“CCP have always believed that without a strong crew no matter what equipment you own it is only as good as the peple you have looking after it”
The strength behind CCP is our team of dedicated and loyal industry professionals who all bring a unique skill set to what we do.
Camille Symmons – Managing Director
Prior to starting up CCP, Camille worked in various industries, giving her a broad grounding in business.
Camille started at the age of 17 in the entertainment industry, working with bands in their promotion, bookings and financial management, then moving towards the production side of the industry.
After starting a family and moving back from Sydney to Perth, an opportunity for Tim and Camille to own their own production company came about, and one that they can both can proudly say the achievements have far outweighed the toughness of the industry.
After joining The Events Industry Association in 1999, Camille made President the following year and remained for 7 years. During this time, Camille worked on the Perth Arena Project, held a position on the Tourism Council Board of Western Australia and sat on the Marketing and Planning of Iconic Events in Western Australia for Tourism Western Australia.
In 2010, Tim Bradsmith left CCP and Camille, with the help of Sean McKernan, have run the company which has grown from strength to strength while still maintaining the same ethos of Service, Professionalism, respect and Loyalty will always be an integral part of CCP.
Camille’s experience covers all areas of site and production management and extends to the ability to develop the necessary risk and assessment plans for holding large scale events. Her Knowledge of production requirements and logistics has made her known as a very efficient site manager who can remain calm under pressure.
Over the last 30+ years Camille has seen many companies come and go and can honestly say, “a tough skin in this industry is a must and the loyalty of good crew will always get you thru the hard times”, this is what keeps us all going.
Jerry Reinhardt – Sales Manager
Lee Gillis – Operations Manager
Lee has over 25 years’ experience in the entertainment industry and following on from 12 years in Sydney he has decided to return home to Perth to commence with CCP as Operations Manager in 2016.
Lee has spent the past 8 years working at the Sydney Opera House as a Lighting Supervisor, also taking on the role as Head of Lighting Department as required and spent 2 years developing a sustainable events management project for the Opera House where he was able to put his degree of Environmental Management to good use.
The Opera House saw Lee working with such clients as The Australian Ballet, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, Opera Australia, Sydney Theatre Company, Bell Shakespeare Company, and large projects such as Vivid Live, Prince, Sting, and The Helpmann Awards.
It was from his calm and professional demeanour delivering lighting for such events, often during high pressure situations, that made Lee the ‘go to guy’ for many of the high profile, large scale shows that were often presented at the Sydney Opera House.
Lee also an extensive history of touring with rock bands as a Systems tech and lighting designer, as well as working many corporate events, school shows and theatre productions.
Alex Spartalis – Production Manager
Josh Walther – Senior System Technician
Josh joined CCP in 2012 as a casual crew member while studying for his Advanced Diploma in Production and Design – Lighting Design at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts.
Josh has been a valuable member of our Casual Crew for many years and joined us full time in 2016.
Josh has demonstrated his keen ability as a Lighting operator and programmer and is a very capable Senior System Technician.
Jake Batten – Senior System Technician
Eric McMillan – Service Technician
Amanda Flett – Office Manager
Amanda joined us in 2016 and has proved herself invaluable to our team in a short time.
She looks after all things administration and takes care of us all while we are in the office.
She is the smiling face you first meet when you visit our Belmont offices or call us on the phone.