WHO WE ARE

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Headland Construction is a licenced professional homebuilder registered through BC Housing. We specialize in complex renovations and new home construction. We build projects that surpass expectations on quality, cost control and schedule.

Our end goal is for all clients to have a positive experience through the entire construction process. This is achieved through

open communication, accurate budgeting and realistic project scheduling.   

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PRESIDENT AND SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

MARK ELLIS

As owner and senior project manager, Mark is involved in all Headland Construction projects from the beginning to completion in a hands-on manner. 

Mark draws his experience from years of onsite carpentry work along with a degree from BCIT (Construction Management) and UBC (Political Science & Economics). Following BCIT, Mark was employed by a large Vancouver builder as a Project Coordinator where he learned the craft of managing all aspects of high-quality builds. Mark is continually upgrading his knowledge through continuing education with the Canadian Home Builders Association. Headland Construction is a Licenced New Home Builder and also a certified Net Zero Home Builder with the CHBA.  

On the weekends, Mark can be found on the local mountains teaching his young children to ski, or in the ocean surfing, waterskiing and paddleboarding. 

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SITE SUPERVISOR

AARON WOOD

Aaron has experience in a wide range of carpentry from framing to fine finishing and furniture making. Aaron works as a Site Supervisor, providing a link between the project managers, sub-trades and clients. He is a Red Seal journeyman carpenter and has a Bachelor of Science degree from Dalhousie University. He has continued his education by studying at the Inside Passage School of Fine Cabinet Making along with continued education through the Canadian Home Builders Association to keep up to date with current codes and standards.

 

Through his diverse training, Aaron brings a sensitive and focused approach to his work. In his free time, he is studying classical guitar building under master luthier, Geza Burghardt.  

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LEAD CARPENTER + SITE SUPERVISOR

STEELE MARTEN

Steele was born in the Okanagan and moved to Vancouver to pursue his career in carpentry. His father was a land developer, so Steele grew up on jobsites and has been a carpenter since 2008. Steele has taken courses on passive homes and net zero homes through the Canadian Home Builders Association.  

Steele takes pride in keeping the jobsite clean and organized, and he loves doing tight miter joints. His knowledge and experience in forming, framing, and trim work help him to run his projects smoothly. Steele’s leadership skills ensure his crew are working most effectively throughout the project. 

Skateboarding has been a lifelong passion of Steele’s, and he’s been on a board since he was 11 years old. 

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SITE SUPERVISOR

JOHN GUEST

John has been a carpenter since 1987, which has given him a wealth of knowledge that he shares with our team. Before carpentry, he was a welder and fitter for eight years. John’s extensive knowledge in all areas of carpentry and construction translates to well-run projects. He anticipates challenges, and provides clear direction to his team and subtrades. 

When he’s not at work, you can find John behind a camera taking photos, or in his “no dig” garden growing fruits and veggies. 

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CARPENTER

MARCUS SAMJI

Marcus got into carpentry in 2013 because he likes working with his hands and having a tangible product as a result. He has a great eye for detail and takes pride in every aspect of his work.  

 

Marcus spends his free time outdoors skateboarding, hiking, and camping.  

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CARPENTER

MAX LEWIS

Max has been involved in all areas of carpentry (concrete forming, house framing, and finish carpentry) since he was 15 years old. He and his stepdad also built furniture together when he was growing up. Max enjoys interior and exterior finishing work, including custom trim details. Because of this, he can often be found in two places at once! 

Max has a young daughter, and he shares his passion for fast cars and all types of music with her. 

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PROJECT MANAGER

MITSUKO OSUGI

Mitsuko has been working in the construction industry since 2018; prior to that she oversaw the operations of a successful retail company. She is organized, detailed, and a creative thinker which result in well-run projects “behind the scenes”. Mitsuko supports the site supervisors with managing the projects from start to finish, ensures budgets are up-to-date, and prepares monthly invoices for clients. 

Outside work Mitsuko can be found at the gym training for her black belt in Taekwondo. 

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OFFICE MANAGER

JESSICA ELLIS

Jessica oversees the day-to-day office management of Headland Construction. With a degree from UBC in Education, Jessica worked for eight years as a Grade 5 teacher until having children, then decided to focus on her family and Headland Construction.  

Jessica coordinates all aspects of the administrative work that comes along with a growing construction company. Her main duties include ensuring all suppliers and sub contractors are paid on time.  

 

Jessica loves spending time outdoors with her family, especially swimming, biking, and skiing.