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Sue Pridmore, Managing Director

Sue is a Facility Management executive with more than 25 years national and international experience across a broad range of industries including: television, engineering, manufacturing, utilities, retail and commercial. Previous experience includes working as a General Manager Operations for Vic/Tas where she was responsible for a team of over 200 staff.

Clients included Dept of Justice – Hopkins Correctional Centre (PPP), City West Water, Barwon Water, BHPB, Port of Melbourne, Orica, Dulux, Frankston City Council, Energy Australia, Coles, Sensis and Department of Human Services. Sue also held a national role ensuring all contracts adhered to operational excellence standards and led the Procurement and Advisory teams.

She has also held a number of senior roles with Myer where she was the National Facilities and Store Development manager. Sue’s International experience includes working for BBC Television where she held a number of roles within the Facility management field. Sue has also worked for Gutteridge Haskins and Davey (GHD) in Australia as the global service line leader for Facilities Management.

Sue was a Director of the Facilities Management Association of Australia (FMA) between 2002 and 2005 and is a past member of Facility Management Action Agenda Strategic Industry Leaders group. She is MBA qualified and is a recent graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Lauren Oraniuk, General Manager Finance

Lauren is a chartered accountant with 15 years of professional experience both in public and private practice. She started her career at Pitcher Partners where she 5 years in the external audit team. Her highlights included being the auditor in charge of the ASX listed Reece (plumbing) audit and being nominated to complete a 6 month secondment to Silicone Valley auditing a number of venture capital backed startups.

After moving on from professional practice, Lauren has held a number of senior industry based roles in Melbourne and London.  She spent several years at Honda in a number of roles within the finance department. Her achievements included a promotion to Business Planning Manager where she was responsible for all the budgeting and forecasting activities for the business and being nominated to attend training at the regional head office in Bangkok to implement a new financial reporting package. 

Lauren gained further international experience in London including a senior accounting role at a FTSE 100 commercial property group and as Financial Controller at a listed international financial services company.

Andrew Ponnadurai – General Manager, Business Systems and Performance

Andrew joined Platinum FM in 2019 as a Business Analyst and in June 2021 was promoted to GM Business Systems and Performance.  He has over 16 years of national and international experience across a broad range of industries including: automotive, defence, engineering, utilities, construction and facilities management.

His experience includes working with customers such as General Motors, Mercedes-Benz, BAE Systems, United Energy, Dept. of Education, Dept. of Health, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Dept. Treasury & Finance, Coles, Deloitte North Americas and Suncorp to provide valuable insights via business systems. 

Andrew’s diverse education ranges from aerospace engineering to project management and he has also completed an MBA from Melbourne Business School. He is currently completing his CPA and is passionate in supporting clients to maximise the value they create from their operations.

Omar Sali, General Manager

Omar has over 18 years experience in the Facilities Management Industry. Previous roles included managing a National retail contract for fire protection and electrical services to over 2,800 sites. Other roles included managing a Fire Protection Services Business and mobilising major contracts within the housing and water sectors. More recently Omar was Facility Leader at Southern Cross Station where he was responsible for delivering the maintenance program within a venue that has 250,000 patrons pass through daily.

Omar has a Masters of International Business and a Bachelor of Commerce and is passionate about maximising the strengths of his team and motivating them to achieve collective goals.