About us

We provide 'independent' professional expertise to meet your Vertical Transport needs.

Elevator Management Services, established in 1993 is an ‘Independent’ vertical transportation Consultancy Company specializing in lifts (elevators), escalators, moving walkways, inclinators, car stackers, automatic entry doors and building maintenance units (BMU).  We provide professional consultancy services across all facets covering a full life cycle of vertical transportation installations:

  • Design of new installations (technical specifications)
  • Modernisation/upgrade of existing installation
  • Maintenance audits and life cycle reports
  • Independent maintenance agreement contract documentation and tendering
  • Traffic analysis and energy consumption reporting
  • Insurance inspections/ damage reports
  • Hazard and Risk identification
  • General inspections and due diligence
  • Independent Vertical Transportation specialist advice




Director/ Consultant

Gary began his career in the lift industry over 18 years ago when he started a technical apprenticeship with Schindler Lifts UK. He has extensive knowledge across the lift industry working in the UK London metropolitan areas and then NSW Australia since 2006. A growth oriented and highly talented technical manager with experience of managing diverse teams across complex and multiple locations within the Industry. 

Gary has held positions requiring high level accountability across all facets of the industry and achieved a number of related diplomas, both in technical and applied business, giving him a huge knowledge base to draw upon.

At Elevator Management Services, Gary utilises his expertise to provide sound vertical transportation advice to our clients and to assist them in the management across multiple locations of the lift and escalator/moving walkways business.   

You will find Gary offers excellent communications skills and is very approachable. 


Director / Senior Consultant

Rod began his career in the lift industry over 30 years ago when he started as an electrical fitter/mechanic with Johns Perry Lifts. Since this time, he has worked in various roles within the industry. A few of the roles held have included Apprentice, Senior Technical Adjuster, Account Manager, Construction Supervisor, Service/Maintenance Supervisor, Sales Engineer, Newcastle-Northern NSW Area Service Manager and now over 18 years as an Independent Consultant.

Drawing on this 30+ years of extensive industry specific experience, you can be confident that you will receive quality, professional consultancy service that addresses your requirements.

Rod has earned the respect of our clients, we believe, because of his superior service delivery and approachable manner. He builds good relationships, as he values and honours our clients, suppliers, contractors, partners and associates.


Senior Consultant

Sharad started his career with Otis India as a Field Apprentice installing various lifts as a fitter, electrician, technical adjuster and as a service technician. He was then promoted to a Customer Service Executive in the Service Department where he supervised technical operations and Service Accounts Contracts and later worked as a Modernisation Sales Consultant for lift upgrades and new installs. Sharad was deputed to Otis Hong Kong to assist with few Projects.

Sharad joined Bharat Bijlee as a Maintenance manager for Mumbai Region. He then worked as a Branch Manager for Mumbai Western Region at Kone India where he managed over 150 employees.

Sharad migrated to Australia and has worked for over 12 years with Otis Elevators as a Modernisation Sales Consultant and later as a Service Supervisor in Sydney’s CBD, Eastern suburbs and Wollongong.

Sharad has 34 years of experience in the lift industry and has achieved a Bachelor Degree in Sociology and Psychology and relevant Diplomas and Masters Degrees in the field of Business and Marketing Management. 


Office Administration/PA to Consultants

Catherine has over 30 years of administration experience across various roles in Government and Public sectors bringing a wealth of knowledge and expertise whilst ensuring accurate and meticulous administration within our office.


Office Administration/PA to Consultants

Ellen has vast experience across various roles in Real Estate and private sectors, both locally and overseas bringing a wealth of knowledge to the administration within our Office.


Book Keeper /Accounts

Andrew has a wealth of experience in accountancy, administration and bookkeeping duties within the construction and service industries. His experience ensures efficient assistance to our accounting, administration and book keeping functions.

Our Aim

Our aim is to provide our customers with a truly valued add level of service focused on the customer requirements offering fully Independent and expert advice on all facets across the industry.

Our website www.elevatormanagement.com.au displays further details of all services offered including scope of services for each area, please take a moment to browse our website.


All of our professional advice and inspections are in accordance with the Australian Standards AS1735, European Union EN81 (20/50), Australian Contracts and all Australian State Work Cover Authority requirements. Our Consultants are conversant with the Building Code of Australia (BCA), National Construction Code (NCC) with reference in our reports to safe access,
disabled discrimination compliance and fire code requirements.


We hold the following insurances:

  • Public and Products Liability $20M – Allianz Insurance, supplied upon request
  • Professional Indemnity $10M – AIG Insurance, supplied upon request
  • Workers Compensation – Work Cover Industry Classification

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