Our People

Our people

Leah Calnan

Director

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Director

Lives: Murrumbeena

Hometown: Wantirna

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The question isn’t who’s going to let me; its who is going to stop me.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a donkey. I would love to have more animals. Rescue other animals & ensure they are loved.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Hanging out with my pony – Skippy & my husband & boys.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Princess Diana.

What three traits define you? Resilient, Passionate & Stubborn.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something to do with animals.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? High school won’t define you. Every decade of your life you learn, grow and develop. Enjoy every moment – even the tough times.

Michaela Versteegen

Executive Assistant to Leah Calnan

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Executive Assistant to Leah Calnan

Lives: Croydon

Hometown: Wonga Park

What would you name the autobiography of your life? You would think her life is a fictional story!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy an island & move all my loved ones there with me.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? What is free time?

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Ariel, water is my happy place.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Dwayne Johnson, no shock to anyone who knows me!

What three traits define you? Independent, Loyal & Humorous.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I always wanted to join the circus as an acrobat or trapeze artist.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t grow up too fast, enjoy being a kid!

Lauren Macpherson

Operations Manager

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Operations Manager

Lives: Croydon

Hometown: Malvern East

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Don’t bore me with the details!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Hire a Superyacht

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? I would find something to clean.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? James Bond.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Michael de Nostredame.

What three traits define you? Selfless, Pragmatic & Audacious.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Fighter Jet Pilot (Top Gun)

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Start an e-commerce business called Amazon.

Jan Morrison

General Accounts Administrator

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: General Accounts Administrator

Lives: Maroochydore

Hometown: Melbourne

What would you name the autobiography of your life? My Life, My Joys.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Celebrate with family, friends & a good bottle of champagne.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Reading a good novel or take a short walk.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Iron Man.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Dalai Lama.

What three traits define you? Integrity, Responsibility & Loyalty.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would run a health retreat.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Always trust your heart & “gut feelings”.

Grace Cilia

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3002 | 0434 313 579

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Elwood

Hometown: Chelsea

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Untangling Adulthood

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy many investment properties & then work the rest out.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Reading a wonderful book. I love fiction & self-improvement books.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Sailor Moon

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Michelle Obama – she’s an inspiring & very motivating woman.

What three traits define you? Easy going, I always try to be kind & understanding.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? A travel guide.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? To believe in yourself, have high expectations for yourself & work hard to achieve them. The grass is greener where you water it.

Kim Te

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3021 | 0400 813 074

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Brunswick West

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The life of the moon….The Weird….The Sassy….

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy my own private island.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Surfing the web or cleaning my apartment.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Thanos from Marvel Studios.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Beyoncé.

What three traits define you? Funny, Creative & Outgoing.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would be pursing a career as a professional dancer.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Life is going to be a crazy journey, but be sure that everything happens for a reason to teach us something no matter how big or small it may come.

Zen Agnew

Leasing Specialist

03 9831 3029 | 0434 313 578

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Position at Metro: Leasing Specialist

Lives: Toorak

Hometown: Toorak

What would you name the autobiography of your life? It’s all about Zen!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Travel the world.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Walk my dog.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Bobby Axelrod.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Mark Cuban.

What three traits define you? Easy going, Funny & Caring.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Pilot.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Save your money!

Deborah Moussa

Senior Property Manager

03 9831 3008 | 0434 313 588

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Position at Metro: Senior Property Manager

Lives: Dandenong North

Hometown: London

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Oh where oh where has my hair gone & waist line!!!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Quit my job! Travel the world with my family.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Bubble bath, glass of wine & a good book.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Willy Wonka – Having an endless supply of chocolate! Chocolate! In your own chocolate factory, yum! Who wouldn’t want that?

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Gerard Butler ‘P.S. I Love You’

What three traits define you? Family Orientated, Caring & Good sense of humour.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Getaway Travel TV Presenter – meeting new people from around the world – seeing different countries & cultures, how amazing.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Save your money & invest so you can retire at a young age.

