Management Team

Our company is run by a professional and highly skilled corporate management team with years of experience in managing strata schemes just like yours. By choosing us, you know you’ll be in great hands.

  • Trevor Bright

    Trevor Bright

    Executive Chairman

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  • Chris Duggan

    Chris Duggan

    Managing Director

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  • Hugh Beutel

    Hugh Beutel

    Executive General Manager - CMS

    Hugh has a background in the building management sector having served as an Assistant Building Manager for 7 years in a 140 lot high rise complex.  Hugh then became a Director of a Company which purchased the management rights in a 150 lot high rise twin tower complex in which he held the position of Onsite Resident Manager for a period of 3 years before joining the Body Corporate management industry in 2001.

    Hugh has over 10 years experience as a Strata and Facilities Manager which includes the strata management of high rise developments, three storey walk-ups, commercial, industrial and large residential developments.

    Commencing in 2005, Hugh was the Strata and Facilities Manager for Sanctuary Cove Resort.  This was for a period of 3 years before taking up the position of Senior Strata Manager at Hope Island Resort – both large integrated Resorts consisting of commercial, golf course and residential components. Hugh then became Queensland State Manager overseeing all Queensland operations and was appointed as General Manager of CMS in July 2013.

    Hugh is a Certified Member of the SCA and holds a Certificate IV in Body Corporate Management.

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  • Damien Excell

    Damien Excell

    Executive General Manager - Human Resources

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  • Phil Court

    Phil Court

    Executive General Manager - Strata

    • Phil is one our most enthusiastic and dedicated staff members and we cannot think of anyone better to lead our NSW and ACT strata teams. Phil  joined Cambridge Management Services sister company, Bright & Duggan in 1999 and has risen through the ranks to become Brand Network Director overseeing the day-to-day operations of our strata teams.


      Phil is a licensed strata manager, a member of Strata Community Australia (NSW) and has received a level three accreditation as a Practising Strata Community manager.  Accompanied this with his experience managing complex multi-titled schemes and facilities management companies, Phil will always ensure his team provides the highest level of professionalism at all times.

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  • Belinda Claffey

    Belinda Claffey

    Executive General Manager - Projects & Business Transformation

    Belinda is a highly experienced Commercial Leader with over 20 years’ experience in Business Transformation and Project Management both within Australian and overseas markets.  Since joining Bright & Duggan in 2016, Belinda has emersed herself in the strata industry, delivering Customer Centric solutions that provide a point of difference, build capability and positive client interactions. Her successes and contribution at an industry level were formally recognised as a SCA State award winner in 2019 and then a National award recipient in 2020. 

    Belinda has a strong focus on driving innovation and business transformation that adds value to both external and internal clients.  As someone who thrives on learning and frequently asks “Why”, Belinda is committed to empowering others through knowledge and not resting on yesterday’s successes. Belinda is passionate about the strata industry and the progress to be made for ensuring those living in communities have a positive experience when navigating the complexities of strata management.

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