Director, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, Victoria
Barry Morris holds a Bachelor of Economics from the Australian National University, in which he focused on the studies of Accounting and Finance.
From 1978, he invested in property, acquired and operated hospitality and retail properties before venturing into property development with James Court in 1992.
Since then, Barry has successfully developed over $1.2 billion in various property segments as a principal of Morris Group, Amalgamated Property Group and Amalgamated Property Group Queensland. The establishment of an in house construction company, which has delivered over $500 million in construction works, has enabled Barry to operate an integrated construction, development and property investment business in which buildability and livability go hand-in-hand to deliver superior product to both investors and occupiers.
In 2009, Barry and daughter Louise launched Morris Property Group. Barry manages developments and investments for Morris Property Group in Canberra, Queensland and Victoria and continues to manage developments and investment properties in Queensland as principal of APGQ.
Construction Director, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, Victoria
James commenced his career as a Cadet Engineer with MPG’s construction company in 2007 working on Sierra Grand Broadbeach.
James expanded his skillset while working on other high profile projects in Queensland such as Element Burleigh Beach and 179 Turbot Street in Brisbane before undertaking the Site Foreman role at Eclipse Broadbeach. In 2012 James relocated to Canberra as Contracts Administrator at Sentinel Belconnen and in 2014 James was appointed Project Manager for the Canberra House redevelopment including the 191 residential apartment project known as Mayfair.
Following the successful completion of Mayfair and due to the expansion of MPG’s development and construction activities, James was appointed Director of MPG Constructions heading up MPG’s construction activities in Canberra, Brisbane and Gold Coast.
As Construction Director, James is responsible for MPG’s projects, reviewing design and construction methods and implementing ‘The Morris Way’ to produce synergies and efficiencies across the design and construction teams.
Additionally James is responsible for overseeing tendering, budgeting, monthly cost reporting and programming and reporting to MPG’s Upper Management Meeting.
Finance Manager, Queensland
Sue joined Morris Property Group in May 2007, shortly after arriving from the UK. She has over 20 years experience in the Insurance and Finance sector, including 10 years at Liverpool Victoria, one of the UK’s largest insurance companies.
Her time there also included a 2 year internal secondment to work as a Productivity Analyst, to identify areas of process improvement in all areas of the business.
At Morris Property Group Sue is responsible for supervising and controlling all aspects of the group’s financial operations as well as the day to day running of the Finance and HR Department. Sue is also involved in the budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting for all projects undertaken by Morris Property Group through all stages, from development to construction and finally to settlement.
General Manager Development, Queensland
Brodie Lister has over 10 years’ experience in the Development industry on varied high-profile local and international projects.
Brodie holds a Business Degree and also a Masters Degree in Urban Development. Brodie has previous development experience on a number of projects including The Wave Broadbeach, Blue C apartments Coolangatta, Metropole apartments Brisbane and a 185 acre resort and gated estate whole-of-Island development in Fiji.
Brodie joined the Development team at Morris Property Group in 2004 and has been responsible for coordinating projects such as 143 Turbot Street Brisbane , 179 Turbot Street Brisbane, Verve Broadbeach, Ivory Burleigh beach, Sierra Grand Broadbeach, Element Burleigh Beach, Eclipse Broadbeach & Synergy Apartments Broadbeach.
Brodie is currently responsible for the end-to-end development management of Morris Property Group projects in Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sydney. His role includes site and investment acquisition analysis, town planning, concept designs, feasibility studies, authority approvals, marketing and sales, design coordination, finance and project completion.
Senior Development Manager, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria
As Senior Development Manager Geordie is responsible for end-to-end delivery of developments located in the ACT, Queensland and Victoria.
Geordie has diverse experience in the property industry with a background in commercial valuations, town planning and project management.
Geordie holds a Bachelor of Property and Sustainable Development with majors in Property Valuation and Urban Development and Sustainability from Bond University on the Gold Coast.
Geordie joined Morris Property Group in January 2013 and has been responsible for delivery of several projects across the MPG portfolio.
Development Manager, Australian Capital Territory
Since joining Morris Property Group in 2015, Kieren has been involved in the successful delivery of a number of large scale mixed-use projects.
