Meet the team

Paul Le Mottee

Managing Director

Accredited Strata Certifier, Vice President Housing Industry Australia (HIA), Director of Assoc.of Accredited Certifiers (AAC), Member of Country Surveyors Assoc. & Planning Institute of Australia

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, adding another valuable service that LMG can assist you with, 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 our surveying team, Adam has extensive experience with all facets of land surveying, subdivisions, Torrens, Strata and Community titling, and various dealings.  It was the love of the outdoors that attracted Adam to this profession, and he still has a passion for surfing and camping, and can be found volunteering his time as a Surf Life Saver during the Summer months.

Kate Wheeler

Town Planning Manager

B.Arch, Master of Urban and Regional Planning

Having 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 field of Architecture. She enjoys the challenges and diverse nature of planning as legislation is forever changing.

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 it was in this year he became our second Registered Surveyor.  Craig now has over 20 years experience in surveying and still enjoys getting out of the office and back to his grass roots in the field.

Mark Brewer

Senior 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.  His love of the outdoors often sees him camping and climbing mountains to take in the beautiful landscapes this great country offers.

Steve Beatty

Engineering Manager

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.

Brett Cooper

Graduate Civil Engineer

B.Engineering  (Hons) (Civil)

Brett was offered a position with LMG in January 2022 after completing his University work placement with us.   Besides being a great fit for our team, his strong interest in design, and analytical way of thinking are some of Brett’s standout qualities.

Being a country boy, Brett loves a good motorbike ride along with a BBQ, and playing cricket during the Summer season.

Liam Davis

Town Planner

Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management

The world of Town Planning is the perfect fit for Liam.  Starting with us as an assistant Town Planner on a part-time basis, Liam has continued to evolve in this discipline and has progressed into a fulltime role as Town Planner. His strong interest in the built and natural environment, research and analysis skills, and ability to produce detailed work are ideal qualities for this role.


Lucy Stanton

Cadet Town Planner

(Currently Studying)

Lucy is our latest recruit, and is currently studying for a Bachelor of Environmental Science and Management at Newcastle University.  Lucy is very eager and excited to learn about planning legislation, the various requirements and processes involved, along with how the other disciplines Le Mottee Group offer compliment the sometimes complex world of Town Planning.

We look forward to seeing the growth in Lucy as she undertakers her new role as Cadet Town Planner.

Sharon Mortimer

Administration Assistant

Cert III in Business Administration, Member of Port Stephens Toastmasters and Communicators

Sharon is our administration guru. 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 years of previous experience Real Estate, reception and administration, she has adapted very quickly to understanding the diverse services Le Mottee Group provides.

Kylie Gore

Office Manager

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.  Accounts, WHS and compliance, human resources, payroll, marketing and advertising are Kylie’s key responsibilities along with supporting all staff in their various disciplines.

Outside of the office, life is busy with two active teenagers, and spending time with family and friends is of the highest importance for Kylie.  “Time has a wonderful way of showing us what really matters”.