Matthew Georges

Co-Founder / Director

A Co-Founder and current Director of Encore Collective, Matthew has over 5 years experience in the industry, attaining him with a wealth of knowledge and acquired skills, which have led to the successful progression of the company. A veteran behind the camera lens but forever a student of the game, Matthew has been at the fore front of Encore Collective's ever growing photography unit since its inception in 2013 and has enjoyed many successful events including various Weddings, Private Events, Christenings, Engagement parties, Sporting events, Photoshoots and many more. Matthew's vision for creativity has also allowed for his potent versatility between photography and videography, having also filmed many private events and commercial promotional videos. As a leader, Matthew plays an active daily role in the business usually being the first line of contact for clients whilst also managing bookings and accounts.

Richie Boulus

Co-Founder / DJ

One of the Co Founders of Encore Collective and the very first DJ Encore has ever hired, DJ Richee B has lived the progression of this business since day one. With over 5 years experience of DJing, Richie boasts an arsenal of mastery within the field that most DJ’s dream of with his versatility in genres ranging from RnB, House, Trance, Edm, NRG and Old school. Richie has captured the hearts of dancefloors since his debut in 2013 and has built quite the reputation over the years as one of the hottest young DJ’s coming through the scene. Richie’s talents have seen him work numerous Private Events, School Formals, Engagement parties, Pre Wedding and even Weddings (which he completed at the age of 15).

James Rouhana

DJ

Our second DJ to join the team back in 2015, James has since become one of our most popular DJ’s over the years due to his unmatched transitions and nack of always be able to have a full dancefloor. Before joining the team at Encore, James had been DJing on the independent scene for over 2 years, hence providing us with over 5 years of DJing experience which have since seen James headline events at The H Nightclub and also DJ at numerous weddings, private events and School Formals. An expert in Trance, RnB, House and NRG, James’ music pallet is infinite making him the perfect DJ for your next event!

Luke Vincent

DJ

An enormous addition to our team starting in 2018, Luke Vincent needs no introduction. An expert DJ boasting over 5 years experience has seen Luke build quite a formidable reputation as one of the most talented DJ’s in Sydney. Before joining the team at Encore, Luke has already showcased his talents through working at numerous clubs such as Homebar and Candy’s whilst also having worked many private events, School Formals, Engagement parties and also Weddings. A specialist in Trance, RnB, House and NRG, Luke’s addition to the team can not be measured as his provision of experience and DJing intel will be sure to add an extra string to the bow of Encore’s ever growing DJ unit.

Oliver Lavermicocca

Photographer

Oliver joined Encore Collective unofficially in the summer of 2016 whilst still working for himself and his talented company known as FlashX Photography along with esteemed photographer Daniel Rooke aswell as the brains trust in Mitchell Mussara. Since then he has showcased talents well beyond his years. A naturally gifted eye for capturing the moment, Oliver’s charisma and attention to detail have made him a revelation since joining Encore. Oliver’s talents and skills have been crafted through not only his studies at university but also his intransigent passion for photography itself. Oliver through his time at Encore has excelled extremely through working at events such as School Formals, 21sts, countless nightclub events, Commercial Photoshoots, Christmas Parties and even Weddings! With his ability to also film as a videographer, Oliver has crafted a jaw-dropping portfolio!

Nicholas Tahan

DJ

CAUTION : Whilst you’re reading this, be sure to block your ears, because the moment he hears his name called, the bass on Nick’s speakers start rumbling instantly.. Boy are we excited to be dropping this one! Our newest addition to our well established DJ Unit comes in the form of a young gun on the rise - Officially joining the team in 2020, Nick has already proven himself to be one of our most exciting and energetic DJ’s with his music knowledge unparalleled as well as his crowd reading ability level second to none. A confident DJ in genres ranging from RnB, House and even Old School (including 30 years past his age) Nick is an invaluable acquisition to the team in 2020 and is the perfect fit for your next event!

Lachlan Moussa

Photographer

Since joining the team in early 2017, Lachie has consistently tuned up sublime albums with his slick eye and attention to detail behind the lens. A naturally creative mind groomed from his years of “Video Gaming with his cousins”, Lachie has already showcased his talents through Real Estate Photoshoots and numerous private events throughout his time at Encore. Having completed his studies of photography and Digital Media during his schooling days, Lachie’s experience as a well-equipped photographer has proven invaluable to our team’s future plans.

Aaron Huie

Photographer / Videographer

Another huge addition to the team in 2018 comes in the form of Aaron Huie. Aaron needs no introduction, as his large following on Instagram, showcasing his jaw-dropping work speaks for itself, making Aaron has become one of Sydney’s most renown urban photographers/videographers. A veteran behind the camera lens and a specialist in capturing the moment, Aaron has not only mastered urban photography and videography but has also worked numerous private events and Corporate functions. With a dual threat of taking photos and capturing videos, Aaron's value to the team can not be measured and we can not wait to show you his spectacular work!

