Our Team

Brendon Ansell
Managing Director
Brendon was appointed as Managing Director of Velocity Property Group in 2015. Brendon is a property developer with over ten years experience having commenced as a financier for property developer clients before moving full-time into property development. Brendon has completed projects both through his own development companies and as part of joint ventures with other equity participants.
Philip Raff
Commercial Manager
After a twenty year career in the PC Industry primarily focussed on IT Deployments and Business Transformation for IBM and other companies, Philip began funding property developments in Brisbane in 2013 in conjunction with 8I Holdings and Velocity Property.
Phillip Young
Chief Financial Officer
Phillip joined VPG after 13 years in public practice where he provided his clients with practical, commercially focused advice regarding accounting, taxation and structuring matters to name but a few. He also specialises in business performance & cash flow monitoring and reporting which enables business decisions to be made effectively and efficiently.
Phil Foster
Operations Manager
With over 10 years’ experience in the Property Development space, Phil has developed a number of properties including Townhouses, luxury homes, and unit complexes. He has been involved in all facets of Property Development involving purchasing, finance, design decisions, working alongside Architects and Town Planners as well as Project Management requirements throughout construction.
Amanda Hirvi
Interior Designer
Amanda Hirvi is the interior designer for Velocity Property Group. She has a proven history of delivering a variety of interiors packages for projects ranging from single luxury upmarket homes to commercial, medium scale developments.
Trina Ellem
Executive Assistant to CEO
Trina is the back-bone of the Velocity business on an administrative level, responsible for day-to-day Business Operations, and also as Executive Assistant to the Director of the Company, Brendon Ansell.
Emily Hayward
Project Sales Consultant
Before moving to the real estate industry, Emily spent many years forging highly successful careers at Lamborghini, BMW and Qantas. She has established herself as a master of high-end customer service and sales and brings to Velocity Property a passion for helping people achieve their objectives, building strong relationships and problem solving.
Lauren Sorrentino
Project Sales Consultant
With well in excess of 30 years in the Fitness, Customer Service and the Real Estate industry, Lauren’s passion for people and their needs has always been paramount in her success. At Velocity Property Group, Lauren continues with her passion of delivering high end service and building great relationships to connect people with their perfect Velocity Property home.
Les Pickup
Maintenance Manager
Les Pickup brings over 40 years experience as a builder, tiler and electrician to Velocity Property Group. Les ensures that the high quality finishes, fittings and construction that we take pride in creating are maintained for your comfort in owning and living in a Velocity Property Group development.