meet the hassalls team

Chris Hassall

Director & Founder

One of Australia's most experienced, respected and successful auctioneers, Chris started his business in 2000 and has developed a reputation for being among the best in the market. Chris’ knowledge and network of contacts in the resources sector is unrivaled.

To ensure Hassalls can offer its customers a complete a thorough service, Chris has shrewdly recruited a team of highly experienced asset and disposal specialists to build one of the country’s leading auction, remarketing and valuation outfits.

Steve Wall

General Manager

Steve is arguably the region’s most experienced specialist asset manager.

With over 20 years of experience in a unique combination of financial services and appraisal, Steve brings his expertise in formal appraisals, residual value advice, industry analysis, equipment & valuation, pricing and remarketing of assets to Hassalls.

Steve specialises in appraisals and future value modelling which has enabled him to efficiently deliver advice on effective marketing strategy and budgets, channel selection and so much more. Steve has been a member of the Auctioneers & Valuers Association for over 15 years and is a Certified Practicing Valuer of plant & machinery.

Linnette Daniels

Chief Financial Officer

As Hassalls’ chief financial officer, Linnette is across all of the financial aspects of Hassalls. Linnette is a diligent operator always looking for innovative ways to improve business efficiencies in a way that benefits both Hassalls and our clients.

Linnette thrives on change and has been a key element in Hassalls continued growth. Linnette sees the rapid growth of Hassalls as a change to be embraced and enjoys being such a direct part of that progressive Hassalls vision.

Russell Keast

Director of Valuations & Auctioneer

Russell is the Director of Valuations / Auctioneer for Hassalls and is AVAA Certified Practicing Valuer #506. Russell has nearly 10 years’ experience completing valuations for mortgage security purposes and asset realisation. During his valuation career Russell has valued assets in the Medical, Food Processing, Agriculture, Transport, Manufacturing, Retail & Mining industries. Russell  also has an extensive knowledge of the drilling industry across Australia and the Asia pacific. 

Darren Dreaver

Asset Finance Business Development Manager

Darren Dreaver is the Central Qld relationship manager with our existing client base and pursues new relationships, providing solutions to asset disposal through to valuation services. With a strong background in the banking sector he has brought a financiers headset to Hassalls' business development management activity and applied "real work" strategies, because of his experience and knowledge.

Steve Wainhouse

Australasian Key Account Director - Resource Industry

Steven Wainhouse. Australasian Key Account Director - Resource Industry. Steve is responsible for corporate and key clients in the Mining, Oil & Gas industries Australia wide. He has many responsibilies with his primary focus on the sale of equipment. Steve places strong emphasis on client and buyer relationships, listing among his greatest challenges finding the right place to sell a piece of equipment.

Phil Toll

Valuer and Auctioneer

Phil is a member of Sales Support and a valuer for the Hassalls team, who enjoys meeting new people, travelling and the variety of work that his role at Hassalls presents. He is an experienced auctioneer and occasionally auctions using his expertise in heavy transport, vehicles and machinery. Phil brings over a decade of experience in livestock auctions to our company. Phil is a certified practicing Valuer & Auctioneer, with Auctioneers & Valuers Association of Australia (AVAA).

Leo Doromal

Sales Director Banking & Insolvency / Valuer (NSW).

Sales Director Banking & Insolvency / Valuer  (NSW).  Leo has over 15 years of national and international experience as a specialist asset manager having provided services to the financial services and professional services sectors. Leo’s valuation experiences range across a diverse set of asset and i sectors, including Small and Mid-Range to Large Ticket Construction, Mining and Mining Services, Corporate Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing Aircraft, Transport and Transport Logistics, Rail Logistics - Locomotive and Rolling Stock, Materials Handling, Ground Maintenance, Printing and Engineering, Medical and Healthcare, IT and Teleco through Asia

Ashton Lloyd

Business Development Manager / Valuer. (WA)

Business Development Manager / Valuer, WA .  Ashton is our WA representative and has a Bachelor Commerce Degree in Property Valuations with a large number of valuations for the purpose of insolvency, mortgage security, sale of business and insurance. He has vast experience conducting valuations in numerous industries such as, construction, civil, mining, earthmoving, transport, engineering, manufacturing, hospitality and retail. Ashton has commenced his study with the ASA and hopes to be fully qualified by the end of 2017.

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