Committees

The Property Council's agenda in NSW is guided by more than 15 member committees comprising 290 industry volunteers.

Our commitment to diversity

Being a member of a Property Council Committee helps you make an important contribution to the industry as well as build your professional network, market knowledge and profile. In 2017 we reached our target of 40 per cent female committee representation across the Property Council.

Click here to find out more about our 40:40:20 campaign.


Division Council

To represent the collective interests of NSW members and the industry in accord with decisions of the Board. To determine the overall policy of the Division. To ensure that the Division maintains a solid financial position.

Property Council Contact: Maree Hartnett
Carl Schibrowski (Division President)Executive Vice President and Co Head of Brookfield PropertiesBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Kim Gregory (Division Vice President)Fund Manager, MandatesInvesta Property Group
Fabrizio Perilli (Division Vice President)CEO, Development & ConstructionToga Project Services Pty Ltd
Michelle AbbeyGeneral Manager, Head of RetailStockland
Drenka AndjelicManaging DirectorConstruction Assignments
Chris ChappleCEO151 Property
Michelle DanceFund ManagerDexus
Nathan DevesonManaging Partner - SydneyMinterEllison
Alexandra GrayHead of ResearchMirvac Group
Jennifer MacquarieDirectorFountaindale Project Management
Michelle MasonNational Planning Manager - Urban Regeneration, PropertyLendlease
Charles MooreCEOBaptistCare NSW
Kylie O'ConnorHead of Real EstateAMP Capital
Neil PetherbridgeNorthern NSW Regional Manager Northrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Michael RabeyHead of DevelopmentBoyuan Holdings Limited
Selina ShortManaging Partner, Real Estate & ConstructionEY
Lexia WilsonPrincipal LawyerLexia Wilson Lawyers

Asset Management and Sustainable Development Committee

To advance sustainable development and practices in NSW.

Property Council Contact: Sean Conway
Rebecca Fitzgerald (Chair)Senior Mechanical EngineerWSP Australia Pty Limited
Darren Teoh (Chair)Environmental Performance ManagerAMP Capital
Gordon BaxendaleBusiness Leader - Program, Cost and Asset ManagementArcadis Australia Pacific
Melanie BourkeHead of Office Portfolio - Office & IndustrialDexus
Helen BurnieSenior Environmental OfficerBlacktown City Council
Zoe CollessAsset ManagerDexus
Anthony GothardRegional Manager (NSW) - Asset ServicesCromwell Property Group
Christina HughesSustainability ManagerAbacus Property Group
Emma McMahonDirector - Sustainability, PacificCBRE
Jamie O'ReillyAsset and Development ManagerRoxy-Pacific Investments Pty Ltd
David PalinSustainability ManagerMirvac Group
Andrew ScerriNational Sustainability ManagerLendlease
Andrew ThaiSustainability ManagerFrasers Property Australia
Allan TranSustainability and Services Manager, Group OperationsStockland

Capital Markets Committee

To promote property as an investment asset class and the integration of the capital and property markets areas., including the development of a Property and Capital markets seminar events series.

Property Council Contact: Kate Doab
Katrina Richardson (Chair)Director - FinanceNapier & Blakeley Pty Ltd
Jason WeateSenior ManagerStockland
Geoffrey AtkinsonSenior Investment Analyst CPVThe GPT Group
Chris ChoiSenior Fund AnalystCharter Hall Group
Martha CrestaniFrasers Property Australia
Ashesh DalalNo Company
Denee DenneyInvestment ManagerChallenger Limited
Matthew DuncanHead of Debt Advisory AustraliaJLL
Merren FavrettoCapital Transactions ManagerDexus
Casey GreenbergGeneral Manager, Capital TransactionsESR Australia
Ian HetheringtonNationala Head Capital TransactionsSavills
Bryan HowittGeneral Manager, Investor Relations & Capital AllocationMirvac Group
Ruban KaneshamoorthySenior Vice President, Investments and Real EstateBrookfield Asset Management
Chrisanthe MakrisLegal CounselMetrics Credit Partners
Tony MassaroPartnerPwC Real Estate Advisory
Julian MenegazzoAssistant Fund ManagerAMP Capital
Anita MustacManaging Director, Client Capital GroupLaSalle Investment Management
Nicole QuagliataOIPP Fund ManagerInvesta Property Group
Chara SeowAssistant Fund ManagerBlackstone Real Estate Australia Pty Limited
Louella StonePartnerMinterEllison
Jessica WallisSenior AssociateKing & Wood Mallesons

Commercial Office Committee

Champions the interests of the commercial office sector, including the financing, construction, operation and management of assets.

