Johan O’Brien


A Brief History


Johan has successfully managed a variety of projects from conception to completion. His recent notable project experience includes the management of the Ascham School Science and Boarding facility through DA and construction, delivery of a 138 bed aged care facility for BaptistCare at Kellyville, Project Director oversight of major aged care and retirement living projects for Southern Cross Care at Penrith and North Turramurra, and management of the fit-out and relocation of the head office of telecommunications provider, Alcatel-Lucent Australia to a modern facility at Rhodes.


He shows strength in the resolution of complex technical issues that arise in connection with construction and building services, as demonstrated on projects including the base building fire safety upgrade at Piccadilly office tower for Stockland, and NABERS services upgrades of the Gateway office tower and 1 Farrer Place, for DEXUS.


Johan holds a comprehensive understanding of the development pipeline. He has led numerous due diligence investigations, feasibility studies and property acquisition activity for clients including Primary Health Care, Southern Cross Care, Transpacific Cleanaway, Mounties Group, McCall Gardens, and Southern Cross College.


His wide-ranging experience includes a secondment to the team behind World Youth Day 2008, during the planning of building works at Randwick Race Course for an event attended by 250,000 people.