Our Team

Quality people reflect quality work.

The team at Perrott Painting are a dedicated, hardworking and unique collection of individuals. Before establishing their current roles, our estimating and project team were widely experienced, trade qualified painters.

This significant experience working across the industry has provided valuable insight, and improved processes considerably. Whilst the management group have extensive experience with strata complexes, commercial properties, the education sector (both private schools and tertiary) and aged care.

Some of our longest serving tradespeople have worked with us for over 20 years. They continuously deliver excellent results and service to all our clients.

Collectively, we are the perfect team, complementing each other’s skills and knowledge to deliver clients the best possible service and experience.

Our friendly staff are happy to answer all your queries and will assist wherever possible. Our office staff reflect the same culture and professionalism embedded throughout our entire company.

Tom Perrott

Tom Perrott

Managing Director and Owner

Tom Perrott has been the owner and Managing Director of Perrott Painting for 27 years. During this time Tom has overseen the growth of the business and ensured Perrott Painting always provided a service our clients desired. This has enabled the business to have a strong repeat customer base. Our business has a focus on working in places where people “Work, Live and Learn”. The strength of our communication, systems and trust in our people has enabled the business to set a standard of excellence in the delivery of our service whilst accommodating the specific demands of working around people in very active workplaces. Our management and trades people are fantastic. Many of them have worked at Perrott Painting for in excess of 15, 20 and 25 years. I think this speaks volumes for our business and the way we treat people enabling us to be very excited about the future and the quality of the people in the business. I am really proud of what we have done so far, the way people refer to us and the constant positive feedback we receive. Likewise, I appreciate the methods with which we rectify any issues immediately and with a lack of fuss. We continue to look for improvement across a whole range of activities and we are hopeful this will hold us in good stead to provide our painting services in the way only Perrott Painting can.


Clay Yarwood

Clay Yarwood

Sales Manager

Industry experience: 25+ years


Chris Parkes

Chris Parkes

Senior Estimating Manager

Chris Parkes, aka Parkesy is our Senior Estimating Manager bringing 32 years’ experience from the painting and building maintenance industry to Perrott Painting as the lead role to our project assessment team. In this time Chris’s experience ranges from starting as a brush hand for Gardener and Perrott at the age of 16, to completing his apprenticeship and becoming a registered painter by the age of 21. Chris’s hands on experience quickly lead through to site supervision early on, then making his way to project supervision and estimating roles in both repaint projects and concrete repair projects. During this time progressing through these roles his studies have ranged from basic painters’ trade studies, through to 18months of night school to become a registered painter. Chris has a keen interest in product function & corrosion, has recently studied NACE 1 with an international coating inspector’s association and is a member of ACA (Australian Corrosion Association) and NACE International.


Barry Haydinger

Barry Haydinger

Business Development Manager

Barry has over 35 years’ experience in the WA Painting industry with his initial introduction into the industry with the Perrott family business back in 1986. Barry has a Diploma in Sales & Marketing along with many other business and personal development courses over the years, he has a determined focus on excellent customer service with hard work, diligence and customer facing skills. He has also completed the Master Painters Painter’s Registration in his time in the industry and is highly motivated to ensure every aspect of the service provided is provided to the highest standard for the company’s customers. With sound communication skills and knowledge of the industry he has built relationships with many major customers in all Market segments within the Perth market and has worked closely with many various Business and Trade Associations with relentless endeavour to supply of a quality product. He has developed strong long term relationships by being able to understand and adjustment to the many varied client requirements. Barry has played at a high level of team sport and as a reliable team member with a personable nature and positive communication style, he is experienced in collaborating with team members and ensuring Perrott Painting is represented at the highest level in the industry.


Josh Kragt

Josh Kragt

Business Development Manager

Joshua Kragt is our Business Development Manager and has 11 years’ experience in providing Painting & Building sales solutions. In his time, Josh has worked with many customers across all types of facilities including Education, Strata, Commercial Property, Aged Care and Retirement Living. Having strong knowledge of how to maintain these facilities and how the budgeting cycle works allows Josh to provide accurate and planned paint Maintenance solutions to his clients. A strong communicator, Josh utilises the many years of experience within the Perrott Painting business to achieve positive results for customers. This starts with working closely with the Estimators to assess projects and put together quotes, tender submissions with the Marketing Assistant then making sure the Project Managers get a handover prior to starting the repaint projects. Josh thoroughly enjoys delivering outstanding customer service through genuine Interaction with people leaving them with a memorable experience. Open minded, Josh is continually looking for ways to improve the experience for the customer.


