Lendlease, General Manager - Queensland, Communities
Guy Gibson is the General Manager for Lendlease’s Communities business in Queensland, with responsibility for three trading master planned community projects, together with three projects in exit phase and two projects in the planning approval phase.
He has previously been General Manager – Government Relations for Lendlease’s Communities business, with responsibility for the new business pipeline and social, economic, and education initiatives nationally. Between 2005 and 2008 he was the National General Manager – Affordable Housing and Sustainability, and prior to that held senior management positions with Lendlease in Queensland. Between 1997 and 2002 he was the Project Director of the award- winning North Lakes project in Brisbane’s northern growth corridor, with involvement in other planned community projects including Twin Waters on the Sunshine Coast and Mawson Lakes in Adelaide.
Guy was appointed to Lendlease in 1996 as the Planning and Design Manager for the Mango Hill project. Prior to that, he was Director of Town Planning at Brisbane City Council from 1996 to 1996 and Project Manager of the Council’s Urban Renewal Program from 1991 to 1993. Before joining BCC in 1987, he worked for the National Capital Development Commission in Canberra.
Guy is a graduate of the University of Queensland Planning School. He is currently a member of ‘Urban Futures Brisbane’, a Board established by the Brisbane City Council to provide strategic advice to Council on planning and implementing Brisbane’s development future, and is also a Board Member of Oxley Creek Transformation P/L, which is tasked with creating a world-class green, leisure and lifestyle destination in the Oxley Creek corridor.
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