We couldn’t do what we do without our incredible team, which is why recognising, recruiting and retaining the best talent in the industry is our top priority. Each and every member of the Blackburne team is committed to curating the highest standard of service in luxury living.

Paul Blackburne

Managing Director

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5786

EMAIL: ea@blackburne.com.au

Paul is the Owner, Founder and Managing Director of Blackburne.

Since starting the company in 2003 with a $900,000 loan Blackburne has grown to become one of the largest property companies in Australia, specialising in large scale residential and commercial property development, property management and mortgage broking.

Blackburne currently has $1.65B worth of projects completing this year or under development now with starting construction soon. These projects are mostly iconic, high-end resort style apartments in the prime suburbs of WA.

Paul’s achievements have been recognised with a number of leading awards including:

  • 6 of the prestigious Property Council and UDIA  awards for best high-rise development in WA.
  • WA Business News – 40 under 40 overall Western Australia winner recognising outstanding achievement in business and community projects for leaders under 40.
  • Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist

As Managing Director, Paul leads an experienced team of long term senior executives that manage the day-to-day operations of the Blackburne group of companies.

Paul is married with two young children and spends any spare time he has on travelling and adventure sports.

John Blackburne

Executive Director

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5786

EMAIL: john.blackburne@blackburne.com.au

John has had over 40 years continuous experience in property, and has established a reputation for honesty, integrity and hard work. Few people in the property industry have such a wide breadth of experience in property development, project marketing and general real estate.

John syndicated and oversaw many of Perth’s leading property developments for over 30 years and, as a result, continues to be in high demand as a consultant on a wide range of property issues. John is a Fellow of the Real Estate Institute of Australia and a recipient of the Urban Development Institute of Australia award for ‘Best Medium High Density Development in Western Australia’.

His name has been synonymous with 163 apartment buildings totalling 5,300 apartments throughout the Perth Metropolitan area. Many of John’s clients and strategic partnerships have been in place for over 40 years, which bears testimony to his unmatched reliability, principled approach and dedication.

Dale Rakich

Chief Financial Officer

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5724

MOBILE: +61 414 783 620

EMAIL: dale.rakich@blackburne.com.au

Dale joined Blackburne at the start of 2024, bringing over 25 years of experience in the property and finance sectors. He is responsible for the financial and operational oversight of the Blackburne Group, including leading the Property Management and Mortgage Broking functions to ensure the highest levels of service are provided to Blackburne clients. Dale’s extensive background in property development and funds management makes him a valuable asset to the team, contributing to the company’s continued success and innovation.

Matthew Chau

Director of Developments

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5777

EMAIL: matthew.chau@blackburne.com.au

Matthew is responsible for Development, Sales and Marketing of Blackburne projects and has developed a wealth of experience in the property and construction industry since 2001.

He maintains key industry relationships and builds the right teams of people to work collaboratively on high quality, complex multi-residential developments. His main areas of focus include site acquisition, design, planning, sales and project finance, He works closely with all internal team members across the development portfolio.

Matthew holds degrees in Environmental Design, Architecture (Honours) and Law from the University of Western Australia.

Grace Cossey

Corporate Receptionist/Office Coordinator

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5777

EMAIL: reception@blackburne.com.au

Grace brings a wealth of experience to our team, with over a decade of expertise in customer service, sales, and travel coordination. Her background has equipped her with exceptional skills in communication, problem-solving, and customer relationship management, all of which enable her to excel in her role. Passionate about real estate, Grace is eager to further her career in this dynamic industry with Blackburne.

Outside of work, Grace enjoys exploring the diverse landscapes of Western Australia and socializing with friends. Her dedication and enthusiasm make her a valuable asset to our team.

Patricia Cheah

Marketing Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5737

EMAIL: patricia.cheah@blackburne.com.au

Patricia is a highly skilled marketing professional with a deep understanding of the property industry. Her expertise in this field has allowed her to develop and implement effective marketing strategies that drive business growth, enhance brand recognition, and engage customers.

