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 Daniel.

CEO

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 Lisa.

CFO

Lisa has over 15 years of financial management and leadership experience across a diverse range of projects, including mergers and acquisitions, property development, offshoring, education, outsourcing, and technology. She has gained international experience by working in Singapore, India, the Philippines, and the USA.

Commencing in 2008, Lisa financially managed one of Australia’s largest commercial developments, ANZ Global Headquarters, ANZ Centre. ANZ Centre is the largest single-tenant commercial office building in Australia.

In 2012, Lisa was based in Singapore as the Portfolio Investment Manager for Asia, Pacific, Europe, and America and in 2015, Lisa was the Financial Specialist for a major IT outsourcing agreement and designed all the financial evaluation models. 

In response to the pandemic, Lisa was selected to be part of a Bond University Innovation Task Force and support the implementation of recovery initiatives. As a result, Lisa established and managed the development of the new educational products. 

Hi, I’m Michael.

Senior Architectural 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 Emma.

Project Coordinator

Emma started her career in construction at Mantra (now Accor) in the refurbishment department looking after fit outs and projects across 130 of the Mantra, Peppers, Art Series and BreakFree hotels across Australia. With a desire to further her construction experience, Emma joined a commercial builder as Project Coordinator and was responsible for completing refurbishment and fit out related projects across Hospitality and Aged Care assets. With an eye for detail, and for process improvement, Emma will be responsible for the coordination of your project from sign on to delivery and installation. Totally smitten by her Husky puppy, Havana, Emma’s weekends focus on including Havana in all kinds of adventures around the Gold Coast!

Hi, I’m Liam.

GENERAL MANAGER – OPERATIONS

From childhood, Liam has been passionate about all types of construction. This passion lives on today with over 16 years experience in Construction and Management. At the age of 18, Liam became a fully qualified Carpenter and got straight into business, growing his own carpentry contracting company. This included contracting to many different construction sectors such as new home construction, high-end boutique builds, greenfield developments, oil and gas projects and insurance work in major disaster areas.

In 2013 Liam made the move to Canada to live a life long goal to work and play throughout the snowfields of the Rocky Mountains. Upon his return, Liam was determined to obtain his Low Rise Builders license and to continue to learn and grow his knowledge of leadership and construction management.

Over the past six years Liam has managed and delivered a number of National projects throughout the Aged Care industry, together with completing housing developments and multi-million dollar home builds on the Gold Coast. Gaining his Medium Rise Builders license and Open Supervisors license, Liam continues to raise his standards and goals. With this in mind he is determined to devote himself to continuing and encouraging development in any team he leads, building efficient processes and leading by example.

Hi, I’m Wade.

First Nations Engagement and Business Development Manager

Wade is a proud Mamu and Gooreng Gooreng man living on Turrbal Country in Brisbane. Wade has over 30 years’ experience focusing mainly on Indigenous specific portfolios in government and the private sector. His capability includes project management, cultural competency, community capacity building, delivering Indigenous Employment strategies and mentoring a range of different businesses.  

 

Wade joined ModnPods with the strong belief that “Better housing is fundamental to better health, education, employment and social outcomes for First Nations peoples, and this leads to Closing the Gap”. 

 

With national experience in creating sustainable change, implementing policy and strategies to embedding Reconciliation within dynamic business environments, Wade has a proven track record in achieving outcomes. 

Hi, I’m Winston.

Health & Wellness Advisor

Winston is an avid lover of all things food, cords, and shoelaces. 
 
He is a graduate of Puppy School and commonly known around the office as “Winnie”, “Win-er-stan”, “little trotty man”, the list goes on.
 
Winston is responsible for the health and wellbeing of our staff, always unconditionally loving and giving ample puppy hugs.

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 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

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THE ARCH MAGAZINE – BOND

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

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