Meet the team

Paul Le Mottee

Managing Director

Accredited Strata Certifier

Paul first started in this industry over 30 years ago alongside his mentor Keith Budnick before starting his own company in 1991.

Over the years he has gained invaluable knowledge and experience dealing with council legislation, statutory authorities, government agencies, consultants and various other professional bodies related to this industry.

In 2011 he became an Accredited Strata Certifier, and is affectionately known as the ‘Book of knowledge’ in our office.

Adam McCaull

Survey Manager

B.Surv (Hon), Registered Land Surveyor, Member of the Institute of Surveyors (M.I.S)

Adam joined Le Mottee Group in 1999 whilst studying surveying at the University of Newcastle, graduating in 2002. In 2009 Adam undertook his final BOSSI exams to become a Registered Surveyor.

Heading up a large surveying team, Adam is also an integral member of our planning team. Adam has extensive experience with all facets of land surveying, subdivisions, Torrens, Strata and Community titling, and various dealings.

Kate Wheeler

Senior Town Planner

B.Arch, Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Having recently completed her Masters in Urban and Regional Planning, Kate also has qualifications and experience in the design industry.

Kate discovered her passion for town planning whilst studying and working in the Architecture industry. She enjoys the challenges and diverse nature of planning and is now our senior Town Planner.

Hugh Jones

Town Planner

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning

Having almost completed his degree in Urban and Regional Planning, Hugh is the latest edition to our town planning team.   Hugh has spent the last 12 months as a cadet planner and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge of current planning legislation.  Hugh is adapting well to this very diverse position and has become a great support to our senior planner and other staff members.

Craig Williamson

Registered Surveyor

B.Surv, Registered Land Surveyor, Member of the Institute of Surveyors (M.I.S)

Craig joined our team in 2013 and comes to us with over 14 years experience in surveying. In September 2013, Craig undertook his final BOSSI exams and is now a registered surveyor.

Mark Brewer

Survey Technician

Diploma in Surveying

After completing his Diploma in Surveying, Mark spent the next 9 years in the surveying industry in Sydney working on projects such as Home bush Olympic Village and the Electrification of the South Coast railway line.

After moving to Port Stephens, Mark used his leadership skills and knowledge of the construction industry to become a leading hand on large scale infrastructure projects in the Hunter. Mark re-entered the surveying industry by joining our team in 2012.

Tim Larsen

Survey Technician

Diploma in Surveying

Tim started working with Le Mottee Group on a part-time basis whilst completing his Diploma in Surveying.

Now a fulltime member of our survey team, Tim has shown his dedication by continually improving his craft and becoming an integral member of the team.

Steve Beatty

Civil Engineer

B.Engineering (Civil), Accredited Hunter Water Sewer & Water Reticulation Designer

Bringing with him a wealth of knowledge and more than 20 years’ experience in engineering and drafting, Steve was the ideal candidate to fill the position of Civil Engineer. His skill in this area has allowed Le Mottee Group to offer all the crucial services under the one roof for our clients looking to develop their land or add to their portfolio.

Paul Matthews


Cert. Land & Engineering Survey Drafting. Sewer, Storm water & Road Design

Paul is a welcomed addition to Le Mottee Group bringing a long history of survey drafting to our team.  This means less time in the office for our survey technicians and an even faster turn around for our clients.   Paul is also providing adept support to Steve, our civil engineer, with sewer, storm water and road design.

Maddy Mackenzie

Administration Assistant

Maddy is the newest member to our team. Her role is an extremely important one; she is the voice and face of Le Mottee Group and assists our planning and engineering teams’ and provides administrative support to all other members of staff.  With previous experience in reception and administration, she has adapted very quickly to understanding the diverse services Le Mottee Group provides.

Kylie Gore

Office Administrator

Diploma in Business Management, Cert IV in Frontline Management, Cert II in accounting

Prior to joining our team, Kylie conducted her own successful book keeping business for 11 years servicing an array of various clients, including Le Mottee Group.

When a position became available at LMG in administration, Kylie decided it was time to take on a 9 to 5 role which suited raising her young family and continue growing her skills in accounts, WHS and compliance, human resources and payroll, marketing and advertising.