about sanderson group
Sanderson Theme Construction is a division of the Sanderson Group which is an Australian based multi-national corporation with over 25 years’ experience in delivering high quality themed attractions. It is equipped with 20,000 Square feet factory. The facility is dedicatedfor manufacturing GFRC (GLASS FIBER REINFORCED CONCRETE) and FRP (FIBER REINFORCED PLASTIC), products.
Sanderson Group was incorporated in 1989 as Australia’s first speciality Theme Construction Company. With the accumulated expertise and experience in the industry, Sanderson Group has revolutionized itself into one of the biggest names in the global Thematic arena, with over 260 successfully completed projects in more than 22countries across the globe.
1989: Incorporation of Sanderson Group (Australia)
2000: Established in India
2001: Established in Macau
2005: Established in Malaysia
2006: Established in China & Hong Kong
2007: Established in Singapore
2010: Established in Dubai
2011: Established in Vietnam
Sanderson Group is an Australian multi-national corporation with over 25 years experience in delivering high quality themed tourist attractions. The Sanderson Group is led by an experienced multi-national team that draws on resources from our global network across 9 countries in Asia, Middle East, and Australia Pacific, to provide our clients with turnkey, value added, cost effective solutions …from Design to Reality…
Our mission is to form partnerships with our clients from the initial project conception to completion, to develop high quality themed environments and attractions that exceed our clients’ expectations and build their market share.
We do this by focusing, day to day, on the principles of;
• innovative solutions and value added ideas
• professionalism and integrity
• total commitment to project success for our clients
Being a multi-national corporation we believe it is essential to have the best people and management systems employed to administer each and every vital aspect of our complete scope of services. We endeavor to recruit and employ professional, innovative, effective and determined staff to further develop and train into leading industry professionals, growing together with us and our global market. We manage our staff with respect and wisdom.
Clear communication is imperative in our industry, we understand the importance of doing business in a language our Clients are comfortable in. We employ multi-lingual staff to ensure clear, effective, and efficient communications across our integrated service offering.
Sanderson Global Citizenship
We take our Global role very sincerely;
• we are devoted to caring for our employees with respect and compassion
• we are devoted to working with our affiliates, suppliers, and members of society with the utmost respect
• we serve our global society, as without society we cannot exist
Mr. Steve A. Sanderson, Principal & Chief Executive Officer
Steve Sanderson gained recognition in Film/Television and Construction industries, after which he founded The Sanderson Group in 1989. Mr. Sanderson plays an active role in the management, technological research and development of this highly successful company. He has been the driving force behind the successful 25years of continuous growth and development.
With over 25 years of experience in master planning, design and building major tourist attractions worldwide, he is also an esteemed member of the Australian amusement, Leisure and Recreation Association (AALARA), the International Association for Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), and the Master Builders Association for both Australia and Malaysia.
“As the Principal and Managing Director of the Sanderson Group, each project undertaken by our company regardless of size, scale or budget bears my family name. To this end I expect nothing less than excellence in all areas by all members within our company group, therefore you as the potential customer are assured of nothing less than total commitment in the success of your project.
We stand behind our company name.”
Mr. Phill Ramsden, Group Design Director
Phil Ramsdenis an Architect with over 25 years experience in Commercial, Residential, Tourism and Theme Destination Design and Construction. He has held the position of Sanderson Group International Design Director for the past 17 years. He graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture and Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Design. Phill’sdiverse experience ranges from Theme Parks, Water Parks and FECs to 6 star Hotels, Opera Houses and Theatres, Casinos, Commercial and Residential as well as Master Planning of large scale integrated developments.
His core competencies lie in the planning and design of a wide variety of tourism, entertainment and amusement based projects and is regarded as multi-talented, being able to lead a project from creative inception to detail design and realization. Over the past 17 years Phil has been instrumental in the growth of Sanderson Group by producing innovative, creative and realistic design solutions through our in house design team.
Mr. Dilip Chhugera, Group Director
Dilip Chhugera has been involved with many of India’s major project developers & reputed clients during his 15 years of experience such as Essel Group, Ramoji Film City, Grigold, Hyderabad Urban Development Authority, UB Group, Prestige Group, Khaitan Group, BJN Group, Great Indian Nautanki Company & VGP. He holds a post graduate degree in Management & Finance and has hands on experience in project & construction management.
Dilip has been the driving force that has attributed to the success of the Sanderson Group India. Currently Dilip is on the board of directors of Sanderson Group Holdings & a Managing Director – Sanderson Group India. He also handles the Business Development in conjunction with playing the role of a Chief Supervising Officer for selecedprojects. His responsibilities also include setting & maintaining standards for company development and setting standards for construction practices.
