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Industry shuffles – May 2018

Industry Shuffles - May 2019


Louise Raymond joins  as General Manager, Shopping Centre Marketing. Louise has previously held senior marketing roles  with Lendlease and GPT  and will bring great insight  and experience. The new Shopping Centre Marketing Support Team consists of Lauren Vaux and Kylie McGregor as Divisional Marketing Managers,  Holly Jones as National Retailer Engagement Manager, Jessica Senior  as National Digital Marketing Manager and Rebecca Black as Retail Marketing Executive. 

Laurie Tennant has been promoted to Senior Marketing Manager at Indooroopilly Shopping Centre. 

Eden Canceri has been promoted to the role of Marketing Manager at Royal Randwick Shopping Centre. She was previously Marketing Coordinator for the National Marketing Team. 

Jessica Doak has joined the team at Marketown Shopping Centre in the role of Marketing Manager. She was previously with Stockland.

Matthew Luchich joins  as Asset Manager for Queensland assets. Matthew’s portfolio includes Pacific Fair, Indooroopilly Shopping Centre, Brickworks, Marketplace Warner and Gasworks Plaza. Matt was previously with LaSalle Investment Management.

Leonie Deaves has commenced as Centre Manager Gasworks Plaza. 

Abigail Pugh has been promoted to the role of National Creative Design Manager.

Nicole Di Gioa, has been promoted to the role of Design Director – Major Projects.

Matt Bourke has commenced in the role Senior Concept Designer within the Place Strategy & Design Team.

Fiona Cameron will lead the leasing team in her role as Divisional Leasing Manager, New Zealand Centres. Fiona was previously with Scentre Group.

Chloe Brooks has joined as Leasing Executive in the New Zealand team.

Danny Beluga has been appointed to work across NSW assets. 

Ashleigh Danielli joins from Ipoh where she will work across Macquarie Centre and Pacific Fair. 

Jackie Turner joined earlier in the year as Leasing Executive for Ocean Keys.Prior to that she spent the last two years working on the SCA portfolio in WA.

Jack Bennett joins as Project Leasing Executive – WA. Most recently Jack was with Colliers International in London.


Geraldine Dasey joins Mirvac as Centre Manager, MetCentre. Geraldine was most recently with Colliers International and joins Mirvac with the transition of management of MetCentre.

Lauren Roche joins Mirvac as Marketing Manager at Orion Springfield Central. Lauren was most recently at Retail First where she was Marketing Manager across centres including Redbank Plaza and Calamvale Central.

Sakr Marilou has been appointed Assistant Marketing Manager at Broadway Sydney. Sakr was most recently at SCentre Group where she held roles across Westfield Bondi Junction, Penrith and Liverpool.


Fiona Papworth has been appointed to the role of Regional Retail Manager (QLD) in Retail Asset Management & Operations based in the Brisbane office. Fiona was previously with Scentre Group where she held various positions including Centre Manager of Westfield Helensvale, Coomera Greenfield Development and Acting Regional Manager.

Ingrid Vanin has been appointed the Centre Manager role at Stockland The Pines. Ingrid has had some 13 years in casual mall leasing with largely leading property companies. She has held regional roles and more recently headed up the Stockland CML team.

Luke Darcy has been appointed as Centre Manager Stockland Jesmond and Wallsend. Luke recently held the role of Tenancy Delivery Manager for the Newcastle Assets including undertaking the final stage of Green Hills. Prior to commencing at Stockland Luke worked for GPT at Charlestown Square as Assistant Operations Manager.

Luke Murnane recently commenced in a newly created role of National Manager – Group Energy & Utilities. With a background as Licensed A-Grade Electrician, Luke has held Senior Operations Management roles for over 10 years. He has an extensive understanding of the evolving energy markets specialising in client management, electricity on-selling and load side demand management strategies.

Benjamin Abraham joins as Project CML Executive initially working alongside Antonella Lopez on Green Hills and Nicole Silver at Wetherill Park, along with picking up the CML responsibility at Piccadilly.  Benjamin comes to us with a wealth of experience across customer service, policy, business analyst and most recently sales and operations within the Brands to Retail team at Scentre Group. 

Brittany Lewsam has been promoted to Receptionist  at Stockland Green Hills. Brittany has been part of  the Green Hills team since December 2014 when she was employed as a Customer Care Officer.

Michael Maher joins as  CML Executive working on Forster, Jesmond, Wallsend, Glendale, Balgowlah and Cammeray. Michael joins us with a passion for people  and customer service and, comes to us with a strong background in marketing and BDM. We are excited to see him leverage his skillset to complement our team, bringing fresh ideas to our assets in the north.