Kara Ibbotson

Senior Property Manager

03 9831 3004 | 0434 313 583

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Position at Metro: Senior Property Manager

Lives: Rowville

Hometown: Croydon

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Bossypants.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy myself a cocktail.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Napping.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Sleeping Beauty.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Steve Irwin.

What three traits define you? Resilience, Dedication & Humour.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Child Protection / Community Housing.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Girl, blend your make up!

Lauren Van der Ploeg

Senior Property Manager

03 9831 3018 | 0457 817 000

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Position at Metro: Senior Property Manager

Lives: Ringwood

Hometown: Healesville

What would you name the autobiography of your life? How to multi task & still be successful, I think it would be more of a self help book.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Give some money to all of the people that I care about.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? I rarely have 30 minutes free time but usually if I do I spend it doing something fun with my kids of if my kids are not there, listen to music.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Sherlock Holmes – because I love a good mystery!

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Chris Cornell.

What three traits define you? Caring, Talkative & Ambitious.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Some other form of customer service.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Stop worrying so much, & don’t grow up before you have too!

Emily Hull

Property Manager

03 9831 3009 | 0491 222 616

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Boronia

Hometown: Warrandyte

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Pass me the wine please!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a mega yacht and travel the world with my friends.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Catching up on TV shows on the couch with my puppy.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Kim Possible.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Ellen Degeneres.

What three traits define you? Humour, Adventurous & Loyal.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Travel agent.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Believe in yourself, everything will all work out.

Kerryn Schneider

Property Manager

03 9831 3035 | 0448 222 907

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Warranwood

Hometown: Melbourne

What would you name the autobiography of your life? “What doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger” – words I live by.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Take my whole family out to dinner to let them know I will pay off their mortgages.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Watch one episode of the TV series I’m watching at the time.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Nemo – because I just keep swimming.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My grandmother, unfortunately I never met her. The stories I have been told about her makes me wish I had even just 1 hour with her.

What three traits define you? Wisdom, Attractiveness & Humour.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Do I have to pick? Last few years I just got into Real Estate!

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? That it will all work out!

Madison Green

Property Manager

03 9831 3010 | 0448 222 080

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Kilsyth

Hometown: Wonga Park

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Keep smiling.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house with a huge backyard for my dog.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Listening to music and playing with my dog.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Hermione Granger.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? My Grandfather, Evan Green, he passed when I was a baby.

What three traits define you? Enthusiastic, Caring & Reliable.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Social work for a community organisation.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Compete with your best self daily.

Natalie Subotsch

Property Manager

03 9831 3016 | 0434 313 580

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Position at Metro: Property Manager

Lives: Port Melbourne

Hometown: East Ivanhoe

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Nathappyjan.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Call my mum.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Catch up with a friend for a walk or wine.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Carrie Bradshaw.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Princess Diana.

What three traits define you? Kindness, Resilience & Ability to have fun.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Travel critic; travelling the world visiting far away places, eating exotic foods & drinking lots of wine.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t ever get a fringe.

Brigitte Traczewski

Property Management

03 9831 3013 | 0448 222 866

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Position at Metro: Property Management

Lives: Surrey Hills

Hometown: Surrey Hills

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Brigitte Traczewski: Stories I’d never tell my parents.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy as many investment properties possible & buy my mum her dream car.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Read, shop or watch YouTube videos.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Olivia Benson from Law & Order.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Audrey Hepburn

What three traits define you? Loyal, Hardworking & Inquisitive.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would work in a financial analyst role.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t compare yourself to others.

Chad Josman

Assistant Property Manager

03 9831 3034 |

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Position at Metro: Assistant Property Manager

Lives: Caulfield South

Hometown: South Africa

What would you name the autobiography of your life? A day in the life of Chad.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy my parents a house.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Go to the gym.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? The Flash.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Bruce Lee.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Hardworking & Spontaneous.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Open my own Martial Arts gym.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? There is no such thing as failure, just lessons learned.

Hollie Mannering

Customer Care Team

03 9831 3031 |

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Position at Metro: Customer Care Team

Lives:Mill Park

Hometown: Albury, NSW

What would you name the autobiography of your life? The Main Character.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house and holiday.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Spending time with family and friends.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Emily from “Emily in Paris”.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Beyonce

What three traits define you? Honesty, Gratitude & Integrity.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something along the lines of social work.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? You’re doing way better than you think you are.