One of Patricia’s key strengths is her ability to manage cross-functional campaigns. She excels at bringing together different teams and departments, fostering collaboration, and ensuring that everyone is aligned towards achieving common goals. This skill set has resulted in exceptional results for the campaigns she has led.

In addition to her campaign management skills, Patricia is also adept at brand management. She has successfully elevated the Blackburne brand, leveraging her knowledge of the property industry and her understanding of customer preferences. Through her efforts, the brand has gained increased recognition and a stronger market position.

A notable aspect of Patricia’s professional profile is her strong communication skills. She effectively communicates with team members, consultants and stakeholders, ensuring that everyone is on the same page and working towards shared objectives. Her ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment allows her to consistently deliver results while managing multiple priorities.

Overall, Patricia’s experience showcases her ability to drive strategic marketing initiatives, foster collaboration among teams, and achieve tangible business outcomes. Her deep understanding of the property industry, combined with her strong communication and project management skills, make her a valuable asset in any marketing team within the property sector.

Nathan Morton-Smith

Senior Development Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5774

MOBILE: 0423 344 536

EMAIL: nathan.morton-smith@blackburne.com.au

Nathan recently joined the Blackburne team, boasting a decade of invaluable experience in the property industry. He has made significant contributions to both the Melbourne and Perth markets, having worked with some of Australia’s largest public and leading private developers. Nathan’s expertise spans across various project types, including residential and mixed-use projects ranging from master-planned communities to large-scale infill townhouse sites and multi-tower apartment developments. His proficiency shines through in key areas such as design and planning, builder and finance procurement, and project management. Furthermore, Nathan holds a Property Development & Valuation Degree from Curtin University, further enhancing his credentials.

Outside of work, Nathan enjoys quality time with his family and friends, unwinding at the beach, and exploring the scenic landscapes of off-road Western Australia. With his extensive skill set and vibrant personality, Nathan undoubtedly enriches our team at Blackburne, making him an invaluable asset.

David Fitzgerald

Senior Development Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5706

EMAIL: david.fitzgerald@blackburne.com.au

David has many years experience in the property development, investment, management and construction fields in both Australia and overseas. Working in various capacities within the property industry from Project Manager to Chief Financial Officer and as a principal of a private development company.

David brings a broad background of skills to the Development team. He is involved in Development and Project Management.

David has completed a Bachelor of Architecture (Hons) and a Masters of Real Estate Development along Certificates in Accounting, Business Management and Sustainable Building.

Anthony Ewing

Project Director

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5760

EMAIL: anthony.ewing@blackburne.com.au

Anthony brings a diverse range of experience to his role at Blackburne gathered from more than 25 years in the property development, construction, and design sectors.

Anthony has a strong construction and development background combined with extensive experience in design and project management. This skillset enables the delivery of the high quality expected of every Blackburne project whilst maintaining our reputation for value for money and timely project completion.

Anthony has a Construction Management and Economics Degree from Curtin University, enjoys mountain bike riding and spending time in the southwest of WA.

James Hull

Assistant Development Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5726

EMAIL: james.hull@blackburne.com.au

James graduated from Murdoch University in 2021 earning a Bachelor of Business with Distinction having majors in Business Law and Finance. Following this James began his career at Lester Group, where he worked on the delivery side of several commercial projects, and also played a key role in the acquisitions of several industrial development sites.

James brings with him to Blackburne a detail-oriented approach, strong financial modelling skills, and above all else a desire to further his capabilities.

Outside of work James can typically be found either spending time with friends and family or producing music in his home studio.

Bianca McKenna

Sales & Developments Administration Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5718

EMAIL: bianca.mckenna@blackburne.com.au

Bianca McKenna is the Sales and Developments Administration Manager at Blackburne and brings a wealth of experience to her role, with more than two decades of experience in administration and project management.

