Scott has extensive experience in commercial, project and construction management, with a 22-year career reflecting strong leadership qualifications. As a technically minded property professional, Scott has a practical approach to problem-solving.
Scott has a successful stakeholder management reputation with a high degree of negotiation and mediation skills, as well has a proven ability of successfully meeting time, cost and project objectives to deliver quality outcomes. Scott has a collaborative management style with excellent interpersonal and communication skills ranging:
- Project Management
- Commercial Management
- Financial Management
- Stakeholder Management
- Dispute Resolution
- Tender Negotiation
- Team Management
Macquarie Capital, Sydney ($2b)
Project Director for South Tower, Metro Station and the interface between metro station and over station developments for Stage 2 of the Unsolicited Proposal Process.
Liverpool Hospital Sydney ($800m)
Project Director on the Liverpool Hospital and Academic Precinct expansion. Overall responsibility for design and construction of a $740 million brown field project expanding the hospital’s clinical and education services. Managing an internal team of six Project Managers and two advisory staff. Reduced overall project cost by $300+ million and program by nine months by overseeing redesign and revising staging strategy.
Smithfield Shopping Centre, Cairns ($20m)
Project Director for the addition of a six-screen cinema (Events0, six shops, two kiosks and remising five existing tenancies to form a new ELP precinct.
Willows Shopping Centre, Townsville ($90m)
Project Director for the refurbishment and expansion of the centre to incorporate a new Woolworths, specialty shops and malls.
ISPT, The Regent, Brisbane ($400m)
Project Director for the construction of a new PCA Premium Grade 70,000m2 Office Tower in Brisbane CBD comprising 32 floors.
Managing Director | Project Leaders
Jon Barnes has extensive experience in all stages of development of major capital social infrastructure projects, with a focus on significant health projects. His experience across contracting, consulting and financing environments has acquired a unique set of skills and attributes that enable him to understand major projects from varied perspectives. He has delivered projects under a wide range of procurement methods including Public Private Partnerships (PPP), Managing Contractor, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) Design and Construction and Construct only. Jon has held Client Management roles at Director level within major Government delivery agencies within NSW and Victoria responsible for the procurement, design, delivery, and facilities management of the agency’s multiple capital projects.
Prior to joining Colliers in 2021, Jon was a Senior Project Director within School Infrastructure NSW, responsible for the management of the design and delivery of major school projects within NSW. He has also acted within similar roles for NSW Health Infrastructure and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Health Directorate where he was responsible for the planning and delivery of major tertiary hospitals. His considerable construction management experience was gained when employed as a construction Project Director within Tier One construction companies and Thiess, where he was responsible for the delivery of two major hospital projects. Jon also has significant industry experience in the formation and delivery of PPP projects and gained this when he was employed by the former infrastructure development company Babcock and Brown.
Associate Director | Project Leaders
Neil is an experienced, proactive and results driven Associate Director with over 18 years’ experience working in both the private and public sectors of the construction industry. His ability to integrate and coordinate multiple stakeholders including clients, consultants, authorities, service providers, contractors and suppliers is a key factor in the successful completion of his projects.
Neil has a diverse level of project management experience across a number of project sectors including: high rise (residential), hotel and resorts, casinos, retail, office fitouts and relocations, commercial, industrial, education, civil and airports. His key strengths and experience in managing all stages of the project have provided invaluable project management services towards the delivery of many key Queensland projects. Adaptable and motivated, he is a team player who interacts well with all project stakeholders.
Neil is professional, with a high attention to detail and is an asset on any project team.
National Director | Project Leaders
Chris has more than 30 years’ experience in delivering significant major projects on behalf of the Commonwealth and State Governments, Private deveopers and institutions across all industry sectors. Chris has managed teams in excess of 500 direct employees and managed development portfolios in excess of $1.5bn
Industry sectors where Chris has delivered include Education, Health, Law, Defence, Hospitality, Retail, Aviation, Arts, Sport & recreation, and Commercial and residential premises.
Having delivered a number of State Significant developments from inception to completion, Chris has had extensive involvement at managing all elements associated with social infrastructure, stakeholder management and related components.