As Development Manager Kieren is involved throughout all aspects of the development life cycle including acquisition, design, marketing and completion.
Kieren holds a Bachelor of Environments (Property) from The University of Melbourne.
Development Manager, Queensland
Sam joined the Morris Property Group team in the Queensland office in May 2019.
As Development Manager, Sam is involved throughout all aspects of the development life cycle including acquisition, design, marketing and project completion.
Sam’s career originated in Commercial sales and leasing in the inner fringe suburbs of Brisbane. Sam holds a Bachelor of Urban and Environmental Planning from Griffith University in Brisbane.
Assistant Development Manager, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria
Sam joined Morris Property Group in 2019 after spending a period of time working in corporate real estate advisory and the insolvency industry.
During his time working in the advisory field Sam worked across a number of projects including government advisory, delivery of commercial office buildings, land subdivisions and residential projects. Sam holds a bachelor of Commerce majoring in Management and Business Law and Professional Ethics from the Australian National University.
Director of Sales & Marketing – ACT, Australian Capital Territory
Slade joined Morris Property Group in 2019 as the Director of Sales & Marketing – ACT.
Slade has an accomplished record in the Project Marketing space, having helped deliver some of Canberra’s most iconic and successful developments with some of the town’s largest real estate businesses. During this time he has also achieved outstanding revenue awards through his commitment to sales on each project.
With over 20 years of experience in the property development and construction industry, Slade is well versed in market demands, and dedicated to helping achieve continued excellence in delivery on all MPG projects.
Sales Manager, Gold Coast, Queensland
Travis Gielen has extensive experience in the marketing and sale of residential projects in both Canberra and Queensland. Prior to joining MPG, Travis worked in Canberra with a multi-national property agency across some of the city’s most significant residential developments, including those by MPG.
Upon relocating to QLD in 2017, Travis worked in agency across major residential developments in South East QLD before making the move to MPG in 2020. He now works with the MPG team to deliver sales and marketing of MPG’s portfolio of residential developments across QLD.
Marketing Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory
Ashleigh is an experienced Marketing professional who specializes in Project Marketing, Digital/Social media and Events across the Property, Development and construction industry.
Equipped with considerable knowledge within these industries and a bachelor of Business/Marketing Management, she presents valuable experience and innovation within Brand/Marketing Strategy, Business Management, and Development.
Ashleigh is well connected across the Canberra community and is able to successfully execute and deliver tangible and measurable marketing results that strive to achieve company goals. Her innovative and contemporary approach to Marketing is the key driver in creating exciting and diverse campaigns, whilst managing and implementing brand and communication strategy across the board.
Marketing Coordinator, Australian Capital Territory
We welcomed Tim to the Morris Property Group team in the second half of 2019, in the position of ACT Marketing Coordinator.
Before joining MPG, Tim completed a Bachelor of Graphic Design, along with a BA in Communication in Advertising from the University of Canberra. Specializing in digital analytics, Tim is an integral part of the MPG Marketing team, helping to increasingly create efficacies and positioning of the MPG Story.
Sales Executive, Australian Capital Territory
Anthony is a local Canberran who offers over 17 years of sales experience to the MPG team.
Anthony began his sales career at an early age and has always been credited for his dedication to delivering an exceptional standard of customer service to his Clients.
In his first year of real estate, Anthony helped over 75 buyers with purchasing their ideal property and was the recipient of the customer service award for his work ethic and understanding of how to make a purchase an enjoyable experience.
With a passion for helping people and a love for real estate, Anthony provides a high level of service and expertise that has enabled many people to find their new home, investment property or first ever purchase.
Sales Executive, Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
Heng joined Morris Property Group in 2020 as Sales Executive in the ACT Sales & Marketing Team.
Heng joins MPG after pursuing a career in established residential real estate after completing his Master of Finance at the Australian National University. Heng is diligent and adopts a down-to-earth approach to the sales process, he has helped many local and international clients find new homes.
Heng believes in building and maintaining strong ongoing relationships through honest communication and old fashioned service.
