Our Team

To enable DLS to provide the highest level of service we depend on a highly skilled and motivated team. As a family business we are proud to have many long serving, dedicated team members that contribute to the successful delivery of projects.



David Howlett

General Manager

David has a deep knowledge of business operations gained in a range of industries and organisations in Australia and Internationaly. A former AFL Umpire and Administrator he has been responsible for the implementation of systems and process  to develop the business.



Lainie Stoddart

Financial Controller

After gaining her qualification as an Accountant Lainie has worked across various industry’s implementing systems and process across the finance and administrative functions of the business to support customers and the business.



Paul Mynott

Facility Manager / Maintenance Coordinator

A qualified plumber Paul joined DLS over 18 years ago after running a successful plumbing business. Paul is responsible for DLS facilities and equipment. A legendary coach in community football after having played in the VFA with Dandenong & Oakleigh. 

Mobile: 0419 520 615

Email: david@dls-group.com.au

Phone: (03) 9763 2244

Email: lainie@dls-group.com.au

Mobile: 0418 397 538

Email: paul@dls-group.com.au

Detector Loop Services

Ross Dancey

General Manager / Business Development Manager

Ross has developed a deep understanding of the Detector Loop Service operations having worked as an Installer, Crew Leader & Supervisor for over 10 years with previous experience in the building industry. 


Mobile: 0430 642 607

Email: ross@dls-group.com.au

DLS Group Civils

Kris Barlow

General Manager / Business Development Manager

With over 20 years experience in the business Kris a qualified builder has lead the establishment and development of the DLS Group Civils business following his career as a professional footballer having player over 100 senior games with the Hawthorn Football Club.


Noel Stoddart

Project Manager

With an electrical background Noel has over 16 years experience as a Project Manager with in Intelligent Transport Systems, Civil and electrical areas. With Tier One experience and a well respected reputation with key stakeholders including Department of Transport (VicRoads), Southern Program Alliance, John Holland and the Metro Tunnel Authority.


Mobile: 0417 549 977

Email: kris@dis-group.com.au

Mobile: 0421 647 714

Email: noel@dls-group.com.au

DLS Group Electrical

Dean Kavoukas

General Manager / Business Development Manager

Dean has come to DLS to head up DLS Group Electrical a qualified A grade Electrician and registered Cabler with TITAB Australia he has significant experience in the Commercial and Domestic Electrical areas and over 18 years experience in Traffic Signals installation and maintenance having worked with Tyco & Hi-Lux 

Mobile: 0429 605 365

Email: dean@dls-group.com.au