The Property Council's agenda in Victoria is guided by more than 10 member committees comprising over 200 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 determine the overall policy of the division & to direct the management committee in the application of this policy in accord with decisions of the Board.

Property Council Contact: Andrew Lowcock
Sam Tarascio (Division President)Managing DirectorSalta Properties Pty Ltd
Anne Jolic (Division Vice President)Head of DevelopmentLendlease
Melissa Kidd (Division Vice President)General Manager Southgate & APMARA Australia
Christian Grahame (Immediate Past President)Head of HomeHOME (BTR)
David AllingtonRegional ManagerStockland
Elysa AndersonGeneral Manager - Masterplanned CommunitiesMirvac Group
Sarah BloomGeneral Manager Residential VictoriaFrasers Property Australia
Tony GallagherRegional General ManagerPEET Limited
Will GreenProject DirectorBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Sarah HorsfieldDirectorUrbis
Peter HutchinsManaging DirectorCharter Keck Cramer
Fiona MackenzieGeneral Manager ChadstoneColes Group Limited
Adrian PozzoChief Executive OfficerCbus Property Pty Ltd
Darren SearleHead of Australia and New ZealandLOGOS Australia Group Pty Ltd
Roland Van BentenManager OriginiationDexus
Nicole WardGeneral Manager - CommercialISPT
Simon Stockfeld (Observer)Regional Development DirectorCharter Hall Group

Commercial Office Committee

Responsible for promoting the interests of the commercial office sector. The committee focuses on policy issues relating to commercial construction, leasing, management, safety, precincts and sustainability.

Property Council Contact: Dominic Raff
Tom Fox (Chair)Portfolio Manager, OfficeDexus
Ingrid Bakker (Deputy Chair)Principal and Commercial & Workplace Sector LeaderHassell Ltd
Vanessa BedelisSenior Investment Manager – Customer ExcellenceISPT
Kate BeechSenior Portfolio ManagerMirvac Group
Emily CarrollGeneral Manager - Commercial AssetsWalker Corporation
Emilie FarySpecial CounselBaker McKenzie
James GrahamHead of Office & Industrial- Property & Asset ManagementJLL
John HanrahanHead of Asset ManagementThe GPT Group
Richard JenkinsDirectorPlan1 Project Management & Consultancy
Toula KatopisState ManagerBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Melissa KiddGeneral Manager Southgate & APMARA Australia
Claudette LeemingHead of Property, Strategy and PerformanceAustralia Post
Megan MacdonaldProject Director Business Unit LeaderAPP Corporation Pty Ltd
Jen MarksDirector of StrategyBuilt
Frank MartinezGeneral Manager - PropertyPGA (Management) Pty Ltd
Scott MitchellNational Director - Project Management & Corporate WorkplaceSavills
Lona ParkerDirectorTract Consultants Pty Ltd
Miriam PattersonHead of Office PartnershipsCharter Hall Group
Simon PoleGlobal Principal, DesignUnispace Global Pty Ltd
Nathaniel PopelianskiPartnerCorrs Chambers Westgarth
Joe SullivanGeneral Manager Collins PlaceAMP Capital
Kriston SymonsPrincipal Group LeaderArup
Tania Wallace-SmithOwner & DirectorTenfolde Pty Ltd
Trenham WeatherheadDirector, Asset Management ServicesKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Darren WhiteleggDirectorDaho Property

Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Builds diversity and inclusion across the property industry. The committee champions specific networking, learning, and sponsorship opportunities.

