OUR TEAM

Martyn Pickersgill - Longevity Group

Frank McMullen

Project Manager

Since joining Longevity in 2017, Frank has had overall responsibility for the design development, construction engagement and contract administration of Longevity’s key development projects.

He brings to the role a wealth of experience. Since starting as an estimating cadet over 30 years ago, Frank rapidly progressed through to building and project management and has overseen the development and construction of iconic and award winning projects through his own company and for some of Melbourne’s premier builders and developers. His project management skills range from early product conception through to turn key construction completion with management of key consultants and building works specialists. His projects range from large scale multi-unit residential developments through to ultra-high-end houses and apartments in some of Melbourne’s premier locations.

Frank is a registered domestic and commercial builder and holds a Certificate 3 in Occupational Health and Safety.

Derek Cafferty - Longevity Group

James Choi

Development Manager

James is responsible for managing, coordinating and delivering Longevity’s development activities including site acquisition, planning, design, construction, sales marketing, and settlement.

Working across a range of projects from medium-density townhouses to boutique apartments, he prepares and manages financial feasibility models to ensure the successful delivery of each project.

Prior to joining Longevity in 2017, James worked as an in-house construction/property lawyer for a Queensland-based construction and development company. He holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland, as well as a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice from the Queensland University of Technology.

John Coulson - Longevity Group

Annelies Gonzaga

Marketing and Communications Manager

Annelies has more than 10 years’ experience leading and delivering marketing and brand strategy campaigns primarily across the property, retirement and retail sectors. This has included the development and execution and launch of master planned communities and major residential property projects.

At Longevity, Annelies leads the marketing of the company’s key development projects and also acts as a brand custodian ensuring opportunities are explored to its full potential. Her diverse skill-set spans in both the traditional and digital space including sales lead generation, events and project activations.

Annelies holds a Bachelor of Communication (Advertising) and a Bachelor of Tourism from Monash University.

Philip Lovel - Longevity Group

Sharn Jenkins

Interiors Manager

Sharn joined Longevity in 2019 as part of the company’s commitment to offering innovative design solutions for next stage living.

In doing so, Sharn liaises with the architectural & building teams, & various stakeholders to ensure our projects meet the highest standards & attain ‘Liveable Housing Guidelines’ status, ensuring both practicality and amenity. In addition, Sharn is assisting the purchasers of Longevity properties with their transition, including a cooperative review of existing items owners wish to retain, advice for any new pieces required, & aid with furniture planning, artwork placement, and decorating suggestions.

As an experienced Interior Designer, Sharn has built a strong reputation for creativity & client collaboration. Her design career was sparked by a fabulous work experience placement, then a later role specialising in furnishings, materials, and finishes, which led into architectural design practices where she where worked on high-end residential projects, among other specialty areas. In 2013, she established her own studio, designing primarily for private residential clients.

Philip Lovel - Longevity Group

Matthew Jones

Group Accountant

Matthew has been with Longevity since 2015. Working closely with the Managing Director and Board, he is responsible for managing the company’s financial performance, taxation and statutory reporting obligations, including P&L management and oversight of the company’s CRM and accounting systems, payroll, and HR/award compliance. A key part of his role involves the management and collation of financial reporting and budget oversight relating to each of Longevity’s development projects.

Matthew brings to Longevity more than seven years’ applied accounting experience incorporating strong analytical skills along with detailed knowledge of tax, payroll, and accounts payable and receivable. Prior to joining Longevity, Matthew worked with a leading construction project management company in New Zealand.

Matthew is a Certified Practising Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, with majors in Accounting and Commercial Law, from Victoria University of Wellington. He also holds post-graduate qualifications in Commerce.

Philip Lovel - Longevity Group

Sally Eddison

Executive Assistant to Managing Director

Sally has been with Longevity since 2014, bringing to the company extensive experience and capability in senior executive support, administration and office management.

As Executive Assistant to Managing Director Derek Cafferty, Sally plays a pivotal role in facilitating and enabling the management team and Board, including various sub-committees, to focus on the successful delivery of the company’s strategic priorities. She oversees the company’s administrative and knowledge management systems to ensure the organisation operates as efficiently as possible.

Prior to joining Longevity, Sally successfully held office management and senior executive assistant roles with a host of large Australian and multinational companies including Xerox Business Services, Energy Resources of Australia, and Rio Tinto.

She holds a Diploma of Business from Swinburne University of Technology and a Certificate IV in Compliance and Risk Management from GRC Institute.