Our Team

Auckland Office

Business Development

Phil Lockyer

Phillip Lockyer
Business Development Manager / Director
philliplockyer@stratatitle.co.nz

“After more than 16 years at Strata Title Administration, it’s clear to me our role is to develop and maintain thriving communities. We work closely with property developers and unit owners to make this happen. Our role is becoming more and more important as cities foster and promote higher-density community living.”

Ocean Shao

Ocean Shao
Senior Business Development Manager

oceanshao@stratatitle.co.nz

Ocean Shao is Strata’s Business Development Manager with a background in finance and property management. Speaking fluent English and Mandarin, Ocean specializes in providing advice and guidance to developers on all matters of setting up a body corporate scheme. Ocean received a distinction when completing his Master of Finance from Massey University.

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Benjamin Edwards

Business Development Manager
benjaminedwards@stratatitle.co.nz

Benjamin has experience working in the Body Corporate sector in the UK and property maintenance for a New Zealand government organisation. Benjamin joined Strata in 2021 as a Body Corporate Manager and more recently moved across to the Business Development Team. Benjamin is reliable and always focused on the best outcome for our new and existing clients.

Body Corporate Management

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Doug Wilson

Head of Body Corporate Managers
dougwilson@stratatitle.co.nz

Doug is Strata’s Senior Body Corporate Manager (BCM) acting as team leader for the overall BCM group. He has a BCom in commercial law and management from the University of Auckland. He joined Strata as a BCM in 2006 having previously worked in commercial banking, real estate and launching a start-up café business. Doug worked up to managing Strata’s largest portfolio prior to shifting gears slightly to join the Strata management team. He has been a guest speaker at the annual ADLS/SCANZ half day conference and is very passionate about the industry, also being a shareholder in Strata. “To me body corporate management is law, administration, accounting and most importantly – people.

Click here to see Doug in a podcast interview speaking about Strata and dispute resolution in bodies corporate.

Kyle O’Reilly

Senior Body Corporate Manager
kyle@stratatitle.co.nz

Kyle worked in the body corporate sector in London for over 10 years, holding RICS and IRPM qualifications. Kyle relocated to Auckland and joined Strata in 2019. As Team Leader and Senior BCM, he enjoys interacting with clients from all walks of life and providing a personal, professional service, as well as providing guidance and on-going training to his team.

Leah Hidalgo

Leah Hidalgo

Body Corporate Manager
leahhidalgo@stratatitle.co.nz 

Leah keeps it real. She has a great ability to get to the core of a situation and find a solution. Leah entered the body corporate management industry in 2016, working her way from administration to now managing a portfolio of body corporates.

Drew Hilton

Drew Hilton

Body Corporate Manager
drewhilton@stratatitle.co.nz

Drew has fourteen years experience in the body corporate industry. Prior to joining Strata, he managed teams of body corporate facilities managers and started life in the industry as a live-in facilities manager. He enjoys seeing the industry mature. Drew is always curious about the nuts and bolts of business processes and teams. Drew holds a BCom from Auckland University. He is solutions focused, values building great relationships and using his broad experience to benefit the client.

Ellie Johns

Ellie Johns

Body Corporate Manager
elliejohns@stratatitle.co.nz 

Ellie joined Strata Title Administration Ltd in July 2021 as an Administrative Assistant after a long career in insurance advising. Ellie excelled by providing an exceptional level of support to the staff that she worked with and has now stepped up into the Body Corporate Manager role. Ellie prides herself on providing a friendly, prompt, and efficient service, for a wide range of different bodies corporate. She is solution orientated and embraces a challenge to help any way she can. Ellie loves the professional team environment at Strata.

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Nicole Chen

Body Corporate Manager
nicole@stratatitle.co.nz 

Nicole is professional, hardworking and down to earth. Coming from a real estate background Nicole is a details person and has extensive knowledge in the property sector. Nicole speaks English, Chinese and Japanese which helps her to relate easily with people from different cultures and backgrounds.

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Kate H

Body Corporate Manager
Kate@stratatitle.co.nz

Lynn Cormack

Lynn Cormack

Senior Body Corporate Manager
lynncormack@stratatitle.co.nz

Lynn Cormack has extensive experience as a Senior Body Corporate Manager within South Africa and New Zealand. Lynn communicates openly using her passion, personality and wealth of knowledge to effectively work with people using a common sense approach, servicing owners and their committees.

Neill Millener

Neill Millener

Senior Body Corporate Manager
NeillMillener@stratatitle.co.nz 

Neill enjoys using the skills and experience from his background in IT management to serve his body corporate clients. You can rely on Neill to provide you with excellent service and sound advice to remain compliant with the Unit Titles Act.

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Melanie Wilson

Senior Body Corporate Manager
Melanie@stratatitle.co.nz 

Linda Phillips

Body Corporate Manager
lindaphillips@stratatitle.co.nz

Linda Phillip has worked for Strata Title Administration for over 6 years, with the last three years as a Body Corporate Manager who looks after 83 Bodies Corporate. Linda’s superb interpersonal skills allow her to assist owners daily.

