MBM’s Western Sydney team is shaping the future of the region – the thriving heart of Australia’s third largest economy and the fastest growing region in New South Wales. As one of the only national quantity surveying firms with a committed focus on the West, we champion diverse developments that foster the growth of new businesses, job opportunities, and economic prosperity. Our dedicated teams are guided by Western Sydney locals, who deliver bespoke and sustainable cost management solutions on milestone public and private projects to create the region’s dynamic and vibrant vision.

Xan Duong

Quantity Surveying


Xan is a Director driving successful outcomes for diverse projects in the West. With 25 years of industry experience, Xan guides MBM’s Western Sydney team and the development of the region through cost leadership on major projects. Known for his high level of personal oversight, Xan navigates changing scopes, evolving requirements, and unforeseen challenges. Xan’s contributions to the future of Western Sydney include advising on social infrastructure, industrial, commercial building, fitouts, tertiary education, retail, and residential developments.

Western Sydney Experts

Nicole Liu

Quantity Surveying


Nicole is a dedicated Quantity Surveyor with a strong commitment to delivering exceptional value for clients in Western Sydney. With an advanced understanding of the construction and property management industries, Nicole is involved in diverse project, including commercial, public infrastructure, residential, and retail developments. Nicole’s technical expertise extends from evaluating contractor’s adjustments and creating cost plans to attendance at key meetings with project stakeholders.

Nitee Appanah

Quantity Surveying


With six years in the construction industry, Nitee contributes to successful developments in Western Sydney through her expertise in building services, building structures, and construction procurement. Nitee’s comprehensive proficiencies in cost planning and project execution makes her an asset to project teams and drives effective collaboration on high complexity developments. Nitee’s dynamic expertise with diverse technical knowledge in some of Western Sydney’s most in-demand industries, including residential, education, industrial, and hospitality.

Tharshi Dinesharan

Quantity Surveying


Tharshi is a highly experienced Quantity Surveyor creating solutions across the spectrum of project complexity for Western Sydney developments. Tharshi leads the delivery of services for MBM’s industrial sector projects utilising over 15 years of international construction industry, project management, and quantity surveying experience. Tharshi’s strong focus on creating high-quality client outcomes and commercial relationships contributes to successful projects in Western Sydney throughout commercial, residential, hospitality, and sports sectors.

Hedley Bouwer-Smith

Quantity Surveying


Hedley brings over 9 years of expertise as a versed Quantity Surveyor specialising in the preparation of comprehensive cost plans across various project stages from feasibility to tender. Hedley drives the success of MBM’s education, health, civic, and infrastructure projects with extensive experience contributing to milestone developments across the sectors. Hedley’s attention to detail and naturally ability to cultivate solutions contributes to project outcomes in alignment with client expectations.

Ujwal Lakra



With 13 years of experience, Ujwal guides major clients in Western Sydney as a Director of MBM’s Advisory team and a senior practitioner in asset management. A dynamic advisor, Ujwal utilises his holistic expertise to create strategies for Western Sydney clients across the scale of challenges in asset, facilities, and property management. Ujwal specialises in the delivery of property asset and facilities strategy consulting, including the review of asset frameworks, public private partnerships, concessions, and operational agreements.

Alan Stewart

Building Consultancy


As the National Head of Building Consultancy, Alan leads a team of experts to deliver services for Western Sydney projects. Alan has guided the development of MBM’s building consultancy division over 11 years and shaped one of the most influential teams in the field. Alan’s management of high complexity projects underpins his status as a trusted advisor to the public and private sector. By utilising his expertise of traditional and emerging dimensions in building consultancy, Alan delivers tailored solutions to clients across sectors in Western Sydney.

Alex Gerrard

Tax and Asset Services


Alex is an Associate leading MBM’s NSW Tax and Asset division with over 15 years of engagement in the national construction industry and career experience across Australia. Alex prioritises understanding client objectives to ensure tax and asset services are tailored to the unique needs of projects in Western Sydney. His ability to balance high-level strategy and creative problem solving makes him an invaluable asset in supporting and advancing projects within the complex development of Western Sydney.

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MBM is proudly sponsoring the Property Council of NSW’s Western Sydney Planning Breakfast on 14 May.

Through insightful discussions, a dynamic panel of experts in property and construction will delve into the changing landscape of Western Sydney. The forward-looking event will explore the impacts of two new tax offset deductions, affordable housing contribution schemes, trends in the uptake of build-to-rent methods, and the persistent feasibility crisis.

For more information on the conference, visit the Property Council of Australia website.