Property Council Contact: Sean Conway
Kim Gregory (Chair)Fund Manager, MandatesInvesta Property Group
Anne-Maree MitfordDirectorCampbell Scholtens Pty Ltd
Liz BorsLeasing DirectorAMP Capital
Chris DavisHead of InvestmentThe GPT Group
Kristian ElvishSenior Development ManagerJohn Holland Pty Ltd
Stacey FishwickActing Executive DirectorProperty NSW
Tony GristPrincipalHassell Pty Ltd
Andrew HarveyHead of Property & Asset Management - NSWJLL
Simon HealyGeneral Manager, Commercial Development Mirvac Projects
Tica HessingHuman Geographer & Urban PlannerCushman & Wakefield
Kimberley JacksonProject DirectorLendlease
Megan JonesCharter Hall Group
Miranda LieDirectorCommonwealth Bank - Institutional Banking and Markets
Maryam LitkouhiDevelopment ManagerStockland
Danny PoljakExecutive Vice President and Co-HeadBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Linda RuddHead of Asset Management ServicesKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Amanda StanawayPrincipalWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Andrew TompsonNSW Executive Director and Company DirectorTSA Management
Lisa TrebleLeasing ManagerCromwell Property Group
Steve UrwinDirectorKernel Property

Diversity Committee

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry. The Committee champions specific networking, learning, sponsorship and mentoring opportunities.

Property Council Contact: Chris Wild
Penny Ransom (Chair)Group Executive, Head of Investment ManagementInvesta Property Group
Clinton OstwaldGroup DirectorUrbis
Yvonne BarnikelPartnerEY
Andrew BorgerHead of Office Development ServicesCharter Hall Group
Aine CorbettRegional Property ManagerWoolworths Group
Louise CullyManager, People & CultureRider Levett Bucknall
Kaitlyn DavidsonNational Strategy ManagerBuilt
Sarah DeuchrassLendlease
Marianne EshoJLL
Rebecca FoxExecutive DirectorProperty NSW
Hannah GriffinCorporate Transactions ManagerCromwell Property Group
Alycia IanniHR AdvisorFrasers Property Australia
Melanie KurzydloDirector, Strategy and Business RelationsGrowthbuilt
Karen MaherGroup Manager, Talent Acquisition and DevelopmentThe GPT Group
Karl MayManaging DirectorTurner
Peter McDonaldManaging Director – PropertyESR Australia
Louise MongerHead of Property ManagementAMP Capital Investors Ltd
Paul NeilsenDevelopment ManagerVicinity Centres
MJ OosthuizenPwC Real Estate Advisory
Stuart PearsonNational HR ManagerMirvac Group
Kiri PurdyVice President, Legal CounselBrookfield Asset Management
Fiona RalphAssociate DirectorCapstone Recruitment
Trish RossiterSenior HR Business PartnerStockland
Christopher SchiavelloDirectorSchiavello Construction (NSW) Pty Ltd
Brooke ShawSenior Manager - Talent, Culture and Organisational DevelopmentDexus
Jamie SheltonPrincipal/Sydney Regional ManagerNorthrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Karen SkinnerCentre ManagerScentre Group
Geoffrey WarrenRegional DirectorCBRE
Wendy YeeHead of Strategic Marketing, Australia & New ZealandCushman & Wakefield

Future Directions Committee

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals.