Yanyan Li

Yanyan Li

Body Corporate Manager
yanyanli@stratatitle.co.nz

Yanyan Li speaks English and Mandarin. She prides herself on working with Strata’s clients to reach the best possible outcome in every situation. Yanyan holds an MBA from Peking University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Edinburgh. She worked in the UK and China for many years before moving to NZ

Devon Sansbury

Devon Sansbury

Body Corporate Manager
devonsansbury@stratatitle.co.nz

Devon Sansbury joined Strata in April 2022. With a wealth of experience as a commercial pilot and as an accomplished IT entrepreneur, Devon brings a diverse and valuable skill set to his role. Holding a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Transport & Logistics from Lincoln University, Devon is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service and fostering lasting relationships with clients.

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Brandon Zaragoza

Body Corporate Manager
brandonzaragoza@stratatitle.co.nz

Brandon Zaragoza joined Strata in March 2021.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics and Information Systems from the University of Auckland. Previously a Duty Manager within the accommodation industry, he comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in customer service allowing him to create and maintain strong long-lasting customer relationships.

William Xu

Body Corporate Manager
William@stratatitle.co.nz

Business & Legal Administration

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Nicola Bullock 

General Manager
nicolabullock@stratatitle.co.nz

Nicola joined Strata in May 2016 as the Office Manager which she held until July 2020 when she became Strata’s General Manager. Through proving herself as being a good fit for the business, Nicola joined Strata’s Board of Directors in December 2020. Nicola has a Bachelor in Business Psychology with her professional background being in HR Management, Business Management and Accounting. Prior to joining Strata she owned her own business. Nicola believes that the high quality, integrity and experience that Strata’s staff possess is what makes Strata the most professional body corporate management business in the industry.

Simone Swan

Simone Swan 

Head of Administration
simoneswan@stratatitle.co.nz

Simone joined Strata in December 2018 as the receptionist, she quickly moved into an Administrator role and now leads the Administration Team as Head of Administration. Her team of 10 is spread across Auckland, Wellington & Christchurch. Her knowledge and experience along with her keen approach and willingness to assist has seen her getting involved in all areas of the business. “I ensure the detail gets attention and aim to provide excellent service.”

Leona Cheang

Legal & Compliance Consultant
leonacheang@stratatitle.co.nz

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Molly Hitchcock

Body Corporate Administrator
mollyhitchcock@stratatitle.co.nz

Molly is one of Strata’s administrators who has been with the company for over 3 years. Coming from a customer service background, Molly is passionate about client relationships and ensuring Strata provides the best customer service. Molly is hardworking, reliable and willing to help wherever she can.

Amy Williams

Body Corporate Administrator
amy@stratatitle.co.nz

With a strong administration background in the insurance and real estate industry, Amy has good attention to detail, enjoys building relationships both with internal and external customers and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment. Amy has a bubbly personality and is always willing to go the extra mile. Outside of work, Amy enjoys spending time with her husband, 2 young daughters and labradoodle and can usually be found either on the beach or at the gym.

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Izzy Thompson

HR Manager
izzy@stratatitle.co.nz 

Izzy is passionate about people and their potential, particularly building employee engagement, leadership capability and developing strong, productive workplace cultures. Her background growing businesses through their people in a range of sectors brought her to Strata in May 2023.

Alexa O’Meara

Operations Manager
alexa@stratatitle.co.nz 

Dale Lipshitz

IT / Legal Administrator
dalelipshitz@stratatitle.co.nz

Dale has been with Strata since 2004 and holds a wealth of information that he has collected over the years. Dale is a detail person and ensures our processes are followed so that we can serve our unit owners.

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Prajakta Chitre

Body Corporate Administrator
prajaktachitre@stratatitle.co.nz

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Emily Cardeno

Body Corporate Administrator
emily@stratatitle.co.nz

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Yunosuke Yamashita

Body Corporate Administrator
yunosuke@stratatitle.co.nz

Yunosuke Yamashita joined Strata in March 2023 as a team administrator.  He intends on using his skills in the office to bring order to daily tasks. He is eager to learn and willing to help, we are delighted to welcome him as a member of our company.

Wellington Office

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Paul Roux

Business Development/Body Corporate Management 
paulroux@stratatitle.co.nz

“I enjoy building relationships with our clients, providing service using my experience and knowledge and finding solutions to challenges. I value the variety that comes with managing a body corporate – no two days are the same! Outside of work I train at the gym, take boxing classes and spend time with my family.”

Tracey Cole

Body Corporate Manager
traceycole@stratatitle.co.nz

Tracey has been involved with Body Corporate management for the last 18 years, first working for a smaller company than Strata Title Administration, which required some Property Management services. Tracey is a well organised, professional manager, who has a very good working relationship with her clients.

