Leith Group is a construction and property development business with a broad range of experience across industry sectors. We take a proactive approach to delivery of our construction and property development projects for our stakeholder partners. In addition to property development we have a focus on sustainability and renewable energy development and delivery. A strong focus on a proactive business culture has developed a team that delivers for our clients.
ALL ABOUT US
Leith Group was founded with a single mission: to deliver value for our clients and quality developments.
Our team of creative professionals carefully evaluate each project in order to adhere to both financial and time constraints, and over the years we’ve become known as a top construction and property development company.
Our team members each have a minimum 10 years experience in construction and property development.
MEET THE MANAGEMENT TEAM
Malcolm has 20 years’ experience in the development and construction industry delivering high quality projects. He was previously a Director at a global property and construction company (JLL) before starting Leith Group.
As Managing Director of Leith Group, Malcolm has day to day involvement in the delivery of each project. He has a broad range of experience in all sectors and asset types of development and construction.
• Bachelor of Building in Construction
• Economics, UTS Sydney
• Chartered Quantity Surveyor, MRICS
Head of Finance Operations
David was previously based in Asia where he worked in talent management and finance. Within these roles he spent time managing teams of sales and execution staff, networking with global firms and high net worth individuals to originate business and drive growth.
David has a very strong network across Asia, living and working in the region for 12 years.
As a leader, connector and business driver he has succeeded in evolving businesses in the Asia Pacific region. Whilst he understands the key mechanics of a business, David can identify true talent and nurture it to drive a business towards its goals.
• Bachelor of Building in Construction Management (University of Technology, Sydney)
• Diploma in Financial Services (AFMA)
Michael has 40+ years in the development and construction industry and has completed a range of residential and commercial developments across Sydney.
Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Michael previously worked with a range of Australian property development and international construction companies.
Our team comprises of 200 + staff.
Collectively our management team has over 30 years’ experience in the construction, development industries.
Lyle has 10+ years in the construction industry and commenced his career as a residential carpenter and progressed to hold a management position within a national construction company. Working on commercial, industrial, technology and residential projects. Lyle is a licenced Builder with proven experience in Design Management, Cost Planning, Financial Management, Programming & Team leadership. Lyle has won four Master Builder awards on completed projects.
Carpentry & Joinery Cert III Cert IV in Building and Construction
Diploma of Building and Construction
Builders Licence (301281C)
Senior Project Manager
Hylton has 23 years industry experience beginning his career with a carpentry apprenticeship in Auckland NZ. On completion of his apprenticeship Hylton completed a Bachelor of Construction Management and followed this into site supervision, management and project management positions across multiple sectors before entering the Sydney construction industry in 2006.
Hylton has experience in residential (single & multi-dwelling), industrial, civil, commercial & retail fitout, with project ranges from >$1M to $36M.
Cert III & IV Carpentry
Bach. Con Management
Senior Project Manager
Previously a Senior Project Manager for a NSW State Transport Agency working on infrastructure, rail, station and commercial projects, John has worked for 18+ years in the construction industry.
With previous experience at a global property provider working on commercial fit-outs and hotel projects. John is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and has 12 years of project management experience in Australia.
Clyde Hub, delivery of $60m 13,000m2 5 storey commercial building including agile fit-out for up to 1,500 engineering & maintenance staff
Major Works Depot consolidation comprising of 3 new depots with accommodation building including office fit-out, warehouse and vehicle parking including all civil works. Total value $20m including approx. 3,000m2 of accommodation/office fit-out.
Network Maintenance Depot Consolidation comprising of 12 new depots with accommodation buildings including office fit-out, warehouse and vehicle parking including all civil works. Total value $66m including approx. 12,000m2 of accommodation/office fit-out
Bachelor of Science in Quantity Surveying and Construction, Napier University, Edinburgh
Chartered Quantity Surveyor
Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)
Melanie Champion has had over 15 years’ experience in Project and Event Management and Office Administration.
Melanie ensures the day-to-day operations of Leith Group are run proficiently, by seamlessly managing on-site systems and processes, and providing administrative support for all staff and proactively managing supplier and sub-contractor relations.
Melanie is passionate about exceeding client’s expectations and seeing projects managed effectively and efficiently.