Kushal has a background in civil engineering and he is currently studying his masters in construction management. Kushal is passionate about Green Star building practices and sustainability and as a valued member of the team Kushal assists us across a variety of buildings. In his spare time he enjoys soccer, watching movies and a lot of TV series.
“Great culture, supportive management and awesome team is a set of attributes that I love about Melbourne Building Management. Besides that sustainable initiative, meeting people with different backgrounds and chance to learn something new every day makes working at Melbourne Building Management enjoyable and fun for me”.
Xernan has been with Melbourne Building Management since 2014, as a mechanical engineer with over two years in process engineering and manufacturing and over 10 years of facility management experience, Xernan is a valued member of the team. Outside the workplace, he loves spending time with family, long drives and long walks.
I like being part of a company which has members with complementary background and skills, sharing common goals and exercising concerted effort in assessing, planning, evaluating ways to effectively improve our services, as person and professional.
Kusha has been working with MBM since mid-2015 she brings to the team outstanding customer service currently completing her Masters in Information Technology. Kusha enjoys the movement and the new experience of attending to the building and people. Outside of work she likes to travel, taste different foods and drinks and studying something or the else.
I like the organisation culture, everyone is so supportive unlike past experiences where I was not having same experience before and which made me quiet nervous on my first day but with the support I got from other staff and management I feel quite confident today.
Damien has been with MBM since early 2016. His experience spans from industrial and commercial electrical engineering to retail management, IT project management, and IT service delivery across Australia and abroad. He has worked with clients ranging from international heavy industries to a range of commercial clients, and large multinationals. This experience allows Damien to provide a valued depth and breadth of knowledge to Melbourne Building Management through technical expertise and customer service. Outside work Damien volunteers with the CFA, and in motorsport as a Fire Fighter.
I find working for MBM exciting as we get to make a difference to where people live, their homes. High density living is a challenge for both the residents and the building management team, so building relationships and working together with Owners Committees and Owners Corporation Managers is vital.
Paola has studied Architecture and has over seven years experience as a Building Coordinator in Colombia and is constantly improving her skills through further education. Passionate about communication she has a few years experience working in Marketing, Paola speaks a variety of languages which is complimented by her friendly outgoing nature. She exceeds at building positive relationships with customers, residents and tenants alike. Paola enjoys helping the tenants, talking to them and making them feel that is somebody looking after the building and them at the same time. Outside of work Paola likes reading, cooking, swimming, travelling and going out with her friends; trying new restaurants, bars and activities such as climbing, camping and hiking.
I like that Melbourne Building Management look after their staff, there is a friendly atmosphere and the company is growing and improving every day.
Having studied Accountancy, Information Technology followed by an Advance Diploma in Business management, Ankit brings to Melbourne Building Management a rich range of skills and experience. As a valued member of the team Ankit brings a positive and beneficial contribution to the organisation since 2015 as a Building Caretaker at Assembly Apartments in North Melbourne. He is focused on continuous personal and professional development and is a great team player. Passionate about photography, in his spare time Ankit enjoys a game of sport with friends and spending time with his family as well as travelling and explore new places.
I always looked forward to being in a place that continually demands excellence while still allowing a healthy and positive work environment, which I found in MBM.
Sachin has been working with Melbourne Building Management since 2014, coming from a career in Pharmaceutical’s hospitality and management background. Sachin is tech savvy and brings his wealth of experience as a building supervisor, customer service and as a housekeeping manager (over 6 years working across some of Melbournes’ most reputed hotels) to the organisation. With a keen enthusiasm to keep the building running smoothly and taking pride in attention to detail, listening to and understanding residents’ concerns and quickly problem-solving, Sachin is a valued member of the team. Outside of work, he enjoys keeping up with new technology and is a huge cricket and movie buff.
My time with MBM and my current building has been a great learning experience where each day poses a new challenge which requires me to think on my feet and improve myself.
Melbourne Building Management is lead by Jenny Longstaff, Jenny’s successful career to date has centred around Science, Building’s and people management. Experienced working within Property Management, Local Government, Education, Waste and Environmental Management, Jenny is an approachable, entrepreneurial and industrious leader. Complemented by her Bachelor of Applied Science in Environmental Management and as an Accredited Associate for Greenstar ratings within the Green Building Council of Australia. Jenny is the driving force for the adoption of Green Building management practices across Melbourne Building Management.
Russell is a valued member of the Melbourne Building Management team, who has been working for 2 years as a Building Manager. He brings a wealth of outstanding customer service skills complemented by his experience working in many industries that demand a high level of professionalism together with an eye for detail. Always smiling immaculately presented Russell enjoys his diverse role dealing with residents, estate agents and contractors from all walks of life – making it very interesting and rewarding. Outside of work he loves the social life spending time with family and friends, enjoying great music, gardening & fishing.
I love working for MBM especially for my General Manger as I get 100% support and have a great relationship with her. She is always available to communicate freely 24/7 on any issues and confidentiality assured. I love my role as a BM because every day there are different challenges to me. The multi culture environment is great as you learn so much about all nationalities.