Opteon has announced the appointment of Phil Western as Head of Government Services for New South Wales (NSW) and Australian Capital Territory (ACT).
Western’s appointment follows the announcement of Opteon’s rebrand evolution, which encompasses eight new national business units.
Western held the position of NSW Valuer General from 2003 to September 2014, where he was the Principal Valuation Advisor to the NSW Government with responsibility for ensuring the state Government met the needs of landowners, ratepayers, land tax clients, and local government and the broader community.
Chief Executive Officer for Opteon, Greg Wickham, said the group was excited to announce the appointment of Western as the Head of Government Services for NSW and ACT.
“Phil is a well-known and respected in the industry and is a regular speaker at state, national and international property forums on issues facing the industry today.”
“As a former national President of the Australian Property Institute (API) Phil has developed strong relationships and industry insight to help take Opteon’s evolution to the next level” said Mr Wickham. “Phil’s involvement with the national Government Services team will support our strategic focus to strengthen Opteon’s position as market leaders for valuation and property advice in the industry and provide a greater service to our clients.”
As Head of Government Services for NSW and ACT, Phil will manage and develop the business unit within group, with his role focusing on engaging with internal and external stakeholder’s and developing strong relationships within the industry and across all levels of government.
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