PRESIDENT
Ashley Williams
Evolve Development
 
Ashley founded Evolve Development, a Melbourne based property development company in 2003. Evolve has completed projects in excess of $1 billion. The company has won numerous awards for its innovative and highly regarded residential and commercial projects.
Evolve Development currently have their 8th inner city Apartment development under construction and has delivered 5,000 residential home sites to the northern growth corridor and has a pipeline of a further 3,000 home sites for the south east.
Ashley is a passionate advocate for the development industry and remains focused on achieving outcomes to benefit the wider industry. 
Ashley waspreviously the Vice President and Treasurer of UDIA Victoria and has been a Director since 2015.
 
VICE PRESIDENT
Jill Lim
Frasers Property
 
Jill has more than 23 years' experience in property development and land subdivision, working for market leading development companies such as AVJennings, Urban and Regional Land Corporation, Delfin, Lend Lease and now Frasers Property Australia (formerly Australand). 
Jill has the distinction of being the first woman to obtain a Masters of Building Degree at Melbourne University in 1991 and has since held a range of senior development roles working on major projects across medium density, urban renewal and master planned communities. In 2003 Jill was runner up in the Property Council of Australia's Younger Achiever Awards.
 
TREASURER
Jack Hoffmann
Satterley Property Group
 
Jack is a property professional with 15 years of experience in the residential development industry. Jack joined Satterley Property Group, Australia’s largest privately owned residential land developer, in late 2010 and as the General Manager of Victoria and Queensland, oversees the east coast portfolio which includes a landbank of over 11,000 residential lots and townhouses with an end value in excess of $2.75 billion.
Since commencing with Satterley, Jack has managed the business during a period of significant growth where it has grown from being a new entrant to Victoria to now being one of the state’s largest residential land developers.
Prior to joining Satterley, Jack spent seven years with listed property group Stockland. During his time at Stockland, Jack managed multiple master planned residential communities across Victoria from project acquisition to completion.  
Jack joined the UDIA Board of Directors in 2017.
 
COMPANY SECRETARY
Ed Krushka
Stockland
 
Joining Stockland in 2007, Ed is currently Project Director of Cloverton, Victoria’s largest masterplan community that will be progressively developed over the next 25 years. Cloverton contains the future Metropolitan Activity Centre in Melbourne’s North that will help drive employment and economic growth.
Ed has led numerous projects within Victoria and New South Wales including Highlands which was awarded UDIA’s ‘National Master Planned Development’ in 2012. Prior to becoming Project Director, Ed led the Business Development team in Victoria with the team successful in a number of greenfield and medium density acquisitions.
Ed is passionate about promoting liveability, innovation and excellence within the property industry.
 
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT
Damien Tangey
Birchgrove Property
 
Damien was President of UDIA 2014-16. He was previously the Vice President of UDIA in Victoria and also Vice President of the UDIA National Council. At a regional level he represents the Board on the UDIA Northern Victorian Chapter Committee.
As the Managing Director of Birchgrove Property, Damien operates an award winning residential development business which delivers a seamless process from site purchase through to retail sales. Since establishing his property career as a valuer, Damien has led private development businesses for over 20 years, delivering developments in Melbourne and regional Victoria.
Damien has played an instrumental role on the Board and Executive Committee, working with the CEO and organisational team to continue revitalising UDIA Victoria. This includes significant UDIA representation on industry issues, an increase in member services, significant government engagement, and achieving good financial sustainability for the organisation.
Damien is passionate about growth and development in Victoria and seeks the opportunity to continue to use his experience to provide better services for UDIA members, and a strong industry voice and advocacy agenda in a state election year and beyond.
 
NATIONAL COUNCILOR
Elysa Anderson
Mirvac
 
Elysa is the General Manager for Masterplanned Communities and has a day-to-day responsibility for coordinating the delivery of Mirvac’s Masterplanned Communities projects nationally. Prior to her national role, Elysa was the State Development Director for Victoria’s Masterplanned Communities business.
She has been with Mirvac for over 19 years and has specific experience in the delivery of significant large scale and complex projects with state and industry partners. She leads a fully integrated in-house team responsible for all aspects of property development on a wide range of infill and greenfield residential communities, including the redevelopment of the Eastern Golf Club, Harcrest in Wantirna South and Woodlea in VIC, Alex Avenue, Brighton Lakes and Googong in NSW, Gainsborough Greens and Everton Park in QLD, and Osprey Waters and Meadow Springs in WA.
Elysa is also a member of Mirvac’s Diversity and Inclusion Council.
 
