Our Team

Colin LaycockColin Laycock
Colin is the sole Director of Acorn Building Solutions Pty Ltd. Colin has more than 15 years experience in residential building and commercial building projects. He has worked on a range of high spec architectural residences, government railway works and BER school projects works. This has included major office, church, school and TAFE projects of up to $6m, café refurbishments, office and shop fit outs of up to $1.2m, architectural residential projects of up to $1.7m and a campsite refurbishment of $400k. Colin has a keen eye for detail and is fastidious when it comes to construction.

Colin’s qualifications include:
Builders Licence
Qualified Supervisors Certificate
Contractors Licence
Carpentry / Joinery Trade Certificate
Senior First Aid Certificate
OHS Risk Management for Supervisors / Managers

Wayne CadmanWayne Cadman
With more than 40 years’ experience in the building sector, Wayne supports the Acorn business in research, pricing, tendering and contracts administration. Wayne progressed through many on and off-site roles in a numerous construction projects, including residences before he become licensed in 1979 and began his own construction and building consultancy business which operated for over 25 years. His experience in construction, in construction administration, building inspection, fault analysis and dispute resolution provides him with an innate ability to identify potential issues in building designs.


Glenn Walker
Glenn Walker
Glenn boasts over 10 years experience in the residential and commercial construction industry.  With a broad range of experience including welding, steel fabrication, kit home production, and complete residential and commercial architectural new build construction and renovation works, Glenn is an asset to our team.  Glenn works with us as a Site Foreman / Supervisor but also takes a more hands on approach working on the tools when appropriate.



mitch 3 - CopyMitchell Phillips
Mitch joined us as a first year apprentice in 2014 after finishing his schooling life at Sutherland Shire Christian School in 2013. Mitch has an indisputable love for building and has become an asset to our team.




Clare Laycock
Managing the smooth operations of the Acorn office, Clare uses her vast experience as an executive assistant in Australia and overseas to ensure your projects are managed smoothly.

Our network
Acorn also uses expert sub-contractors on our projects, making sure we have the right team working on your project, under Colin’s supervision at all times.

Working with us
Acorn is committed to supporting and working with new and experienced builders and like minded partners and suppliers. Acorn will work with people who support achievement of our client commitment, and we enjoy the opportunity to meet other like-minded building professionals – or aspiring professionals! If you are keen to be part of quality, exciting projects please contact us.