Matthew Le

Body Corporate Manager
matt@stratatitle.co.nz

Matt joined Strata in late 2023 bringing with him experience in residential sales and property & facilities management. His experience in the industry coupled with the ability to manage relationships are some of his greatest strengths. As Matt would put it, “Body Corporate management has more to do with managing relationships and less of managing the body corporate itself.” With full fluency in English and Vietnamese, Matt will be joining our Wellington team and looks forward to growing the business further. 

Maria Roux

Branch Manager
mariaroux@stratatitle.co.nz

Maria works tirelessly behind the scenes ensuring quality service is provided for our Wellington region. Maria’s collaborative style supports the ability of Strata to pull resources across the whole organization ensuring a professional and seamless service to our body corporates.

Monique Pretorius

Body Corporate Manager
monique@stratatitle.co.nz

With over 11 years of experience in managing various residential, commercial and mixed used community schemes in South Africa, Monique decided to relocate to Wellington to share her passion, professionalism, and integrity with Strata clients and peers. Monique prides herself on building lasting relationships with her clients and maintaining such relationships through her effectiveness and attention to detail approach. In her free time, Monique enjoys exploring the beauty New Zealand has to offer with her husband and twins.

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Body Corporate Administrator
zaenab@stratatitle.co.nz

Christchurch Office

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Stephanie Byrne

South Island Manager 
StephanieByrne@stratatitle.co.nz

Stephanie Byrne has more than 17 years’ experience in Christchurch as Body Corporate Manager concentrating on both the administration and accounting requirements of the Unit Titles Act. Prior to this Stephanie worked in Sydney for eleven years as a member of the property management team for a 43-storey building located in the central business district and as a property manager for a publicly listed company. Stephanie also spent over nine years in the Royal New Zealand Air Force starting as an Administrator and then as a Loadmaster on C130 Hercules. Stephanie holds a Bachelor of Accounting from the University of South Australia.

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Prea Benjamin

Body Corporate Manager 
prea@stratatitle.co.nz

Prea has joined the team bringing with her over a decade of experience in Body Corporate Management in South Africa. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree majoring in Psychology and Sociology from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa. This has allowed for her to provide a people centred approach with her portfolio of buildings.

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Ukesh Lechman

Body Corporate Manager 
ukesh@stratatitle.co.nz

Ukesh relishes using his skills and experience from his background in Internal Audit/ Body Corporate Management across the insurance, Body Corporate and banking sectors, to best help his Body Corporate clients. Ukesh graduated from the University of South Africa with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting and Auditing) in 2012 and thereafter completed his Internal Audit and Body Corporate certifications. You can trust Ukesh to assist you with efficient and effective service whilst abiding by the Strata’s values.

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Rebecca Wilkinson

Trust Accountant
rebeccawilkinson@stratatitle.co.nz

Sharon Stockman

Sharon Stockman

Body Corporate Administrator
sharonstockman@stratatitle.co.nz

Accounts

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Rose Chen

Finance Director
rosechen@stratatitle.co.nz

Rose joined Strata’s accounts team in 2016. Rose comes with a wealth of knowledge and experience in highly demanding roles, both in public and private companies across a wide variety of industry in Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. As a Senior Accountant at Strata, Rose loves the diversity and challenges her role provides. She also enjoys being part of an experienced and passionate team that strives to exceed common goals in ensuring clients receive high quality service. Additionally, Rose speaks fluent Cantonese, Mandarin & English.

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Pirivitha Sothilingham

Trust Accountant
PirivithaSothilingham@stratatitle.co.nz

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Thu Tran

Trust Accountant
thutran@stratatitle.co.nz

Nancy Xia

Nancy Xia

Trust Accountant
nancyxia@stratatitle.co.nz

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Evelyn Zhang

Trust Accountant
evelyn@stratatitle.co.nz

Tony He

Assistant Accountant
tony@stratatitle.co.nz

Alyshia Bullock

Project Manager
alyshia@stratatitle.co.nz

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Rudy Teura

Debt Collection
rudyteura@stratatitle.co.nz

Rudy came to Strata with a wealth of experience and has not disappointed us by leading our debt collection team with a firm but fair hand. In all Rudy’s dealings, she keeps the interest of the body corporate owners at the forefront of her mind. Rudy prides herself on her customer service and loves to complete her tasks in a timely manner.

Patricia Wang

Patricia Wang

Trust Accountant
PatriciaWang@stratatitle.co.nz

With over 15 years of accounting experience in New Zealand, Patricia works quietly and efficiently in the back office of Strata. Patricia graduated from AUT with a Bachelor of Accounting and is currently an Associated Chartered Account.

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Sarah Li

Trust Accountant
SarahLi@stratatitle.co.nz

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Kirti Gounder

Trust Accountant
kirtigounder@stratatitle.co.nz

Gordon Hsu

Assistant Accountant
gordon@stratatitle.co.nz