the Australian Institute of Project Management. She has close to 30 years of experience in the construction industry, both in Australia and overseas. Her experience ranges across multiple key sectors including health, aged care, education, government, commercial, industrial, and more.

Najla has a unique insight and ability to respond to the specific needs of different clients – she does not prescribe to a “one size fits all” approach and has a proven track record in building client relationships, providing a solutions oriented service, navigating challenging tasks to ensure the best outcome for her clients

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Tom Boulton

Senior Project Manager

Tom is a diligent Project Manager who continues to successfully manage and deliver on a multitude of projects across various sectors. Tom’s studies in engineering, design, and project management have given him a well-balanced knowledge of the industry with a focus on the importance of holistic design to achieve the best possible outcomes in projects for all stakeholders. With a particular affinity for stakeholder and contractor management, he thrives on navigating projects in delicate operational sites, and is always seeking to fully realise the potential of projects by achieving the high-level drivers of the project, ensuring he adds value at every opportunity. He has successfully delivered a number of projects in the health, aged care, and commercial sectors.

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Pascale Sarkis

Project Manager / Building Services Specialist

Pascale is a Building Services Specialist with specific experience in the spheres of Building Services design and construction. Her Master’s Degree in Engineering and Project Management has helped to balance her knowledge in the industry, especially in the management of the building services components where she has been able to make valuable contributions across multiple projects. Pascale’s previous experience as a Mechanical Design Engineer for a specialised Design and Construct contractor in Australia and overseas accents her project management skills, allowing her to excel in achieving design efficiencies to meet client requirements as well as coordination and stakeholder management. Pascale is a keen team player with high attention to detail, making her a valuable member of any project team.

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Daniel Letts

Project Manager

Daniel diligently aids team members across all phases of a project’s lifecycle. His experience in project management relates primarily to aged care, health, and commercial projects. He prides himself on providing great services for his clients, delivering projects at a high standard, meeting required timelines, budget constraints and stakeholder expectations. He is a hands-on operator who is well-versed in managing project teams, ensuring required results are achieved and building solid relationships with all involved in the project. His adaptability has proven advantageous, enabling him to rapidly develop new skills whenever needed, to allow project teams to adapt to any situation that arises.

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William Lawrence

Assistant Project Manager

William is a Finance graduate who brings a rigorous and analytical approach to his work with NCS. He is an assistant project manager with expertise as a design manager, contract administrator and data analyst. Will also has experience delivering excellent construction outcomes on complex hospital and school projects. Will has a strong proclivity for using data to tell accurate, meaningful stories for clients focusing on compliance and the interface between delivery and risk.

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Ian Cheang

Assistant Project Manager

Ian is a passionate and driven project practitioner, with a proven track record supporting construction projects from conception through to fruition. Educated with a Bachelor of Commerce and a Master of Project Management, Ian is a well-rounded, analytical, and professional team player; dedicated to achieving project success. Ian’s local construction experience has provided the key fundamentals in building local partnerships with clients & trades, working collaboratively with contractors and consultants to ensure project benefits are reached and deliverables are met.

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Martin Gregorc

Assistant Project Manager

Martin joined the NCS team in 2021 and supports all project teams to help deliver exceptional project management services. He recently completed a Bachelor of Applied Science – Project Management (Honours) degree at RMIT University. Martin is a highly dedicated and driven individual who can work collaboratively in teams to build and cultivate relationships. He prides himself on a commitment to top-quality workmanship and excellent client service. He has demonstrated a natural ability to make sense of challenging circumstances with his highly developed problem-solving skills and ability to identify best practices. Martin’s motivation towards assisting the company’s operations and long-term goals solidify his value to the project team.

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Layla El-Fahkri

Assistant Project Manager

Layla, an RMIT University graduate in Civil and Infrastructural Engineering, brings a wealth of expertise to the team with a background of two years as a Project Coordinator in the construction industry. Over the last 10 months, Layla has transitioned to the role of Assistant Project Manager on the client side. Recognised for her commitment to excellence, Layla thrives in collaborative environments, excelling in teamwork and cultivating relationships to elevate project outcomes. Her problem-solving skills and keen eye for identifying best practices position her as a valuable asset in navigating challenges. 

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Drexl Flores

Assistant Project Manager

Drexl is an Assistant Project Manager with a diverse range of experience across the commercial, government, healthcare, and education sectors with a strong background in building services. Drexl’s role has exposed him to all project delivery elements from contractor administration and program management to managing multidisciplinary consultants and contractors during construction.  
 
Drexl has demonstrated concise communication and stakeholder management skills due to his history in complex projects in live environments which required a considerable amount of coordination or organisation. This paired with his aptitude for problem solving from his tertiary background in electrical engineering has seen Drexl successfully deliver projects in an efficient and client orientated manner.  

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Josh Casic

Project Coordinator

Josh has recently stepped into a Project Coordinator role at NCS whilst studying to obtain a Bachelor of Applied Science – Project Management (Honours) degree at RMIT University. Josh aims to use the knowledge gained during his studies to assist the project team in any way possible. Through his interpersonal skills, Josh is able to work collaboratively and create meaningful relationships with others. Josh’s passion for providing excellent client service will be an asset for the project team.

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