Property Council Contact: Allyse Wafer
Nick Ashton (Chair)Managing Director | VictoriaCharter Keck Cramer
Nisha Rawal (Deputy Chair)DirectorUrbis
Denusha BoldtSenior Property ManagerKnight Frank Australia Pty Ltd
Luke BorgGeneral Manager & DirectorCapstone Recruitment
Stefanie CassarNational Development Sales ManagerLendlease
Michelle ClarksonRegional Manager Centre Experience VictoriaScentre Group
Niall CunninghamSenior Development DirectorDevelopment Victoria
Penelope DemosGeneral ManagerDemos Property Services (Australia) Pty Ltd
Rachel DugganRegional General ManagerThe GPT Group
Pragya GuptaAssociateGray Puksand Pty Ltd
Stephanie MannAssociateMinterEllison
Blanche ManuelAssociate (Town Planner)Ratio Consultants
Eamon McErvaleAcquisitions ManagerCedar Woods Properties Ltd
Jannie McleodHead of Operation & Strategy3XN
Kristy MegawAccount DirectorCushman & Wakefield
Andrew MorrisonManager - Project Management, VictoriaGHD
Lynda MorrisonDevelopment ManagerBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Belinda NashDirectorDonald Cant Watts Corke (VIC) Pty Ltd
Meg PattenMarketing ManagerRiverlee
James SutherlandMelbourne Manager - PrincipalNorthrop Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Arif UzayDirectorRider Levett Bucknall Victoria Pty Ltd
Jacob VaggDirector - Marketing and Customer ExperienceSalta Properties Pty Ltd
Joana VillaflorSenior Property ManagerCharter Hall Group
Emily WoodSales & Marketing ManagerFrasers Property Australia

Education Committee

Represents the interests of Victoria's education sector, including long term policy development, links with the commercial sector and the identification of challenges and barriers to growth.

Property Council Contact: Duda Nusevic
Richard Brice (Chair)Director, Urban SolutionsHatch RobertsDay
Finola Reid (Deputy Chair)Principal | VIC/SA Office Leader Regional Education Business LeaderArup
Travis ButcherFund Manager - CQE and CIBCharter Hall Group
Sharleen BysterveldProperty ManagerDexus
Brett CollinsDirectorWestpac Banking Corporation
Dominique Comber-SticcaDirector Property, Assets & Space ManagementVictoria University
Jane FavaloroGeneral Manager, PartnershipsIglu Pty Limited
Emma HanssensProject DirectorArmitage Jones Pty Ltd
David HillDirector, Alternative InvestmentsJLL
Ian JohnsonProduct Application ManagerEagle Lighting Australia
Adrian JonesPartnerNorton Rose Fulbright Australia
Fraser MainGroup Managing DirectorWT
Manie MeyerSenior Development ManagerLa Trobe University
Jane NortheyConversion LeadJohn Holland Pty Ltd
Melinda O'BrienAssociate DirectorRoot Partnerships
Amelia ScurryProgram Director, Estate Planning and DevelopmentUniversity of Melbourne
Elise SimonovskiStudio Lead, Victoria | PrincipalHames Sharley (Vic) Pty Ltd
Mark van den EndenPrincipal, National Sector Leader EducationArchitectus
Hayley WardropHealth, Education & Research Industry LeaderAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Vicki WhiteManager Strategic Planning and Information, Buildings and Property DivisionMonash University

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 35s).

Property Council Contact: Allyse Wafer
Cristina Persico (Chair)Centre ManagerThe GPT Group
Jess Bailey (Deputy Chair)Development DirectorDeloitte PDS Group
Madeline AlfordDevelopment ManagerLendlease
Phil BallProperty Leasing ManagerWoolworths Group
Sally FielderBusiness Development LeaderArchitectus
Stephanie HardingManager | Retail LeasingCushman & Wakefield
Ximena IlichAssociateThomson Geer Lawyers
Haran JanarthananConstruction LeaderGeyer and Valmont
Jack JollyHead of CapitalICON Developments Australia Pty Ltd
Nick KalfasProject ManagerM3 Consulting
Christopher KlidarasInvestment ManagerQIC
Ian LoboAssistant Manager | DevelopmentsBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Claire MasonSenior Structural EngineerArup
Mary McLeanVictorian Operations Manager, Advisory & Transaction SerrvicesCBRE
Sara NguyenDevelopment ManagerStockland
Garrick PepperSenior Associate - Real Estate AdvisoryPwC
Tahlia PohlmannAssistant Development ManagerNewmark Capital Limited
Sophie PottsSenior Property ManagerBGIS Pty Ltd
Laurence RitchieAssistant Project ManagerDeloitte PDS Group
Chantelle SummerInterior DesignerBillard Leece Partnership
Michael WhealBid & Marketing ManagerGallagher Jeffs Pty Ltd

Future Trends and Innovations Committee

Exclusively focuses on recommending and securing event speakers, developing a framework for improving event marketing, awareness, patronage, engagement and interaction, and identifying future industry trends.

