About Us

Meet Mader


Mader is a leading supplier of quality tradespeople, workshop services and tooling to the Australian mining and civil industry.

Since 2005 Mader has expanded rapidly now deploying over 400 staff throughout the major mining regions of Western Australia, Queensland & Northern Territory, as well as Central Africa, South East Asia and Mongolia. The dedicated team at Mader deliver first class service through their extensive knowledge and experience within the industry and having passion and pride in their daily work.

Central to all our business decisions has been the need to build our reputation on providing quality work in a professional and timely manner. This has only been made possible by recruiting and retaining the best workforce possible.

While a lot of our competition are driven by the invoice, we’re driven by relationships and that’s why our clients include all the major names in Australian and International Mining.

Mader’s Management team are made up of some of the most experienced minds in the business.

Our team


Luke Mader

Managing Director

Luke started Mader in 2005 and has guided the company to grow from strength to strength in Australia and Overseas. As Managing Director, Luke focuses on strategic growth and development of the business.

John Greville

General Manager - Western Australia

John has been General Manager with Mader since February 2017 where he is responsible for the overall safety and financial performance of the Western Australian business.

Peter Lock

General Manager - Eastern States

Peter joined Mader in April 2016 to safely grow the Eastern States business through his extended experience in senior roles in similar maintenance and repair contract businesses. Peter is also an experienced qualified mechanic.

Rick Dillon

Manager - Field Maintenance Services Regional WA

Rick is a qualified Heavy Diesel Mechanic and joined Mader in 2011 after a long career with a major OEM. Rick is responsible for the Regional WA Field Maintenance Services Division.

Daniel Breeze

Manager - Goldfields WA Area

Daniel joined Mader in 2013 following various roles in machine maintenance in the WA Goldfields region. Daniel supports the Goldfields WA region with Field Service and Specialist People Services support.

Ben Nash

Manager – Ancillary Services Regional WA

After over ten years working as a qualified HD mechanic including three years in Field Service with Mader, in 2012 Ben commenced as the Coordinator - Field Service Regional WA. In 2015 Ben moved into the role of Manager Ancillary Service division with Mader.

Martin Willard

Manager - Perth Metro Area

Marty is a qualified HD mechanic with over ten years experience including over two years with Mader in Zambia. Prior to joining Mader in 2009, he held various regional roles with a major OEM. Marty supports all Perth area based clients with specialist people services, field service support and the service centre facility.

Mat Rigby

Shutdown Manager Mobile Plant

Mat joined Mader in October 2015 as Regional Field Service Coordinator after a long career with major OEMs in Western Australia. Mat currently manages the Regional Shutdown Division of Mader which provides labour to support Mobile Plant shutdowns.

Phil Saunders

Business Development Manager

Phil joined Mader in 2013 following numerous senior maintenance management roles in the Goldfields and Regional WA. Phil supports Mader with developing and maintaining customer relations.

Patrick Conway

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick is a CPA with 12 years experience including public practice and working for an ASX company with gold mining development projects in West Africa.  Patrick manages the finance function of the Mader Group.

Mark Coomblas

Human Resources Manager

Mark joins Mader Group with 20 years experience in HR and OHS. Mark will be responsible for driving HR & OHS initiatives and improvements.