Executive Team

Saurabh Jain: Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director

Saurabh Jain is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director and is responsible for Urbanise’s – Facilities, Assets, and Analytics business. Saurabh oversees all aspects from strategy to sales, product development and customer service.

With 20 years of experience in technology related roles, including the last 10 years in property management & services sectors, Saurabh brings to Urbanise a large depth of knowledge and connections. After more than 5 years in Sydney and New York as a solutions director for Converga, Saurabh joined Cushman and Wakefield (Cushman) in 2013. Cushman is the world’s second largest property management organisation, with 45,000 employees in 52 countries. At Cushman, Saurabh held the role of Chief Information Officer, Australia and New Zealand, and later took on the role of Global Technology Director, Customer Portals and Analytics. More recently Saurabh has been heading up the Solutions Centre at Ventia, Australia’s largest services company.

Saurabh holds a B.E. Software Engineering from UNSW, a MBA Executive from AGSM, and a MBT from AGSM.

Simon Lee: Chief Financial Officer

Simon joined Urbanise in 2019 from ASX listed public company BSA Limited where, since 2014, he had held senior finance roles including General Manager Finance.

Prior to this he worked in a number of finance, commercial and business development roles at Lendlease and UGL. He commenced his career in audit and M&A.

Simon has broad experience across corporate functions, operations, shared services, business development, client service and contract management.

Simon is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Exeter.

Directors

Tod McGrouther

Non-Executive Director

Pierre Goosen

Non-Executive Director

Russel Bate

Non-Executive Director

David Cronin

Non Executive Director

Almero Strauss

Chairman

Advisory Board

Fergal Kelly

CTO Vodafone UK

Jeff Smith

CIO IBM USA

Rowan Devereux

Co-founder Blue Insurance Fanfootage.com

Ian Breedon

Former Deloitte Australia Property Group Leader

Arvind Satyam

Managing Director, Business Development Industry Solutions, Cisco System  

Arlene Tansey

Director ASX 200 Boards, Lend Lease Investment Management, Infrastructure NSW