The Managing Director of Citta Property Group, Stephen has extensive experience in all facets of property development. Prior to the formation of Citta in 2002, Stephen was Chief Operating Officer, Residential for Capitaland, Singapore’s largest property development group. Prior to this, Stephen held a number of senior executive roles within Lend Lease over a period spanning 17 years, including CEO, Lend Lease Property Group (Australia) and CEO, Lend Lease (Asia). Stephen has also been a non-executive director of Mirvac and Australand. Stephen has Bachelor’s Degrees in Science (Architecture), Architecture (Honours) and Economics from Sydney University and a Master’s Degree in Science (Management) from Stanford University.
Director of Citta Property Group, Alister has worked in the property development industry for over 25 years. Prior to the formation of Citta in 2002, Alister held a number of senior roles with Lend Lease in Australia and Asia. Alister was a Director of Lend Lease Development in Australia, Development Director Lend Lease Asia, and a Director and Project Director of a number of Lend Lease’s largest projects. Alister was responsible for various aspects of the initiation and delivery of major projects such as Darling Park, Jacksons Landing, Newington and Victoria Harbour. Alister has Bachelor’s Degrees in Science (Architecture) and Architecture with First Class Honours and a Master’s Degree in Commerce from the University of New South Wales.
Alan is a Development Director with Citta and has over 30 years experience in the property industry. Prior to joining Citta Property Group, Alan was the Director of Masdar City, an $18 billion sustainable development and renewable energy project in Abu Dhabi. Prior to this, Alan was Head of Real Estate for Australia and New Zealand at Babcock & Brown and previously Alan worked with Lend Lease where his roles included Executive Vice-President, Lend Lease Capital and Real Estate Services, USA (based in New York), Development Director Lend Lease Actus (based in California) and Project Director for Aurora Place, Sydney. Alan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) degree from the University of Sydney and a Master of Business Administration from the AGSM, the University of NSW. Alan is a Certified Practising Engineer and a Member of The Institution of Engineers, Australia.
Nicholas is a Development Director at Citta Property Group. He has gained widespread experience in many aspects of property development through working in the industry for nearly 25 years. Prior to the joining Citta Property Group in 2002, Nicholas spent 13 years with Lend Lease in both Development Management and Project Director roles. During this time, Nicholas was involved in the planning, management and delivery of a number of major projects including Newington, Jacksons Landing, Australia Centre and various regional shopping centres managed by Lend Lease including Penrith Plaza and Macarthur Square. Nicholas has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business (Land Economics) and a Master of Business Administration from the University of New South Wales.
A Senior Development Manager with Citta, Mary has worked in the property development industry for over 20 years. Prior to joining Citta Property Group in 2010, Mary held various positions with Lend Lease in Victoria and New South Wales, over a period of 15 years, as well as senior roles with other major property groups, including ING Real Estate. Mary has extensive experience in all aspects of property development across all market sectors: residential, retail, commercial and mixed-use major projects, including roles on the Olympic Village and Fox Studios in Sydney and Victoria Harbour in Melbourne. Mary has a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Melbourne.
David is a Senior Development Manager with Citta. He has worked in the construction and property industry for over 20 years. Prior to his current role with Citta Property Group as a Senior Development Manager on the Carlton Housing Redevelopment project, David worked in a variety of roles across a broad spectrum of projects. David was involved in the delivery of the Melbourne 2006 Commonwealth Games Village with Citta Property Group and prior to that spent eight years in Taiwan and Thailand with Bovis Lend Lease and its predecessor Bovis Australia in a variety of senior project management roles in the retail, pharmaceuticals, semiconductor, logistics and utilities industries. David has a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Melbourne.
Claire is a financial analyst with 10 years experience in the property industry. Claire’s key skills are in the financial assessment of property development and investment opportunities, and she has been involved in the arrangement of finance for a number of complex property projects both locally and internationally. Before coming to Citta, Claire worked within the Real Estate Capital team of Macquarie Group, and at St Hilliers Property. Claire also holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance & Banking) from UTS, and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment (SIA).
Barney has worked in the construction and property industry for more than 30 years. Prior to joining Citta Property Group in 2011, Barney had more than 23 years experience with Lend Lease in Australia and Asia. Barney has extensive construction experience and has been responsible for delivery of major commercial, retail, industrial and infrastructure projects. Barney graduated from Melbourne University with First Class Honours, Bachelor of Building in 1981.
Shaun has a strong background in design and delivery of major infrastructure and urban regeneration projects in Australia, the UK and New Zealand. Shaun has more than 14 years of consultancy experience and prior to joining Citta in 2013 was the Civil Engineering Lead for Arup in Melbourne. Shaun has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from the University of Auckland and is a Member of The Institution of Engineers Australia.
Joe is a highly capable Project Manager with over 23 years experience in the property and construction industry. Prior to joining Citta Property Group in 2009, Joe held a number of development management and project management roles with Stockland and Lend Lease. Joe has worked on many varied and often complex projects across the retail, commercial (new buildings, refurbishments and fitouts), industrial and residential asset classes. Joe has a Bachelor of Civil Engineering Degree (Honours) and a Graduate Diploma in Urban Estate Management from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Graduate Diploma Applied Finance & Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Anna holds the role of Design Manager at Citta for the luxury hotel development at Parliament Square in Hobart. Anna is a property industry design professional of 20 years, with extensive senior architectural and client-side design management experience across residential, commercial, and retail sectors. Prior to joining Citta, Anna was a Design Manager with Frasers Property Australia. Anna holds a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Science (Architecture) from the University of Sydney.
Natalie is a Design Manager with Citta Property Group and is currently focused on the St Paul’s College development at Sydney University. Natalie has over 20 years of professional experience across a range of building sectors and typologies. Prior to joining Citta Natalie was a Studio Director and Practice Manager at Bates Smart Architects, and managed a studio of 140 professionals. Natalie holds a Bachelor of Architecture (Honours) and a Bachelor of Science, Architecture from the University of Sydney.
A Senior Architect with Citta, Leigh has over 15 years industry experience and expertise in all stages of project management, from feasibility studies to completion. Prior to Citta, her most recent role was Associate and Mixed-Use & Multi-Residential National Sector Leader at Billard Leece Sydney and prior to this Leigh was a Senior Project Architect with pH+ Architects London. Leigh completed her architecture degree at the University of Melbourne where she graduated with first class Honours.
Alex is a Project Manager with Citta working on the Ivanhoe Estate development in Sydney. Previously Alex gained extensive project management experience working on the $220m Parliament Square redevelopment in Hobart. Prior to joining Citta he was Assistant Project Manager, Intertecno SPA, Italy, working on the St Regis Grand Hotel €30M renovation and refurbishment. Alex holds a Bachelor of Engineering – Project Engineering and Management (Civil) and a Master of Architectural Science (Sustainable Design).
William is an Assistant Project Manager at Citta working on St Paul’s College development at Sydney University. Prior to joining Citta he held a Graduate Deal Advisory role with KPMG Australia and prior to this he was a Graduate Architect with Group GSA Sydney. William holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Sydney and a Masters of Property Development – Investment from the University of New South Wales.
Emerson is an Assistant Development Manager with Citta and has experience working on multi-residential, private residential and master planning projects. Prior roles include Project Manager with LR Developments and Project Coordinator with PBD Architects. He also gained experience as a Junior Designer with Upton-Hansen Architects in London. Emerson has a Bachelor of Architecture from Bond University and a Masters of Architecture from UTS.