Meet Hub Australia’s Team
With a background in serviced offices and coworking spaces, Amanda is passionate about being a strong strategic partner to members and building a collaborative member community. Outside of work, Amanda is on a journey to find the best dirty chai latte in Melbourne.
Amy has a background in corporate marketing and strategy, with experience from Australia and the UK. She is passionately leading a high performing team that love to deliver all things communications, design, marketing and brand at Hub Australia.
Barbara has extensive experience in property, having worked across tenant representation, corporate advisory and shopping centre operations in Asia and Australia. She’s also passionate about ice hockey and Korean pop culture, managing one of Australia’s biggest Kpop fan bases.
Bec has over 15 years of experience in customer service, is passionate about building client relationships and maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction. Bec is an avid photographer and loves to travel.
Brad Krauskopf is the Founder and CEO of Hub Australia and has an international reputation as one of the pioneers of coworking in the region, and shaping the industry in Australia. He is also the founding co-chair of Flexible Workspace Australia, the peak national industry body for flexible workspace. Brad’s family background is in the hospitality industry and prior to Hub he has founded and grown successful businesses in the technology and events management industries. Qualifications include MBA, B.Com & B.Eco
Carly has extensive experience in business development, and loves uncovering people’s business needs to find their perfect space. Originally from NSW, Carly now lives in QLD where she loves to cook, play tennis, and spend time outdoors with friends and family.
Charlene has extensive experience within the hospitality sector. She has worked with premium event companies across Australia producing and delivering exceptional events of all sizes. Charlene is passionate about providing premium catering offerings, customer service and client experiences.
Chloe brings 9 years experience within the property industry, predominantly in sales. Outside of work she enjoys travelling, learning Auslan, and trying as many fine dining restaurants in Melbourne as possible.
Court comes with 15 years of experience in customer service and office management. She enjoys making people smile and laugh hence her passion for being a concierge. In her free time, Court transforms into a gamer, horror being her favourite game genre.
Craige has had extensive experience in the flexible workspace and coworking industry. He has worked with large global operators and loves working with the premium Australian coworking provider, Hub Australia.
Dani has spent most of her career on stage, singing with and managing bands. She is passionate about helping people, sustainability and the environment, and loves being part of a team that shares that vision.
Darren Smorgon is Managing Director of Sandbar Investments, a family office that is a substantial investor in Hub. He is also a Non-Executive Director of ASX-listed organisations oOh!media and Total Drain Cleaning, Chairman of ASX-listed Swift Media, and on the advisory committee of the Social Ventures Australia social impact fund.
Freya has a varied background in hospitality, marketing, and events. She is passionate about music, sports and helping people, and has worked in South Africa teaching disadvantaged children.
After traveling, James has made his home in Melbourne. With a background in sales and marketing, James has experience working in and for coworking spaces, and is passionate about his endless list of hobbies.
James is passionate about all things tech. He is certified in computer networking and aims to ensure all members have an enriching online experience at Hub.
Immersed in Japanese and Filipino culture growing up, Jhonnel always strives to deliver a tailored guest experience from working in 5-star hotels and major corporate companies. He is approachable and always there to assist. Jhonnel also loves video games, spy movies and long walks surrounded by nature.
John leads a team responsible for securing new sites, the refurbishment and fitout of spaces to create amazing environments for Hub Australia members, managing our technology infrastructure and ongoing portfolio management.
Julia is passionate about supporting business to succeed. She has a background in coworking on the member and company side which has enabled her to gain a great understanding of how work environments help businesses grow.
Kasia has a passion for business development, community and innovation. With a background in Communications, Strategy, Marketing & Design, Kasia previously ran one of Australia’s largest tech coworking spaces and has an extensive network of industry professionals.
Kate joins us with a passion for people and building like-minded communities. Having previously managed a networking community, she knows the importance of having a great professional network to support you in your business.
