Meet The Team
We recruit and train exceptional, multi-skilled tradespeople who are personable and professional. Our in-house team and preferred contractors are the best at what they do. In-house specialties include first and second-fix carpentry, formwork, cladding, concreting, landscaping, demolition and more.
Led by Craig Linke, Jake Devlin and Nick Raymond, we’re a trusted name in the industry, consistently delivering projects of outstanding quality.
About CraigManaging Director / Founder
Managing Director Craig Linke has close to two decades of experience in the construction industry spanning Australia and the United Kingdom. After training as a carpenter and working in the residential construction industry in Adelaide, Craig’s vision for Craig Linke Bespoke Building was born whilst living abroad. Craig worked extensively on architecturally designed homes and luxury commercial fit-outs in some of London’s most prestigious suburbs and locations, including Avenue Road in St John’s Wood, Oxford Street, Saville Row, Kensington, Mayfair, Piccadilly Circus, Chiswick Park and Emirates Stadium.
Returning to Adelaide in 2014 with a growing passion for old-world and contemporary architecture, Craig launched Craig Linke Bespoke Building. The company takes on a select number of projects each year, and focuses on high-end and luxury builds that showcase outstanding craftsmanship that is a cut above the rest.
About JakeAssistant Manager
Jake Devlin has more than a decade of experience in the construction industry. As Craig’s right-hand man, Jake has an outstanding depth of experience in the building industry and exceptional carpentry and concreting skills. His building experience spans both residential and commercial construction with three local companies, including Craig Linke Bespoke Building. As our oldest recruit, Jake’s been part of the team since 2015, joining us not long after the company’s inception. In that time he’s moved from a carpentry-based role into a project management and client liaison role.
He is integral to our company’s success and our clients appreciate his friendly, professional manner and excellent attention to detail. Jake is currently completing his Certificate IV in Building and Construction.
In his spare time you’ll find him exploring South Australia’s wineries and restaurants with his fiancée, kickboxing, and spending time with his family and friends.
About NickSenior Project Manager
Nick Raymond rounds out our senior leadership team. A qualified carpenter and landscaper, Nick has close to a decade of experience in the construction industry and is a favourite with many of our clients. Prior to joining our team, Nick worked for high-end bespoke building companies in Melbourne for 4 years, where he held site supervision/ project management roles, overseeing complex luxury builds.
Returning to Adelaide in 2019 to join the team, Nick is a huge asset to our company, with an unwavering work ethic and an outstanding depth of skills.
Nick is currently completing his Certificate IV in Building and Construction. When he’s not at work he enjoys being outdoors and surfing.
About JessicaOffice Manager
Jessica Walters is our administrative guru and Craig’s personal assistant. She has a broad background in senior executive assistant and administrative roles with the likes of KPMG. Jess also spent nine years living in Sydney where she discovered her love for the property industry whilst working for Raine & Horne in prestigious Double Bay.
Jess is hardworking, professional and warm, bringing a positive energy to Craig Linke Bespoke Building HQ every day.
Jess and her husband have two gorgeous girls and live in Adelaide's Eastern suburbs. On her days off you’ll find her spending time with her two young daughters, catching up with girlfriends, or dreaming up her next Bali break.
About AndrewLead Carpenter
Andrew Owen is a master craftsman with more than a decade of experience in residential construction. Hailing from Noosa in Queensland, Andrew began his carpentry apprenticeship there before making the move to Adelaide in 2013. Once here, he worked for leading residential building companies including Teague Constructions and Custom Built Projects before launching his own construction business a few years ago. After subcontracting with us for more than a year, we finally got Andrew on board full-time in mid-2019 (to our delight!).
Andrew has a warm and friendly manner and is adored by our clients. He is currently undertaking his Certificate IV in Building and Construction. Prior to his career in the building industry Andrew worked as a pearl diver on a remote farm near Nhulunbuy in the Northern Territory.
His hobbies include fishing, camping, four wheel driving and more fishing! He and his wife welcomed a beautiful baby girl in early 2020.
About HarryLead Carpenter
Harry Wake joined the team in early 2020 after subcontracting to us for a matter of weeks (we knew we were on to a winner!). A highly skilled carpenter, Harry completed a Certificate II (Doorways to Construction) as part of the final years of his high schooling, before commencing an apprenticeship with a small general builder in Adelaide.
After completing his Certificate III in Carpentry/Joinery, Harry lived in Canada for two years, spending his winters working as a hot tub technician at Big White Ski Resort, and his summers on Vancouver Island expanding his carpentry skill set with a local general builder.
Returning to Adelaide in 2019, he built his parents a sustainable eco house, located south of Adelaide. His professional manner and excellent work ethic make him a seamless addition to our team. Harry recently commenced his Certificate IV in Building and Construction. In his spare time Harry enjoys football, skiing and golf.