Our Mulpha Team

Proud owners of some of Australia’s most preeminent communities, Mulpha Australia is one of the country’s most strategic real estate debt and equity investors in hospitality and leisure, residential and commercial property development and retail and office sectors.

We have an extensive portfolio of world class destinations, businesses, luxury properties and products including InterContinental Hotel, Hayman Island, Bimbadgen Estate Hunter Valley and Marritz Hotel Perisher.

The unique strength of Mulpha is our deep knowledge and understanding of real estate assets and markets, coupled with our investment management and experience in running operating assets and businesses. When combined, this delivers our shareholders and investors superior risk adjusted investment returns.

Our dedicated team of over 80 experts are paramount in building and sourcing these outstanding opportunities, whether it be in real estate or business innovation with exceptional partners.

Tim Spencer


Tim leads the Mulpha Development teams that have been delivering world leading master planned communities for over 25 years. Tim’s 20 years of property experience was founded in tier 1 construction and development delivery, extending into visionary urban planning. Tim has worked for both private and public enterprises delivering the full spectrum of property from residential, commercial, industrial, retail, infrastructure and retirement.

Barry Teeling


Barry is a property development executive with over 25 year’s experience in real estate development in Australia, Asia PAC and Europe. He has a demonstrable track record of maximizing investment returns, and acquiring, planning, delivering and divesting property developments in excess of $3 billion gross development value. Barry leads Mulpha’s QLD development projects.

Lisa Smith


Lisa has over 12 years of tactical and strategic property marketing experience with a track record of creating strong, informed marketing strategies and campaigns for some of Australia’s best mixed use and urban renewal projects. Specialising in strategy, research and performance marketing, Lisa leads the marketing of Mulpha’s developments nationally underpinned by a strong emphasis on customer engagement and experience.

John Hughes


John has held numerous roles with Mulpha over the past 13 years. John not only manages the sales at Sanctuary Cove, but is also involved in property assets at Hayman Island(QLD) and Sales and Marketing for Mulpha’s Leisure Farm Resort ( Johor Bahru – Malaysia). John has a long career in the property industry and previously held senior management positions with several major companies such as IBM, Mobil Oil, and the ANZ Bank prior to entering the property industry 30 years ago. Prior to joining Mulpha, John held management positions with several major property developers and consultants on the Gold Coast including, Raptis, FKP/ Aveo, Austcorp, Colliers and others.

Grace Perez Arceo

Sales Manager

Grace has been a key part of the Mulpha team at Sanctuary Cove for over 13 years having a proven track record in Sales and Marketing. Customer-focused and with a reputation for excellence, Grace worked for a number of years with leading real estate and property developers, including Ingles and Juniper prior to joining Mulpha and draws on this experience in her role at Sanctuary Cove. Her commitment and reputation for excellence earned her promotion to the position of Sales Manager at Sanctuary Cove. Having lived and worked both in Australia and abroad and being fluent in Spanish and Tagalog, Grace is dedicated to delivering a first-class experience in matching clients with their property needs.

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