Property Council Contact: Nicole Battley
Grant Holman (Chair)DirectorCollective Engineering
Trent BellDevelopment ManagerInvesta
Mark BrayRegional DirectorEthos Urban
Ian BriggsDirectorPlus Architecture Pty Ltd
Lauren CatalanoSales & Marketing ExecutivePask Group
Gemma CourtRegional Marketing ManagerStockland
Linh DangSenior Asset ManagerTE2 Asset Managers (Australia) Pty Ltd
Erin DonnellonManager Digital DeliveryISPT
Katie EllisMajor Projects Sales ManagerKONE Elevators Pty Ltd
Phil GardinerPrincipal Director - Property ManagementWSP Australia Pty Limited
Nancy GergisNew Business Manager - VictoriaBuilt
Nicole ImbergerDirector of ExperienceMirvac Group
Eleanor KwakSpecial CounselCorrs Chambers Westgarth
Andrew McleodAnalystAustralian Unity
Sumit OberoiIndustry Strategy Manager - ACS, APACAutodesk Construction Solutions
Adrita RahmanDevelopment Delivery ManagerCharter Hall Group
Kranish ReddyDevelopment DirectorFrasers Property Australia
Heidi SmithPartnerGray Puksand Pty Ltd
Dong UongAssociate Brand ExperienceBuchan
Adam WilliamsUrban StrategistLendlease
David ZammitGroup Commercial + Workplace LeadADP Consulting Pty Ltd

Geelong Committee

Property Council Contact: Andrew Lowcock
Nat Anson (Chair)DirectorUrbis
Samantha Ramsey (Deputy Chair)DirectorRamsey Property Group
Nathan BraddockHead of Design and ConstructionLifestyle Communities Ltd
Rob BuchananSenior Development ManagerQuintessential Equity
Paul CroweHead of OriginationPlenary Group
Shane DargueSenior Development Manager AcquistionsMirvac Group
Adrian De LeirosSenior Asset ManagerCharter Hall Group
Vittoria De StefanoPrincipalHarwood Andrews and Sladen Legal
Belinda GunstoneLeasing ExecutiveVicinity Centres
Henry JohnstoneAssociateRatio Consultants
Simon LoaderPrincipal Town PlannerTract Consultants Pty Ltd
Ben LornieDirectorPTID
Sam LovelockSurvey Team Leader - GeelongSMEC Australia Pty Ltd
Rebecca McKeownAssociateCurrie & Brown (Australia) Pty Ltd
Alison McLeodDirectorAlimac Advisory
Jessica NewtonSenior Development ManagerGallagher Jeffs Pty Ltd
Paul SimpsonPrincipalArup

Infrastructure, Industrial and Logistics Committee

Responsible for providing a voice on issues relating to infrastructure development, supply chains, public project pipelines and industrial land supply and investment.

Property Council Contact: Dominic Raff
Jill Rossouw (Chair)Executive Director, InfrastructureIFM Investors Pty Ltd
Nick Lidonnici (Deputy Chair)Regional Portfolio ManagerCharter Hall Group
Caryn AndersonExecutive General ManagerPort of Melbourne
Matt ApostolaProject ManagerThe GPT Group
Nathan BinghamChief Customer OfficerTMX
Lynette CorreiaProject Manager, DesignPwC
Chris EllisHead of Real Estate & ConstructionAmpol Australia Petroleum Pty Ltd
Natasha FrenchInvestment Director - DevelopmentAustralianSuper
Matthew GillettGeneral Manager - Business Development, VictoriaFrasers Property Australia
Mark GowerPortfolio Manager, Property ServicesGoodman Group
Laura Marriot-SmithHead of Property (Southern Region)McDonald's Australia Limited
Terry McCoyRegional Development ManagerWoolworths Group
Andrew McdonaldDevelopment Manager - IndustrialDexus
Hugh McKenzieDirectorProUrban Advisory, Planning & Management
Christine MillerHead of Supply Chain – PacificCBRE
Chris NobleGM Group PropertyAustralia Post
Anthony OsborneAsset ManagerStockland
Alexandra PeacePartnerCorrs Chambers Westgarth
Eleni RoussosDirectorUrbis
Simon SayersGeneral Manager Development - VictoriaESR Australia
Nick SparksPartnerMaddocks
Sarah Spencer-PurcellNational Property ManagerPacific National
Warwick TaylorAssociate DirectorPlenary Group
Chris TelleySenior Development Manager Vaughan Constructions Pty Ltd