Kimberley Jordan

Property Management

03 9831 3011 |

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Position at Metro: Property Management

Lives: Greensborough

Hometown: Wodonga

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Not in Alphabetical order.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Take a year to travel the world.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? With a cuppa & one of my fav podcast.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Phoebe Halliwell (Charmed)

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Both sets of Grandparents.

What three traits define you? Compassion, Humor & Welcoming.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Set design (Theater/TV)

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Believe in yourself, because it will all work out.

Emma Potts

Team Support

03 9831 3042 |

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Position at Metro: Team Support

Lives: Lynbrook

Hometown: Loxton, SA

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Emma; The Harsh Truth of Overcoming Yourself.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy a house with a decent yard so I can adopt more dogs!

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Listening to true crime podcasts.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Ginny Weasley from the books, not the movies!

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? I’d love to have a coffee with Sir Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen.

What three traits define you? Quirky, Kind & Introverted.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Forensic Crime Scene Investigator.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? No matter what happens, you are strong enough to face anything & always listen to your instincts, don’t doubt yourself.

Melissa Gemmell

Website Management

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Team Administrator

Lives: Pakenham

Hometown: Forest Hill

What would you name the autobiography of your life? WINE – Story of my life.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Pay off our mortgage & our families.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Catching up on Netflix.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Anne Wheeler (Zendaya) in the Greatest Showman – so Zac Efron would love me LOL.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Robin Williams.

What three traits define you?Compassionate, Maternal & Sassy.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Be true to yourself.

Sharon Moar

Website Management

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Website Management

Lives: Frankston

Hometown: Nhill (Western Victoria)

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Where did that time go?

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Pay off our mortgage & book a long holiday.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Scrolling social media.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Santa Claus.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Princess Diana.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Trustworthy & Perceptive.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? I would love to work for a not for profit helping disadvantaged or sick children.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Don’t sweat the small stuff, it will be ok.

Jan Dhaliwal

Client Services Team

03 9831 3005 |

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Position at Metro: Client Services Team

Lives: Croydon North

Hometown: Mt Gambier, South Australia

What would you name the autobiography of your life? “Hold On”.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Open the champagne.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Read.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Bugs Bunny (Warner Bros.).

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Walt Disney.

What three traits define you? Loyal, Ethical & Determined – well at least I try.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? If I could go back 50 years – a Vet or Lawyer.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Aim to be a master of one thing, not a participant of many things.

Sapna Juneja

Trust Accountant

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Trust Accountant

Lives: Clyde North

Hometown: India

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Can’t even imagine….

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Have a celebration.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Spend time with my family.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Hmmm…. Can’t say…. do not believe in fiction characters.

What three traits define you? Objective, Disciplined & Optimistic.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? In the education industry.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? You can do it….try harder.

Tracey Bartos

Client Services Team

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Client Services Team

Lives: Boronia

Hometown: Born in Albury – grew up in Sydney & Melbourne.

What would you name the autobiography of your life? This is me.

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? After getting over the initial shock, pay off the mortgage.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Doing something for me, does not happen often with a growing family.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Wonder Woman.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Chester Bennington.

What three traits define you? Empathy, Warped sense of humour & Sarcasm.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Something to do with working with animals or I did at one stage in my life want to be a flight attendant.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? Get out & explore some of the world when you leave school, the rest of life stuff can wait for a while.

Wendy Smith

Reception

03 9831 3000 |

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Position at Metro: Reception

Lives: Mount Everlyn

Hometown: Malvern

What would you name the autobiography of your life? Life is more fun when you’re a menace!

If you won the lottery, what is the first thing you would do? Buy property.

When you have 30 minutes of free-time, how do you pass the time? Rest or play a game on my iPad.

If you could be any fictional character, who would you choose? Wicked Witch of the West.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet? Elvis Presley

What three traits define you? Generous, Loyal & Loving.

What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this? Racing Car driver.

What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13? If I could have more time for horse riding and not be home.