NSW Board – Directors


President – Chris Duggan
Strata Manager (Licensed) Chapter

Chris is Joint Managing Director of the Bright & Duggan Group. He is a passionate advocate for professional strata management, and believes that our collective efforts can influence policy makers, assist in the education of owners and ‘raise the bar’ across the board.  Chris has served as Senior Vice President, Chaired and been a member of a number of SCA (NSW) Board committees.  Chris also currently sits on number of government review panels and industry working groups concerning strata management, legislation review and environmental opportunities in strata and community management representing SCA (NSW). Chris was elected to the Board for two years in 2012, 2014, 2016 and again from 2018, when he was re-elected President.

sca-271016-portraits-15Senior Vice-President – Tony Irvine
Strata Manager (Licensed) Chapter

Tony has been involved in the strata industry for over 12 years as a supplier, as a start-up new business, mentor, and a Board member for the first time in 2015. While on the Board in 2015, he initiated the formal Mentoring Program and the SCA (NSW) Membership Reward Program. He is the owner of Irvine Strata and leads a team of 7 staff, comprising 5 strata managers and 2 support team. Tony was re-elected to the Board in 2016 and 2018.


Vice-President – Stephen Brell
Strata Manager (Licensed) Chapter

Stephen has 21 years of strata management experience and is the Managing Director and Licensee–in-Charge of the Netstrata group of companies. He is a licensed strata managing agent and real estate agent, and a registered property valuer. Stephen has served on a number of industry working groups and SCA (NSW) committees. He was elected to the NSW Board at the 2017 AGM for a period of 2 years.


Peter Brisbane
Strata Manager (Licensed) Chapter

Peter is the Managing Director and Licensee of Strata One.  He has been an active member of the Professional Development Committee over the last 10 years. Peter has a reputation for being one of the most knowledgeable leaders in the industry, and is regarded as a straight shooter with strong ethical principles. Peter received the 2019 award for the Strata Community Association (NSW) best medium sized business. He was elected to the SCA (NSW) Board in 2019 for a period of two years.

Michael Gilday
Strata Manager (Licenced) Chapter

Michael has worked in the strata sector for 20 years. He is the Regional General Manager and Licensee in Charge of Strata Plus North.  Michael is a Practising Strata Community Manager (SCA level 3 accredited), obtaining his license in 2007. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Management and is a Justice of the Peace. Michael was elected to the SCA (NSW) Board in 2019 for a period of two years.

Emily Doherty
Strata Manager (Associate) Chapter

Emily has been a proactive member of the strata industry for 13 years. In her current role, Emily has overall responsibility for Strata Title Management’s (STM) three Sydney metro and three NSW regional offices servicing 24,000 lots. Emily is an integral member of Smarter Communities, parent company of STM and has been involved in a numerous business improvement projects. She was appointed to the SCA (NSW) Board in 2019 following the AGM.

Kirsten Terry
Strata Manager (Associate) Chapter

Kirsten is Executive General Manager, People & Culture for the PICA Group.  Kirsten has more than 20 years’ experience in Human Resources, gained across various industries including commercial real estate, technology and pharmaceuticals coupled with a deep interest in strata gained from many years as a strata title owner and executive committee member herself. She was elected to the SCA (NSW) Board in 2018. 

David Bannerman
Strata Services Chapter

David brings his extensive legal expertise and his broad industry knowledge to help support and promote the supplier services members of SCA (NSW) throughout the strata industry. He is the Principal of Bannermans Lawyers and has served on the Board since 2007. He was re-elected to the Board in 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017 and again in 2019 for a period of 2 years.

Colin Grace
Strata Services Chapter

Colin is a director of Grace Lawyers Pty Limited. He has been actively involved in the strata and community title industry as a member of industry bodies including SCA, UDIA and ACCAL. He is a member of various Government consultative committees, lectures on strata and community title law and is a regular guest speaker at state and national conventions. Colin was elected to represent the Strata Services Chapter for two years from 2012, 2014 and again from 2016.

Anne-Maree Paull
Strata Services Chapter

Anne-Maree Paull is the Chief Customer Officer for CHU Underwriting Agencies and is a Director for the Strata Services Chapter on the SCA (NSW) Board. She was elected to the SCA (NSW) Board in 2018.



Nick Whiley
Strata Owners Chapter

Nick has been a member of the SCA (NSW) Owners Chapter since 2017 and was elected as Chair of the Committee in 2019.  He has been involved as a strata owner and committee member for over 30 years, and has chaired the Oxford Towers residential block committee (recipient of the 2016 SCA Community Engagement Award) since 1999.  Nick’s professional background is in counselling/psychotherapy and he is currently employed by Lifeline in various suicide prevention programmes.  Nick was appointed to the 2019 SCA (NSW) Board to fill a casual vacancy and was subsequently elected for two years at the 2019 AGM.