Michael Castrilli

Michael Castrilli

Project Estimator & Account Manager

Michael has over 15 years of industry experience. He began his apprenticeship with Perrott Painting in 2006. Upon completion of his apprenticeship in 2009, and as a Trade-Qualified Painter & Decorator, he became a site foreman in charge of day-to-day operations of small to large-scale projects, managing teams of up to 8 painters or more. His time on the tools saw him involved in projects in many sectors, operating a large variety of access equipment & machinery, and applying a wide variety of coatings. Michael is now a Registered Painting Practitioner and has been in his current role since 2012. With his knowledge through years of training and hands-on experience, clients can be rest assured knowing that Michael will always provide you with the most cost-effective painting solution for your projects, with specifications and access methods specifically tailored to suit your requirements.


Bruce Hermiston

Bruce Hermiston

Senior Project Manager

Bruce Hermiston is a trade qualified, registered painter who began his apprenticeship in 1976 with DC Perrott & Son. On completing his apprenticeship, he worked on various projects in the North West before working on Christmas Island. On return to Perth, Bruce was made the Area Supervisor for Gardner Perrott. In 1994, Perrott Painting began and Bruce took up the position of Project Manager which he has held ever since. The role has developed and evolved over many years in line with the growth Perrott Painting has experienced. His current role sees him work as part of a production management team alongside Darren Goode. Bruce has been in the painting industry for 45 years and has managed some of the biggest painting projects in Perth, namely the Swan Brewery, Observation Rise, IBM Building, The Moorings and Crown Promenade (to name a few). He has very high professional standards and expects the same of our painters and is always striving to achieve the best possible result for our clients.



Darren Goode

Darren Goode

Project Supervisor

Darren Goode is our Project Supervisor with over 30 years of industry experience. Darren qualified as a Painter and Decorator in 1991 and started working with Perrott Painting in 2009. After starting out as part of a painting team, Darren became a site foreman, often managing teams of up to 8 or more painters and in charge of overseeing the daily operations of small to large scale projects. In 2013, Darren moved to our production team to work alongside Bruce Hermiston as a Project Supervisor. Darren now manages multiple teams of men and is solely responsible for managing the jobs for our local government, other government departments, and aged care/retirement living clients plus many others.


Alana Marshall

Alana Marshall

Production Administrator

Alana Marshall currently holds the role of Production Administrator at Perrott Painting and she moved in to this newly created role in May 2020. The role was created after we identified a need for more dedicated administrative support for our Project Managers and tradesmen in the production team. Alana started with Perrott Painting in 2012 in the role of Bookkeeper. She left in December 2012 to have her second child but returned again in June 2013 in a part-time role as Administrative Assistant. During this time Alana was an administrative all-rounder but worked most closely with our Sales team and also provided support to the accounts department. Alana’s background is in the corporate world, having held positions as Personal Assistant to Board level executives of public listed companies. She is a highly organised and efficient individual and has made great progress in developing and implementing new ideas and procedures within our production department in order to assist our team provide the best possible service to our clients.


Sam O’Brien

Sam O’Brien

Financial Controller

Sam O’Brien currently holds the role of financial controller at Perrott Painting and has been with Perrott for four years. Sam immigrated to Australia from South Africa 24 years ago and has held similar positions in Queensland and Sydney before relocating to Perth. The role is an ever-evolving role and has had some challenges with the Covid-19 pandemic and the financial implications this has presented. Sam is very organised and maintains a calm approach to the challenges presented. She prides herself on her time-management abilities, as well as an efficient and effective approach to the job at hand.


Kayla Rogowsky

Kayla Rogowsky

Marketing Assistant

Kayla has been working in the Marketing sector for the last 3 years and had previously worked through the building/housing industry for the last 8 years, she enjoys it as for her it’s a creative way to show people how they can best be helped within the search of a button by information that has been created in the quickest way possible, before that Kayla lived and studied in Dubai, UAE as a teenager and spent time with a lot of multicultural people of all backgrounds. Perrott Painting is a great opportunity for Kayla to grow into a role with a challenge and continue to help a company grow that has already had so much success. The reason I find this industry important is because a home is not just a home, it’s where you live, how you spend your time with family, where you sleep and eat, it should always be in the best and healthiest condition it can be and that’s the same as any building, whether that’s your office, a hospital or school, this is where we spend majority of our time and I feel that is where Perrott can help you.