23 January 2023
Our 2023 PCA Committee Appointments
Our people are committed to helping the Property Council of Australia lead, innovate and shape our industry. We are proud of the following people on their appointment to PCA’s 2023 Committees.
Our NSW General Manager, Marianne Foley will bring her experience working within the property industry to help champion the role of the CBD and commercial property in creating great cities. By working in partnership with other industry leaders, we can ensure the best outcomes for our communities and industry, reinvigorating the CBD and creating spaces people want to be in.
Along with fellow committee members, Brian ten Brinke will represent the interests of the property industry in its intersection with the education sector, including schools, TAFE and other vocational training and higher education and the identification of challenges and barriers to growth. Brian is a senior member of TSA’s Advisory team with a career spanning 25 years. He has led the development of significant public precincts, including a role as Project Director with the Barangaroo Delivery Authority.
Project Director, John Reed will use his 30+ years’ architectural, design and project management experience to play a valuable role on the ACT’s Social Sustainability Committee. The committee will lead the way in sustainable development practices by advocating for energy efficient buildings to meet the needs of a growing ACT population.
With a strong history providing strategic, technical and design advice to advance high quality design within the public realm, Project Director, Leigh-Hoa Luu joins the ACT’s Industrial Committee. Leigh and her peers will implement planning and policy frameworks to support the industrial and logistics activity necessary to position Canberra as the economic heart of the local region.
A highly strategic Project Manager experienced in the development and delivery of significant infrastructure projects, Karen Sharp joins the PCA’s ACT Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee. Karen will work with fellow committee members to provide long-term infrastructure planning to ensure her local region is an attractive place to do business and invest in.
With a deep belief that the fair treatment of all people contributes to the strength of our industry, Project Manager, Esha Patil joins the PCA’s ACT Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee. Esha and her committee peers aim to build diversity and inclusion across the property industry by promoting specific networking, learning, and sponsorship opportunities.
Marnie Elder from our Adelaide office will work in partnership with other industry leaders, helping to strengthen the important role mainstreets play in our communities. By utilising her 16 years of construction experience, commercial acumen and stakeholder engagement skills, Marnie will ensure the best outcomes for the South Australian retail industry.
Based in our Brisbane office, Kim Kelly is TSA’s Head of Organisational Effectiveness & Learning. A compassionate ‘people person’ with a focus on learning and development, Kim leads the design and implementation of TSA initiatives which help our people achieve their potential. As part of the PCA Committee, Kim will collaborate with her P&C peers to provide valuable insight into the innovations, issues and trends facing P&C teams across the property industry. The committee will act as a catalyst for developing and testing new professional development ideas to fill specific skill gaps within the industry.
Passionate about the property sector and invested in their local regions, our team are grateful to the PCA for the opportunity to play their parts in improving our wonderful industry.