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Senior Management

The MPM’s senior management has a wealth of experience within the mechanical services industry both in Australia and overseas.



Tom Purdon

Tom has been involved in the HVAC industry for 35 years and initially trained as a mechanical and electrical building services engineer. Tom worked as a project manager and facility management manager in the UK. After migration to Australia Tom was employed by some of the largest controls contractors in the world, where he held senior positions in sales, engineering and service. Since joining the MPM Group in 2000 Tom has assumed managerial positions and in 2007 became managing director of the MPM Group. Currently Tom heads the contracting department and is actively involved in a consultative manner during the bid process.  During the construction process his involvement is in both the consultation and management of projects, preferring a hands on approach at all times. Tom’s vast experience and knowledge, with very complex designs and scopes of work ensures that technical and contractual issues can easily be solved in house, with little or no impact to our Client or the project.


Ian C Ferguson

Ian has 50 years of experience across all aspects of the HVAC industry, with particular strength in contract management. He has operated as senior contracts manager, project manager and estimator both in Australia and the United Kingdom. In 1985 he became a founder of the MPM Group.
Ian currently heads the MPM Group special projects department and his involvement with new contracts begins at time of tender and progresses through to project completion stage.  Ian’s extensive contract knowledge ensures that projects are completed on time, on budget and meet or exceed customer expectations.


Ian B Ferguson

Ian has 20 years experience, having commenced his tenure with the MPM group and the mechanical services industry in 1997. Working in all facets of the industry including duct installation, maintenance and commissioning, Ian commenced a project management traineeship with the company in 1999. Following the completion of technical and management training, Ian successfully managed small to medium scale mechanical services projects for two years. In 2001 Ian was appointed the manager of the newly established small works and fit out departments and presided over its growth and success for six years. In 2008, Ian was appointed as a Director of the company. Ian currently heads our Sales Department and his pragmatic and results orientated focus ensures that both the MPM Group and our clients achieve a mutually beneficial outcome. Ian also served a term of four years during 2009 – 2012 as President of AMCA WA.


Rod Isard

Rod joined the MPM Group in 2010, and became a Director of MPS.  Rod has over 27 years of experience in the HVAC service and maintenance industry. Prior to his tenure with the MPM Group he was a business owner and managed a large and very successful service and maintenance company. His experience covers the total spectrum of mechanical services, in the service and maintenance area. Rod has professional memberships with the Property Council Australia, Institute of Hotel Engineers and Australian Institute of Refrigeration Airconditioning & Heating. Rod’s holds a Diploma in Corporate Directorship, Certificate Corporate Strategies, Certificate Corporate Act Legislation, Certificate Corporate Governance, Certificate 1V Refrigeration & Airconditioning, Electrical License and Refrigerant Handling License RAC. Rod is fully conversant with the delivery and Client expectations in Quality Assurance, Safety Health and Environment.


Simon Gaunt

Simon began his career in the HVAC Industry 30 years ago as a first class sheet metal tradesman. In 1989, he immigrated to Western Australia from the UK and worked for various air-conditioning companies where he gained extensive experience in business management, supervision and estimating. In 2007, Simon became the Director of Ductworx, the MPM Group state of the art sheet metal fabrication plant. Simons many years of experience, trade knowledge and business operations ensure that a quality product is manufactured safely, on time and on budget.

Arctick Authorisation Number
WA Electrical Contractors License Number: EC011858
QLD Electrical Contractor Licence: 83717
QBCC Trade Contractors Licence: 15080571