MANAGEMENT

CIP has a formidable team of highly experienced and respected professionals across each area of our business to consistently deliver superior outcomes to our clients.

CIP People
PAUL MCKENNA
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Paul established CIP in 2003 and in his role as CEO is responsible for the company’s operations with a focus on strategic direction. Paul has utilised his extensive experience in the development and construction industry to oversee and manage the significant growth of the business to position CIP as a leading developer and builder of industrial and business park facilities in Australia.

Paul has over 30 years’ experience across all aspects of construction and property development and prior to CIP held senior executive positions at Walker Corporation and Australand (currently Frasers).

CIP People
THERESE LYNCH
DEPUTY CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Therese was a key part of the inception of CIP in 2003 and is responsible for the company’s activities and performance and oversees the day to day operations of the business including managing all legal and governance issues for the business.

Therese has over 25 years’ experience within the property industry across various roles, with significant expertise in the structuring of property transactions. Therese has played an integral role in establishing CIP’s specialist position in the commercial and industrial market.

Prior to CIP, Therese held senior executive positions at Australand (currently Frasers) and Walker Corporation, and previously spent 10 years at leading law firm Mallesons (currently King & Wood Mallesons).

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PAUL TOUSSAINT
CHIEF INVESTMENT OFFICER

Paul joined CIP in 2015 as Chief Investment Officer and is responsible for the development, strategy and performance of CIP’s investment management platform. Paul brings over 25 years’ experience across the real estate sector including funds management, investment management & property valuation. During a 15 year period with ING Real Estate, Paul was Chief Executive Officer of ING Industrial Fund, an ASX listed REIT which invested in industrial properties, business parks and office parks located in Australia, Canada and Western Europe.

Prior to CIP, Paul held senior executive positions at Logos Australia, ING Real Estate, Heine Management and Knight Frank.

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SCOTT BUCHANAN
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Scott commenced with CIP in 2005 and is oversees the financial operations for the Group including forecasting, reporting, accounting, tax, treasury, payroll, risk, compliance and company secretarial activities. Scott has proven capability at Board & senior executive levels.

With Scott’s career spanning over 25 years’ his previous experience includes Director, Partner and business leader roles in property, real estate funds management and professional service firms.

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ROBERT BLAZLEY
DIRECTOR - CONSTRUCTION COMPLIANCE

Robert joined CIP in 2007 and is responsible for ensuring project delivery meets or exceeds the expectations of CIP and it’s clients.

Robert has more than 30 years’ experience in the civil and building industry. Prior to joining CIP, Robert held various senior positions at Walker Corporation and Australand (currently Frasers) spanning 26 years including General Manager Construction for Walker Corporation’s construction division, followed by his appointment to the national role of General Manager Construction with Australand’s Commercial and Industrial division.

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ADRIAN DOYLE
DIRECTOR - NEW BUSINESS

Adrian joined CIP in 2008 and is responsible for new business with a focus on acquisitions and business development. Adrian has over 20 years’ experience in the property sector and has assisted CIP with its activities in the pre-lease, land development, construction and joint venture operations utilising a broad network of contacts throughout Australia.

Prior to CIP, Adrian held senior positions with Jones Lang LaSalle and various roles in development, agency and asset management.

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DANIEL GALEA
DIRECTOR - CONSTRUCTION

Daniel has responsibility for Construction at CIP extending across all areas of the department including design, cost reporting, project control, resource control and implementation of innovative construction methods.

Daniel joined CIP in 2006 as a site engineer and has held various senior roles in the business. Daniel has over 10 years’ experience in the building and construction industry including project and construction management of industrial and commercial projects. Prior to CIP, Daniel held various positions at J. K. Williams Contracting, and Leighton Contracting.

CIP People
MARK HENDRY
DIRECTOR - CONTRACT PROCUREMENT

Mark joined CIP in 2006 and oversees the successful procurement and administration of all contracts for the construction division. Mark works with the executive team, adding experience and expertise that promotes the continued growth of CIP.

Mark has over 25 years’ experience in the building and construction industry and has extensive expertise in contract administration and management. Prior to CIP, Mark held senior roles with Walker Corporation and Australand (currently Frasers) including National Manager, Contracts & Administration in Australand’s Apartments Division.

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ANDRZEJ MASZTAK
DIRECTOR - INFRASTRUCTURE & ESTATES

Andrzej joined CIP in 2007 as a Development Manager and is currently responsible for the management of the company’s estates and investor relationships which are integral to the management of the company’s operations. Andrzej has over 20 years’ experience across all aspects of construction, property and development management.

Prior to joining CIP Andrzej was part of the executive team at Norwest Holst in the UK that managed an extensive array of major projects including the Channel Tunnel Rail Link as well as St George and Barrett Development delivering residential and urban regeneration projects in London.

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NICOLAS NICOLAOU
DIRECTOR - NEW DEVELOPMENTS

Nick is responsible for new developments at CIP and leads a team of development managers, estimators and in house architects. Nick has over 20 years’ experience in the construction industry across the industrial, commercial and residential sectors. Nick commenced with CIP in 2006 as a Senior Project Manager and has held various senior positions with the business. Nick was integral to the establishment of CIP’s construction division and after being appointed Construction Manager, was responsible for all construction projects nationally.

Prior to CIP, Nick held senior positions in construction and project management at Leighton Contractors including responsibility for the delivery of the $680 million Westpac headquarters in Sydney, and Lend Lease in Australia and the United Kingdom.

COMPANY PROFILE

CIP is a uniquely positioned property development group with an end to end offer and a genuine national presence. Our objective is to provide quality investments that create value for our investment partners and our clients – owners of commercial and industrial property.

Our business model, at the core of which is property development, design and construction, and consulting and advisory services, ensures we can engage with a breadth of clients for different engagements to accommodate changing markets.

CIP currently operates in five states across Australia with a growing team of 150 staff.

 

OUR HERITAGE

 

CIP was established in 2003 by the founding Directors with a clear vision and strong drive to become a major force in the property industry.

To help achieve this, a leadership team with more than a century of combined experience across all areas of property was carefully and strategically put in place. One of our key strengths is that most members of the leadership team have worked closely together at different times during their careers.

OUR CULTURE

At CIP, we love what we do – we have a passion and pride for our work, the clients we assist and the people we work with. Because our business is driven by our collective efforts, we place equal importance on good communication, mentorship and teamwork as we do on knowledge and expertise.

We believe our people are our most important asset. Our staff are offered hands-on training and ongoing support at every step of their career by a group of skilled professionals. Our geographical diversification may also lead to travel and exposure to different people and places, which is both stimulating and enriching.

If you are interested in pursuing a career opportunity at CIP, please contact us on 02 9506 1400 or admin@ciproperty.com.au