The boutique size and nature of our organisation ensures that our clients are resourced with a highly-skilled and experienced team. All our personnel have strengths in the full spectrum of property development including initial due diligence, financial modelling, design management, programme management, contract administration, construction supervision and stakeholder management.

WAYNE GOLLEDGE

Chief Executive Officer

Wayne Golledge is the CEO and founder of Impact Group. He has over 25 years' experience in the property industry. He is regarded as an expert in all areas of the residential sector including multi-unit, affordable housing, social housing, subdivision, retirement living and aged care. His skills lie in his ability to identify good opportunities and motivate a team to deliver results for the client. He has a strong understanding of the importance of early due diligence and financial modelling for a potential development project. He manages consultants very well during the design phase and, being a licensed building supervisor, has the ability to deliver a high-quality building during the construction phase.

STEVEN BIRD

Project Director

Steven specialises in the aged care and retirement living sectors. He has over 25 years' experience in all facets of the industry from feasibility studies, estimating, DA approvals, contract administration, design development to operational management. He has a detailed knowledge of design, technical, legal and compliance issues required in a complex project environment. Steven has a passion for projects involving aged care, dementia care, challenging behaviour and young persons with a disability.

RALPH KRESS

Project Director

Ralph leads Impact Group's development interests with nearly 30 successful years in Australia's property industry. His skills lie in the full cycle management of high-end residential, boutique medium-density and high-density apartments. "I thoroughly enjoy the industry's challenges and thriving on successful outcomes. My career has been honed in this sector and will continue for years to come".

GREG HASTIE

Project Director

Greg has over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Having worked in Australia, South Africa, Botswana and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), he has attained a vast amount of experience across all facets of the construction industry. This includes working directly with contractors, carrying out the role of client representative and having overall responsibility for project delivery. Greg has an experience base that covers a variety of industry sectors including education, welfare, residential, retail, medical, penitentiary, hospitality, health, commercial, heritage, industrial and aged care.  Greg brings this expertise to any project that he manages.

GERARD SLEIMAN

Project Director

Gerard joined Impact Group in 2006 with diverse experience as a project manager, surveyor and foreman in the construction and property industry. He is also a licensed building supervisor. During his time at Impact Group, Gerard has worked on a variety of projects ranging from property refurbishments, urban renewal, feasibility studies, group homes, seniors living, affordable housing, multi-dwelling, medium to high density mixed use and residential flat buildings.

MARK CRAWFORD

Chief Financial Officer

Mark Crawford is the Group's Chief Financial Officer. He has over 25 years' experience as a professional Accountant, of which 15 years has been in the property consultancy industry. Mark's industry-specific experience as a CFO allows him to effectively utilise his skills at Impact Group.

SAM SIRDAH

Senior Project Manager

Sam's experience, technical skills and construction knowledge has been forged through completion of a range of projects in the property sectors. His portfolio of completed projects spans across the residential, aged care, commercial, utilities, education and historic property sectors. Sam’s strength is his ability to drive a team of design consultants and construction personnel to deliver on the original Brief provided by the client. His clients vary from statutory bodies, private and corporate developers to various Government Departments and Agencies.


CHRIS GEORGHIOU

Senior Project Manager

Chris has over 25 years of experience in the property industry. Having worked in Australia and overseas, he has attained a vast amount of experience across numerous facets of the construction industry. This includes working directly for the Client and for Design & Construct Contractors, taking overall responsibility for Project including the Budget, Program and Delivery. Chris has an experience base that covers a variety of industry sectors including education, retail, hospitality, heritage, commercial and industrial. Chris invests in careful planning, excels at setting up effective systems for risk management and project delivery. His extensive technical knowledge, problem solving capabilities, collaborative management and communication skills, enable him to understand diverse stakeholder perspectives and make well-informed and prompt decisions. Chris is a strong team who successfully motivates others to work together and perform at their best.

