Geon [noun]:
ordinary shapes
from which the
extraordinary
is imagined.

CONNECTED TO WHAT MATTERS

Creating valued spaces that enhance the quality of life for all Queenslanders is at the heart of everything we do. Always open to what’s new, we embrace emerging technologies and design; to create world-class places that simultaneously deliver economic success.

Supporting it all, is our foundation of due diligence, research, masterful design and community input. We only work with the best of the best: architects, builders, suppliers and planners who share our vision and attention to detail. Guided by strict governance and quality-control processes, we deliver maximum value for owners, investors, tenants and authorities.

Our People

Hand-selected in accordance with our values, the Geon Property team is made up of dedicated, honest, hard-working and visionary professionals with the ability to think laterally and deliver unparalleled results.

We believe in success through diligence and commitment. We listen, understand and action the requirements of our projects, communicating clearly and with transparency at each and every point along the way.

BEN GRIFFIN

Chief Executive Officer

Ben is the founding partner of Geon Property (formerly Griffin Group) which he originated in 2004. Prior to this he practised as a solicitor for over 10 years, in both London and Brisbane. In charge of developments, Ben constantly seeks and closes new opportunities for Geon Property, those which focus and align with the business culture and values.

Ben’s passion for property development allows him to make the most of every project. His focus on placemaking and the community, ensures that every outcome is viable for all parties. He actively encourages leadership and initiative throughout the team; while his strong family background and tradition of operating family businesses has been instrumental in the creation and growth of the Geon Property brand. His ability to bring together numerous parts to make a successful whole is part of Geon Property’s core strength.

Ben ensures that key relationships are always maintained, and instills this value amongst the entire team.  By building a culture of autonomy and accountability, his open and collaborative approach is a key attribute to Geon Property’s philosophy.

Ben is an active community member, volunteering his time to support local school and community groups with his family.

TIM ROSSBERG

General Manager of Development

With over 19 years’ experience as a Development Manager, Project Manager and Town Planner in both the public and private sectors, Tim’s wealth of knowledge and skill has seen him successfully realise several master-planned communities, including residential, commercial and industrial projects.

As General Manager of Development, he guides his team with expertise and experience to achieve outstanding results. Tim is currently leading Geon Property’s largest project – the mixed-use, $750m Transit Oriented Development at Albion, Brisbane. His contribution to the Geon Property team is highly valued amongst teams members and shareholders alike, with his strong work ethic ensuring projects gain momentum.

Tim’s passion and dedication to health and fitness are paramount to his success in facilitating his work-life balance. His competitive spirit resonates well with intra-office sporting challenges.

SUSAN MERCER

General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Services

As Geon Property’s General Manager of Marketing and Corporate Services, Susan brings with her over 17 years of experience in marketing and business development within the property industry. Driven, detail-oriented and approachable by nature, Susan focusses on the creation and implementation of efficient strategy across marketing for all pillars and developments within Geon Property. By encouraging team collaboration and catering to optimised end-user satisfaction, she delivers results driven marketing at all levels.

With an expert knowledge base of architectural, engineering and construction elements of the property development process, Susan’s inclusive and ‘get things done’ approach adds value at vital milestones of every project undertaken by Geon Property.

Susan has an appetite for all things outdoors, including regularly paddling and hiking to uphold an important work life balance that aligns as part of the Geon Property company culture.

ASHLEY MOFFAT

General Manager of Property Management & Leasing Services

With over 25 years experience in managing, leasing, and developing shopping centres across Australia, Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge to your property portfolio. His areas of expertise are development leasing and tenancy mix review, having had involvement with numerous retail projects from initial land acquisition through to overseeing the leasing and property management.

In addition, Ashley holds long standing key relationships with a significant number of Australia’s leading retailers including Coles, Woolworths, Kmart, Target, Big W, and Aldi in addition to many of the national and international fast food and fuel retailers.

Ashley works closely with the leasing and management teams, providing not only advice and recommendations, but also allows each team member the space to grow and learn through the process. In various situations, he will meet face to face with retailers and contractors, together with the management team in order to resolve issues. Ashley takes a proactive approach to dispute resolution.

AMIT KALWAR

Manager Finance, IT and Risk

Geon Property’s Manager Finance, IT and Risk, Amit Kalwar has over 15 years of finance and commercial experience across various industries. Amit is responsible for managing Geon Property’s Finance, Risk and IT.  As a member of the Geon Property’s Senior Leadership Team, Amit contributes to the financial delivery of Geon’s strategic plan, by coordinating strategic financial plan objectives, ensuring risks are mitigated and compliance to legislation and corporate governance of Geon’s business processes and systems to improve performance and productivity.

Amit is an avid rugby league fan, passionately supporting the Brisbane Broncos throughout each season.

KYLIE MCCANN

Human Resources Manager

Kylie joins Geon Property as the Human Resources Manager working with the team to achieve strategic objectives, manage team culture, resourcing, career development opportunities together with managing the general HR activities.  Skilled across all facets of Human Resources Management, Kylie utilises her 20 years generalist HR experience across various industries to work with employers on balancing the needs of the business with employees’ career development goals.

