Our Team


David Lakes is the Founding Director of Lochbuild. He has 17 years of extensive experience in all aspects of the construction business and has worked on jobs of multiple scales across three continents. David holds a Diploma of Building Studies, from the Tafe Institute of NSW (Ultimo) and his carpentry and joinery skills have been recognised in Australia by Tafe NSW.

David’s focus is on building relationships with clients, exploring new and sustainable building practices, and the future of Lochbuild.

David holds Lochbuild’s Builders Licence, Number 228243C as registered with the Office of Fair Trading.


Lochbuild has a dedicated team comprising of Project managers, Foremen and highly skilled Carpenters that work directly for Lochbuild we also have a dedicated team of tradespeople, suppliers and consultants who take pride in their work and are dedicated and reliable.