Bianca’s extensive background in these fields have equipped her with a deep understanding of the intricacies of business administration from meticulous record keeping, managing projects, personnel and ensuring compliance.

She has experience in the area of project management in building luxury homes, assisting clients with their home building project from inception to completion, including interior and exterior selections, providing detailed documentation for construction and preparing contracts and variation documents.

Bianca has a passion for real estate and property development. Coupled with a drive to deliver exceptional service to her peers and clients and a high level of organisational skills, she is a key player in her team.

In her leisure time, Bianca enjoys exploring new culinary establishments, cooking, cycling and embarking on new creative hobbies including pottery and art.

Paul Robinson

Senior Property Consultant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5717

MOBILE: +61 412 216 800

EMAIL: paul.robinson@blackburne.com.au

Paul joined Blackburne in 2011, in the first instance within Blackburne’s investments division. Moving from this role to his current position as a Senior Project Consultant, working with clients to assist them with their selection of apartment across Blackburne’s choice of quality developments.

Previous experience was 12 years with one of the UK’s largest banks, moved into consulting with a global IT services provider. Paul has always had a passion for property & this has assisted him in helping others, whether considering a place to live or searching for an ideal investment.

Outside of the work environment, Paul enjoys travel & has visited many locations throughout Australia & across the world. Family is central to Paul & with five children life is never dull!

Scott Martin

Senior Property Consultant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5744

MOBILE: +61 403 883 166

EMAIL: scott.martin@blackburne.com.au

Scott has been a dedicated member of Blackburne since early 2011, where he initially joined as part of the investments model in both Perth and Melbourne. Over the years, he has consistently ranked among the top salespeople in Western Australia for off-the-plan apartment sales. This accomplishment reflects Scott’s exceptional skills and expertise in the real estate market.

Since joining Blackburne, Scott’s passion for the property industry has flourished. He is committed to continuously expanding his knowledge and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and developments. His goal is to leverage his expertise to assist and educate individuals who are looking to invest in property or purchase a home to live in, ensuring they make informed decisions while prioritizing their quality of life.

Scott’s leisure activities include golfing, walking his dog, and socializing with friends. These pursuits offer him relaxation, an appreciation for the outdoors, and the chance to meet new people and build meaningful relationships.

Hugh Peacock

Senior Property Consultant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5793

MOBILE: +61 452 177 900

EMAIL: hugh.peacock@blackburne.com.au

Hugh joins Blackburne as a Senior Property Consultant with a life-long passion for real estate, architecture and design. It’s this interest that has transferred so well into client conversations and presentations to help better appreciate an off the plan buying experience.

Studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Property at Curtin, Hugh progressed to work for national commercial and residential real estate organisations in research positions. After venturing into sales in the media industry, Hugh has now specialised in selling apartments off the plan for a number of years.

Outside of work, Hugh loves exploring Western Australia, getting to the beach and long walks with his two dogs.

Adam Nguyen

Senior Property Consultant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5716

EMAIL: adam.nguyen@blackburne.com.au

Adam is a highly motivated property consultant with a relentless pursuit of expanding his expertise in the industry. Whether assisting his clients or providing guidance to his colleagues, Adam demonstrates an unwavering commitment to personal growth and achieving collective success.

Dedicated to exceeding customer expectations, Adam consistently strives to deliver exceptional service while maintaining authenticity and a vibrant personality. His relaxed, approachable demeanour and effective communication skills enable him to forge enduring connections out of casual encounters. Adam is driven by a relentless pursuit of improvement, constantly seeking to do better and accomplish more, to create value to everyone he interacts with.

During his leisure time, Adam enjoys playing indoor soccer, socializing with friends, and contributing to his family’s business.

Holly McSweeney

Senior Property Consultant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 94295773

MOBILE: +61 424 077 074

EMAIL: holly.mcsweeney@blackburne.com.au

Holly joins Blackburne with several years experience in selling Residential real estate. Prior to her move in to the real estate industry, Holly had an extensive career in media and public relations, working as a TV presenter, journalist and communications specialist.

