Caughley Team

Welcome to Caughley & Co! We’re a proud Queensland-based construction company led by Managing Director Michael Caughley. Michael’s journey from grassroots apprentice carpenter through the commercial ranks to Managing Director, positions him as a seasoned industry professional. Michael leads a dedicated team sharing the same passion for construction and commitment to exceeding client expectations. From the heart of Brisbane to the regional roads less travelled we’re devoted to turning your vision into reality, brick by brick. Trust in Caughley & Co for your construction and fitout needs – where our experience is helping to build a better Queensland.



Introducing the “Caughley” in Caughley & Co – Managing Director, Michael Caughley. With more than 23 years’ experience in the construction industry from cadet to Construction Manager and everything in between. Michael has worked on a vast number of Brisbane’s land mark projects spanning hospitality, sports, education, commercial and residential high rise, defence and many more. Michael has a true passion for creating exceptional spaces and his hands-on approach, versatility, and technical knowledge coupled with his leadership, dedication, and drive to deliver assure top quality results for every client. With a truly personalised approach to doing business, clients can rest assured that their projects will be managed and delivered as if they were Michael’s own.

Shaun Lippett

Project Manager

Meet Shaun Lippett, a seasoned pro with a remarkable 25+ year construction career, beginning in residential carpentry and advancing through the commercial ranks on a diverse range of commercial projects to Project Manager. Shaun’s expertise spans all construction facets from Education and early learning to multimillion-dollar fit outs and new build experience gained through collaborations with renowned architectural firms. His standout traits are his meticulous attention to detail, and his ability to identify and tackle challenges adeptly for flawless project execution. Shaun’s dedication and innovative problem-solving adds immense value to our Caughley and Co. team, guaranteeing clients exceptional results across projects of any scale or complexity.

James Barnier

Business Development Manager

Meet James, As our Business Development Manager, James expands on his prior expertise in asset sales and lease transitions specializing in workspace optimization, partnering with businesses, and fostering B2B relationships. James is responsible for working with new clients and exploring new business and market opportunities for Caughley & Co, as well as growing our current portfolio of industry contacts and fostering new connections. With an innate ability to assess a client’s needs and provide B2B introductions, James is playing a key part in Caughley & Co’s continued growth and success. With his calm and enduring personality coupled with an impressive 30+ year career in the commercial property market James is a major asset to the team.