Planning and Infill Committee

Responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s planning system (except Greenfields) with a strong focus on infill development.

Property Council Contact: Lisa Julian
Cara Bawden (Chair)Senior Development ManagerStockland
Ashley BatemanRegional Director - VIC / TASOpteon Property Group
Anna CrameriGeneral Manager - Strategy & Operations, Planning & DevelopmentRPS
Theodore Della BoscaDevelopment Director - Built FormFrasers Property Australia
Daniel DuginaGeneral ManagerLendlease
Don FouldsState Manager | Property Development | VIC/SA/TASWoolworths Group
Peter FunderProject DirectorEssendon Fields
Steph HarperDirectorCBRE
Chris HatcherSenior Development ManagerBeulah International
Sarah HorsfieldDirectorUrbis
Amanda JohnsDiretcorPlanning & Property Partners
Angus JohnsonVictorian State General ManagerAVJennings
Evan LauAssociateDKO Architecture Pty Ltd
Augarette MalkiPlanning ManagerDevelopment Victoria
Stuart McLarenSenior Development ManagerMirvac Group
Geordie McMillanPrincipalSenversa Pty Ltd
Johan MoylanDirectorPlanning & Property Partners
Anthony Msonda-JohnsonSenior AssociateHatch RobertsDay
Andrew PotterExecutive Manager - ResidentialCbus Property Pty Ltd
Dino RussoNational Director of ProjectsPomeroy Pacific Pty Ltd
Morgan ScholzHead of PropertyKCL Law
Andrea TowsonPartner | Property, Construction & PlanningGadens
Claire WhelanSenior PlannerRatio Consultants
Steven WruckProject DirectorDeloitte PDS Group
Mia ZarAssociate Town PlannerTract Consultants Pty Ltd

Precincts Committee

Responsible for promoting the merit of precinct and large scale mixed-use development in Victoria, with a strong focus on priority precincts and improving planning outcomes for large scale mixed-use projects.

Property Council Contact: Lisa Julian
Jacqui Banks (Chair)Melbourne City ExecutiveArcadis Australia Pacific
Robert Papaleo (Deputy Chair)DirectorColliers
Mark AllanDirector GreenlineCity of Melbourne
Tom AnglissDirector PropertyInfranexus Management Pty Ltd
David BrownHead of Strategic Consulting - VICJLL
Amy CarlsonProperty Leasing ManagerWoolworths Group
Amy ChildDesign and Planning Practice Lead VictoriaAECOM Australia Pty Ltd
Karen CowdenDevelopment DirectorDevelopment Victoria
Matthew CoxSenior Development ManagerVicinity Centres
Valentina DamchevProject ManagerVicTrack
Nick DeansPrincipalWarren and Mahoney Architects
Sarsha DurhamSenior Development ManagerMirvac Group
Aoife KealyDirectorLendlease
Rowan MacLeanExecutive Director, Fishermans Bend PrecinctUniversity of Melbourne
Teresa MaguireState Economic Development ManagerStockland
Debbie PatersonDesign ManagerBrookfield Properties Australia Pty Ltd
Brendan PihanCEOEssendon Fields Pty Ltd
Jon PleveySenior Development ManagerLendlease
Daniel PottsPrincipalCottee Parker Architects
Andrew RobertsonDirector Town PlanningTract
Darren SearleHead of Australia and New ZealandLOGOS Australia Group Pty Ltd
Stephen SoAssociate Director, PropertyPlenary Group
Nathan StribleyDirectorUrbis
Roland Van BentenManager OriginiationDexus

