Meet the Team



Sue Wingrave

Owner / Director

Sue has been in the building industry for over 30 years, in that time she has owned her own very successful business in Victoria and came to QLD in 2000.

Sue then become the Dulux trade rep for Gold Coast and help many of her trades to achieve success within their own business. She then went onto to be coming the General Manager of another painting business here in Brisbane and over five years she had taken them from working out of their garage and 2 painters to becoming a national painting company  with 10 internal staff members, supervisor in each state and over 50 painters.


Sue is a very big believer in customer service and prides herself on ensuring all her customers are extremely happy before she sign’s off on any jobs. She insists on only using quality products on all of her jobs and all of her painters pride themselves in providing the highest of quality in workmanship, hence the name HIQ Painting.

Carlos Merlo

Business Development Manager

With his previous experience in the insurance industry at Suncorp for almost 10 years, Carlos arrived at HiQ Painting more than qualified to join the team. His various roles within Suncorp involved working closely with builders, supporting clients and offering technical support to assist with resolving issues within the company. With Carlos's incredible people skills, he works hard to build and maintain those important relations with all our clients and builders.



Administration & Marketing

Experienced, trustworthy, fun. These are just a few of the ways coworkers describe this valuable member of our team.