Justin Di Lucca joins as Retail Manager Merrylands. Justin recently held the role of Retail Leader at David Jones Sydney with over eight years management experience including recruitment, he comes to us with a great deal of experience including undertaking refurbishments  of existing stores, new store openings including the recent opening of the Barangaroo Store, strengthening relationships between  David Jones Suppliers and Customers, sustainability initiatives and marketing to name a few.

Rosina Harris joins the Queensland Casual Mall Leasing team working on our Central QLD Assets of Hervey Bay and Bundaberg. Rosina  has a wealth of Casual Leasing, Sales and Customer Service experience, previously working on our South-East QLD Assets and also at Vinta Group where she was Casual Mall Leasing Executive for The Strand on the Gold Coast.


Mark Stowe joins the Sydney team as a Retail Leasing Executive.

Sophie Lim joins as Senior Marketing Manager for Fairfield Forum, Burwood Plaza & Greenway Plaza.

Lucy Susanto joins as Finance Manager for Woolworths Portfolio.

Kapil Patel joins as Centre Manager for Auburn Central.

Duniya Noor joins as Centre Manager for Clemton Park Shopping Village, Fairfield Heights Shopping Centre and Berala Plaza.

Nicola Richards joins as Administration Manager for Glenrose Village.

Gabriella Bowman joins  as Marketing Manager  for Pakenham Central Marketplace, Highett Shopping Centre, Lilydale Marketplace and Moama Marketplace.

Pearse Coleman joins as Centre Manager for Epping North, Big W Alfred Square, Ocean Grove Marketplace  and Wyndham Vale Shopping Centre.

Ellie Burke joins as Marketing Coordinator for Epping North, Big W Alfred Square, Ocean Grove Marketplace and Wyndham Vale.

Dominic Dominguez joins as Senior Operations & Facilities Manager for Auburn Megamall.

Danijela Ognjanovic joins as Marketing Manager for Clemton Park Shopping Village, Fairfield Heights, Berala Plaza, Burwood Dan Murphy’s, Lane Cove Market Square, Greystanes Shopping Centre, Merimbula Shopping Centre, Ulladulla Shopping Centre, Katoomba Marketplace, Leura Shopping Centre and Katoomba Dan Murphy’s.

Richard Watkins joins as Centre Manager for Sapphire Marketplace.

Tracey Theobald joins as Administration Manager for Sapphire Marketplace.

Melissa Steward joins as Centre Manager for Vincentia Marketplace, Bulli Woolworths, Spring Farm Shopping Centre and Neutral Bay Village.

Dimity Hunt joins as Administration Manager for Vincentia Marketplace, Bulli Woolworths, Spring Farm Shopping Centre and Neutral Bay Village.

Lana Mitchell joins as Administration Manager for Epping North, Big W Alfred Square, Ocean Grove Marketplace, Wyndham Vale Shopping Centre, Pakenham Central Marketplace, Highett Shopping Centre, Lilydale Marketplace & Moama Marketplace.

Ben Roberts joins as Operations Manager for Bennetts Green, Azzuro Blu, Belmont Citi, Edgeworth Town Square, Hunter Super Centre and Lisarow Plaza.

Olivia Magrath joins as Administration Manager for Cardiff Shopping Centre, Morisset Woolworths, Swansea Woolworths, Muswellbrook Fair and Belmont Central.

Nerissa Moodley joins  as Administration Manager  for Broadway Plaza.

Matthew Whittaker will transfer within Colliers International as a Centre Manager within the SCA Portfolio.

Michael Morley will transfer within Colliers International  to Operations Manager for Norwest Marketown, NSW.

Ashlee Harper joins the team in Sydney as a Retail Leasing Executive.

Michael Tuck joins the team in Sydney as a Retail Leasing Senior Executive.

Stephanie Harding joins the team in Melbourne as  a Retail Leasing Executive.

Adam Furner joins as Leasing Manager within the Retail Management team based in Sydney.

Sam Fathers has joined the Gold Coast team as a Retail Leasing Executive.


Race Property has been acquired by CBRE, and the team of professionals led  by co-directors Graeme Wakefield and Meagan Wakefield will be integrated within CBRE’s existing Asset Services and Retail Leasing business lines in Australia. The combined operation will employ more than 130 professionals with broad  and deep capabilities in the retail property sector.

Rhonda Hockey has been appointed as an Associate Director Retail, Asset Services team in Adelaide.Rhonda brings a decade of experience within the retail property management industry, with extensive knowledge of South Australia’s large format property sector.

Bradley Speers is the  new Head of Research for Australia. Bradley has been with CBRE since 2014 and has more than 20 years’ experience in the AU and UK real estate and investment industries. He will partner with the wider CBRE business – locally and internationally on the strategy and execution of market leading events and thought leadership programs. 


