Prefab Studios Australia.

Sustainability.

Aesthetic.

Efficiency.

Our Philosophy.

With a commitment to softening our environmental footprint, sustainability is engrained in the business ethos and is embodied throughout the design and installation of prefab studios and homes. Each ModnPod is architecturally designed and manufactured on the Gold Coast using 90% Australian premium materials, with 70% of those fully recyclable at the end of their life with the flexibility to ship Australia wide.

We pride ourselves on being innovators within the sector. With unique design and construction, along with an enviable interior fit-out, sees us becoming the leader in pod homes & office studios in Australia.

Our Ethos.

When you choose ModnPods you also choose to work with a company that aligns with strong ethos both on an individual level and as a business.

We ensure all work is in line with these values and ultimately this is what sets us apart.

Our Team.

All relationships are based on trust & common values.

It’s crucial that we connect and see beauty in the same things. We like to get to know you and your needs before proceeding with any project.

Hi, I’m John.

FOUNDER

John is originally from the United States and migrated over to Australia in 2014. Before moving to Australia, John spent seven years in the corporate world and an additional six years in the United States Navy as a Search and Rescue Swimmer exiting in 2014. Arriving in Australia, John had an immediate passion for affordable housing and launched ModnPods in 2016 while attending Bond University. He received his MBA and later went back to get a Masters in Finance. ModnPods has been a passion of Johns along with traveling, surfing and spending as much time with friends and family as he can. John has been mentored by Daniel Abrahams since 2017 and later on teamed up with Ben Sinclair in 2019 who is behind the product and design knowledge of each Pod.

Hi, I’m Madeline.

Marketing Director

Madeline has proven herself as a leader and visionary in businesses of all kinds – from start-ups through to the corporate sector – for over seven years. She has managed massively successful e-commerce and data enterprises, lead teams across a variety of industries, and developed products and strategies that connect with and build audiences globally. 

Known for her sales and marketing expertise, Madeline has created and executed several campaigns for multinationals including Scentre Group, AMP Capital, Frasers Property, Charter Hall and other household names. Her expertise extends from B2B to B2C, digital to eCommerce start-ups as well as enterprise level sales execution. I’m 2021 Madeline took a start up Aussie brand to international waters – scaled entirely through eCommerce and digital strategies, growing the companies revenue by 1043% in just seven months. 

Madeline has quite the experience with starting her marketing career at just 18! Co-owning a fitness app, to working as a BDM across global brands, to starting up and owning a digital marketing agency from 22 years of age, Madeline is no novice in making even the most unrealistic ideas come to life. Her words are, “the bigger the campaign, the better!” – it allows for fluidity, authenticity, and unearthed creativity. 

An Italian through through, in her down time you’ll find her enjoying a bottle of Pinot Noir, beachside, cooking up an Italian storm with her gorgeous Retriever puppy Winston. 

With a passion for all things innovation, property, and sustainability, Madeline is committed to living a meaningful life via purpose, connection, and a positive impact.

Hi, I’m Michael.

Senior Designer

Michael grew up in Gibraltar and in 2003 moved to the UK to pursue a degree in Architecture. Michael took a year out to travel and in 2006 ended up in Australia, working for a renowned Brisbane-based architectural practice. 
In 2007 Michael travelled back to the UK to finish off his studies and become a registered Architect. 

He worked in several practices in the UK, including a London-based office that specialises in high-end residential design.
In 2015 he returned to the country he returned to Australia and continued to practice and develop as an Architect.

Outside of work, Michael has developed a keen interest in endurance sports and in 2021 competed in his first Ironman Triathlon and is currently training for a 50k Ultramarathon.

Michael’s passion for sustainable Architecture and product design, and his strong understanding of design principles and processes make him a perfect fit at ModnPods.

Hi, I’m Lauren.

DIGITAL MARKETING SPECIALIST

Having lived and worked in three countries, Lauren truly values the Australian landscape and way of life it has to offer. For this reason, she is extremely passionate about the ModnPods mission to transform the way we live, work and play, and has found herself right at home here with the team.

