Committees

The Property Council's agenda in South Australia is guided by more than 10 member committees comprising nearly 150 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

Division Council is South Australia's primary governance body responsible for: the election of the Division Management Committee and setting overall policy for the Division in accord with decisions of the Board.

Property Council Contact: Daniel Gannon
Adrian Esplin (Division President)Chief Executive OfficerSarah Constructions
Freddy Bartlett (Division Vice President)Managing DirectorICAM
Nick Emmett (Division Vice President)Managing DirectorEmmett Property Pty Ltd
Steve Maras (Immediate Past President)Group Managing Director & CEOMaras Group
Andrew BahrDirector - Office ServicesCBRE
Anthony CarrocciDirectorBuild Tec Group
Trevor CookeChief Executive OfficerCommercial & General Administration Pty Ltd
Brenton CoxEGM Corporate Affairs/Legal CounselAdelaide Airport Limited
Rosina Di MariaPrincipalWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Scott FerrisBusiness Development ManagerHansen Yuncken Pty Ltd
Kim GillanGeneral Manager-State Representative SACharter Hall Group
James LevinsonDirectorBotten Levinson Lawyers
Warwick MittigaManaging DirectorLeyton Property
Lachlan MonfriesCentre ManagerScentre Group
Chris VounasisDirectorFuture Urban
Leah WrightPartnerMinterEllison
Neil BriggsCFOPPI Funds Management

Building and Facilities Committee

Responsible for policy, professional development events & publications relating to building regulations and services.

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
Jonathon BriffaProject-CoordinatorJLL
Simon BrunoAsset ManagerMaras Group
Orlando CavuotoConstruction Project ManagerKaufland Australia Pty Ltd
Ian DoddPartnerKatnich Dodd
Mike ElgarDirector - Property Asset ManagementMRS Property
Brett FennellManaging DirectorBuildSurv
Courtney GroseClient Relationship ManagerFDC Construction & Fitout (SA) Pty Ltd
Phil HoganFacilities ManagerAdelaide Airport Limited
Sam JohnssonBuildings Practice Leader - AdelaideAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Louis PalumboManager, Building Assessment & ComplianceCity of Adelaide
Selwyn SamanAssociate, SustainabilityWSP Australia Pty Limited
Augusta SoteriouManaging DirectorEnd2End Consulting Pty Ltd
Nick ThurlowOffice Manager - AdelaideNorman Disney & Young
Colin MorganGroup Business Development ManagerBADGE Constructions

Diversity Committee

Builds diversity and inclusiveness in the property industry.

Property Council Contact: Zamina Blenkiron
Leah Wright (Chair)PartnerMinterEllison
Zamina BlenkironSenior ConsultantAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Kirstie CoultasAssociateBrown Falconer Group Pty Ltd
Jayne FitzpatrickProject ManagerSarah Constructions
Ashley HarenGlobal Leader - People and CultureWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Chris KellyPartnerThomson Geer Lawyers
Vivianne KollevrisProject ManagerAdelaide Airport Limited
Dana LinnettManagerHays Construction & Property
Dane NoblePrincipal Electrical EngineerAECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Anna RoussosDirectorAnna Roussos Recruitment + Advisory
Matthew SalisburyRegional Director SA & NTWSP Australia Pty Limited
Andrew SuttieDirectorRider Levett Bucknall
Garth BonneySenior Project AccountantCommercial & General Administration Pty Ltd

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 (under 35 years).

Property Council Contact: 
Cianan Hehir (Chair)Senior AssociateMinterEllison
Callan CoxGeneral ManagerMykra Pty Ltd
Luke FarandaSenior Mechanical EngineerLucid Consulting Australia
Sally GeeEngineerAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Tim HallidayProject + Development ManagerTrice - Project + Development Managers
Laura HaywoodArchitectWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Zandra McGeeExecutive - Office LeasingSavills
Milly NottUrban PlannerFuture Urban
Rebecca PierottiSenior Project EngineerLendlease
Rachel RalphsAssistant Portfolio ManagerCommercial & General
Zorica VasilijkovicRecruitment Consultant, EngineeringHays Construction & Property

Future Trends and Innovations

SA: Future Trends and Innovations

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
Daniel Moore (Chair)DirectorWSP Australia Pty Limited
Alan ChalmersServices Account Manager - Building & IT BusinessSchneider Electric Buildings Australia Pty Ltd
Tim ColganGeneral ManagerKONE Elevators Pty Ltd
Stavros EliaManaging DirectorAndel Commercial
Sascha FrostDesign ManagerWalker Corporation
Louisa GlennonAssociateHames Sharley
Alex JuniperSenior AssociateThomson Geer Lawyers
Milos MilutinovicSenior AssociateWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
George RoussosSenior Development ManagerCharter Hall Group
Lauren SmithManager, RetailColliers International
Dino VryniosDirectorDAS-Studio
Simon WilliamsTechnical Director, BuildingsAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Jason WongAssociateTurner & Townsend

Industrial Property, Infrastructure and Logistics

Focused on issues relevant to unlocking sustainable growth in employment lands in SA. This includes planning policy, sustainability initiatives and infrastructure delivery frameworks.