Dan McLindon commences as Operations Manager at Beenleigh Marketplace.

Brooke Boardman joins  as Marketing Manager for Carillon City and Kings Square. Brooke comes with extensive retail, communications and brand experience.


Melissa Chisnall was recently promoted to National Marketing Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio. Melissa  was previously a Regional Marketing Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio. 

Danielle Sita joins the team at Melbourne CBD Hub as Senior Marketing Manager. Danielle was previously the Regional Marketing Manager for the IRAPT Portfolio. 

Ania Ajiri joins the teams at Southgate, Eastgate and Wagga Wagga Marketplace  as Senior Marketing Manager. Ania was previously the Senior Marketing Manager  at Melbourne CBD Hub. 

Dianna Le joins the WA Retail Management team in the role of Assistant Property Manager. Dianna was previously part of the EOS business. 

Shane McLean joins the team at Cockburn Gateway Shopping City as Centre Manager. Shane was previously Centre Manager  at The Square Mirrabooka.

Allana Edwards has commenced as Centre Manager at The Square Mirrabooka. Allana has transferred from Floreat Forum. 

Denise Johnson joins the team at Floreat Forum as the new Centre Manager. Denise brings a wealth of knowledge to the team from her previous role as Retail Manager at Brookfield Place.

Jessica Collins has commenced as the Assistant Centre Manager at Wintergarden. Jessica brings extensive experience to the team with a retail background.

Kirsty Jones commenced at Rundle Place as Administration Manager. Kirsty has extensive experience in the retail industry from her previous role at Myer Centre Adelaide.

Natalia Palacio gains the title of Regional Marketing Manager & Digital Lead – IRAPT in recognition for her excellent work in digital marketing across the IRAPT Portfolio.

Angela Gore has been promoted to the newly created Head of Marketing – ISPT Portfolio. Angela brings  a wealth of marketing experience from her previous role of National Portfolio Manager – IRAPT Portfolio. 

Diane Jankuloski has commenced at Richmond Marketplace as Centre Administrator. Diane spent  18 years as a customer service specialist for Medicare.

Carolyn Raw has been appointed the Portfolio Accountant/Analyst for Central West Shopping Centre and Campbellfield Plaza. Carolyn is a qualified CPA and brings strong analytical skills from previous roles.

Arun Narayan joined the Specialty Mall Leasing Team as the SML Finance Manager. Arun brings more than ten years of experience, which includes the commercial real estate, NFP and financial services industries. 

Jessica Wills joins the team at Clifford Gardens as the new Operations Manager With more than seven years’ experience in shopping centres, she brings a wealth of knowledge to the team.

Christian Mandic joins the team at Warrawong Plaza as Marketing Assistant. Christian brings to the team his experience in digital marketing from previous roles including the NSW Cancer Council.

Blake Grewar has been appointed to the newly created Operations Portfolio Administrator role across the ISPT & IRAPT Portfolios. 

Fran Garcia-Darke joins the team at Warrawong Plaza as Marketing Manager. Fran’s experience includes several years as Marketing Manager with Stockland.


James Hall joins as Regional Operations Manager in WA. Previously James held the role of UK&I Operations Manager at CBRE GWS. He has more than 17 years’ experience across project delivery functions including contract performance, quality and compliance, client and customer engagement, people and financial management.

Jonathan Sherman joins as Assistant Development Manager and will be working on a number of development projects. Before joining Lendlease, he was with Westfield London as a Development Analyst, working on some of Westfield’s major developments including Stratford, London and Croydon. 

James Dupree joins as Development Manager. James will be working on delivering a number of key projects for the business. He was previously at WINIM Developments where he acted for Blackstone as Development Manager for the Top Ryde City redevelopment. 

Chelsea Milne has been appointed Acting Centre Manager, Macarthur Square until August 2018 when Pedro Araujo returns from parental leave. Chelsea was previously the Retail Manager.

Tom Dwyer joins the team at Settlement City as Operations Manager. Tom is an experienced property operations professional having worked across the retail, energy and property industries.

Billie Mascart joins as Assistant Development Manager and will be working on the CS Square redevelopment. Billie recently completed the Lendlease Graduate program working in various business units including Retirement Living and Urban Regeneration. Previously Billie was at Mirvac in property management. 

Fahad Kahn has commenced as Assistant Operations Manager at Darling Square. Fahad joins from Scentre Group where he worked in the Westfield Sydney operations team. 

Denise Egan has commenced as Pop Up Executive at Macarthur Square. Denise was an Assistant Centre Manager at Raine & Horne Commercial Retail Services. 