Kieran loves humans and is resourceful. Having worked in HR within coworking in Australia and the UK, Kieran is passionate about identifying challenging staffing needs in this growing industry.
Laura has a background in coworking, communications and hospitality. She is passionate about people and the importance of human connection, and loves Pilates, writing lists and creating cheese platters.
Lisa Lane has over 20 years experience in the property sector including asset management, property law and prop-tech start-ups. Her career spans roles at Salta Properties, Arnold Bloch Leibler and as a partner at Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers. Concurrently Lisa co-founded and lead Conveyancing.com.au and RapidBuildingInspections.com.au, now under the banner of diversified prop-tech business, the DBC Group. Lisa is currently an Executive Director of Salta Properties and an Investment Director of Salta Capital.
With a background in hospitality, Lochie always goes above and beyond to provide the best service to our community. Lochie has studied media and has a keen interest in pop culture, e-sports, and video games.
Luca’s European heritage combined with her experience in New Zealand and Asia adds flavour to her passion for people and culture. She enjoys dancing, traveling, and a glass of wine with friends and family!
With extensive real estate knowledge and experience, Mary has a passion for leading people and driving outcomes, and enjoys working to understand business needs.
Matt is a seasoned operations leader with a passion for people and culture.
His background in customer experience and degree in Business Management, allow him to cultivate collaborative workspaces for businesses to thrive. At the heart of everything he does are the teams he leads and the community he serves. Outside of the office, Matt is a triathlete, ocean swimmer and loves to travel.
Michael has over 20 years experience in real estate structured finance and property development. He has been at Wingate for 7 years, is currently an Executive Director of Wingate Property, and previously spent 15 years as a senior banker across Macquarie Group, ANZ and HSBC (London). Michael’s qualifications include BBus, Grad Dip AppFinInv and MBA.
Originally from Portland, Mikaela has a background in sales and account management, and a passion for connecting people, growing businesses, and making ice cream.
Working in hospitality around the globe, Nadine has a passion for meeting new people and providing excellent customer service. On the weekends she loves scuba diving and taking underwater photos.
Coming from a background in sales and customer service, Oliver is passionate about creating thriving work communities and assisting businesses to grow in staff and skills. Outside of work, he loves travel and good food!
Patricia has a strong passion for customer service, a degree in events management, and years of hospitality experience from working in Asia, USA, and around Australia. She loves good food and discovering new places.
Passionate about all things customer service and a self-proclaimed culture queen, it’s Rachel’s goal to make everyone at Hub feel welcome. Outside of work, she enjoys visiting new cafés to find the best smashed avo.
Ryan is a passionate designer who brings over 13 years experience across a range of industries and successful brands. He loves a chat, a great coffee, and spending time at the beach with his young family.
With a strong background in events, hospitality and operations, Sam is an organisational ninja who loves going above and beyond to help clients. After living in New York for 5 years, her weekends are about rediscovering the wonders of Sydney and hanging out with her nieces Peaches and Edie.
With a background in writing and publishing, Sanam is a passionate communicator with a love for catchy one-liners and creative copy. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking and collecting vintage homewares.
Global citizen Theresa has lived in the U.S., Wales, New Zealand & England. With a diverse background, Theresa is inspired by learning new things and connecting with new people.
Tom comes with a diverse hospitality background across multiple countries and in his home city of Melbourne. Outside of the café you can find him in the gym or planning his next adventure abroad.
Tori has worked across various fields and industries from marine animal keeping to leadership roles in luxury hotels. Tori has a passion for outstanding customer service and customer satisfaction. You’ll often find Tori walking her two dogs.
While travelling around the world, Val has gained 5 years of experience in Hospitality, Corporate, & Coworking environments. She’s passionate about excellent client experience and partnering with other businesses. Outside of work, she loves cooking, travelling, and exercising.
Whitney is a young professional who is passionate about transforming communities – whether that be her immediate professional community, or developing communities in other parts of the world. Whitney is driven by creating positive social impact.