Holly is passionate about connecting with people and helping them in their purchasing journey. Holly holds a Bachelor of Communications and Marketing from The University of Notre Dame Australia and In her spare time likes taking her Labradoodle Mr. Hooper, on long walks in the park.

Tiana Bignell

Team Leader

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5750

EMAIL: tiana.bignell@blackburne.com.au

Tiana commenced her career in Property Management in 2014. Her strong communication and negotiation skills are complimented by her friendly, approachable manner in delivering quality service with a smile.

Tiana’s passion for real estate is reflected in her drive to further her knowledge of market trends, legislation changes and the industry in general.

Tiana is an important part of our team at Blackburne Property Management, bringing a positive and enthusiastic attitude in all aspects of her work.

In her spare time Tiana likes to spend quality time with her family and friends.

Paige Garvey

Business Development Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5746

MOBILE: +61 497 977 738

EMAIL: paige.garvey@blackburne.com.au

Paige has been in the Real Estate industry since 2017, working across Property Management, Residential Sales, and Business Development Management.

Paige enjoys building relationships with both landlords and tenants, focusing on client satisfaction and quality of service. She goes above and beyond to ensure her clients are happy with the outcome in all dealings, achieving this through regular communication and a friendly approach.

In Paige’s spare time she is completing a Double Degree at the University of Western Australia in Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance, and a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Psychological Science. She also keeps busy by working towards a commercial pilot’s license and taking her dog for walks.

Bree Willison

Support Leader

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5765

EMAIL: bree.willison@blackburne.com.au

Bree is a seasoned professional in the real estate industry, having embarked on her career journey in 2016 in the Northern Suburbs. Throughout her tenure, Bree has honed exceptional communication skills, starting from her early roles in reception and sales administration and eventually progressing to managing her own portfolio. Currently, she thrives in a leadership support role, where she provides guidance and assistance to her colleagues and clients. With a genuine passion for property, Bree has consistently pursued opportunities to expand her knowledge and expertise in the field. She completed a Diploma in Interior Design and Decoration, which has equipped her with a keen eye for aesthetics and the ability to create inviting and functional spaces. Building on this foundation, Bree also obtained her Property Management Registration, further solidifying her understanding of property management practices and regulations. Currently, she is pursuing a Bachelor of Commercial Interior Design, a testament to her commitment to continuous learning and staying at the forefront of industry trends.
As a Support Leader, Bree’s comprehensive background enables her to provide valuable assistance to her team and clients. Her effective communication skills and empathetic approach contribute to a positive and collaborative work environment. Bree’s experience in managing portfolios and her in-depth knowledge of property management allow her to offer valuable insights and guidance to her colleagues, ensuring the smooth operation of their responsibilities. Beyond her professional pursuits, Bree enjoys exploring new destinations and immersing herself in different cultures through travel. This passion for discovering new places feeds her creative inspiration and enhances her ability to create unique and engaging interior design solutions. Additionally, Bree is an enthusiastic food lover and takes pleasure in trying out new cafes, bars and restaurants. Bree’s passion for property, coupled with her leadership support skills and dedication to personal growth, make her an invaluable asset to our team. Her ability to effectively communicate, guide, and support her colleagues and clients elevates the success of our operations. Bree’s commitment to excellence, coupled with her curiosity for the world around her, contributes to her ongoing professional and personal development.

Dana Cirulis

Sales & Leasing Executive

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5779

EMAIL: dana.cirulis@blackburne.com.au

Christine Alessi

Leasing Executive

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5725

EMAIL: christine.alessi@blackburne.com.au

Christine has developed a wealth of experience in the property industry since 2014 with majority of this time as a seasoned Property Manager. Having serviced and retained the same clientele for over a period of 7 years, is a testament to her unwavering commitment, integrity and work ethic.