Heng speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Sales Executive, Australian Capital Territory
Michael joined Morris Property Group in 2019 to be a founding member of the ACT based Project Sales & Marketing Team as part of an initiative to bring all facets of Property Development under one roof.
Upon completing his secondary education, Michael pursued a career in Real Estate focusing on residential property sales in the Woden and Weston Creek area. In a matter of months, Michael had made a positive impact on the market in Chapman with a street record of $1.1m.
In 2012, Michael parted ways with Real Estate to pursue a career in the health and fitness industry. Over a 7 year period, Michael held a variety of management and sales roles in various gyms across Canberra and for the last 3 years has operated a successful private gym as Co-Director and Head Coach.
Michael brings a diverse skill set to his new role at Morris Property Group, having completed studies in Behavioural Sciences, Personal Training and his Real Estate Qualifications.
Michael now begins a new journey in the family business in the Project Sales & Marketing Team with his first big project being Renaissance in Manuka
Sales Executive, Gold Coast, Queensland
Kara Sweetman joined MPG as a Sales Executive after a successful seven year career selling over $140 million in residential real estate on the Gold Coast.
Kara has an innate ability to identify the needs of buyers wanting to enjoy the Gold Coast lifestyle and appreciates that the process can be a wonderful, yet challenging experience that she handles diligently and with understanding to ensure that her client’s experience is smooth.
Sales Executive, Gold Coast, Queensland
Over the past 8 years Nick has worked across multiple industries including finance, banking marketing and fitness in Zimbabwe, South Africa, The UK and Australia. From running sales teams in Africa to knocking doors on the Gold Coast, Nick continues to shape and refine his skillset.
Nick completed a Double Major in Property Development and Finance at Griffith University in 2018. He has since worked across all Morris Property developments on the Gold Coast. His passion for real estate coupled with a sound understanding of finance allows him to connect buyers with their dream home and/or investment.
Sales Executive, Gold Coast, Queensland
Owen brings a diverse range of residential project sales experience having worked across multiple sell out projects from start to finish across Brisbane and the Gold Coast over the past 7 years. A highlight of his career to date is selling over $50 million worth of off plan real estate over a 12 Month period on the southern end of the Gold Coast.
With a huge passion for real estate and property development and a genuine care for helping buyers find their dream home or investment property, Owen thrives on helping to successfully deliver market leading development projects.
Construction Manager - ACT, Australian Capital Territory
Nathan recently joined Morris Property Group as its Construction Manager – ACT to oversee the design and delivery of residential and commercial projects with the Canberra team.
Nathan brings with him nearly 20 years of experience in the building industry where he has completed a number of large-scale construction projects for reputable Tier 1 & 2 builders in New South Wales and Queensland.
Through his previous experiences in Project Management and Contract Administration roles, Nathan has gained a strong capability and depth across a wide range of projects, project values and delivery methods and is well placed to ensure the company’s continued success.
Corporate Safety Officer, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland
Barry has over 25 years of training and experience in the Work Health & Safety industry and has been instrumental in assisting 20+ companies achieve OFSC compliance across Australia.
Barry has been responsible for the development and implementation of work health & safety management systems for industrial manufacturing plants, transport services and most recently within the civil and construction sector.Barry commenced his role as Morris Property Group’s Corporate Safety Officer in 2016 having previously worked as a Consultant in his own business. Barry’s role enables him to share his experiences with fellow workers with the endeavour of making our industry a safer place for everyone involved. Barry received his Diploma in Work Health Safety from National Qualifications Australia in 2011 and was recognised as a lead auditor for Quality, Safety & Environmental management systems in 2003
Commercial Manager, Queensland
Craig has over 15 years of experience in the construction industry in Australia and abroad.
Craig has overseen a variety of project types from conception to completion for major Tier 1 Builders. Craig’s industry experience includes the Senior Commercial position at high visibility landmark projects, including Oracle (Gold Coast), 480 Queen Street (Brisbane) and the Parklands Games Village Project (Gold Coast). As the Commercial Manager for Morris Property Group’s Queensland construction division, Craig is responsible for the ongoing supervision of commercial administration while providing support and oversight to the site based Contract Administrators.