Property Council Contact: Hayley Ward
Sasha Kovic (Chair)Manager - New BusinessRoberts Pizzarotti
Jack NeedhamSenior ValuerKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Tom ApplebyInvestment ServicesColliers International
Kate DickinsonArchitectWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Jessica GuilfoyleManagerBrookfield Asset Management
Michela HammanDevelopment Manager, Apartments, DevelopmentLendlease
Lara HutchesonAssistant Development ManagerInvesta Property Group
Wehally Moniz Da SilvaProject ManagerCromwell Property Group
Amy NgAssistant Development ManagerThe GPT Group
Angus PulverInvestment AnalystCharter Hall Group
Sophy PurtonTown PlannerUrbis
Matthew RawlinsonDevelopment ManagerMirvac Group
Bradley RehnDevelopment ProfessionalStockland
Victoria SteurSenior Leasing ManagerDexus
Meisha StevensAcoustic Project EngineerStantec
Jordan SukkarFinance and Business ManagerBuildcorp Group Pty Ltd
Anavi SuriLawyerAshurst
Sam TaylorSenior ConsultantHill PDA
Jack TourishAnalystCBRE
Amy WilliamsBusiness Development ManagerADCO Constructions Pty Ltd
Taylor YankosManager, Development and TransactionsProperty NSW

Hotel Property Committee

Represents the interests of the hotel property industry including hotel and tourism policy development, industry education, encouraging networking within the industry and liaison with other industry groups.

Property Council Contact: Sean Conway
Drenka Andjelic (Chair)Managing DirectorConstruction Assignments
James ShieldsGeneral Manager - GrowthQuest Apartment Hotels
Ross BeardsellExecutive Vice PresidentJLL
Khadijah BouabdullahHead of Commercial PropertySydney Airport
David BrenacGeneral Manager, Property DevelopmentThe Star Entertainment Group Limited
Brett ForerGeneral Manager Development PacificAccor Hospitality
Michael HermanExecutive Development ManagementTFE Hotels
Shelley IndykDirectorIndyk Architects Pty Ltd
Alice LanghamSpecial CounselMinterEllison
Roy MelickPartnerBaker McKenzie
Reid NakouScentre Group
Lindy RandallSenior AssociateAshurst
Matt RubieCountry General ManagerFraser Suites Sydney
Felicity SavagePartnerKing & Wood Mallesons
James ShieldsGeneral Manager - GrowthQuest Apartment Hotels
Laraine SperlingAssociate Director - Strategy and PeoplePoly (Australia) Real Estate Development Pty Limited
Clare SwanDirectorEthos Urban
Karen WalesNational DirectorColliers International
Robert WilliamsPartner, Head of Hotels Asia PacificWithersworldwide

Hunter Chapter

This Committee represents the industry in the Hunter region. A key focus for this committee is to continue to implement the initiatives for the Lower Hunter reform agenda and the review of planning controls for key councils. The chapter also looks after the development of monthly Hunter lunches, forums and professional development seminars.

Property Council Contact: Anita Hugo
Neil Petherbridge (Chair)Northern NSW Regional Manager Northrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Carmel FosterGroup Manager Corporate ServicesPort Stephens Council
David AntcliffManager Property & Business DevelopementLake Macquarie City Council
Kristy BensonRetail ManagerThe GPT Group
Sam BuddenManaging DirectorTristate Land Sales Advisory
Edward CrawfordStrategic Propery Projects ManagerThe University of Newcastle
Jade CurtisValuer/Land EconomistLake Macquarie City Council
Jodie DrysdaleProject DirectorTSA Management
Rob DwyerPlanning ManagerRPS Australia
Sally EagletonGeneral Manager Sales and MarketingOneSteel Pty Ltd
Sarah GuilfoyleHealth Infrastructure
Jonathon HainsworthProject ManagerCoffey
Shannon HunterRegional Manager NSWCharter Hall Group
Stephen LeathleyPlanning DirectorINSITE Planning Services
Joanne LeverService Group Manager – Building ServicesGHD
Peter MacadamNational DirectorColliers International
Katrina ReyePartnerHall & Wilcox
Julie RichAssociate Director, Campus StrategyThe University of Newcastle
Jenny RobertsDirectorCastlecrest Consultants
Lyndall RobertshawGroup Chief Corporate Services OfficerCompass Housing Services Co Ltd
Angus RoseDesign Directordwp|design Worldwide Partnership
Glen SpicerDirectorEJE Architecture
Amanda WetzelRegional DirectorCity Plan Strategy and Development
Peter WychExecutive Manager Property and CommercialNewcastle Airport Limited

Hunter Future Directions Committee

The Future Directions Committee is for aspiring future leaders in the property industry. A key focus for this committee is to develop an industry networking and professional development platform for young property professionals.