Property Council Contact: Vanessa Varvaris
Tom Game (Chair)PrincipalBotten Levinson Lawyers
Eddie BamptonProject ManagerBuilt Environs Pty Ltd
Lisa BielbyPartnerLynch Meyer
Mark BrammyDevelopment DirectorCommercial & General Administration Pty Ltd
Andrew CainDirectorHarmony Property Syndication
Kieran CarvillCEOT-Ports
Martin CooteManager - Sales & Business DevelopmentRenewal SA
Kara JovicevicDirector of Corporate and Client ServicesLeedwell Property Pty Ltd
Paul KirkwoodRegional General ManagerAPP Corporation Pty Ltd
Richard LittleAssociateResource Co-ordination Partnership Pty Ltd
Luke MacConnellManaging DirectorCapisce QS Pty Ltd
Tanya RofeDirector - Valuation & Advisory ServicesColliers International
Angus SobelsDirectorGolden Golf Pty Ltd

Mainstreets and Retail Committee

Promotes the interests of Main Streets and reinforce the importance of Main Streets as key community arteries, both in existing suburbs and in planning for Adelaide’s new urban futures.

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
Simon Tothill (Chair)Associate | ArchitectStudio Nine Architects
Felicity NiemannSenior AssociateWallmans Lawyers
Natasha BertramSenior Leasing & Investment ManagerPPI Funds Management
Shad DunlopProperty ManagerAdelaide Development Company
Leon GouwsDirector & Studio LeaderHames Sharley
Bonnie HallionAssociateDentons Fisher Jeffries
Richard HaymanCEOPPI Funds Management
Matt HollandSenior Regional Property ManagerWoolworths Group
Edmond KrecsikLeasing Executive, South AustraliaPrecision Group of Companies Pty Ltd
Michael LiebichPartnerThomson Geer Lawyers
Con MaiosChairpersonJetty Road Mainstreet Committee
Caderyn McEwenAssociate DirectorEckermann Lawyers (SA) Pty Ltd
Julie O'MalleyAsset ManagerMRS Property
Ryan StewartDirectorBroadway Property Advisory Pty Ltd
Milly VorrasiSenior Business ManagerHays Construction & Property
Rachel WalshDirector, PlaceRenewal SA

Planning Committee

Promotes good planning & urban design outcomes for members through the debate and discussion of issues.

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
James Levinson (Chair)DirectorBotten Levinson Lawyers
Gavin CraggPartnerFinlaysons
Georgina HaftehPrincipal - Urban Design, Design & Planning Team Lead, South AustraliaAECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Sarah HowdenSenior AssociateWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Michael KilmartinDesign ManagerSarah Constructions
Paul MorrisDirectorGTA Consultants
Deb PageCommercial & General Administration Pty Ltd
Ben RussAssociatePointData
Rebecca RutschackTeam Leader - Planning AssessmentCity of Adelaide
Richard StrangerDirector, Planning & DesignRenewal SA
Greg VincentDirectorMasterPlan SA Pty Ltd
Chris VounasisDirectorFuture Urban
Kathryn WalkerPartner, Projects & ConstructionPiper Alderman Lawyers
Chris CarreyEkistics Planning & Design

Residential and Infill Development Committee

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to residential property including affordable housing, land supply, accessibility and planning and development assessment as well as levies and charges.

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
David AllingtonRegional Development and Operations Manager VIC / SAStockland
Skye BayneSenior Director, Strategy, Marketing & CommunicationsRenewal SA
Joe CapozzaManager Housing Strategy and ProjectsAnglicareSA
Anita CarusoDirectorLaity Morrow
Jeremy ClappSA Manager Buildings and InfrastructureFMG Engineering
Mark DevineState ManagerPeet Limited
George GiannakodakisManaging DirectorPointData
Alex HallSenior Design LeaderWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Glenn HordacreManaging DirectorAlexander Symonds Pty Ltd
Antonia LiSenior AssociateThomson Geer Lawyers
Gerald MatthewsDirectorMatthews Architects
Ben MooreSenior Development ManagerWalker Corporation
Maria PalumboCEOJunction Australia Ltd
Annoushka ScharnbergPartnerFinlaysons
Debbie SnoswellAccount Manager Development ServicesSA Water Corporation
Shane WingardProject Director, Bowden / Woodville WestRenewal SA

Retirement Living Committee

Represents the interests of the retirement villages sector, including advising on policy development and advocacy in SA, and working to support the Retirement Living Council on national or cross-border policy issues

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
Andrew Bourne (Chair)General ManagerThe Parks Villages
Jason Sack (Chair)General Manager, Sales & MarketingLiving Choice Australia Ltd
Rebecca BarrPartnerO'Loughlins Lawyers
Harish BastianRegional Operations ManagerRetireAustralia Pty Ltd
Sherry BrownGroup Manager, Customer ConnectSouthern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc
Scott ColegatePrincipalMarchese Partners
Michelle GheorghiuExecutive Infrastructure DirectorMinda Incorporated
Vanessa GorePartnerDentons Fisher Jeffries
Megan HaywardNational Property Manager, Residential RefurbishmentLendlease
Anthony IbrahimHead of Portfolio Management Lendlease
Alok KumarChief Executive OfficerOmega Communities
Andrew MeinelGeneral Manager Client ServicesKeyInvest
Anoop MenonSenior AssociateWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Jane MonkCEOGannon Lifestyle Communities
Anne-Marie PickeringTerritory Operations ManagerAveo Retirement Living Communities
Jodie ProsserPrincipalOptimum Retirement Services
David YoungArea ManagerStockland
Lisa PritchardDirectorHolman Hodge

Taxation Committee

Provides technical advice on SA revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue.

Property Council Contact: Torie Brown
Neil Briggs (Chair)CFOPPI Funds Management
Kym DreyerManaging Director (SA)m3property
Marie FontanabellaStudio AccountantWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Anetta JohnstonPartner, EnterpriseKPMG
David MullinsPartner - Private AdvisoryGrant Thornton Australia
Adam RinaldiPartner, Real EstatePiper Alderman Lawyers
Marc RomaldiDirectorWRP Legal & Advisory
Ross SicuroDirector - Business AdvisoryMoore Australia (SA) Pty Ltd