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.

CARRIE ANDERSON
Regional Manager

Carrie joined WA Country Builders in 2005 and has previously held a number of position within the division including Scheduling, Estimating and Administration Manager.

In 2018 Carrie was promoted to Regional Manager for the Southwest. With her extensive knowledge of the operation of the division she brings her experience and leadership skills to the role. Carrie has many interests outside of the building industry but her passion for health and fitness is evident in her vitality for life.

KURT MENTLEIN
Sales Manager

Kurt has worked in the building industry for 19 years. As a qualified carpenter Kurt has thorough construction knowledge and has used that experience within the building industry to work in various departments after he moved off the tools. Kurt worked as a New Homes Consultant for 7 years and in that time he helped many people through the building process. Most recently Kurt was the Regional Manager for the Great Southern region.

Kurt has a strong passion for the building industry and the people within it. When Kurt is not in the office he spends his time with his wife and two young children and can often be found down the beach or off on a two wheel adventure somewhere.

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.

KRISTY ROBERTSON
Building And Design Consultant - Bunbury

Kristy joined the WA Country Builders team in 2018, bringing with her 12 years of experience building in the South West region. Kristy prides herself on being able to offer her customers unique designs and a high quality of workmanship. Kristy enjoys sharing her knowledge and working closely with her clients to ensure they are satisfied throughout their entire building journey.

JACK WALKER
Building And Design Consultant - Busselton

Jack joined the JWH group in 2003 and has worked with all multiple brands in the South West including WA Country Builders, Rural Building Company, Oswald Homes and Residential Attitudes. Jack’s experience and knowledge in design and construction has proven invaluable when building large, custom homes in the South West region. In his spare time, Jack keeps busy with his two sons and enjoys being out bush on his trail bike or cruising the beautiful coastline.

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 join 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

SIMONE TAYLOR
Building And Design Consultant - Busselton

Simone was first employed by JWH Group in 1988, before taking time off to travel and study. After completing her studies, Simone moved to Margaret River in 1994, returning to WA Country Builders as a Building and Design Consultant. With over 20 years of knowledge, Simone recently moved to Geographe Bay to enjoy the best of Busselton.

BERYL THOMPSON
Building And Design Consultant - Bridgetown

Beryl has over 28 years experience as a New Homes Consultant, establishing the Bridgetown office with her late husband in 1995. Beryl brings a wealth of knowledge, priding herself on site orientation ensuring the proposed home design sits well on the block and takes advantage of the surrounding environment.