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:

Tony Grimmond is the principal building certifier with over 32 years’ experience in building surveying and is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors. Tony has worked in both the private sector as well as federal, state and local government where he has gained a wide range of knowledge and skills that help achieve results for our clients.

Stephen Grimmond is a director of Axis Building Certification and a qualified building certifier working on multi-residential and commercial projects. Stephen is licensed in Queensland and New South Wales and is a member of the Australian Institute of Building Surveyors.

Feargal O’Cathain has a wealth of experience with over 28 years in the construction industry as a building surveyor in both the UK and Australia. Feargal has worked on a variety of large complex buildings as well been involved in state government work. Feargal is an accredited building surveyor with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).


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.

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 administration support to the team.


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 looks after accounts and has a wide range of experience in administration and account management and is a qualified bookkeeper.

Below are the teams qualifications and accreditations.


Tony Grimmond

  • Bachelor of Applied Science – Environmental Health
  • Graduate Certificate Building Fire Safety
  • Associate Diploma of Applied Science (Health & Building Surveying)
  • Graduate Certificate in Access Appraisal – Buildings
  • Graduate Certificate Management Competence

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


  • 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