She brings a high level of experience in managing a diverse clientele, exceptional communication and negotiation skills, and values positive relationship building with every person she comes across.

Christine holds a double degree in International Business and Journalism from Curtin University.

In her spare time, you can find Christine spending quality time with her husband, daughter and family and also enjoying time by the beach.

Yen Wong

Senior Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5714

EMAIL: yen.wong@blackburne.com.au

Yen is a dynamic and accomplished Real Estate Agent, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to the industry. Originally from Malaysia, he ventured to Perth to pursue higher education and graduated with a Graduate Degree in Finance & Accounting from the prestigious University of Western Australia.

With a family background deeply rooted in real estate development, Yen’s passion for the industry became ingrained from an early age. Drawing upon several years of experience, he has honed his skills in Property Management and Residential Sales, becoming a trusted and sought-after professional.

Yen’s success as a Real Estate Agent stems not only from his comprehensive knowledge but also from his exceptional communication skills. Fluent in three languages, he effortlessly connects with clients and establishes strong professional relationships. Diligent, detail-oriented, and proactive, Yen is committed to ensuring his clients’ needs are met with utmost precision and care.

When Yen isn’t serving his clients, he indulges in his love for golf, explores Perth’s vibrant culinary scene, and eagerly plans his next adventure abroad. With his unwavering dedication and a genuine passion for real estate, Yen is the ideal partner for all your property needs.

Tiahn Elliott

Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5781

EMAIL: tiahn.elliott@blackburne.com.au

After completing a Business Administration course at the beginning of 2013, Tiahn earnt her placement as an office all-rounder in a boutique Real Estate agency. This was Tiahn’s first exposure to the Real Estate Industry where she adapted quickly and grew to enjoy the client service aspects within the industry.

Over the years Tiahn has built on her experience working within Hospitality, Personal Assisting, Sales & Listing Coordination, Leasing, Reception and Property Management Assistant roles. Having diverse experience within the industry has given Tiahn the ability to adapt quickly to many situations and find effective solution by thinking outside of the box. Tiahn’s passion for Property Management lies within feeling fulfilment in assuring a high standard of client service is met, she believes effective communication is of the utmost importance working with people’s important assets.

Outside of Real Estate, Tiahn enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, cooking, exploring new restaurants and going to the gym.

Indya Golding

Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5772

EMAIL: indya.golding@blackburne.com.au

Indya joins Blackburne with 7 years’ experience in Retail. In 2020 she decided to pursue a career change and obtained her Real Estate License commencing her career here at Blackburne. Indya started as an Inspections Officer and over the years has moved onto Assistant Property Manager and Leasing Executive via internal promotions. During this time, she obtained her Sales License and is now a full-time Property Manager.

Indya’s passion for Real Estate is shown through her love of customer service and the Property Industry.

When Indya is not at work she enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and travelling.

Miles Baker

Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5771

EMAIL: miles.baker@blackburne.com.au

Miles joins the team at Blackburne with 2+ years in the real estate industry. Relocating from Brisbane and originally from Melbourne, he has past experience in the hospitality industry. Beginning his career in real estate as an assistant Property Manager, he soon transitioned into a leasing consultant role. This exposure and insight into Property Management provided him with knowledge and experience into a Property Manager role.

Miles is results driven and prides himself on his ability to create meaningful relationships with all of his clients. His strong negotiation skills paired with his ability to actively listen allows him to understand his clients and achieve desired results for all parties.

He completed his Advanced Diploma in Building Design (Architectural), providing a strong interest in understanding the design process of the built environment.

In his spare time Miles is enjoying exploring Perth, beach days and painting murals.

Indya Golding

Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5772

EMAIL: indya.golding@blackburne.com.au

Indya joins Blackburne with 7 years in the retail industry. In 2020 she decided she wanted a change and got her license in real estate and began her career with Blackburne. Indya began her roll in routine inspections and over the years has moved through, assistant property management and leasing executive. During this time, she has obtained her sales license and is now a full-time property.