Chris is cognizant in contract management and administration of Service Provider contracts, having managed hundreds of projects under varying contractual nature over his 30 years’ experience, including Consultant Services, GC21, AS4000 for Traditional and Design, Novate, Design & Construct. Chris, as a National Director of Colliers International Project Management is committed to the outcomes of projects to ensure the clients and key stakeholder needs are fully understood and delivered
National Director | Project Leaders
I am a highly efficient, pragmatic, and intelligent professional with extensive experience in project management. My ingenuity and dedication to my projects and teams has led me to develop superior leadership, interpersonal, and management skills. I am particularly skilled in the development of processes and procedures, and in mentoring and managing teams to implement them, ensuring the ongoing success of programs and projects from inception. I have developed broad skills and expertise in a multitude of sectors, including fitouts, commercial, residential, sporting, leisure and government projects. I posses an exceptional ability to manage competing priorities and negotiate relationships to ensure the successful completion of projects.
National Director | Project Leaders
With a career spanning over 18 years within the Construction Industry, Phillipa has been involved in the leadership and management of commercial developments from concept to completion. Since joining NixAnderson (now Colliers International Project Leaders) in 2015, Phillipa has proven to be a dedicated and diligent Project Leader who understands the sensitivities of what a client needs to make their project successful.
Phillipa has project experience within a number of industry disciplines, including commercial, residential, retail, hospitality and education.
With experience working for Construction companies such as Multiplex Constructions and Reed Constructions, Phillipa’s experience with Commercial and Social Infrastructure projects provides valuable insight and support to the team.
By working directly with clients, consultants and contractors, Phillipa has developed a strong understanding of internal and external stakeholder management and how to effectively manage communication on a proactive basis. Phillipa believes the key to successfully managing projects is understanding the client, the appropriate selection and effective management of the specialist team involved and by creating an environment that promotes collaboration and engagement to enable projects to exceed client expectations.
National Director | Project Leaders & Strategic Government Leasing
Iain is a National Director within Colliers International Project Leaders and Government Property Services located in Canberra ACT.
Iain is an expert advisor in relation to the Commonwealth Government and provides expert leasing, transaction and project leadership services to key clients and Commonwealth Government entities. With this multi-disciplinary experience, Iain is excellently placed to provide the services required to successfully deliver any project.
Iain has delivered more than 133,000sqm worth of Commonwealth property projects and lease transactions in the past 5 years on both the Tenant side and the Landlord side.
Iain possesses strong skills in:
- Strategic Planning, Project Management, Project Delivery & Project Leadership.
- Commonwealth Property Management Framework.
- Programming and Financial Analysis.
- Commonwealth Procurement Rules.
- Commonwealth Government Approvals (PWC, Budget Approvals).
- Negotiation and management of the Agreement for Leases and Commonwealth National Leases.
- Contract Administration and Management of Key Stakeholders (Government Client, Consultants and Landlord’s).
Iain has received recognition for his project management skills from the Australian Institute of Project Management and been identified by the Property Council of Australia for both project and individual awards.
National Director | Project Leaders
With over 40 years of construction industry experience in the Sydney Metropolitan area and across Australia & New Zealand, John has extensive experience in all disciplines attributed to this Industry. John’s experience is based on a broad range of projects for both major corporate and institutional clients across the private and public sectors up to the value of $200 million.
Over the years John has been responsible for the overall performance and management of profitability and delivery in all matters of Construction Contracts including Lump Sum, Design & Construction, Construction Management and negotiated projects.
John has played leadership roles for various reputable construction companies including Triden Constructions, Reed Group, KB Hutcherson, Beach Constructions and Leighton Contractors, as the Senior Project Manager, Construction and/or Commercial Manager. Now representative of the Principal in the project managemnt process of construction, John has undertaken the PM role since 2004 in leadership roles for Nix Managemnt, NixAnderson and with the acquisition of NixAnderson in 2017 by Colliers, has worked with the Colliers team of over 60 professionals across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra Adelaide & Perth.
John’s experience with Key Stakeholder engagement on projects has involved all manner of design & authority disciplines, end users and property owners to provide an accomplished overview for strategic management of the projects now undertaken for our clients. He has particular experience working in live environments on various educational retail and infrastructure projects of a complex and staged nature that require a continuity of operations of existing environments whilst engaging with the project team to execute a successful construction delivery.
As National Director, John also has knowledge and experience in managing in accordance with NSW Govt Codes and procurement guidelines, GC21 contract format and NSW Govt Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems.. Contract monitoring, construction review and the continued implementation of the contractor’s developed WHSMP is to focus a large project team’s effort to deliver a successful project in a safe manner.