In our business it’s the people behind the company which make us what we are today. We’re a team of 30 based in Bayswater, Victoria. Half of us work on the products and services that we provide our clients, and the other half are the front runners working out in the field.

We love what we do, and who we do it with. Our focus is on your business and making sure we build trustworthy and reliable relationships for the long term.

Take a moment to meet some of us and if you feel you would like to join our growing team please send us your job application .

Luke Vandersluis

Luke Vandersluis

Co-Founder and Director

Luke is the co- founder and Director of Air Control Australia. He started his apprenticeship in the commercial air conditioning & heating field 15 years ago and specialises in automation and controls. Luke is a qualified electrician & electrical contractor with a strong background in electrical fault finding, programming and developing graphical user interfaces to monitor and control air conditioning & heating plants in commercial buildings. In 2004, Luke co-founded Air Control Australia, a commercial air conditioning and heating service company that would offer a complete range of products and services to support commercial industries and markets.  

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Today the business has reached a multi-million dollar level which employs over 30 full time staff and looks after more than 2000 commercial properties throughout Victoria. Luke’s main drive is based around the expansion of the products and services offered by the business with a core focus of building smart and robust business systems to better manage growth within the company and help drive Air Control to a multi-national platform. When he is not working Luke enjoys riding his tractor, playing with the chain saw, working on the house and just being outdoors.

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Anthony Zisis

Anthony Zisis

Co-Founder and Director

Anthony is the co-founder and director of operations at Air Control. Anthony has been working in the commercial HVAC industry for 15 years and is a qualified air conditioning refrigeration mechanic. Over the past 15 years Anthony has gained an in-depth understanding of all aspects of the commercial heating and air conditioning industry and has spent many years working in some of Melbourne’s most iconic and well known properties. Working on major central plants Anthony has worked on a variety of chillers including compressor overhauls and rebuilds. In 2004 Anthony established Air Control Australia with a vision to grow the business from ground up,

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 set up a solid business platform and lead the company into a national presence. Anthony takes direct involvement in the day to day operation of the business and stays actively involved in specific key projects with our management and clients. Outside of business Anthony is a keen fisherman and enjoys working on his old 1980’s motor vehicles. He has an appreciation for coffee and in his spare time enjoys being down at the beach and having a quiet scotch to relax after a big week.

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Nick Nicolaou

Nick Nicolaou

Projects Manager

Nick oversees and manages the projects department at Air Control. Nicks main duties involve the coordination, control and completion of all project related works. This includes new installations of commercial HVAC systems, major overhaul and upgrades, retrofits and replacements including integration of automation and control solutions into new and existing buildings. With more than 18 years in the industry Nick is a qualified electrician and comes from a background specialising in switchboard manufacturing. He has worked on many new commercial builds from telephone exchanges to shopping centres, retail outlets and many residential apartment buildings.

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Nick was also involved in the first Australian wind farm project in 2008.Nick is a family man who enjoys spending time with his children and getting involved in weekend family activities. He doesn’t mind a quiet scotch when it’s time to relax and on the weekends you might catch him working away in the garden.

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Daniel Alexander

Daniel Alexander

Business Development Manager

Daniels role at Air Control is to identify and negotiate new business opportunities. Daniel builds key customer relationships and develops new relationships with various markets and industries. Daniel promotes the benefits of products and services offered by Air Control and those which add value to customers and their businesses. Daniel is a qualified electrician with skills in the automation and controls field. He has 10 years of business operations experience and has worked in the air conditioning and heating industry for over 15 years. In his spare time you will find Daniel either running the thousand stairs or working out hard at the Gym! Go Dan!!

Michael Koumanidis

Michael Koumanidis

Client Relationship Manager

As a Client Relationship Manager, Michael’s priority is to understand our clients businesses and provide solutions that deliver results. With more than 20 years in the business, Michael has come from a background working on the road as a technician in some of Melbourne’s largest and most prestigious commercial buildings. A people’s person with a technical background, Michael enjoys working alongside Air Control’s key clients and providing both technical & professional solutions. Michael dedicates himself to his goals and works tirelessly until he achieves them. He once rode his bicycle half way across Australia. Riding from Melbourne to Darwin it is clear that Michael takes his challenges seriously and devotes himself completely.

Robin Husmann

Robin Husmann

Client Relationship Manager

Robin brings over 30 years of industry experience to the table. Starting out as a fitter & turner then becoming an air conditioning technician, Robin has spent his whole career working in and around the commercial HVAC industry. From service management, project management to client relationship management Robin devotes his work at Air Control developing and maintaining relationships with our key clients. Robin is assigned a group of our larger hospitality & retail clients and takes care of maintaining the work within those contracts. Living on larger property Robin enjoys working on his bobcat, fishing and spending time with his beloved dogs.

Anne Rich

Anne Rich

Service Coordinator

Anne has worked in the commercial air conditioning industry for three years and spent many more years prior to that working in business administration. Being the Service Coordinator Anne’s organisational skills are exceptional. From scheduling our maintenance work to service call outs and project work Anne is across all facets of our on-road department. Anne works directly with our clients & management team to coordinate the day to day operations of the technicians and apprentices out in the field. Anne spends her spare time with family and friends and enjoys getting hands on out in the garden. On her days off you are likely to find Anne down at the movies as a favourite past time and a sucker for a good flick!

Martin Videion

Martin Videion

IT & Communications Manager

Manning the IT department carries the usual duties of fixing all the software and hardware across the network as well as software development. Marty is in control of the proprietary software development at Air Control which supports the handling of information between the office and field operations. With more than 20 years in the industry Martin carries various qualifications including cert III in information technology and Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). He is a member of the sporting shooters association, loves off road motorcycle riding and is the IT genius you’ve always been looking for!

Jaimee Bonsak

Jaimee Bonsak

Accounts Payable

Jaimee started her career with Air Control back in 2007 and has worked her way from receptionist to service control room to accounts and also provides a direct contribution to the companies ISO 9001 Quality Certification. Jaimee holds a certificate III in business administration and has helped the growth of the business by working tirelessly in each phase of her development in the company. Jaimee now manages the accounts payable division within Air Control and also provides a support role to other departments within the office including Quality Assurance and personal assistance to both Directors of the company. Jaimee is career focused, hardworking and enjoys time out with friends, family and the occasional mid-week basketball match.

Ebony Reus

Ebony Reus

Accounts Receivable

Ebony’s role at Air Control started out in reception and quickly shifted up the ranks into the accounts department. Ebony recently completed a certificate III in business administration and has completed training in the accounts department where she now handles the accounts receivable duties for the business. Ebony is the true All Aussie Adventurer! She loves the outdoors and in her spare time you will find ebony motorbike riding, 4 wheel driving, camping and maybe even shooting a rifle!

Sharleen Spooner

Sharleen Spooner

Reception & Admin Officer

Sharleen is the first point of call for customers and suppliers of Air Control. From handling phone messages to managing inward and outward goods Sharleen is responsible for taking care of the general day to day administration duties. Alongside many of these roles Sharleen also works with our maintenance department performing asset register data entry, manufacturing on site log books and working with the control room to help schedule and dispatch maintenance work. Sharleen recently completed her certificate III in business administration and has been working in the company for almost 2 years. She is a mad Collingwood supporter which many of us are still finding difficult to handle. She enjoys long walks on  the beach and tries to catch a movie at the local drive in when she can!

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