Property Assets GM to present at AHI seminar

19 May 2015

General Manager – Property Assets Su Groome

Access Housing’s General Manager – Property Assets Su Groome will take centre stage at the Australasian Housing Institute’s Asset Management Professional Practice Seminar in Melbourne next month as one of the event’s keynote speakers.

The seminar will provide senior housing professionals with an interest in asset management the opportunity to exchange ideas and innovative practice methods to manage housing portfolios for sustainable stakeholder outcomes.

Su will deliver a presentation titled, ‘From blank page to asset management plan’.

Su joined Access Housing in 2012 and has since initiated a number of strategic projects that have resulted in real benefits to the organisation, its tenants and to the community and broader housing sector.

Su has more than 20 years’ professional experience as an architect, planner, policy advisor and sustainability strategist working on a diverse portfolio of projects in urban, rural and remote locations across Australasia. Under Su’s leadership, Access Housing’s Property Assets division has become more productive, innovative and collaborative as it strives to provide quality living environments for Access Housing’s tenants.

Prior to moving to WA from Queensland in 2011 Su had been a founding Director of Queensland architectural practice Studio Mango, Regional Manager for the Centre for Appropriate Technology and Senior Consultant and Sustainability Skills Leader with Arup. Su was State Manager for the award winning Fixing Housing for Better Health program and project architect for a number of sustainable and community housing projects. Su has also provided policy level advice to governments regarding planning provisions for affordable housing and housing for vulnerable persons.

The Asset Management Professional Practice Seminar will be held on Monday 15 June at the Monash Conference Centre, Melbourne. For more information about the seminar, click here.