At our roots is a family with Italian blood, generations of experience, and handshakes you can trust.
When you sign off on a Camillo project, you sign up for a journey you’ll enjoy. One filled with clear communication, effective solutions, meticulous planning and a commitment to excellence that results in an incredibly high-quality build. You also sign up for shared espressos, swapped stories, and an occasional ribbing about your AFL team.
Camillo evolved out of Crema – a highly respected Tier 1 company with over 70 years on the books – after realising the need for a building company that could give the projects one tier below the same high-quality experience. By harnessing the knowledge, skills and expertise that come from sharing the same roof, we’re able to offer our clients a professional, systematic process and the promise that things will go to plan (and if they don’t, we’ll fix it before you have to worry).
Always behave honestly and with good moral judgement. Stay true to your word, and never pretend to be something you’re not.
Deliver only the highest quality – and don’t let the commitment to upholding this standard waiver. Take pride in every project, and don’t let anything slip by that isn’t up to par.
Team work makes the dream work, both within the company and when it comes to clients. Always listen, help and support each other, knowing we all have the same goal and that collaboration will allow for even greater success.
Our flat structure hierarchy means management is highly involved in each project: on the ground, available to listen to your concerns, and making decisions quickly to keep the ball rolling.
Time with the company: 11 years
Coffee order: Long black
Christian is a third generation Crema, some of his earliest memories were those of him getting up early to go to ‘work’ with Dad and although physically not a lot was done Christian observed the passion, emotions and hard work needed within the construction industry.
Much later, graduating from university with a Finance and Management degree Christian was offered a graduate position at Qantas in Sydney, where he worked with multiple teams primarily managing corporate accounting and treasury functions.
In 2014 Christian enthusiastically moved back to Melbourne to become a full time member of the family business, working in roles in Piave, Cambar and Accounts. Christian now finds himself happily cemented in the Construction businesses (Crema and Camillo) responsible for WIP, New Business, Finance, Insurance, HR and whatever other challenges await around the corner. Christian leads the business with passion, authenticity, and integrity staying true to the spirit in which the company began and from what he observed from his father and uncles all those years ago.
Time with the company: 12 years
Coffee order: Strong Cappuccino
Steven is a third generation Crema, carpenter by trade with a clear ambition and goal to take the Camillo business forward for many years to come. He is constantly developing new skills and building practices to ensure the business continues to maintain leadership within the Melbourne construction industry.
Steven works alongside the construction teams to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget whilst maintaining a high-quality standard. He pours his blood sweat and tears into the business, alongside the workers who are helping us strive for excellence.
Coffee order: Skinny Capp with 1
Daniel Zammit brings 25 years of industry experience to his role at Camillo. The projects that DZ has managed throughout his career include residential, commercial, and complex heritage and fit out projects.
Daniel actively overseas Camillo and its projects across all stages from conception to completion and drives a culture of safety, quality and excellence. Alongside his team he takes pride in every Camillo project and ensures Camillo’s Clients expectations are being met.
When he isn’t working, he enjoys exploring the outdoors, surfing and skiing with his young family.
Coffee order: Strong flat White
Leigh is an integral part of the Camillo team, with over 15 years of experience he has an outstanding reputation for delivering multimillion dollar projects to a high quality standard.
Leigh demonstrates the skills for the successful management of all aspects of a project, from tender, awarding of contracts, design, budgeting, construction, and commissioning in accordance with contract requirements. He understands that teamwork makes the dream work, both within the company and when it comes to clients to consistently deliver great builds.
Coffee order: Latte with 1
Olivia is a third generation Crema, who brings 10 years of marketing and PR experience to her role at Crema. She has proven passion and experience working with leading luxury lifestyle, wellbeing and commercial businesses within property and construction.
She has strong capabilities and success across traditional media strategies, event management, content creation, digital media, and brand strategy. She has worked in some of Australia’s most respected creative agencies and is not afraid to do something new and challenge the norm.
When she is not hustling in the family business, she is enjoying time with her young family who keep her on her toes.
Time with the company: 20 Years
Coffee order: Americano
Ronald brings over 30 years of finance experience to his role at Crema. He manages and supervises the Crema finance and Administration department comprising of two accountants and eight administration staff.
Ronald personifies our business value of adaptability with his can-do attitude and positive mindset, knowing there is always a solution to a problem.