Meet Our Key People
A team with the experience, skills and resources to manage projects of any size, across all property sectors. Together, we provide creative - and often brave - solutions to complex project needs.
Mark has 30 years experience in the property industry in both Australia and the USA. He has been with Leighton Properties since 1987 and, before this, held senior positions in architectural firms in Sydney, Queensland and Princeton, USA.
He gained his architectural, planning, project management and development expertise through 'hands-on' experience in a wide range of projects across a broad array of property sectors.
Mark has been National Director and NSW President of the Property Council of Australia, and chaired many of its Professional Development Committees. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons), and is a Chartered Architect.
Through two decades spent working in the property industry, Andrew has seen the dramatic rise in public awareness of climate change and environmental development requirements.
Widely regarded as an expert in sustainable building practices, he led the team that created Queensland's first 5 Star and 6 Star Green Star - Office Design v2 rated developments.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a non-executive Director and Board Member of the Green Building Council of Australia.
Gavin joined Leighton Properties in 2011 following senior strategic and management roles with Mirvac Group (12 years) and Sekisui House Australia. He has 20 years experience in residential property markets, changing socio-demographics, design, master planning and sales strategy. He is highly experienced in the value and balance between brand, design, commerce, innovation and teamwork.
Gavin holds a Bachelor of Science (Architecture), a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) a Diploma of Business Management and is a Chartered Architect. He established National Research and Development for Mirvac Group and has been a judging member on property industry design award panels.
Andrew is one of our most highly qualified and experienced managers, delivering an impressive range of projects over 20 years.
His wealth of legal, architectural and engineering knowledge plays a key role in creating optimal solutions for our most complex projects. Andrew has been actively involved in many major developments, including Sydney's Star City Casino and Westpac Place, Sydney.
Andrew holds the degrees of Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Bachelor of Science (Architecture) and a Diploma of Law (Barristers Admission Board).
Michelle is the Head of Corporate and Structured Finance for Leighton Properties. In this role, Michelle is responsible for arranging debt and equity finance for Leighton Properties’ portfolio of property development opportunities.
Michelle has over 20 years experience in senior executive and treasury roles in the real estate and financial services sectors, including more recently, six years with Investa Property Group as Group Executive and General Manager of Corporate Finance and Strategy.
Prior to that, Michelle has held Corporate Treasury roles with AMP, Schroders, Sakura Global Capital, Burns Philp, CBA and CSR Limited.