Residential Developers Committee

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

Property Council Contact: Lisa Julian
James Westh (Chair)Project DirectorStockland
Sarah McQuillen (Deputy Chair)DirectorEchelon Planning Pty Ltd
Sarah AlessiAssociate PrincipalWoods Bagot Pty Ltd
Jodi BastianDirectorEY
Lisa CodyPartnerHolding Redlich
Carla DelucaPartnerMinterEllison
Breton FlemingDirectorUrbis
Nathan HollowTeam Leader, Property AdvisorySMEC Australia Pty Ltd
Andrew JonesState Development ManagerSatterley Property Group
Victoria LeavoldSenior Development ManagerPEET Limited
Simon MacLennanBusiness Development ManagerLendlease
Harvey MalePrincipalBuchan
Hilary MarshallDirectorRatio Consultants
Chris McNeillDirectorEthos Urban
Bill McWilliamsInvestment DirectorMaxCap Group
Tatjana MedvedevCompany DirectorMecene Pty Ltd
Cameron MoffatRelationship ExecutiveCommonwealth Bank - Property Finance
Ken MunroSenior DirectorDahua Group Melbourne
Nita PrekaziDirectorKPMG
Darren StockVicinity Centres
Aveline SuenAcquisition ManagerAVJennings
Sarah VaughanDevelopment DirectorSEMZ Property Advisory & Project Management

Retail Committee

Promotes the interests of the retail property sector in Victoria through forums, events and information, including shopping centre owners and managers, developers, leasing professionals and major tenants.

Property Council Contact: Dominic Raff
Justin Shannon (Chair)Regional General ManagerThe GPT Group
Stephen AndrewNational Director, Valuations & AdvisoryJLL
Kate BaileyAssociate DirectorCBRE
Sarah BlackmoreHead of Asset ManagementSandhurst Retail
Renee BlomeSenior Marketing ManagerVicinity Centres
Darren CullenCentre ManagerJen Retail Properties Ltd
Peter DoboSenior Quantity SurveyorWT
Craig DunlopConstruction ManagerMainbrace Constructions Pty Ltd
Megan French-WrightInvestment ManagerQIC
John GilbertVictorian Property ManagerPrecision Group of Companies Pty Ltd
Bonnie GreerSenior AssociateHWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Chris KEENState Property Manager Vic/TasWoolworths Group
Brett KruegerDirectorKrueger Projects Pty Ltd
Shanna LivingstoneSpecial CounselGadens
Ewen McDonaldDirectorRider Levett Bucknall
Amita MehraNational Directorm3property
Peter MitchellPartnerMinterEllison
Jodie PearceCentre ManagerCharter Hall Group
Frank PiziCentre ManagerStockland
Deborah PriceRetail Property ManagerAMP Capital
Arabella RichardsCentre ManagerDexus
Benjamin SmithGeneral Manager PropertyKmart
Vivek SubramanianManaging DirectorSandhurst Retail
Alyson WavishDirectorRe-Solve Retail Strategy Solutions
Kate WicksState Leasing Manager PropertyColes Group Limited

Retirement Living Committee

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

Property Council Contact: Duda Nusevic
Jennifer Clancy (Chair)General ManagerTigcorp Pty Ltd
Derek McMillan (Deputy Chair)Managing DirectorCentennial Living
Andrew BourneGeneral ManagerThe Parks Villages
Nathan BroadRegional General Manager - RetirementAustralian Unity
Helen BurgessRegional managerLifestyle Communities Ltd
Ross DunningSenior ManagerArcadia Group
Sean EmmittGeneral Manager Development (VIC/ACT), Retirement LivingLendlease
Robin ForsterDirectorBalmoral Village
Mary GoldsteinRetirement Living ManagerBaptcare
Monika GugliottiAssociate DirectorEY
Liz HickeyRetirement Living ManagerVMCH
Anthony IbrahimHead of Portfolio ManagementAveo
Danielle MacolinoSenior AssociateSencia Holdings Pty Ltd
Kieran McKernanDirectorAkiitech
Jodie MitchelldirectorBlue Hills Residences Pty Ltd
Peter NilssonChief Operations OfficerThe Village Glen
Shemsa OsmancevicVillage ManagerPascoe Vale Heights Management (PVHM) Pty Ltd
Matt ParkerArea ManagerStockland
Peter QuinnChief Operations OfficerRetirement Communities Australia (Holdings) Pty Ltd
Rosemary SouthgatePrincipalRussell Kennedy Lawyers
Noral WildExecutive DirectorJLL

