About Yanun project services

Yanun is an Indigenous owned company specialising in the delivery of on time and on budget complex projects and programs.

Yanun is an Indigenous owned and Supply Nation certified Project Services Company which specialises in the delivery of on time and on budget complex projects and programs within a diverse range of industries.

Established in 2019 by David Mallett, a proud Ngarrindjeri man from Adelaide’s South East, the word Yanun means ‘to communicate with others’. Yanun delivers project excellence by being authentic, transparent and responsive through meaningful interactions and the development of high-quality deliverables.

Our commitment to our clients and to the communities in which we operate are recognised as our core values of Respect, Integrity and Adaptability.

Our Mission

In parallel to Yanun’s commitment to excellence in project planning and delivery, Yanun has a fierce desire to take tangible action to improve the lives of Indigenous Australians. Just as the saying goes ‘Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime’, Yanun believes that economic independence is a core requirement of a brighter future for Australia’s first people.

 

Yanun is dedicated to mentoring, training and providing opportunities for younger Aboriginal people to develop their own lifelong skill sets and in doing so, build Aboriginal empowerment, one success story at a time.

Why choose us

Capacity

We’re a new enterprise, with a new team and resources available right now, to dedicate to your program or project.

Flexibility

We’re the right size to be adaptive and responsive to your changing needs. We’ve established a remote, online work environment to support our clients, projects and staff.

Expertise

Our people have been hand picked to deliver the right skills, qualifications and project management experience to support your organisation.

Ease of engagement

Commonwealth buyers can engage directly with Yanun Project Services for contracts of any size and value using the Indigenous Business Exemption (Exemption 16) in the Commonwealth Procurement Rules’.

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Leadership

David Mallett

Managing Director & Founder

David is a dynamic management professional and integrated project services specialist with combined experience in the natural resources, civil infrastructure, defence and international security industries.

 

David understands and respects Defence’s operational needs, having spent a combined 12 years in the Australian Special Forces and Defence Industry. Direct, diligent and decisive, David combines strategic thinking with detailed planning to deliver complex programs. An articulate communicator with strong team leadership skills, David is adept at managing multiple stakeholders in highly sensitive and political environments

Delivering results by thinking and acting broadly

Meet the Team

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Ella Agius

Project Administrator

Ella joined Yanun Project Services in 2021 as an Associate. Ella is a strong communicator who is reliable, diligent and hard working and loves harnessing and contributing to a positive team culture. Ella is currently studying a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice as part of Yanun’s First Nations Professional Development Program and as part of this program is currently on secondment with WGA as a Project Administrator. This combination will provide Ella with a great foundation to build her career upon.

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Timmy Sumner

Contract Administrator

Timmy spent the early part of his career playing football, representing the AFL Gold Coast Suns. Since transitioning out Timmy has joined Yanun as a Contract Administrator, embarking on a new journey through the First Nations Professional Development Program and currently engaged in a “cadetship” with BHP, whilst also undertaking his Certificate 4 studies in Project Management.

Team player with Strong Communication skills.

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Celia Chirnside

Project Manager

A detailed oriented person, Celia takes a structured approach to tasks, ensuring that deadlines are met, and tasks not overlooked.

Celia has Defence, Commercial, Property and event project management experience, providing experience in contract administration, design and value management and stakeholder coordination. Supplementing her role as a Project Manager, Celia has incorporated her Urban and Regional Planning degree into projects when require.

Delivering results by thinking and acting broadly.

Scott Robertson

Scott Robertson

Senior Cost Schedule Analyst

Scott is a versatile, resourceful, and skilled professional with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.

Scott’s ability to impart these traits to drive project results in effective outcomes during discipline reviews, month end reporting cycles, cost and schedule administration and earned value management application.

Strategic thinking and valued critical skills.

Meet the Team

Yanun-Team-Ella Agius

Ella Agius

Project Administrator

Ella joined Yanun Project Services in 2021 as an Associate. Ella is a strong communicator who is reliable, diligent and hard working and loves harnessing and contributing to a positive team culture. Ella is currently studying a Certificate IV in Project Management Practice as part of Yanun’s First Nations Professional Development Program and as part of this program is currently on secondment with WGA as a Project Administrator. This combination will provide Ella with a great foundation to build her career upon.

Yanun-Team-Tim Sumner

Timmy Sumner

Contract Administrator

Timmy spent the early part of his career playing football, representing the AFL Gold Coast Suns. Since transitioning out Timmy has joined Yanun as a Contract Administrator, embarking on a new journey through the First Nations Professional Development Program and currently engaged in a “cadetship” with BHP, whilst also undertaking his Certificate 4 studies in Project Management.

Team player with Strong Communication skills.

Yanun-Team-Celia Chirnside

Celia Chirnside

Project Manager

A detailed oriented person, Celia takes a structured approach to tasks, ensuring that deadlines are met, and tasks not overlooked.

Celia has Defence, Commercial, Property and event project management experience, providing experience in contract administration, design and value management and stakeholder coordination. Supplementing her role as a Project Manager, Celia has incorporated her Urban and Regional Planning degree into projects when require.

Delivering results by thinking and acting broadly.

Scott Robertson

Scott Robertson

Senior Cost Schedule Analyst

Scott is a versatile, resourceful, and skilled professional with highly developed communication and interpersonal skills. 

Scott’s ability to impart these traits to drive project results in effective outcomes during discipline reviews, month end reporting cycles, cost and schedule administration and earned value management application.

Strategic thinking and valued critical skills.

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Yanun is an Indigenous-owned and operated Project Services company, specialising in the delivery of on-time and on-budget complex projects and programs.

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