Property Council Contact: Elizabeth Santomingo
Jamie Graham (Chair)Senior Project ManagerTSA Management
Michael BoomSales & Leasing ExecutiveKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Emily AllenSenior Town PlannerBarr Property & Planning
Danielle AmosSenior Manager - CommunicationsWard Civil & Environmental Engineering Pty Limited
Syidah ArnoldAssociateRider Levett Bucknall
Jodie BoufflerRetail MangerStockland
Michael ChapmanSenior ExecutiveColliers International
Rachel CoggerSenior Manager - Research and EngagementRPS
Lydia KuczeraProject PlannerCity Plan Services Pty Ltd
Michael StaffordAssistant Project OfficerThe University of Newcastle
Mark SturgessPrincipal | Structural Engineering ManagerNorthrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Amy SullivanBusiness Development ExecutiveThe GPT Group
Marley Swanson WoodArchitectural GraduateDwp|design Worldwide Partnership
Rob WalshProject ManagerAPP Corporation Pty Ltd
Richard WatersonAssociateEJE Architecture
Rhiannon WilliamsHuman Resource CoordinatorCompass Housing Services Co Ltd

Illawarra Chapter

Represents the industry in the Illawarra.

Property Council Contact: Michelle Guido
Jennifer Macquarie (Chair)DirectorFountaindale Project Management
Tracy PrestonCommercial Department ManagerMMJ Real Estate
Michele AdairCEOHousing Trust
Sarah BourkeBusiness Development ManagerNew England Constructions
Daniel BuchananRegional Retail ManagerStockland
Bernadette CarterANZ PropertyANZ Institutional Property Group
Steven CurrieHead Finance & Strategic InitiativesIRT Group
Cole HendriganResearch FellowUniversity of Wollongong
Kerry HuntDirector Community ServicesWollongong City Council
Peter HutchinsonExecutive Manager - Property & SustainabilityWarrigal
Sharon JohnsonAssistant Centre ManagerThe GPT Group
Mark JonesDirector ArchitectEdmiston Jones
David LaingSenior PrincipalCardno (NSW) Pty Ltd
Jonas MarceloColliers International
Andrew MartinCentre Manager - Warrawong PlazaJLL
Edwards MurrayAssistant Project ManagerFrasers Property Australia
Greg PullenEconomic Development ManagerShoalhaven City Council
Arabella RohdeSenior Development ManagerLendlease
Chuck StoneDirector of Commercial Developments UnitInnovation Campus (UOW)
Wendy ToddTown PlannerPlanning Plus (NSW) Pty Ltd
Greg WallsPlanning ManagerNSW Ports
Olivia YeatmanAssociateRMB Lawyers

Industrial Property Committee

Focuses on issues relevant to the growth of industrial property, including employment lands policy and associated planning and infrastructure delivery frameworks.