Contracts Manager, Queensland
Jessica joined Morris Property Group in 2014 and has been involved with the successful delivery of several projects across the MPG portfolio.
As Contracts Manager, Jessica is responsible for Cost Planning, Design Coordination, Procurement, Commercial Reporting and providing support to the site based Construction Teams.
Jessica has worked in the Building and Construction Industry for 15years and has experience on a variety of projects in QLD and ACT including High Rise, Retail, Government, Aged Care and Residential.
Design Manager, Queensland
As the business’ Design Manager, Ross is involved throughout all phases of our projects. This includes managing design, project front end planning, project commencement compliance, technical support during construction and completion hand over supervision.
Ross commenced with Morris Property Group in January 2018 after his extensive experiences throughout Australia and PNG in sectors including retail, office, mining infrastructure, state and federal government, hospitals, cultural precinct and residential.
Ross has attained a Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, a Diploma in Frontline Management, a Certificate IV in Work Health & Safety and holds a QBCC Open Builder’s Licence.
General Counsel, Australian Capital Territory
Roman is a practising lawyer, specialising in construction and commercial law.
Admitted to practise law in the ACT in 2014, Roman worked previously as a lawyer at a boutique civil and commercial litigation law firm where he specialised in construction and commercial litigation. Since that time, he has held in-house legal and construction contracts management positions. Roman holds a Master of Laws from the Australian National University. As General Counsel for the Morris Property Group’s ACT construction division, Roman provides advice and supervision for legal and commercial matters throughout the full project life cycle.
Senior Contracts Administrator, Australian Capital Territory
Edgar joined Morris Property Group in 2018.
He brings 15 years’ experience in Construction Estimating and Contract Administration, across a range of Residential, Aged Care and Government projects in Queensland and the ACT. As part of the management team for the ACT, Edgar is responsible for cost planning, procurement, commercial reporting and providing support to the ACT CA team.
Project Manager, Queensland
Josh has over 20 years experience supervising and managing high rise and commercial projects throughout southeast Queensland.
Josh started with Morris Property Group in June 2014 on the Synergy Apartments Broadbeach project and has played a key role in delivering a number of other high end projects including Boardwalk Burleigh and Oceans, Mermaid Beach.
Project Manager, Australian Capital Territory
Farzad joined the Canberra based construction division of Morris Property Group in 2014 having previously completed a wide range of high end single residential homes, boutique townhouse projects and specialised fit outs. Since then, Farzad has gone on to oversee a number of high rise residential and large scale commercial projects ensuring success and a positive outcome for the Client while dealing with unique challenges each project faces.
Farzad continues to improve his knowledge of construction through his continued education and has completed his Bachelor’s degree in Applied Science – Construction Management through Curtin University.
Farzad is a highly dedicated and enthusiastic individual who has been accepted into the MPG family and now considers them his own.
David joined Morris Property Group in July 2018 in the role of Assistant Accountant.
With a career originating in sport, David made the transition to accounting in 2016 after attaining a Masters of Professional accounting from RMIT University in Melbourne.
Prior to Morris Property Group, David’s accounting experience resided predominately in tax before commencing his Chartered Accountancy and transitioning to the commercial sector with Mantra Group.
Mark commenced with Morris Property Group in August 2019 in the finance team as a commercial accountant.
He has 6 years experience in accounting and is finalising his Chartered Accountant designation. With a background in tax accounting, which included exposure to a broad range of industries, Mark had the opportunity to work with a number of clients in the building and construction industry. This lead to developing a passion for the industry and the decision to transition to commercial accounting with Morris Property Group.
Property Manager, Queensland
Kelsi joined the Morris Property group team in the Queensland office in January 2016.
A career originating in accounts and office administration, Kelsi’s passion to progress has extended her proficiency to manage the residential and commercial assets of Morris Property Group.
Kelsi is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the investment assets. Her role includes managing tenants, property maintenance and keeping an accurate record of inspections, rent collection, budget costs and lease agreements.
Office Administrator, Queensland
Dana joined the Morris Property group team in the Queensland office in May 2019 as an Office and Accounts Administrator.
Her role includes accounts receivable and payable functions within the company and provides support to the Development Managers and to the Construction Contract Administrators within the company.