ABOUT US
Kinban’s Story:

Matt Hansen and Loui Kastanos established Kinban Building Consultants in 2013. With extensive experience in both Domestic and Commercial Projects in the Building Industry, Matt and Loui share a commitment to providing diligent and personalised service.

With a combined total of over 30 years working in the Building Industry, coupled with previous experience working in most States in Australia, Matt and Loui offer a range of services in both the Domestic and Commercial Sectors, including Building Permits and Inspections, Fire Safety and Risk Audits, Occupancy Permits, Due Diligence Inspections & Reports, Appeals/Modifications and Essential Safety Measure Services.

Matt Hansen

Director

Matt has had over 17 years’ experience working as a Building Surveying Consultant in the Building Industry spanning across four States (Victoria, Queensland, Northern Territory and Western Australia) in Local Government, State Government and the Private Sector. It is this experience that has provided him with a broad knowledge across all aspects of Building Surveying and Inspections as well as a wide variety of construction techniques and varied legislative framework.

He has had extensive involvement in all facets of Building Surveying including detailed regulatory reviews of Residental and Commercial Developments, timely advice to clients and consultants, preparation of submissions to reporting authorities, as well as negotiations with authorities.

Matt has completed Post Graduate studies in Performance Based Building and Fire Codes which has equipped him with the necessary skills to become involved in analysis of alternate building solutions based on fire engineering principles.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Technology, Building Surveying
  • Graduate Certificate in Performance-Based Building & Fire Codes
  • Registered Building Surveyor Victoria (BS-U 19688)
  • Registered Building Surveyor Northern Territory (HABU7290)
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) Member
  • Red Card – Construction Industry Basic Induction Training
  • Metro Track Protection – Railway corridor induction & access – Category 3
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) National Accreditation

Loui Kastanos

Director

Since 1999, Loui has worked for a number of Building Surveying companies in the private sector. This experience has given Loui the specialist skills and knowledge to assist in a wide variety of projects as well as being able to provide a solution driven service to all projects in which he is involved.

Loui has had widespread involvement in all facets of Building Surveying including detailed regulatory reviews of residential and commercial developments, preparation of reports, timely advice to clients and consultants, preparation of submissions, carrying out inspections as required by the Building Legislation and negotiations with authorities and Fire Engineering. His resourceful approach to problem solving enables clients to effectively and efficiently manage projects for which they are responsible.

Qualifications:
  • Diploma in Building Surveyor
  • Registered Building Inspector – Unlimited (IN-U 34212)
  • Australian Institute of Building Surveyors (AIBS) Member
  • Red Card – Construction Industry Basic Induction Training
  • Metro Track Protection – Railway Corridor Induction & Access – Category 3