FDC Construction, Fitout & Mechanical


FDC began operating in New South Wales in 1990. Since then, we have built a strong reputation as a leader in the construction industry, respected for our integrity, expertise and quality delivery. Our award-winning team includes project managers, site managers, contract administrators, estimators and design managers, many of whom have decades of experience.

Our People

FDC’s formidable leadership team is people-focused, instilling FDC’s Made personal™ values in every client interaction, with a supportive team culture that encourages growth, professional development, passion for the industry and a commitment to excellence.

Sean Gibbeson
General Manager (Director), Construction, NSW
Ben Van Dijk
General Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment, NSW
Paul Nielson
General Manager (Director), Mechanical, NSW
Matt Hawkins
Business Operations Director, Construction, NSW
Ben Dircks
Operations Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment, NSW
David Young
Construction Manager, Mechanical, NSW

Project Profiles

Great results go hand in hand with great partnerships. Since day one, our clients have been our strongest advocates. Repeat business, referrals and references continue to underpin our growth. It’s something we’re very proud of and it inspires us to deliver consistently outstanding work with personal attention, collaboration and humility on every project.

Blue & William is a bespoke, 14,500sqm NLA, 10-storey new commercial office building located in the heart of North Sydney CBD. FDC’s recent project completion at 2 Blue Street, North Sydney, incorporates 5 Star Green Star and 5.5 Star NABERS ESD aspirations and includes numerous bespoke building features, which respond directly to the heritage of […]

FDC Fitout & Refurbishment have completed MA Financials’ elegant two-and-a-half storey office perched atop Brookfield Place in Sydney’s CBD. This breathtaking new home merges style and substance in equal measure.

Cheer, cheer the red and the white! Victory has come earlier for the Sydney Swans with the delivery of their world class Sydney Swans HQ and Community Centre.

FDC have completed construction on the Macquarie University Central Courtyard, the University’s largest project in recent history. The new Courtyard will create a public realm that reflects the campus’ brand and maintains the existing design legacy, whilst maximising pedestrian accessibility and amenity and establishing a strong connection with the new teaching and learning research space […]

Services & Expertise

Our expertise lies in the delivery of high-detail development projects. Each project we build is a unique blend of innovation, functionality, and aesthetic appeal. From concept to completion, our design and construct approach streamlines the entire process, providing our clients with superior solutions and impressive results.


FDC Construction delivers new build projects through a multi-disciplinary approach across a variety of sectors, combining extensive experience with a proactive attitude to deliver outstanding projects regardless of their size, location or type.

Fitout and Refurbishment

An Australian leader, our Fitout & Refurbishments division handles diverse projects nationwide. We specialise in the creation of exceptional spaces, ranging from boutique to large-scale projects.


For over 30 years, FDC has specialised in mechanical and building services. Today, our building services team integrates with other departments to deliver tailored services delivery solutions.


Our projects cover a diverse range of sectors.

Social Responsibility

FDC may have grown over the years, but we’ve never forgotten what matters most to us. Our people. Since our Giving Program launched, FDC has raised over $10 million dollars for a range of charitable causes, from disease research to university scholarships. In recent times, FDC’s Ride to Give has raised $534,000 for our two remarkable charity partners, Backtrack Youth Works and The Tie Dye Project as well as supporting a number of local schools and community groups across regional NSW.


Engaging interviews, behind-the-scenes insights, news, trends and topical features that celebrate places that evolve our landscape, and the people who bring them to life – welcome to Made by FDC.

Moorebank Intermodal Precinct: Promoting Australian Industry Participation

The Moorebank Intermodal Precinct, located in Moorebank, New South Wales, is a significant logistics facility that promises to transform the region’s industrial landscape. Developed as a joint venture between the Australian Government-owned National Intermodal Corporation, LOGOS and Qube Holdings, this…

FDC Cements Industry-Leading Legacy with Appointment of Russell Grady to Managing Director

FDC, the most awarded NSW builder in 2023, continues its legacy in delivering best-in-class construction and building services, with the passing of the leadership baton to the next generation. FDC has appointed Russell Grady to the role of Managing Director…

A clean sweep for FDC. NSW Most Awarded Builder for 2023.

The most awarded builder for 2023, FDC has been recognised with 10 Master Builders Excellence in Construction Awards at the hallmark industry event for construction in commercial, industrial and civil engineering sectors. Nine FDC projects across hospitality, sporting facilities, interior…

An integral addition to North Sydney

Repurposed from its previous life as five walk-up brick apartments constructed almost 80 years ago, Blue & William now stands as a remarkable, 10-storey bespoke commercial office building – an integral addition to the heart of North Sydney. Despite facing…

Sean Gibbeson

General Manager (Director), Construction, NSW

Sean joined FDC in 2008, assuming the role of General Manager of the NSW Construction division. Sean has more than 30 years experience in construction across a broad range of industry sectors. With solid people management skills, Sean demonstrates leadership in service, safety and quality that he expects of his wider team. The integrated management system within FDC offers a proven platform for Sean and his team to start, drive and finish a project with confidence, although every projects individual challenges are assessed and managed with due diligence.

Ben Van Dijk

General Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment, NSW

Bringing extensive insight and knowledge of the construction and fitout arena, Ben offers an outstanding degree of expertise to our Sydney office. He has built an enviable reputation as an innovative thinker responsible for the successful delivery of projects to the highest standard of health and safety. With 20 years industry experience behind him, Ben has been in construction his entire career. He loves the dynamic and unique nature of his role that gives him the opportunity to work with a diverse group of stakeholders on each project that ensures no two days are ever the same.

Paul Nielsen

General Manager (Director), Mechanical, NSW

Paul is Director for FDC Mechanical Services. Paul joined FDC in 2005 as a Project Manager responsible for the delivery of a variety of projects. He then moved to head up installations for FDC Mechanical Services, before leading the overall division in 2013. In 2016, Paul then took over leadership of FDC Technologies. This allowed a greater collaboration between the two engineering divisions within the Group in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace and ensuring better quality packages to FDC clients. His team is responsible for the services delivery of a vast range of projects from fitout, construction, refurbishment and data centres.

Matt Hawkins

Business Operations Director, Construction, NSW

Matt has been a member of the FDC team since 2000 and began at FDC in our Fitout division as a Contracts Administrator, later progressing to a Project Manager. He joined the Construction division in 2010 where he has since worked as a Construction Manager involved in several of FDC’s largest projects. Matt is a fantastic communicator, develops great rapport with both his clients and his subcontractors and understands all facets of construction and fitout.

Ben Dircks

Operations Manager, Fitout and Refurbishment, NSW

Ben has over twenty years’ experience in the construction industry having amassed significant experience whilst working for notable Sydney and UK-based fitout and refurbishment companies to deliver significantly challenging projects across a range of construction sectors. Now as the Operations Manager of FDC Fitout, Ben is a key part of the senior management team. Ben ensures the quality of the processes and delivery team provide the client total satisfaction and does so with a collaborative effort, directing and energising the client, consultants, suppliers and site staff.