Property Australia

People on the Move


Dennis Eiszele brings fresh perspectives to the ACT Government’s City Renewal Authority, Robert Whitfield joins the board of The GPT Group and Kristy Reilly to drive marketing at Decode.

Urban designer and landscape architect Dennis Eiszele has joined the ACT Government’s City Renewal Authority. As director of design and place strategy, Eiszele brings 25 years’ experience with built environment specialists, including Jacobs, SMEC and HASSELL.

The GPT Group has appointed Robert Whitfield as a non-executive director. With significant banking and finance experience in senior management roles, Whitfield is currently a non-executive director of Commonwealth Bank and a director of NSW Treasury Corporation, having previously been its chairman. Following Whitfield’s appointment, Gene Tilbrook will retire as a director by the end of this calendar year.

Kristy Reilly has taken up the role of marketing and communications director at diversified construction company Decode. She most recently led marketing and partnerships for Lime, and has held senior marketing roles with Macquarie Group, Domain, Delivery Hero and Groupon.

Leif Gould joins integrated commercial construction and maintenance solutions firm SCIS Property Group. Gould, who will lead SCIS’s business development and strategy team, was most recently general manager with EGroup Security for six years.

Umow Lai has hired Simon Austin as a new senior ICT consultant. Austin has spent three decades working as an audio engineer, sound and visual system designer and technologist, most recently with Schuler Shook.