Meet our team


Meet our team who will craft your new home.

When you partner with WA Country Builders to build your new home, you will gain access to a wealth of knowledge and experience from our team members. They will work with you to help assess the unique needs of your block, to articulate your lifestyle and your needs in your new home and to ensure you get the perfect design before you move forward into the building stage. Read more about our key team members below.

Tony Harvie
General Manager

Tony is a country boy at heart, growing up in central Victoria. Tony joined the military at the tender age of 17, where he worked for an extensive period before transitioning into the construction industry. Tony initially worked for JWH Group, in the Residential Building division in 2004, before moving into the land development industry as General Manager of Sales and Marketing, at one of Australia’s largest and most successful Perth based developers. From here Tony made the move to a top 5 Perth Builder, in a Group General Manager position. Which he maintained for five years. In 2018 he re-joined JWH Group, in the WA Country Builders and The Rural Building Company division. Firstly as Group Sales Manager and shortly after, progressing into the role of Group General Manager.

Tony has a deep passion for the construction industry and the people within it. Outside of work, Tony loves spending time with his family and exercising, from ocean ski paddling, to swimming. Tony is also a board member of the Veterans Transition Centre, a not for profit project that assists veterans to transition back into civilian life.

HARRY LEESE
Building And Design Consultant - Bunbury

Harry lives locally in the South West has built hundreds of homes throughout the region. With over 12 years design and building experience at WA Country Builders, Harry is passionate about listening to his customers and providing attentive, informative responses to create a successful relationship. Rather than being a daunting process, Harry works closely with his clients to ensure building a new home is an exciting and enjoyable experience.

PETER BILSTON
Building And Design Consultant - Bunbury

Peter joined JWH Group in 1992 in Perth and made the move to the South West in 1999. Peter has worked in the building industry for over 25 years and has gained extensive knowledge across the board including two storey, rural properties and coastal designs to suit all different types of clients and requirements. When not at work, Peter can be found socialising with friends and enjoying time with his two boys.

CLAIRE OAKES
Building And Design Consultant - Busselton

Claire has been a Building and Design Consultant in the South West for the last 12 years and has won numerous awards in Customer Service which shows her dedication to making sure the client receives the service they should expect. Claire has a passion for cooking and spends most of her spare time in the kitchen cooking for friends and family or enjoying all the South West region has to offer.

TODD BRANSON
Building And Design Consultant - Busselton

Todd joined the WA Country Builders South West division in 2008, after a much needed sea change to beautiful Dunsborough. With over 17 years’ experience in the building industry, Todd’s knowledge and passion for new homes continues to grow year after year. Todd’s commitment to helping his clients build their dream homes means that he will be right beside them every step of the way. When he’s not working, Todd loves scouring our spectacular coast for the perfect wave, supporting the Fremantle Dockers and spending quality time with his family.

Peter Chellew
Group Sales Manager

Originally from Sydney, Peter first joined WA Country Builders in 2021 after over 18 years of industry experience with some of Australia’s most recognised home brands. Peter specialises in sales, retailing and management and always puts clients first. Peter enjoys trips down South and spending time with his family.