I have been lucky to work with and come to know a large number of incredibly clever and talented people over the years.
Whether they have been national industry icons, global thought leaders or simply very successful in their own field, it is always an enjoyable education working in the company of the best and brightest.
It's been a privelege to have done so and an even bigger privelege to have their words of support.
Here are some of them.
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Peter Verwer, CEO APREA
Anthony John, Managing Director, Anthony John Group.
Adam Di Marco, Founder and Managing Director, The Urban Developer.
Guy Gibson, General Manager Communities Queensland, Lend Lease.
Noel Robinson, CEO Noel Robinson Architects
Joel Kotkin. Described by the New York Times as ‘America’s Uber geographer’, Joel is an internationally-recognized authority on global, economic, political and social trends.
Liz Pidgeon, Director, Cornerstone Properties
Malcolm Middleton, Queensland Government Architect.
Alison Quinn, Executive General Manager, Retirement, AVEO.
Jane Prentice MP, Member for Ryan
Don O'Rorke, Executive Chairman, Consolidated Properties Group.
Raynuha Sinnathamby, Managing Director, Springfield Land Corporation
Mark Quinlan, Head of Government Relations, Lend Lease.
Matthew Dalmau, Director Root Projects Australia.
Keryn Osgerby, former Commercial Director Queensland, Property Council of Australia, now principal, Sold Property Group.
Peter Hyland, Regional Director, Urbis.
Wendell Cox, of the Wendell Cox Consultancy (Demographia), is an international public policy expert specialising in urban policy, transport and demographics.
Geoff Booth, Youngblood Endowed Professor of Land Development, Texas A&M University
John Lyons, founder of research and marketing company Marketshare, John Lyons is now an Independent Company Director.
Steve Greenwood, CEO, Queensland Futures Institute