Indya’s passion for real estate is shown through her love of customer service and the property industry.

When Indya is not at work she enjoys going to the gym, socialising with friends and travelling.

Rachael Stirling

Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5715

EMAIL: rachael.stirling@blackburne.com.au

Rachael has joined Blackburne with over 6 years previous experience in various industries ranging from Hospitality to Retail and Business. Rachael is a proficient worker and is known for being a quick learner.

Rachael has previously obtained a Certificate III in Business and a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking in which has led her to her current role as a Property Management Assistant here at Blackburne.

In her spare time, Rachael enjoys visiting new restaurants, trying new foods, and spending quality time with friends.

Melody Hewitt

Assistant Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5728

EMAIL: melody.hewitt@blackburne.com.au

Bringing over four years of experience in the customer service industry, Melody became a valuable member of the Blackburne team in 2023, initially as a corporate receptionist. Demonstrating remarkable skills & dedication along with a keen interest in the Real Estate industry,  she quickly advanced to the position of Assistant Property Manager. Melody has also successfully acquired her Real Estate license, further enhancing her professional qualifications.

Outside of work, Melody enjoys socializing & travelling.

Giorgia Bradock

Assistant Property Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5778

EMAIL: giorgia.bradock@blackburne.com.au

Giorgia joins the Blackburne team as an Assistant Property Manager, with over 2.5 years’ experience in real estate and 13 years’ experience in customer service. Giorgia completed her Certificate IV in Real Estate Practice in 2023.

Giorgia takes pride in ensuring properties run smoothly, and is committed to delivering top-notch service to both landlords and tenants. Giorgia’s goal is to continue contributing to the success of real estate ventures while striving for excellence in property management.

Outside of work Giorgia enjoys spending time with her 2 children, partner, friends, and family and also sitting down reading a good book.

Samuel Pavkovic

Inspections Officer

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5735

EMAIL: samuel.pavkovic@blackburne.com.au

Samuel is a dedicated professional with over 2 years of prior experience in the real estate industry, where he has worn the hats of both a sales assistant and a sales representative. His journey in real estate has provided him with valuable insights and honed his skills.

Known for his proficiency and strong work ethic, Samuel places a high emphasis on clear communication and efficient teamwork. He understands that effective collaboration and open lines of communication are essential in the real estate world, and he consistently prioritizes these aspects to ensure successful transactions and happy clients.

Outside of real estate, Samuel enjoys playing soccer, going to the gym, running, and spending time with his friends and family.

Paul Prindiville

Mortgage Broker & Team Leader

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5721

MOBILE: +61 438 196 695

EMAIL: paul.prindiville@blackburne.com.au

Paul joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2011 after starting his career in finance in 2006. He prides himself on providing tailored financial solutions for his clients and delivering a first-class service experience.

Paul is highly knowledgeable in off-the-plan and apartment finance, as well as all other areas of residential lending. Whether you are looking to purchase your first home, are an experienced investor adding to your portfolio or would like to refinance to a better deal, Paul can guide you every step of the way.

As a current member of the Mortgage & Finance Association of Australia (MFAA), Paul was nominated for the AFG Loan Writer of the Year in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 and was named as MPA Magazine’s Top 100 Brokers in Australia for 2014 and 2015. In addition, he has cultivated strong relationships with many lenders due to his longevity in the industry.

In his spare time Paul enjoys spending time with his family and friends as well as closely following his favourite AFL team the West Coast Eagles.

Brian Willis

Mortgage Broker

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5730

MOBILE: +61 479 136 166

EMAIL: brian.willis@blackburne.com.au

Brian joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2015 some 25 years after starting his career in the Banking and Financial Services Industry. Not only is Brian a highly experienced residential Mortgage Broker, but he is also our Commercial Lending Specialist, having over eight years’ experience as a Business Banker with a major bank. Whether you are seeking financial solutions for an owner-occupied or investment property, or for your business-related needs, Brian’s easy to understand and relaxed approach will give you the peace of mind that your finances are in safe hands.