Sustainable Development Committee

Advances sustainable development and practices that promote wellness in the built environment.

Property Council Contact: Lisa Julian
Penny Austin (Chair)Sustainability ManagerStockland
Claudina Taylor (Deputy Chair)Senior Sustainability ManagerJLL
David BarkerPrincipal, SustainabilityIntegral Group Consulting Engineers Pty Ltd
Hannah BlossomAssociate Director - ESD/MechanicalWSP Australia Pty Limited
Niki BrownDM3L Alliances Pty Ltd
Catherine CurrySenior Development ManagerMirvac Group
Tom DeanAssociateSlattery Australia Pty Ltd
David EversSenior Development ManagerQuintessential Equity
Ursula GouwsAssociateDKO Architecture Pty Ltd
Gerard HealeyManager, Estate Performance and SustainabilityUniversity of Melbourne
Mark HedgesDevelopment Director, Precincts CreationDevelopment Victoria
Jessica HoggSenior ESD EngineerArup
Emily JohnstoneSenior AssociateAllens
Penny KatsanisSenior Property ManagerESR Australia
Cormac KellySustainability Section Manager, PrincipalStantec
Matthew KhooManaging DirectorICD Property
Catherine MaiutoDevelopment ManagerWoolworths Group
Kate NasonSustainability AdvisorFrasers Property Australia
Thorsten PadeffkePrincipal, ESDLCI
Andrew PartosPartnerHansen Partnership Pty Ltd
Jeffrey RobinsonGlobal Sustainable Design Expertise LeaderAurecon Australasia Pty Ltd
Piotr RutkowskiSenior Development ManagerDahua Group Melbourne
James WewerSustainability Manager - Southern Region, BuildingLendlease
Sian WillmottPrincipal Sustainability ConsultantAECOM Australia Pty Ltd

Taxation Committee

Responsible for policy development across all areas of Victoria’s tax system. Provides technical advice on Victorian revenue legislation, including stamp duty, land tax and tax design. The committee also focuses on issues relevant to the Office of State Revenue. It also works closely with the National Taxes Working Group to achieve harmonisation in key taxation areas.

Property Council Contact: Andrew Lowcock
Craig Whatman (Chair)PartnerPitcher Partners
Darren BatesManaging DirectorElmhurst Advisory Pty Ltd
Sam BolbolHead of TaxationThe GPT Group
Tom CantwellPartner, PropertyMills Oakley
Abi ChellapenPartnerSW
Andrew ComptonSenior Tax Manager Frasers Property Australia
Georgia DragatsikasTax ManagerVicinity Centres
Robbie FallonChief Investment OfficerIDA
Michael ForsythSenior Tax ManagerCharter Hall Group
Joy GaoClient ManagerProctor Major & Co Pty Ltd
Ellen GrantAssociate DirectorUrbis
Rebecca HealySenior Taxation Manager - Indirect TaxesMirvac Group
Jabin HendersonExecutive DirectorYarraport Pty Ltd
Janine MiltonFinance Manager/Company SecretaryKador Group Holdings Pty Ltd
George PapadakosDirector, Corporate TaxPwC
Sean ScanlonGroup financial controllerGrowthpoint Properties Australia
Sarah ShawPartnerKPMG
Michael Taylor-SandsPartnerMaddocks
Jason ThomasHead of FinanceARA Australia
Kane WallaceGeneral Manager FinanceSalta Properties Pty Ltd