Jordan Saade

Security Guard

Our very own Man Mountain is ready to have your event on lock! Jordan along with his team of Security Guards joined the Encore Collective family in late 2020 as a part of Encore Protection Services - A team of licenced and experienced security guards ready to ensure that your next event runs smoothly and safely! With over 3 years of Security experience, Jordan has acquired a Peter Parker like ‘Spidey Sense’ for trouble and is always the first one to defuse a situation if present - An extremely well travelled security guard, Jordan is fully licenced in Crowd control, Asset Protection, RSA Martialling whilst also having completed his First Aid certificate. Jordan boasts an outstanding resume which has seen him guard at high profile concerts such as Festival X, FOMO and for artists such as Tyga. A former nightclub Security Guard for well known club Marquee as well as even being on site guarding numerous Royal Commission Hearings, our man Jordan is a force to be reckoned with!

Brad Walsh

Photographer

Calm, cool and collected, whether it be on the job or behind the photo editing screen, Brad Walsh is an incredibly talented addition to Encore's ever-growing photography unit. A specialist in Urban Photography and a seasoned veteran in event photography, Brad enters his 4th year of photography with an invaluable knowledge and skill set, far beyond his years. An efficient, reliable and productive photographer, Brad has shot at numerous private events, engagements, weddings and school socials, making him the perfect photographer for your next event!

Samuel Younan

Security Guard

Let’s just begin with this.. There isn’t a chance that a potential gatecrasher will even make it to your fence as our very own Lighthouse standing at a whopping 206cm would be able to see the delinquent from the next street.. Samuel along with his team of Security Guards joined the Encore Collective family in late 2020 as a part of Encore Protection Services - A team of licenced and experienced security guards ready to ensure that your next event runs smoothly and safely. With over 3 Years of experience and 3 times the size of a regular human being, our unit Sammy has seen it all out on the field and is the perfect guard for your next event! Quite the accomplished security guard, Samuel is fully licenced in Crowd control, Asset Protection, RSA Martialling whilst also having completed his First Aid certificate. Jordan boasts an outstanding resume which has seen him guard at high profile concerts such as Festival X, FOMO and for artists such as Tyga. A former nightclub Security Guard for well known club Marquee as well as even being on site guarding numerous Royal Commission Hearings, Good luck getting past Samuel at an event!

Kristian Boulos

Drummer

A cheeky wink with a killer beat, it’s not only Kristian’s charm that will win you over but his insane talent behind the drums, unparalleled to those heard before. A young drummer with an appreciation for traditional beats and songs, Kristian has performed at countless parties, pre-weddings and weddings throughout his drumming career and has proven to be a fan favourite during his time at Encore. Capable of drumming solo or within unison of up to 20+, Kristian is guaranteed to take your party to the next level with his performance!

Brendan Maroun

Drummer

The jumpstart to every party, Brendan is our pocket rocket behind the drums for your next event! Brendan arrives to the Encore team having experienced it all through drumming at numerous house parties, engagements, pre-wedding and even weddings, one of which featuring award-winning recording artist Tyga. With over 5 years of experience behind the drums, Brendan is a perfect fit to make your occasion extra special!

Mitchell Musarra

Head of IT

In every TV Show or Movie there’s always the one crucial character who plays his role behind the computer screen away from the field - Whether it’s Alfred assisting Batman from the confines of the Batcave or Wade helping Kim Possible - That is our man Mitch for us! Our head of Technology and also our web designer. Mitch is our human R2D2 and ensures that all of our systems run smoothly to enable you with the best experience possible whether it be storing your photos, sending a successful application form or even being able to read this character profile right now! Mitch is the brains trust behind anything Digital that goes on at Encore and is also the brains trust for many other businesses through his amazing work at MJWebs!

Jared Ius

Editor

A gifted individual with an ambition for perfection, Jared has produced flawless albums through his editing since his arrival to the Encore team in mid-2018. Jared’s pinpoint eye for error and relentless attention to detail has ensured that all teeth are squeaky clean and that there isn’t a sweat patch in sight (you can thank him later boys). Jared’s natural talent blossomed through his completion of studies in photography during his senior years at school along with the completion of his photography Certificate 3 in 2019. An invaluable addition to the Encore team, rest assured that all of your photos will be taken care of by our mastermind editor!

Nathan Saade

Security Guard

They don’t call him the Draymond Green of Events for no reason.. This man is all defence and all heart! Nathan along with his team of Security Guards joined the Encore Collective family in late 2020 as a part of Encore Protection Services - A team of licenced and experienced security guards ready to ensure that your next event runs smoothly and safely. With over 3 years of experience under his belt and a wealth of knowledge in the industry, Nathan’s Hall of Fame security record speaks for itself! A proficient security career thus far, Nathan is fully licenced in Crowd control, Asset Protection, RSA Martialling whilst also having completed his First Aid certificate. Nathan boasts an outstanding resume which has seen him guard at high profile concerts such as Festival X, FOMO and for artists such as Tyga. A former nightclub Security Guard for well known club Marquee as well as even being on site guarding numerous Royal Commission Hearings, Nathan has been there and done that, meaning there isn’t an event he can’t handle!