After 10 years in the marketing space, following a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Communications, Lauren has a broad scope of experience in a diverse range of industries including health, wellness, food and sustainability. She has worked with both small and large scale enterprises, and has found a strong alignment with ethics-based local businesses.

She is an innovative thinker and believes in fostering all aspects of human connection because at the end of the day business is people dealing with people. Lauren is a big fan of story telling to create connection, and have some fun along the way. 

Hi, I’m James.

Chief Sustainability Advisor

James Grugeon is a change-maker and environmental and social entrepreneur and advocate who has worked in leadership and senior management roles in social enterprises, not for profits, start ups, big businesses, government and his own purpose led business – The Good Beer Co.
 
He started The Good Beer Co – Australia’s first social enterprise of its kind – to brew beer for good causes and inspire change by demonstrating what purpose-led businesses can achieve. In his 20+ year career, he’s been a change-maker, pioneering corporate social responsibility at a major banking group, helping build partnerships to lift one million UK homes out of energy poverty, helping grow a social enterprise that floated on the London Stock Exchange, negotiating ground-breaking, multi-million dollar partnerships to cut carbon emissions, creating a national Healthy Air Campaign as the CEO of a national environmental charity, and forming an alliance between a new green energy company and leading environmental organisations to generate over $3 million in funding and launch that company as Australia’s greenest power company according to Greenpeace ANZ. 
James was recently named on Linkedin’s inaugural list of ‘Top Green Voices in Australia and New Zealand’, a curation of 15 must-follow thought leaders sharing their perspectives and passion for sustainability, climate change and protecting the environment. He’s a Cambridge University Climate Change Leadership graduate, has been trained by former Vice President Al Gore as a Climate Reality Leadership Corps Climate Leader and is an advisor on purpose and sustainability to First Nations owned and led social enterprise Sobah Non Alcoholic Beverages.

Hi, I’m Kim.

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Kim is passionate about “all things family” and is our financial controller.  She is a graduate of Central Qld University and understands the opportunities and challenges facing regional Australia.  Kim has worked for the Australian National Audit Office and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission.

Kim is responsible for the financial governance of our business. Kim is CPA qualified.

Hi, I’m Ben.

PRODUCT SPECIALIST

Ben is a design enthusiast. He is a graduate of Bond University with a Finance major. Ben has spent most of his working life managing a family business. In 2015 an opportunity arose for him to lead the design of Australia’s first Passive House commercial project. 

This product and design knowledge, in collaboration with John’s vision is the foundation of ModnPods. Ben ensures a quality imprint on each ModnPod and delights customers with his craftsmanship. 

Hi, I’m Daniel.

CHAIRMAN/ADVISOR

Daniel is ModnPods Chairman. He also holds the role of Director of Bond University’s Entrepreneurship Program – showcasing practical approaches on entrepreneurship and leadership, helping students and alumni take ideas to commercialisation, and acting as an independent adviser to companies on scaling up. Prior to this, Daniel was an Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer of Superloop Limited (ASX: SLC), taking the company to IPO and overseeing its infrastructure rollout in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Daniel has also held senior executive positions at Aurizon Holdings Limited (ASX: AZJ), Suncorp Group Limited (ASX: SUN), Energex and Toyota Tsusho South Pacific.

Daniel continues his involvement in the family business – Pronto Sheet Metal, and operates a private-equity fund. Daniel is passionate about ModnPods and offering customers a better quality of life.

Hi, I’m Kate.

COPYWRITER

Kate is a lover of all the earthy and salty goodness of the natural world.

With the belief we should fiercely protect the very thing that gives us life, Kate has for the past five years been on an adventure to living more connected to the earth through low-waste living.

Marrying her passion for sustainability with ours, Kate joined the team as our copywriter to help bring the ModnPods story to life.

What Makes Us Different.

  • The Highest Quality
  • Environmental Aware
  • The Health Of Our Customers
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We Are Proud We’Ve Been Published In:

URBAN LIST – Sustainable Investments

URBAN LISTInside the stunning tiny homes you can actually afford

THE ARCH MAGAZINE – BOND

BUSINESS NEWS AUSTRALIA – ModnPods strike deal to roll out recycled material modules for Ingenia Byron Bay

THREE BALLS REDCreatives we love

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