Mr. Jeffrey Woo, Project Director
Jeffrey Woo is an admitted lawyer with more than 8 years of experience, concentrating in the FDI industry, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Management, with strong capabilities in communication. He holds a Bachelor of Law majoring in International Economic Law from the East China University of Political Science and Law.
Jeffrey, as the Group Managing Director of Sanderson Group, oversees IP negotiations, Legal and Project Statutory requirements which include clients’ exposure to copyright protection.He is based in China to import and maintain Sanderson Group’s clients’ IP as well as reviews clients contracts while liaising with the Chinese Government.
Mr. William Liu, Project Director
William Liu has over 8 years of International Financial experience, particularly in Investment Analysis, Project Feasibility in Commercial Real Estate Development and Market Development, Theme Tourism Positioning, Planning, Marketing, Operations, Management and Investment of all aspects of Capital Operation. He holds a Master of Accounting, Bachelor of Marketing Management as well as the ACCA accreditation.
William heads Sanderson Group operations in Shanghai, and his key role is to develop Project Financial Feasibilities, Independently analysing the financial performance and budget.
Mr. Peter Sanderson, Business Development Director
Peter Sanderson is the second generation of Sanderson Group, completing his Bachelor of Business in Psychology, Human Resources and Management in San Diego State University, United States before returning to Australia to support the future of Sanderson Group.He is also the Founding Director of the Thematic Entertainment Association (TEA) Asia Pacific Board. TEA represents a collective of companies and individuals producing and operating the best in compelling places and experiences worldwide.
Peter is also an experienced project and construction advisor and manager with experience in India, Malaysia, Singapore, China, and Australia for the Group’s various projects. He is also proficient in Theme Concept Development, Project Planning, and Strategic Resource Management, with an extensive understanding of Construction related products and materials.
Mr. Richard J. Waterhouse, Group Executive Director
Rick Waterhouse is the Group Executive Director with extensive experience in Tourism Planning and Project Management, and is highly regarded in the Leisure, Entertainment and Theme Park industry. He was also formerly the President of the American Institute of Architects in Orlando, Florida. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Design and Bachelor of Architecture.
With a Bachelor of Science in Design and Bachelor of Architecture, his areas of experience include project planning, design, execution, operational management and departmental organization. With his previous roles as senior management executive to many international owners such as Sea World, Universal Studios, Callaway and Resorts World, Rick contributes veteran experience for Sanderson Group’s business development and project management internationally.
Ms. Bina Chhugera, Director
Bina Chhugera is a Director in Sanderson Group in India for over 10 years. Her role consists of Client Liaising, Preparation of MIS Reports, Vendor Management, Controlling Cost Deviations, Budgetary Analysis, Material Sourcing, Profit Analysis of Projects, as well as Business Development.
Mr. Harshad Rajadhyax, Design Director
Harshad Rajadhyax in his 12 years of experience has handled Project Management and Project Planning, Construction Management, Value Engineering, Design Development, Design Coordination of Architectural, Structural and MEP Design, Design and Documentation of in-house projects, Thematic Design Development and Documentation.
Graduated from Centre for Environmental Planning & Technology, Ahmedabad with Master of Architecture (Urban Design) and I.E.S. College of Architecture, University of Mumbai with Bachelor of Architecture.
After completing his Master in Architecture in Urban Designing in the year 2001, Harshad went on to associate himself with someof industry’s biggest names such as Hafeez Contractor, Benninger Architectonics U.S.A Inc., before his association with Sanderson Group. During his tenure with Sanderson Group, Harshad has contributed to add value to various projects such as Khaitan, Innovative Studios, Shipra Sun City, UB Mall, Haailand Park, Kingdom of Dreams, BJN Group to name a few.
Mr. Jack M. Perry, Group Director Planning & Design
Jack Perry is a registered Landscape Architect (USA); holding a Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture (Hons) in California Polytechnic University, eventually receiving a Masters of Design in Real Estate Design & Development at Harvard University. He has been involved in the creation and development of projects for international firms and developments including TDIC and Stantec(UAE); The Irvine Co., Vail Resorts (USA); Dorado Beach, Punta Cana Resort (Caribbean) and the Walt Disney Company (France).
As the Group Director of Planning and Design, Jack leads Sanderson Group’s Creative Team in its varied and international project portfolio with his expertise in Thematic Placemaking, Urban Design, Resort Design, Concept Development, Detailed Design, Master Planning and Landscape Architecture.