Ali Verco has commenced as Pop Up Executive in WA, overseeing Armadale Shopping City, Southlands Boulevarde and Northgate Shopping Centre. Ali has spent the past six years in London as an Event Planner for Global Events Marketing. 


Corrine Cognet joins as Retail Design Manager for Westfield Carindale. Corrine, joins Scentre Group from  The Retail Designers where her role allowed her to design and oversee all aspects of the design process and manage  a range of design approvals across numerous centres.

Subham Agarwal joins as Finance Analyst within the Commercial Insights & Analysis Finance team. Subham spent the past two years working with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, and prior to that, three years in the Audit field at PWC.

Marc Abalos has been appointed to Business Analyst within the Commercial Insights & Analysis Finance team. Marc has been an integral part of the Finance and Leasing & Retail Solutions team for more than ten years and will now form part of the Retailer Platform Project.

Hanika Patel joins as Senior Finance Analyst within Leasing and Retail Solutions Finance.

Jennifer Kim joins as  Retail Design Manager in NSW. Jennifer has extensive experience in local and international retail projects, coming from the Buchan Group where she has been working since 2010 as an Architect/Project Leader on key shopping centre projects such as Green Hills, Roselands, Joondalup  and Raffles City in China.

Alison Long joins the HR team as a Talent Acquisition Business Partner, previously from Lendlease.

Ravin Chand has been seconded to the position of Lead Retail Delivery Coordinator for the Westfield Newmarket project. Ravin joined Scentre Group in 2005 and has been involved in projects across Miranda, Liverpool and Hurstville.

Stephanie Vale joins Westfield Sydney as Services Supervisor, working across both the valet and concierge teams. 

Ramel Amanoel joins as Risk & Security Manager at Westfield Mt Druitt. Ramel was previously with the NSW Police Force as part of a specialist division working with major organisations across NSW to safeguard assets and provide risk assessments.

Sarajane Dubb has joined the HR team as Organisation Development Consultant. Sarajane has previously worked with The Coca-Cola Company and Fairfax/f2.

Steve Brbich joins as  the new Risk and Security Manager at Westfield Chatswood. Steve recently worked with SECOM Australia as a Client Services Manager as well as Egroup and Southern Cross.

Jason Knapp joins as Risk and Security Manager at Westfield Woden. Jason comes from the Canberra Centre where he has been Security Operations Manager  as well as at the Tuggeranong Hyperdome and Capital Crowd Control.

Aaron Galea joins as National Facilities Procurement team as Contracts Administrator – Trade Services. Aaron has been with Scentre Group for eight years and has been a Security Manager, Facilities Manager and Customer Operations Manager at various centres in Queensland.

Glen Pidgeon has been appointed Design (Projects) – Project Design Director for  New Zealand. Glen has 18 years of Scentre Group experience.


Madison Rogic joins as Team Assistant.

Jo-Anne De Haas joins  as Admin Assistant and Reception Rockhampton.

Elizabeth Craig joins as Digital Marketing Executive.

Kiera Zammit has joined  as Leasing Assistant.

Shawna Prior has joined as Customer Service Assistant Bateau Bay.

Julie Edgar has joined as Customer Service Assistant Bateau Bay.

Alice Clark has joined  as Administration Manager Tamworth.

Catherine Day has joined  as Administration Assistant Orange.

Trudy Steiner re-joins as Senior Lease Administrator.


Ben Gill has been appointed Head of Digital & Marketing, Retail having recently returned from a 12-month global sabbatical. Ben moves to Sydney from Melbourne where he was most recently the Regional General Manager  of Highpoint Shopping Centre and Parkmore Shopping Centre. 

Sidone Thomas is currently on long service leave after winning the inaugural Frank Lowy Fellowship. Sidone will use the fellowship opportunity to attend the 2018 World Retail Congress in Madrid.

Monique Cooper has commenced as Senior Leasing Executive based  in MLC Centre. Monique  joins the team with leasing experience across the industry including roles with Westfield, JLL and QIC. 

Carly Xerri returns from parental leave, as Retail Manager Rouse Hill Town Centre. Carly has been with the Group since 2012 and has held roles as a Senior Marketing Manager and Centre Manager. 

Stacey Holt joins as the Digital Content Marketing Manager, joining the Retail Marketing & Digital team. Stacey previously worked  with Coco Cubano and  The Star in marketing and communications roles. 

Melanie Pinto joins as  the new Retail Manager at Melbourne Central. Melanie was previously a Retail Manager at Westfield Knox. 


Sarah Stuart has been appointed as a new Leasing Associate at QIC in the Sydney Office. Sarah was previously at JLL as a Corporate Solutions Analyst.


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