 

Kylie is a great listener and applies a pragmatic solutions based approach to HR activities with a genuine care for employees and consultants in the Geon Property team.

 

Kylie is passionate about property and design, balancing work, family and travel.

JOHN CAMERON

General Manager of Investment Services

John holds an Undergraduate Degree in Commerce and a Post Graduate Degree in Applied Finance and Investment from the Finance Institute of Australia. These qualifications are complemented by experience in Corporate Finance and Banking Domestically and Internationally along with 12 years as an Executive, Owner, Transactional Advisor and Investor.

John has experience in the Institutional Property Sector in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales.

JULIA FOSTER-MASSIE

Development Manager

Goal-orientated, driven, and dedicated, Julia has a passion for meaningful property development. Having worked across a number of residential subdivision projects in Northern NSW and Queensland, she was directly responsible for the successful delivery of the Western corridor’s first medium-density residential project, Park Avenue Apartments.

As part of the Geon Property team, Julia is currently leading the delivery of Riverway Plaza a neighbourhood shopping centre, providing a new level of amenity for the Upper Ross community in Townville.

With a passion for all things health and fitness related, Julia is an active member of the F45 community dedicated to work-life balance. Her can-do attitude is a complement to Geon Property’s core values.

RUDI SCUTTI

Project Leasing Manager

Rudi joins Geon with an extensive background in retail property management, having worked across transaction advisory on leasing and sales of assets, together with asset management teams at CBRE, Raine & Horne Commercial and LJ Hooker Commercial on the Gold Coast.

Rudi brings to the team a wealth of knowledge, with significant experience leading property development and asset re-positioning. Leveraging 10 years of retail leasing experience, Rudi has an in-depth understanding of tenant’s requirements across all segments of the market and retail sectors.

Rudi joins Geon’s growing Property Management & Leasing team, focused on working with clients to deliver strong commercial returns on their properties.

NORELLE LAWRENCE

Senior Shopping Centre Manager

Norelle brings a wealth of talent and knowledge to the Geon Property Management team. With over 20 years’ experience in the industry, Norelle is a very accomplished Centre Manager. Starting her career in shopping centre management as a receptionist in 1995, she promoted through the company ranks to become a Marketing Manager before progressing to become a Centre Manager.

 

Norelle has since held several Associate Director positions, leading retail management teams to achieve outstanding results for her clients. Norelle applies her extensive experience to ensure both stakeholders and tenants are fully supported while maintaining smooth and efficient management of precincts.

TEGAN GILLARD

Retail Manager

Dynamic and dedicated, Tegan is an experienced Assistant Centre Manager. Tegan is well organised and detail oriented with a background in customer service and administration. Tegan is passionate about delivering the highest level of service to landlords, tenants and customers alike.

 

Working closely with the Centre Manager, Tegan assists in the successful management of Springwood Shopping Mall and Morningside Central.

MIKKO DENG

Accounts Payable Officer

An accounting powerhouse, Mikko is a key team member of our Finance team.  With a Bachelor of Accounting, a Real Estate Registration certificate, and mandarin as her first language, Mikko ensures accurate and timely processing of invoices.   Working alongside Amit Kalwar, our Finance Manager, Mikko also assists with tailored financial reports ensuring each Landlord’s asset is financially managed as if it was their own.  Mikko has joined the Geon Property team having worked in property management and sales for over 7 years.

LEONIE CLOTHIER

Design Manager

Leonie brings a wealth of talent & knowledge to the design and property arena, having worked in the industry for over 21 years. Upon completion of her B Built Env (Arch) degree at QUT, she began her professional career with JLL, prior to relocating to Shanghai for eight years in the residential and commercial development space. Leonie further developed her business acumen and used her property and design skills to design and start-up two hospitality based businesses here in Brisbane.

As Design and Brand Project Manager, Leonie’s combined design and property expertise ensures Geon Property’s developments are well thought-out, innovative, creating valued spaces and destinations. Her ability to think laterally, providing creative design solutions is a valuable asset to the team.

Leonie’s passion and creativity is a valued addition to the Geon team and offers a unique skill set to the development process. Whilst wishing she had more time to dedicate to personal health & fitness, Leonie treasures the love and support of her young family who keep her on her toes.

ALEJANDRO HOGAN-GRIFFIN

Leasing Assistant

An enthusiastic and dynamic team member, Alejandro works collaboratively with Geon’s Property Management & Leasing, and Property Development teams to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.  He works hand in hand with the Project Leasing Manager, to ensure current vacancies are promoted, extensive research is undertaken, and relevant information is provided to prospective tenants.  Alejandro works hard behind the scenes with responsibility to ensure our database of prospective tenants is kept up to date and informed of opportunities.  The momentum within our leasing team is driven by Alejandro’s proactivity to keep abreast of activities.

 

Currently undertaking a Bachelor of Property Economics at Queensland University of Technology, Alejandro brings a youthful passion and drive to the Geon team.  Outside of work, Alejandro lives an active lifestyle with a main focus on his athletics, together with a casual round of golf.