Property Council Contact: Ross Grove
Ian Barter (Chair)General Manager - Northern RegionFrasers Property Australia
Charlotte BrabantNational Development Manager, Industrial151 Property
Allison BasfordSenior Development Manager - Australia & New Zealand (Industrial)CSR Limited
Troy BryantHead of Developement Australia & New ZealandLOGOS Australia Group Pty Ltd
Ben ButlerRegional Portfolio ManagerCharter Hall Group
Jennifer CooperDirectorUrbis
Christine CovingtonPartnerCorrs Chambers Westgarth
Robert EwingGeneral Manager - Asset & Development ManagementESR Australia
Adrian GrewPortfolio ManagerDexus
Jonathan HarrisonFund ManagerLendlease
Darren HuntHead of Development, LogisticsThe GPT Group
Sass J-BalehDirector, ResearchJLL
Craig JonesSenior Manager, Asset Management & Investment, Logistics , AustraliaMapletree Asset Management Pty Ltd
Craig LenarduzziNational Asset Manager for Logistic and Business ParkStockland
Rachel McNaughtPartnerMinterEllison
Stephen O'ConnorDevelopment ManagerAltis Property Partners Holdings Pty Ltd
Andrew QuadeHead of Industrial Asset Management and DevelopmentAMP Capital
Rowan RussellSenior AssociateBrookfield Asset Management
Richard SeddonGeneral Manager - IndustrialMirvac Group
Claire SmithPartnerClayton Utz
Kellie TattersallDirector - IndustrialTaylor Nicholas Property Consultants
Daniela VujicSenior Strategic Planning ManagerMacroPlan
Lexia WilsonPrincipal LawyerLexia Wilson Lawyers

Planning Committee

Champions reforms to improve the efficiency of the NSW planning framework together with reviewing strategic planning documents and draft environmental planning instruments.

Property Council Contact: Troy Loveday
Michelle Mason (Chair)National Planning Manager - Urban Regeneration, PropertyLendlease
Lino CaccavoDirectorIntegrus Pty Ltd
Beau BartlettDevelopment ManagerDexus
Louise CamenzuliPartnerCorrs Chambers Westgarth
Adrian ChecchinDevelopment DirectorMirvac Group
Michelle ChiuRegional Development ManagerWoolworths Group
Shen ChiuDevelopment DirectorInvesta Property Group
Scott ClohessyDevelopment ManagerFrasers Property Australia
Ben CraigDirectorEthos Urban
Samantha CzyzNational Planning ManagerStockland
Stephen GougeManager NSWKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Chris HansenProject ManagerCromwell Property Group
Amelia HawkeA/DirectorLandcom
Alyce KlieseSolictorShaw Reynolds Lawyers
Sally LewisPrincipal Urban PlannerWalker Corporation
Jamie NelsonHead of DevelopmentThe GPT Group
Charlie PeckDirector | DevelopmentsBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Susanne PiniDirector, Head of Retail & Town CentresHDR
Ted PlummerSpecial Adviser, Government and Community RelationsSydney Airport
Leonard SlabbertPrincipal PlannerTract Consultants Pty Ltd
Guy SmithPlanning ManagerGoodman Group
Karly SpronkSnr Project ManagerWSP Australia Pty Limited
Gary WhiteMacroPlan
Stephen WhiteDirectorUrbis
Sara WilsonProgram DirectorKJA (an ERM Group Company)

Residential Committee

The key role of the Committee is to work with government and industry to develop solutions in relation to residential property and development. Urban renewal, levies, land supply and housing affordability are among its priority areas.

Property Council Contact: Troy Loveday
Toby Long (Chair)General Manager Residential Development NSW & Major Projects ResidentialMirvac Group
Sophie AleProject DirectorStockland
Steve BarlowGM Clearstate
Beau BartlettDevelopment ManagerDexus
Robert BennettDirectorElton Consulting
Tasha BurrellProgram Director Western SydneyLandcom
Jay CarterNational Head of Corporate AffairsPoly (Australia) Real Estate Development Pty Limited
Elle CloustonAssociateHill PDA
Apurva DamleDevelopment ManagerRawson Group Pty Ltd
Nigel EdgarGeneral Manager, ResidentialFrasers Property Australia
Rebecca FrankhamSenior Director, APAC Operations (Residential Projects)CBRE
Tom GoodeDirectorEthos Urban
Cameron HoltChief Executive OfficerAVID Property Group
Paul HouriganChief Operating OfficerBoyuan Holdings Limited
Hamish HumphreysAcquisitions ManagerGannet Developments
Jey MahendraSenior Manager PropertyBlacktown City Council
Siobhan McInerneyDirectorPTW Architects
Catherine ModiniDevelopment ManagerSydney Olympic Park Authority
Gabrielle MorrishManaging DirectorGM Urban Design & Architecture
Chris O'DellDirector AnalyticsCity Plan Services Pty Ltd
Jessica PatersonDevelopment ManagerLendlease
Julie PurbrickPartner, REEPMinterEllison
Richard RhydderchGeneral Manager - NSW Development & DesignStockland
Oliver RoborghSenior Development ManagerWalker Corporation
Ashleigh RyanAssociate DirectorUrbis
Charles ScottSr Development ManagerAMP Capital
Paul ShawExecutive General Manager - Development, Development & ConstructionToga Project Services Pty Ltd

