Meet Our Team
Wayne brings a wealth of experience and achievement in roles requiring astute strategic planning, leadership and project execution at a very high level - a set of skills that compliment fellow Director Nick to form a dynamic duo. He oversees all aspects of the business to ensure the company values are delivered and client expectations are always met. He values leadership on both fronts; as a leader of his team and also as the frontline of communication with key clients.
A licensed builder with 3 decades experience in fitouts and commercial building, Nick oversees and mentors the Commercial Projects team and leads in the areas of sales, design, estimating and project delivery. Nick is excited to direct a great group that offers high levels of service and a true turnkey solution, and leads the team alongside Wayne to fulfil the company's mandate of producing outstanding results for great clients.
Matthew HillsProjects and Business Development
Matthew looks after the design team and projects team and has a strong passion for the construction industry. After 10 years of experience in the industry, he has a strong understanding of the best processes involved, and ensures a project is completed with quality and efficiency. As project manager, Matthew has worked on a number of successful projects including Fujitsu and the exterior building upgrade to Legacy House.
Kevin HeferProject Manager
Ever-energetic about architecture and design, Kevin has a keen interest in learning about smaller details behind the construction of projects. Graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture at Griffith Uni, he spent his first year after graduating working at a small firm in the Gold Coast hinterland producing construction documents for school upgrades and projects. With a strong attention to detail, Kevin prides himself on producing quality design and construction documentation.
Cameron RosenblattProject Manager
With 20 years experience in the construction and heavy industry, Cameron has spent the past 10 years in project management. Customer focused and self-motivated, Cameron's industry background provides him with a unique insight into all the projects he leads. With a strong eye for detail, Cameron excels at problem solving and getting the job done.
Adrienne RoweInterior Designer
Adrienne is passionate about design, having completed a Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration. Adrienne is also currently pursuing a Bachelor of Interior Architecture, expanding the skillset she is able to provide to our clients. Adrienne enriches each Urban Group project with her knowledge and enthusiasm and does whatever it takes to ensure each client is 100% happy with the end result.
Sophie CorwinInterior Designer
Sophie graduated with a Master's Degree in Architecture in Paris, France. She has over 8 years experience in France, the U.S, New Zealand and Australia. Sophie has a passion for interior design and decoration, she excels in spatial organisation and creating inspired spaces. She enjoys assisting and working closely with clients. Her enthusiasm in design and her interest in producing outstanding results provides a strong asset to the Urban Team.
Alexaan GisaInterior Designer
Alexaan has a strong passion and appreciation for all areas of design, including architecture, interior design, graphic design and fashion. After completing a Bachelor of Design (majoring in Interior Design) from Swinburne University, Alexaan became a marketing and graphic designer for fashion brand in Melbourne. Most recently, she spent 5 years working as an interior designer within New Zealand's residential sector. During this time, she fostered enduring client relationships and continues to consult for clients over in NZ. Alexaan loves the creative space and is passionate about establishing genuine connections with clients and interpreting their needs and values into spatial design.
Ivan CheeProduction and BIM Manager
After 15 years of successfully delivering architectural and interior projects, Ivan works within the Urban team to provide detailed design documentation and construction package drawings. It's his passion for communication through drawing, combined with his collaborative approach, that helps bridge project phases, allowing for a smooth process from start to completion. Ivan is equal parts efficient and detailed, meaning he delivers the highest standard of quality for every client.
Cassie VogeFurniture Manager
Cassie has been a key member of the Urban team since 2005, helping deliver the finishing touches to our projects through processing furniture orders, co-ordinating furniture projects & logistics, managing furniture installations, furniture warranties & handling defects. Cassie works closely with our team of dedicated installers to ensure a smooth completion of our connected process.
Christine ZialcitaFurniture Sales Support
Christine has a firm focus on delivering great customer service, which she achieves through providing advice, support and coordination to clients and our team; drawing on her extensive experience and expert knowledge of our process and our furniture offering.
Michael RoatesOperations Manager
Michael has successfully worked across various aspects of the construction industry, with over 2 decades of experience delivering high quality results for large national organisations and SMEs. Michael looks after the site management team and enjoys the enthusiasm of Urban Group. Michael brings together suppliers and subcontractors, and oversees outstanding projects that meet our high standards and create lasting client relationships.
Reece AckerleyProject Site Manager
Reece loves the chance to flex his problem solving skills, and deliver sharper solutions for our clients while ensuring the safety and diligence of all workers on-site. With 12 year’s experience in commercial construction, Reece has worked on and supervised everything from fitouts to large scale construction projects. He has spent the last 8 years perfecting his site management skills and has developed a good eye for detail to ensure our clients’ projects go smoothly.
Matthew RobertsonProject Site Manager
Matthew has worked within the construction sector for over 10 years. As a Project Site Manager at Urban Group, Matthew is able to bring his multifaceted experience to the table including his experience delivering $10M+ projects and his knowledge of commercial and industrial fitouts. Matthew has his Cert IV and a Diploma in Building and Construction and enjoys building rapport with the team and his clients. He looks forward to delivering your next high quality project.
Mick FrancisProject Site Manager
Mick brings a wealth of building knowledge and experience, having worked in the industry for nearly 30 years - including 20 years on the tools as a Licenced Plumber. He's worked in all areas of construction from domestic to commercial and industrial, is self-motivated and enjoys applying all this experience to solving problems for our clients.
Marina DenaroCommercial Manager
Backed by over 25 years of financial and business planning experience, Marina looks beyond the numbers and firmly believes that Urban's suppliers and clients are an extension of the team. Her role covers providing relevant financial business and project information, statutory reporting and much more.
Julie McGibbonAccounts Payable
With experience and expertise in administration and finance, Julie is a valued member of our commercial team. Julie coordinates all aspects of accounts payable and processing of financial information, and her professional and approachable nature helps build strong relationships with our team, suppliers and clients.
Rhiza IslesCommercial Assistant - Client Accounts
Rhiza is our trusted accountant at Urban, with attention to detail and strong organisational skills to ensure all of our projects run smoothly from an account perspective. Rhiza has a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in Accountancy and is an innovative and reliable member of the Urban team.
Diving headfirst into the construction industry straight from high school, Gerrit comes from a varied background. He has worked on high profile sites around Brisbane, such as landscaping for the Botanical Gardens re-vamp and the construction of The Village Yeronga, before joining our team at Urban. Gerrit works closely with our Project Site Managers and Carpenters, preparing job sites and ensuring consistent quality across all projects.