Damian has been at the helm of his business for many years, His passion for events have inspired many memorable moments.
In his spare time you will either be finding Damian spending time with his wife and four daughters or at the MCG watching his mighty Collingwood Magpies.
Commercial & Brand
Rupert has been around balloons for most of his life, however in the middle of 2018 he joined us in a official capacity focusing on the Marketing, PR, social media and relationships with our larger clients.
In his spare time you’ll find Rupert breaking land records in Marathons (pictured 2014 Melb Marathon). You will also find him playing a key role in the forward line for the Balwyn Tigers reserves side, as well as being a key component of the Melbourne FC football department.
Nicholas joined the team in March 2018 in a ‘Sales Intern’ full time role. He manages the customer bookings on a daily basis.
Nic’s aim for 2019 is to work himself into the role as ‘Sales Assistant’ after celebrating his one year anniversary with us recently.
Away from Ballooning, Nic can be found playing reserves football for Balywn Tigers on a weekend during winter. Nic see’s himself as an elite sportsman but his most famous sporting moment was actually in the local newspaper in 2018 when the coached quoted his performance as “don’t start drinking your own bathwater”.
The man of a many talents. Ben manages our entire operation, ensuring everything runs like clockwork.
With a few hours under his belt as a private pilot, who knows what the future holds. Ben enjoys spending time on public transport as he says he finds it “quite peaceful”. His sporting exploits include competing at World Championships in 3 different sports: Rogaining, Hot air ballooning and Guts (a game played by throwing frisbees at each other as hard as possible). He also dabbles in the sport of curling, and is a long way from competing in any serious competition.
Melbourne Chief Crew
Peter performs many duties, including being the number one crew for Melbourne city flights. If you are flying over Melbourne the odds are you will be greeted with Peter’s smile.
Peter also manages the warehouse and makes sure everything is prepared for each operation - this keeps him busy!