Our people

Our people are known for their drive and passion, their speed and responsiveness and their can-do attitude. We make things happen with an excellence and level of workmanship that is nothing short of extraordinary.

Colin Boswarva

Director c.boswarva@jcalifts.com.au

Colin steers the JCA ship and takes pride in mentoring and guiding our team and projects, just like he once was. Mentored by a ‘statesman of the lift industry’ Bob Blanchard, Colin now boasts an enviable 25+ years industry experience.

Colin specialises in design, documentation, tender procedures, contract and portfolio management for new and upgrade projects. His experience, combined with a commitment to ‘doing it right’ with integrity and respect, is evident in everything he does. Away from the office, you’ll find Colin playing a round of golf or enjoying a run in the National Park.

Peter Ward

Director p.ward@jcalifts.com.au

Peter joined the vertical transportation industry with a solid background in the design of lifts, moving walkways and escalator systems. 

His experience includes sales and management of major commercial, residential, hotel and hospital projects, providing due diligence and CAPEX reporting to clients. Having spent over 47 years in various roles within the industry, you can be confident that he operates with your best interests at heart. 

Geoff Smith

Director g.smith@jcalifts.com.au

Geoff has many years’ experience in lift and upgrades design, traffic analysis, performance audits, litigation and insurance inspections. Having consulted with JCA since its inception in the 90s, he’s dedicated to seeing each client brief through concept to completion. 

Fortunately for our clients, Geoff will not compromise on integrity. His commitment and previous experience drive his ability to create long-lasting relationships with clients with confidence. He is a keen golfer and DIY handyman on the weekend.

Craig Healey

Director c.healey@jcalifts.com.au

Bringing over 40 years of industry experience to the JCA team, Craig is the book of knowledge when it comes to technical and contractual negotiations. He instils a commonsense approach when resolving any issue or challenge. 

With previous roles as an Accredited Lift Inspector, General Manager and Service Manager, Craig has overseen all business activities including construction, service, modernisation and tendered repairs. When not on the course playing golf he enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Paul Maidment

Associate Director p.maidment@jcalifts.com.au

Paul began his career in the lift industry over 33 years ago when he started as an apprentice Electrician before working extensively in the field as a service technician. Taking on various roles in the project and senior management, Paul has been directly involved in the project management of major lift refurbishments within some of Australia’s largest buildings. 

Paul is an avid diver who has complemented his dive skills with Surf Life Saving qualifications in First Aid and Bronze Medallion and is an active member of outdoor fitness programs.

John Tripi

Senior Consultant j.tripi@jcalifts.com.au

With extensive technical experience, John holds thorough knowledge of commissioning and testing all types of lift systems. As well as understanding all facets across the full life cycle of vertical transportation, his analytical and technical advice ensure clients have safe, reliable and accessible solutions.

John’s need for speed sees him driving anything with four wheels and an engine, in fact, the more horsepower the better! He loves anything to do with motorsport, cars and even Go-Karting.

Lenny Charles

Consultant l.charles@jcalifts.com.au

Lenny joins the team in a consultant capacity. Not afraid to ‘put his head down and work hard’, Lenny delivers across various aspects of vertical transportation. Having worked in sales and production management, Lenny is competent in current legislation standards and the design and tendering process. 

Lenny’s industry experience includes installation, modernisation, maintenance and repairs. A master of the BBQ, Cronulla Sharks fan and family man, Lenny plays as hard as he works.

Craig Punnett

Consultant c.punnett@jcalifts.com.au

Joining as Consultant, Craig’s hands-on experience means he’s well equipped to identify the most effective solution for our clients. Craig understands various aspects of the lift industry with 30+ years in construction, adjusting, service and leading hand roles. 

Working for so long ‘on the tools’, he has in-depth knowledge and appreciation for the practicalities of each project. On the weekend, Craig enjoys time with family and friends, exercise and projects around the house.