Ultimate List of Strata Industry Influencers in Australia
The Strata Committee celebrates our strata industry leaders and influencers across Australia by recognising shining stars and innovative leaders who tirelessly give to our industry.
As The Strata Committee adds new strata industry influencers, please celebrate with us and nominate a rising star and leaders for their achievements and commitment to our industry.
When you think of strata law you think of David Bannerman! David has over 15 years of extensive industry experience and is an active member on the board and multiple committees for Strata Community Australia NSW. His business Bannermans Lawyers, is an industry-leading firm and prides itself on innovation and education. David’s leadership and commitment to the industry makes him one of the great strata influencers in NSW
When we think of strata law, the name “Colin Grace” immediately comes to mind. A Respected lawyer and partner in Grace Lawyers, the dedication and contribution Colin continually provides to our industry is remarkable. Colin’s assistance and guidance to our industry through the SCA and our broader community of owners corporations has earned Colin the respect of all. Colin is an extraordinary leader who gives so much to our industry.
Forward-thinking is often rewarded by reputation. Daniel demonstrates all the essential qualities of a forward-thinking industry influencer, reflected in Strata Choice’s reputation for their quality of service. Strata Choice is continually nominated for awards. As one half of the dynamic duo that is the Linders brothers, Daniel is an excellent example of why we choose to celebrate our industry influencers and leaders.
The strata industry is tuning in to the “Your Strata Property” podcast; however, this highly successful and one of a kind podcast is only one of Amanda’s accolades.
A successful Strata Lawyer and founder of Women in Strata, we celebrate this remarkable woman and influencer who gives so much to the strata industry.
Your Strata Property
As an individual, to be nominated for a SCA award is an outstanding achievement. However, to be nominated three years in a row is extraordinary and we would like to celebrate Rina Kumar. SCA NSW Rising Star Finalist 2019 & 2020, SCA NSW Strata Manager of the Year Finalist 2021 and 2020 B&D Strata Manager of the Year NSW. It gives us pleasure to highlight a strata manager who gives so much to her clients and her industry.
Bright & Duggan
Adrian has specialised exclusively in strata law for 20 years. He is one of the leading lawyers in his field and his knowledge and experience in strata law are second to none. Known for his articulate and engaging presentation style, he has delivered groundbreaking papers to strata lawyers, lectured extensively on a variety of strata law topics and has been published in many mainstream and industry broadcast and print media. Adrian has also acted in some of the most high profile and leading strata cases in NSW. In recognition of his outstanding ability, in 2012 Adrian was the youngest person to be admitted as a Fellow of the Australian College of Strata Lawyers, the peak body for strata lawyers in the country.
JS Mueller & Co Lawyers
Co-Founder of More Than Strata, Natalie is an award-winning strata manager. Well, know for having managed some of Sydney’s most complex buildings as large defect projects, Natalie long history and tireless efforts to communicate and educate strata residents and industry are ongoing and to be applauded. A woman is a strata advocate and mentor, Natalie is a role model and a fantastic strata industry influencer.
More Than Strata
thestratacommittee.com hear the name Nicole Aktila in a chorus line of praise from strata schemes, one after another. Getting to know Nicole is a pleasure and you will quickly come to understand why strata committees have such affection for her and feel heard warmth, and genuine care. Such a fantastic human and influencer worth celebrating.
Tim is known for giving back to our industry and always focused on education with outstanding articles for our industry and strata living community. Tim’s influence can be felt across our whole industry, a regular contributor on industry podcasts, a contributor to LookUpStrata, and a member of the Strata Community Association (NSW) Education Committee. It’s a tribute to Tim when he is recommended as an industry influencer and leader from within the industry, suggesting that we celebrate him, this fantastic human.
Allison Benson pens some of the best strata legal articles we come across
and is a dedicated educator for our strata community. Principal at Kerin
Benson Lawyers and working exclusively in strata and community law. We
celebrate this fantastic leader and influencer, admired by our industry for her dedication and leadership in community education.
Kerin Benson Lawyers
2021, Netstrata have been nominated for a string of SCA awards in several categories. Only exceptional people can channel a team to reach such high achievements. Stephen is an outstanding leader who continues to maintain the exclusivity that comes with the name “Netstrata”. A member of SCA, both national and NSW, our industry is well served with Stephen leading by example.
Leadership in strata management is about people, strong client-focused leadership, education and professionalism. Our definition of “influencer” is leadership by customer advocacy and outstanding service. As an industry, they clearly agree by recognising Jessica’s incredible service as the New South Wales 2020 Strata Manager of the Year and Australasia Strata Manager of the Year in 2021. Jessica is a role model for outstanding customer service, education and consumer confidence.
When celebrating and highlighting people within our industry that influence others, Jeffrey Faul is best summed up by Chris Gray with the statement: “The only thing the SCA Professional Standards Scheme is missing is a picture of Jeffrey Faull’s head on the cover. Jeffreys ethical and customer service standard has directly influenced how we model our standards at Grays Rescue”. This says it all, thestratacommittee.com raise our glass and celebrates Jeffrey Faull.
Recipients of the esteemed SCA Strata Community Manager Rising Star awards are just that, rising stars within our industry who are leading and influencing our industry for tomorrow. The Strata Committee celebrate Bianca as one of our industry rising stars, taking out the 2021 Award for the WA for Rising Star of the year.
WA Strata Management
Warwick van Ede
Nothing satisfies Warwick more than helping the strata industry solve strata and community title related issues. Recognised as an accredited specialist in property law and an appointed member of the Property Law Committee of the Law Society of NSW for 2021 due to his expertise in property and strata law. He’s also an accomplished litigator (and a music aficionado) having appeared as advocate in all senior courts in NSW.
JS Mueller & Co Strata Lawyers