Manuela is a Director at TM Commercial and Leisure, a boutique project management and development firm operating nationally, with a special focus on the hotel sector & commercial offices.
Manuela has a strong technical knowledge due to her graduate role as a site engineer at Lend Lease and eventually progressing to client site project management, working in-house at Crown Melbourne delivering the Crown Towers Refurbishment and Crown Metropol new build Hotel
She has worked on many large complex commercial projects and has specialised in live operating environments including retail, aged care, industrial, hotels and aviation.
The last five years have seen her oversee some major projects at Melbourne Airport and she is currently overseeing her team managing the new Melbourne Airport Hotel.
Other hotel projects include SB&G’s Crowne Plaza Melbourne Refurbishment in Spencer St and Ovolo Hotels refurbishment of Inchcolm & Emporium Hotels in Brisbane. 2018 is on track to deliver a boutique hotel development on the fringe of the Melbourne CBD.