 


LUKE DEMETRIOU

Senior Project Manager

Luke has developed a broad-base of experience across retail, commercial and government sectors during his 25 years in the property industry. He is experienced in the management of design/estimating and construction processes having successfully delivered projects from the design phase through to final completion. He is committed to achieving project goals by using strong project management skills including, keeping a strong focus on project cost, quality control and customer satisfaction. Luke’s greatest strengths are attention to detail, identifying design problems before they develop into construction problems, motivating team members and implementing out-of-the-box solutions to deliver projects at a high-quality standard.

 

GAVIN EVANS

Project Manager

Gavin's previous trade background in the industry has provided him with immeasurable knowledge and practical application. During his time on site Gavin has gained considerable knowledge of trades involved in the construction process. This exposure now allows him to co-ordinate projects and contractors to ensure seamless delivery for clients. He is a highly skilled Superintendent that is able to successfully administer a building contract of any value and supervise the building works. During his time at Impact Group, Gavin has also been heavily involved in a major Fire Scoping Upgrade program across a very large property portfolio. Gavin scored an overall second place in his Building Studies at TAFE. He is currently continuing to expand his knowledge of the industry by furthering his education at University while continuing to work fulltime.

STEPHEN CRAIG

Project Manager

Stephen is a Registered Architect with over 25 years’ experience in the construction and property industry. Throughout his career, Stephen has been involved in all types of development projects including retail/commercial fitouts of shopping centres and office buildings. He has designed and delivered numerous individual residences, residential apartments, residential estates, Olympic venues, schools, medical centres and churches. He specialises in the delivery of residential ageing, health, disability care and child care facilities. Stephen’s broad design background and detailed construction knowledge ensures a comprehensive understanding and delivery of desired project outcomes. He has genuine compassion, respect and understanding of a client’s specific needs and an ability to effectively communicate with all project stakeholders including the client, consultants, contractors, Authorities and community groups.

 

HENRY PILCHER

Project Manager

Prior to Impact Group Henry worked in Construction Project Management and Development Management within the residential property industry. Henry’s skills lie in various aspects of projects including feasibility studies, initiation and delivery. Henry has a First Class Honours Degree from Australian National University and a Masters in Property Development from University of Technology Sydney. With a broad design and construction knowledge Henry has a passion for being part of the management cycle as developments evolve from concept to completion.

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NATHANIEL OLA-ROBERTS

Project Manager

Nathaniel completed his degree in Bachelor of Construction Management and Property at the University of New South Wales and has since established good relationships within the public and private sectors. In assisting the team, Nathaniel has gained experience from working on a diverse range of projects for Local Councils and various Government Agencies. Some of the recent projects he has been involved include Construction and Bitumen Sealing for Blacktown Council; Correctional Facility Expansion, Architectural Master Planning and New Children’s Court Surry Hills for the Department of Justice; and Pyrmont Fire Station for Fire and Rescue NSW.


JOSH PARTRIDGE

Assistant Project Manager

Throughout Josh’s career he has enjoyed exposure in working for a building contractor, a developer/operator and as client-side project management and this has allowed him to gain experience understanding how these different stakeholders operate and think. Josh graduated from University of New South Wales with a Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management and Property and is currently completing his Masters in Property at University of Newcastle. His exposure to residential, industrial, commercial and sports and recreation construction projects has provided a wide platform of knowledge and a strong base for which to further expand his knowledge. Josh’s skills are strongest in stakeholder management and communication to provide the optimal project delivery for the client’s needs.


DARREN D'MELLO

Assistant Project Manager

Darren’s previous experience in Local Government has allowed him to gain a strong understanding of how different stakeholders operate and achieve outcomes. Darren is currently studying Construction Management & Property at the University of New South Wales and is in his 4th year of undergraduate study whilst working full-time. His exposure to commercial, sports, recreational and specialised construction projects has provided a wide platform of knowledge and a strong foundation for which to expand his skill base.

Darren’s strongest skills are stakeholder management, communication and WHS to provide the optimal project delivery for the client’s needs.