NATIONAL COUNCILOR
Maxwell Shifman
Intrapac Property
 
Max is Chief Operating Officer of Intrapac Property, one of Australia’s largest private developers. Max’s focus is on the continued, successful delivery of Intrapac's project portfolio, and the pursuit of new opportunities and growth.
After studying Civil Engineering and Law at Monash University, Max’s experience covers broad aspects of residential development from large-scale subdivisions, integrated townhouse developments and apartments.
Max has spent six years on UDIA Victoria committees; four on Outlook, and two on Infrastructure & Urbanisation. He is the industry representative on the South East Water Customer Engagement Council and successfully lobbied for the formation of a SEW Industry Reference Group in early 2018.
Max’s proudest achievements include receiving the UDIA Victoria Young Professional Award in 2013 and being part of the team responsible for Intrapac’s multiple UDIA Excellence Award winning Somerfield project.
 
Andrew Fortey
PDS Group
 
Andrew Fortey has over 22 years’ experience in the project and construction industry and is a founding Director of PDS Group.
As a leader in his field, Andrew has a vast knowledge of delivery strategy including management of construction projects, contracts, methods of delivery, OH&S and administration.
He has a Bachelor of Construction Economics, a Graduate Diploma in Property and is a registered Commercial and Domestic builder.
Shelly Du
Golden Age
Shelley is the Chief Financial Officer of Golden Age Group, one of Melbourne’s leading private developers. She has 20 years of accounting and finance experience across a diverse range of industries.
Shelley has been with Golden Age Group for 9 years overseeing various aspects within each of the divisions including property acquisition and settlement, finance structuring, budgeting and forecasting as    well as development finance.
Prior to joining Golden Age Shelley had 8 years of tertiary teaching experience in accounting and finance at RMIT and Victoria University.
 
Oscar Stanley
ABN Group
 
Oscar joined ABN Group in 2015 as General Manager of Development following a career spanning over a decade acquiring and managing some of Victoria’s most notable projects.  Whilst a Senior Development Manager at Stockland he oversaw one of Australia’s best-known master planned communities, Highlands, which was awarded UDIA’s ‘National Master Planned Development’ in 2012.
Following his time with Stockland he joined ID Land where he was introduced to the private property sector. As Development Director he managed six active projects across both greenfield and infill suburbs including The Barkly townhouse project in Brunswick. This project was awarded the Medium Density category at the 2016 UDIA National Awards for Excellence.
Now with ABN Group working across Homebuyers Centre, Boutique Homes and Resolve Finance, Oscar is driven by the delivery of quality affordable housing through innovative finance solutions and mutually beneficial builder/developer relationships.
 
Nick Holuigue
Maddocks
 
Nick is a Partner and Head of the national Property Development team at Maddocks. He has been actively involved in the property development industry for over 20 years, advising on many varied real estate transactions throughout the project lifecycle, including in both the greenfield and apartment markets.
 
Tom Trevaskis
Lendlease
 
Tom joined Lendlease in 2003 and has over 15 years’ experience in the development industry across Australia. Recently appointed as Head of Development for Lendlease’s Victorian Residential and Urban Regeneration, Property business. Tom leads a regional team of Development Directors to drive identification, origination and growth opportunities and fosters relationships across key government and private sectors.
Prior to this, Tom carried out the role of General Manager Victoria/South Australia for Lendlease’s Communities business, overseeing all operations within these regiona and maintaining a market leading position.
Tom has also held national positions, including that of General Manager Operations where he was responsible for operations across a diverse national portfolio. As Project Director, Tom was instrumental in the delivery of a number of Victoria’s signature Communities projects, including Caroline Springs, Craigieburn, Lakeside Pakenham and Harpley.
Based in Melbourne, Tom has been integral to the strategic development, commencement and management of many of Lendlease’s largest master-planned communities. His extensive background brings a depth of knowledge and experience in deal structuring, engineering, value management, strategic planning and implementation of sales, marketing and development strategies.
Tom is a strong and respected advocate for the development industry and has been actively involved with industry bodies both in Victoria and nationally. 
Tom holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering from RMIT Melbourne and is a registered Real Estate Agent in Victoria and New South Wales.