Newearth Constructions’ management team brings an extensive level of experience and industry knowledge to its operations in all aspects of civil construction and project delivery.

Based in Romsey in Central Victoria, our management team, combines hands-on practical understanding of construction issues and project management with a detailed appreciation of quality and safety management and the demands and expectations of our clients.

Our General Manager, Construction Manager and HSEQ Manager are each intimately involved in all projects, on site work and day to day activities, communicating the company values to all clients and staff, while the Managing Director remains a key sounding board for all of our operations.

Doug Newnham

Managing Director

Doug has been with the company throughout his working life and is fully experienced in all aspects of civil engineering construction throughout Central Victoria.  His work and experience is highly regarded by government, semi-government and private clients, and by their consulting engineers and his advice continues to be sought on site conditions and construction methods at project design stage.  While Doug has retired from daily management of the business, he still retains a deep involvement as Managing Director.

Doug is active in civic life throughout the region, having been a local government Councillor, Shire President and a Regional Chairman and life member of Lions International.

Nick Karapetsas

General Manager

In July 2014 Nick Karapetsas was appointed as General Manager, having more than 20 years’ experience in civil construction and senior management roles with tier one contractors in South Australia. He has extensive experience in the delivery of state and local government projects as well as a strong track record in land development projects. As General Manager, Nick is responsible for the day to day running of the business and is the key point of contact for all commercial and contractual matters as well as being the conduit through to the project delivery part of the business.  Nick holds an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering and a Masters of Business Administration.

Cameron Newnham

Construction Manager

Cameron represents the third generation of Newnham family involvement with Newearth Constructions. He re-joined the company in 1998 after gaining extensive experience with larger national companies. He takes a key role in continuing the commitment and expertise that is a major source of pride for the company. Cameron oversees the construction of all projects, co-ordinating the works and liaising with authorities, clients and consultants. Cameron prides himself on completing works promptly while meeting all the required standards. He takes a keen interest in all aspects of the business.