Our People

Our People

Leadership Team

Our leadership team’s vision and dedication to creating beautiful, innovative environments, combined with its deep local and global experience is key to creating spaces that inspire life.

Jin Lin

Jin Lin

Group Managing Director

Jin Lin established Aqualand Australia in 2014 and has grown the company’s real estate portfolio to 18 sites worth a collective c$5billion. As Group Managing Director of Aqualand, Lin is devoted to creating legacies for future generations. He is committed to distinguishing Aqualand as a developer that thinks with their heart, undertaking projects in areas that are set to benefit from urban regeneration. Under Lin's leadership, Aqualand is also a vested corporate citizen, sponsoring and supporting cultural and sporting initiatives ranging from The Art Gallery of NSW, The Australian Ballet and Sculpture by the Sea Bondi.
John Carfi

John Carfi

Chief Executive Officer

Property veteran, John Carfi was appointed as Aqualand's Chief Executive Officer in 2018. With more than 30 years experience, Carfi has delivered numerous master planned communities and is committed to taking Aqualand from strength to strength. Carfi has full responsibility for the company's strategic trajectory and growth plan, inclusive of Aqualand's development pipeline, landbank, procurement, joint venture opportunities and risk mitigation plans.
Peter McFarland

Peter McFarland

Chief Financial Officer

Group Chief Financial Officer, Peter McFarland joined Aqualand with close to three decades experience across real estate investment and finance in Australia, Japan, EMEA and the USA, for both private and public companies. McFarland engages stakeholders at every level and is responsible for leading the Aqualand team across areas including capital management, equity partnerships, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, financial performance, risk management as well as being responsible for overarching management of financiers.
Alex Adams

Alex Adams

Head of New Business and Head of Sales & Marketing

Head of New Business and Head of Sales & Marketing, Alex Adams brings twenty years’ experience in property development and leadership to Aqualand. Adams is responsible for leading land acquisition, government bids, commercial real estate, sales, corporate branding, project marketing, customer experience and corporate relations for Aqualand. Adams is committed to delivering the strategic vision of the Aqualand brand, setting and driving the strategy to support the company’s mandate of being the best, most respected, trusted and recognised Australian global property business. Adams is responsible for elevating the Aqualand brand and has generated in excess of $400m of property sales in 2018, breaking numerous industry records along the way, including achieving all three of the highest grossing sales North of the Sydney Harbour Bridge by price and square metre rate. Adams has previously held senior leadership roles with some of Australia’s largest companies and is committed to making Aqualand the most successful.
Tony Pizzolato

Tony Pizzolato

Executive General Manager - Urban Development

Executive General Manager of Urban Development, Tony Pizzolato brings over three decades of experience to the Aqualand team. Pizzolato has been responsible for overseeing development across numerous blue-chip real estate firms ranging from Lendlease, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority and Australand. Pizzolato is responsible for overseeing all elements of development, including leading teams in the delivery of large-scale masterplanned communities from acquisition to construction. He is currently the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) Treasurer and NSW Councillor.
Tom Catalovski

Tom Catalovski

Head of Construction

Head of Construction, Tom Catalovski joined Aqualand in 2018, bringing over 25 years experience in tier one construction across large major projects and multiple asset classes. Catalovski's unprecedented proven track record for building high performing teams that deliver certainty on quality projects is industry renowned. Catalovski is responsible for leading Aqualand's newly formed construction arm. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Building, a Master Builders of Australia member and a Chartered Building Professional.
Adrian King

Adrian King

Head of Design

Head of Design, Adrian King joins Aqualand with over thirty years experience. King is responsible for managing over fifty specialist architecture, engineering and design firms appointed to Aqualand's current and pipeline projects. King is dedicated to ensuring Aqualand delivers best-in-class residential products throughout the entire portfolio.
Michael Rowlands

Michael Rowlands

Asset Portfolio Manager

Michael Rowlands has over 25 years experience in asset management spanning across both owners and major real estate firms. His responsibility in his role at Aqualand encompasses the total asset performance across all locations within the Aqualand portfolio. Prior to Aqualand, Rowlands was National Director of Real Estate Management at Colliers International.
Leonard Blundell

Leonard Blundell

General Counsel

Leonard Blundell, General Counsel, is at the helm of Aqualand's in-house legal team. A highly effective and results-driven legal professional, Blundell brings over two decades of deep and technical knowledge in commercial law across all facets of property development to the Aqualand team.

AT THE HEART OF OUR SUCCESS IS OUR PEOPLE

Aqualand considers our people to be the most important
assets of the company. We are devoted to establishing
a fair and safe workplace where people are encouraged
to surpass expectations and to contribute to the overall
success of the business.

Working with Aqualand is a rewarding experience for both people who have established career paths and for those who are just starting out.

Interested in a career with us?

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