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Engineroom is Ade Barnard and Matt Dufty, with 40-years of successful touring and major event delivery between the two.

We are the masters of creative manipulation. 

We believe that effective event delivery means a holistic solution. Combining our experience in major event delivery with creative design, technology and understanding people, often leads to inspiring your audience not only to connect to your brand, understand your brand story, but to take action. We believe that the right strategy is the one that works.

We know that the pre-production

We recognise that management and quality delivery is as important as the creativity we are bringing to life. Our high standards and quality of service are recognised across the industry, which is why clients stay with us for decades, not days.

Our team


matt dufty

Director | Production Manager

Matt has been a freelance sound engineer, production and tour manager in Aus and around the world for his entire working life and has an attention to detail which makes his work stand tall.  

Beginning Working Life as a freelance touring Sound engineer in the early 1990’s. And progressing to tour and production management spent the best part of 25 Years working on and administrating tours & festival dates with a string of notable artists in australia and OS



2006 Started a Audio production Company with Ade Barnard - Monitor City

This company has grown in scale and supports a wide variety of high end audio solutions


2010 Ade & Dufty Merged all their Freelance & Audio Production work under the Engineroom Name taking a more integrated approach


In the Last decade has been production managing & administrating large and events and festivals including management of staging / audio lighting / event equipment / Road Closures & Traffic management / Site Safety & Risk Management 

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Director | Production Manager

Ade has been a Production Manager and sound engineer since the early 90s, touring to most corners of the globe.

In the last 20-years, his expertise in multi-site touring festivals and major corporate / civic events in Australia has seen him remain one of the countries leading event professionals. 


angus macpherson

Head of Events

With strategic prowess, and a proven record across major events in both corporate, and Government sectors, Angus brings a trusted network of suppliers and experience to you.


An experienced Producer, Technical Director and creative problem solver.

Angus' past experience includes the automotive and financial industries, luxury and incentive event delivery, and major outdoor festivals and events. 


 overseeing day-to-day planning, event operations, and getting things done with a handpicked team of event professionals.

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