With over 25 years of experience in industrial and commercial property, Matthew’s vast expertise and professional acumen has been honed in high level roles across Australia and the Asia-Pacific. As Managing Director of Japan at Goodman Funds Management Limited, he was responsible for Goodman’s Japan operations until 2009. In 8 years with Goodman, Matthew established the group’s strong presence in Melbourne and led the business into the Adelaide, Perth and Asian markets. Previously, Matthew was with international property consultant Jones Lang LaSalle in Adelaide, Melbourne and the United Kingdom for 7 years. He is an Associate of the Australian Property Institute and Member of the Real Estate Institutes for both Victoria and South Australia.
Matthew’s responsibilities include sourcing sites, resolving design briefs and managing all aspects of the commercial development process through to completion. He is in charge of all investor and client liaison, as well as the ongoing management of property investments.
Matthew joined Gibb Group in 2013 as the National Development Director, to manage delivery of the group’s developments. Matthew has over 17 years of experience delivering high quality client outcomes within the private sector and capital works projects for some of Australia’s largest companies including Woolworths Ltd and Westfield Ltd (now Scentre Group).
Within Gibb Group, he has delivered circa $100M of Industrial and commercial developments in Central Queensland (Toll NQX Logistics Facility, Gracemere Industry Park), North Queensland (Mainfreight Distribution Facility, Northline Distribution Facility, Recall Document Storage Facility and the Bayswater Rd commercial development), Northern Territory (Northline Distribution Facility) and South Australia (Northline Distribution Facility).
"The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” Vince Lombardi
As Gibb Group’s QLD General Manager, Glen is responsible for running and growing Gibb Group’s office in Townsville, sourcing sites, resolving design briefs and servicing the company’s Queensland projects and growth objectives. Integral to this is the day-to-day leasing, sales and marketing management and overseeing the asset management of the group’s Queensland projects.
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As a career property professional with in excess of fifteen years’ experience in the industry, Lisa has worked for large corporate and institutional property companies, including Goodman, AMP and CBRE. She has worked directly with industrial and commercial property funds, private clients and tenants, and built up to leading large asset management teams, providing comprehensive professional services to manage a $2 billion property portfolio. At Gibb Group, Lisa is responsible for all operational aspects associated with running the Asset Management department, growing the assets under management, overseeing all aspects of financial performance, refurbishment and repositioning of assets, and assisting clients with disposal and acquisition of assets. She shares this responsibility for leadership and management with another director, with whom she has previously worked.
“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” - Oscar Wilde
With over fifteen years in industrial and commercial – both on the landlord and occupier side – Gerald’s experience covers the full spectrum of the property lifecycle. With an in-depth understanding of the supply chain industry, occupier drivers and current trends, he is a specialist in quality, outcome-focused asset management, as well as repositioning secondary assets in conjunction with complex leasing transactions. At Gibb Group he is responsible for the growth and leadership of the facilities management function of the business, for both our portfolio and our asset management services business. Sharing responsibility for the management of the asset portfolio with another director, duties include property management, leasing and assisting clients with disposal and acquisition of assets. In addition, he is responsible for operations within our asset management services division, which includes WHS&E, finance and IT, and licensing and compliance.
“Quality is not an act, it is a habit” - Aristotle
Clare has specialised in Commercial Property Management for in excess of 20 years and during this time has attained a Graduate Certificate in Commercial Property Management, Certificate in Business, Workplace Health & Safety Certificate IV, Strata Title Management and is a licensed real estate agent.
During her extensive career, Clare has worked for companies such as ISPT Pty Ltd, MAB Corporation, Trilogy Funds Management as well as Lease Manager for the State of Qld. Clare has been responsible for facilitating many refurbishments and repositioning of assets, negotiating major lease renewals as well continuing to deliver on the day to day machinations of commercial property management. Clare has strong experience as a result of her many years in the property sector and is well recognised in the local region for her commitment and ability and enjoys building close long term relationships with clients and tenants alike.
“Opportunities are usually disguised as hard work, so most people don’t recognise them.” Ann Landers
Shane brings over 9 years of experience in the Accounting profession. Starting in private practice, he has transitioned over to the property sector specifically specialising in Trust Accounting. He started his property journey with JLL in Adelaide which then led him to manage the Trust Accounting division for Leedwell Property. At Gibb Group, Shane manages the Trust, Company and Project accounting functions with his major focus being building strong relationships with clients and ensuring the utmost satisfaction from end users of our financial information.
“Coming together is a beginning, staying together is progress and working together is success” - Henry Ford
Rebecca has over ten years’ experience in office administration working as a corporate paralegal. Rebecca has worked with corporate boutique and top tier firms in both Australia and Canada, with a focus on Commercial Leasing, Franchising and Residential and Commercial Conveyancing.
As Gibb Group’s Business Operations Manager, Rebecca is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the business including all HR and IT related matters. Rebecca also ensures regulatory compliance, maintains insurances and risk management as well as being responsible for all marketing and PR for the groups activities.
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Josh has completed his Bachelor of Civil Engineering and Project Management with Honours at the University of South Australia. Josh undertook his university industry experience with Gibb Group and then moved into a role as Graduate Project Manager.
His role as Graduate Project Manager will see him obtain a holistic understanding of the property lifecycle, gaining experience in Asset Management and Property Acquisition and Development. His responsibilities include providing support to the National Development Director whilst assisting in achieving group development and acquisition goals and objectives.
"Even if you’re on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there." Will Rogers
Elaine is a qualified CPA and CIMA accountant with over 20 years’ experience in managing finance departments across multiple industries within Australia and the United Kingdom.
Based in our Perth office Elaine is responsible for managing the day to day financial activities of the business including preparation of management accounts, budgeting and cash flow management.
Elaine also maintains our financial controls and accounting software systems, identifying and implementing operational efficiencies and improvements to working practices and procedures.
As Gibb Group’s Property & Administration Coordinator, Rebecca is responsible for the day to day administration of the Townsville office. She also assists the property team with the preparation of marketing presentations and proposals, compilation of end of month reports including works in progress and expenditure to budget and ensures accurate document control with regards to leases, bank guarantees and other legal documentation.