Axis uses quality management principles, a professional database and an electronic office system to ensure we meet our statutory requirements and our high level of client service. Axis has an experienced team of qualified building certifiers and office administration support. 


Meet The Team

Commercial Certifiers:

Stephen Grimmond is the principal building certifier and director of Axis Building Certification. Stephen is licensed in Queensland and New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors.

Feargal O’Cathain is a senior building certifier and has a wealth of experience with over 28 years in the construction industry as a building surveyor in both the UK and Australia. Feargal is an accredited building surveyor with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Andrew Grimmond is employed as a cadet building certifier and has recently completed an Advanced Diploma in Building Surveying. Andrew is assisting under supervision in all building certification functions and provides support to the team.


Residential Certifiers:

Matt Grimmond is a qualified building certifier and has been involved in the construction industry for 15 years. Matt manages all residential projects and is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors.

Michael Mohsen has joined our team after working as a cadet certifier in Sydney for the past couple of years. Michael has recently obtained an A3 licence in NSW.  Michael’s background was originally in mechanical engineering until he made the change to building surveying, this has gained him an extensive knowledge of the construction industry and a valuable skill set as a building certifier.


Accounts/ Administration:

Lynne Grimmond is Axis’ business manager responsible for office and accounts management and has over 38 years’ experience working in chartered accountancy and legal firms in accounts, administration and office management.

Vanessa Barron is Axis’ office administrative support specialist. Vanessa is experienced in both administration and account management, where she holds a qualification in bookkeeping. Vanessa manages accounts and all administration matters, as well as provides support to the team.

Courtney Murden provides office administrative support to the team. Courtney has a background in consulting and client management, and her skills offer our team and clients a high level of assistance.


Below are the teams qualifications and accreditations.


Stephen Grimmond

  • Graduate Diploma Building Surveying
  • Graduate Certificate Building Surveying
  • Advanced Diploma Building Surveying
  • Diploma Building Surveying

Feargal O’Cathain

  • BSc (Hons) Building Surveying
  • Graduate Certificate in Building & Planning

Matt Grimmond

  • Diploma Building Surveying

Andrew Grimmond

  • Advanced Diploma Building Surveying

Michael Mohsen

  • Diploma in Building Surveying
  • Diploma in Construction Design
  • Diploma of Mechanical Engineering


  • Accredited Building Surveyors with the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
  • Members of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors
  • Registered building certifiers in Queensland, NSW & Victoria