Brian brings a wealth of experience to the team and is focused on looking after his client’s best interests and assisting them achieve their financial goals. This has translated into him being a finalist for AFG Broker of The Year in 2017.

Brian is a fully qualified Credit Advisor, holds a Diploma in Finance & Mortgage Broking Management and is a member of MFAA, AFCA  and AFG.

In his spare time Brian enjoys camping and 4WD driving with his family and friends.

Megan Kelly

Administration Manager

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5794

EMAIL: megan.kelly@blackburne.com.au

Megan joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2012 after beginning a career in finance in 2007. Prior to this Megan worked in the high-end hospitality and tourism sector for many years both locally and internationally, and as such appreciates the importance of impeccable customer service and takes pride in delivering a 5-star experience for all her clients.

Megan holds a Certificate IV in Financial Services and was a finalist in the 2018 MFAA Excellence Awards in the Loan Administrator category.

When she’s not helping her team settle loan applications, Megan enjoys spending time with her family, indulging in great food and wine and performing show tunes to her dog.

Tracy Stone

Client Liaison Manager & Inspections Officer

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5749

EMAIL: tracy.stone@blackburne.com.au

Tracy joined Blackburne Mortgage Broking in 2014 after starting her career in Finance in 2004.

Tracy is an outgoing, well organised Client Liaison Manager who works as part of the Blackburne Mortgage Broking team to ensure that customers loans settle on time. Her excellent customer focus, organisation and communication skills ensures that our customers know what is happening with each key stage of their loan as it progresses from submission through to settlement. Customers who have benefited from Tracy’s assistance with their loans, attest to her helpfulness and ability to resolve even the most complex of issues in a timely and efficient way.

Tracy obtained her Property Management Registration and joined Blackburne Property Management in 2017 as an Inspections Officer to broaden her knowledge within the company.  Her attention to detail when completing Routine Inspections is outstanding.

In her spare time Tracy likes going to the gym and spending time with her family and friends.

Deb Bailey

Senior Trust Accounts Officer

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5740

EMAIL: deb.bailey@blackburne.com.au

Accounting guru Deb has more than 20 years’ experience dealing with everything from trust accounts, receipts and payments to bank reconciliations, variable outgoings reconciliations, and bank authorisations. She also has exceptionally strong leadership skills, and has previously led a customer service team.

Since 2015, Deb has been taking care of Trust Accounts at Blackburne. In her spare time, Deb enjoys reading, walking, tennis, going to the theatre, and spending time with family and friends.

Aled Smith

Corporate Accounts Officer

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5780

EMAIL: aled.smith@blackburne.com.au

Aled has over 7 years of accounting experience, after graduating from Curtin University with a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Accounting & Finance.

 As a long-standing member of the Blackburne Finance Team, Aled has worked his way up from an entry level position to his current position of Corporate Accounts Officer, using the skills acquired from his degree, as well as a positive attitude and eagerness to complete his work to the best of his ability.

In his spare time, Aled enjoys watching and playing sport, spending time with family and friends, listening to music, going on walks in the hills and cooking.

Jing Leong

Assistant Accountant

DIRECT LINE: +61 8 9429 5731

EMAIL: jing.leong@blackburne.com.au

Jing completed her Bachelor of Commerce in 2018, majoring in Accounting & Marketing. Jing joins the Blackburne team as an Assistant Accountant early 2024 with over 2.5 years’ experience in wholesale industry.


Her attitude towards work and her work ethics reflects her strong sense of responsibility. In her role as an assistant accountant, Jing consistently demonstrates her reliability and accountability. She understands the importance of meeting deadlines and deliver accurate financial information.


Outside of work, Jing enjoys playing badminton and spending time with her friends and family.

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