Retirement Living Committee

The Committee represent the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in NSW, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues. Other key roles of the committee are to generate networking and professional development forums for the industry, and ensure members from across the industry are represented and engaged in the Property Council.

Property Council Contact: Ross Grove
Paul Burkett (Chair)CEOBaldwin Living
Lucinda SmithPartnerThomson Geer Lawyers
Rob BruceHead of Strategies & InnovationIRT Group
David Bruce-ClarkeNational DirectorJLL
Sadie BurlingHead of Health and AgeingPaynter Dixon Constructions Pty Limited
Janene EagletonBusiness Development ManagerIngenia Communities Group
Michaela EndicottProject ArchitectAEH Retirement Living
Andrew GloverOperations Mgr, Ret Villages L Residential CareCatholic HealthCare Limited
Mark HarrisonHead of Property Portfolio PlanningUniting
Brett LafranchiNSW General Manager Residential CommunitiesAustralian Unity
Laurelle LawsonCEOAustralian Retirement Partners
Paul MastonOperations ManagerSouthern Cross Care (NSW & ACT)
Mary MatakitogaActing Regional ManagerRetireAustralia Pty Ltd
David McElhonePartnerMinterEllison
Ryan MillerStrategic Innovation and Business Development ManagerAnglicare Sydney
Kylie NewcombeAssociate DirectorUrbis
Christine OsgoodNational Operations ManagerLiving Choice Australia Pty Ltd
Margaret (Maggie) OwensActing Chief Operating Officer and Also Care Villages Director ANZBupa Australia Group
Rebecca PlumstedDesign Directordwp|design Worldwide Partnership
Tamara RasmussenHead of Resident OperationsLendlease
Clayton SeverinoSenior Legal CounselStockland
Lucinda SmithPartnerThomson Geer Lawyers
Paul SullivanSenior Business Development Manager NSW/ACT Retirement Living & Aged CareBendigo & Adelaide Bank Limited and Delphi Bank
Lois TowartLecturerUniversity of Technology Sydney
Joe WilliamsSenior AssociateBrookfield Asset Management
James WiltshireStrategic Group ManagerAveo

Taxation Committee

Provides technical advice on NSW revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue. The committee also works closely with the National taxes Working Group to achieve harmonization in key taxation areas.

Property Council Contact: Sean Conway
Nathan Deveson (Chair)Managing Partner - SydneyMinterEllison
Rebecca HealySenior Taxation Manager - Indirect TaxesMirvac Group
Mitchell BeareHead of TaxCharter Hall Group
Neil BillyardPartner, TaxBDO
Sam BolbolHead of TaxationThe GPT Group
Rosanne CaiFinance ManagerPoly (Australia) Real Estate Development Pty Limited
Adrian ChekPartnerAllens
Sandra FelliPartnerDeloitte
Jodie FogalePartnerEY
Jason HurrenGroup Taxation ManagerDexus
Becky LeeTax ManagerAbacus Property Group
Angela MelickPartner/PrincipalState Tax Specialists Pty Ltd
Cherie MulyonoPartnerPwC Real Estate Advisory
Nick RogarisDirectorPricewaterhouseCoopers Legal PWC Services
Peter SakellaropoulosHead of TaxMeriton Apartments Pty Limited
Joanne SevePrincipalJoanne C Seve
Vanessa WorkmanDirectorBrookfield Asset Management