THE URBANISE STORY
We create innovative products as life is better with automation
Why We Want to Urbanise the World
At Urbanise, we believe the built environment has been poorly serviced by technology. Strata managers, FM managers and utility operators have not seen their industries innovate like others. Manual workarounds, reams of paper & uninformed customers have become the norm.
Urbanise is helping to change this.
We believe software can bring enormous change to the industries we serve. We’re excited about the positive impact our software can have on the lives of people using it. This is what drives us as we Urbanise the world.
The Executive Team
Simon Lee: Chief Financial Officer and Acting Chief Executive Officer
Simon joined Urbanise in 2019 from ASX listed public company BSA Limited where, since 2014, he had held senior finance roles including General Manager Finance.
Prior to this he worked in a number of finance, commercial and business development roles at Lendlease and UGL. He commenced his career in audit and M&A.
Simon has broad experience across corporate functions, operations, shared services, business development, client service and contract management.
Simon is a qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Exeter.
Grant Crawford: Chief Product Officer
Grant Crawford is the Chief Product Officer at Urbanise and is responsible for the creation and development of Urbanise products. Grant is an experienced IT professional with 20 years of experience across construction, infrastructure, and FM services industries.
Grant brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in embedding architectural and delivery methodologies to provide governance of the product road map and ensure alignment to business goals.
Most recently Grant held the Lead Architect role at Ventia while working on defining the overall solution architecture for Ventia’s digital work management platform. After almost 3 years with Ventia, Grant joined Utilligent, a technology management consulting firm focused on the utilities industry, as the Practice Manager and Principal Consultant; managing day-to-day consulting operations and leading a number of engagements.
Grant holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Programming.
Paul Mitchell: Chief Revenue Officer
Paul Mitchell is the Chief Revenue Officer at Urbanise. Paul has a passion for growing businesses, building customer and partner relationships, delivering customer outcomes and inspiring and leading teams, with a focus on innovation and collaboration.
Paul holds a Bachelor of Business and MBA from UTS. He has a love of most sports and enjoys tennis, cricket and running. Paul's other interests include current affairs, politics and reading.
Kanika Sharma: Human Resources Manager
Kanika Sharma is the Human Resources Manager at Urbanise. She is an experienced HR professional with varied experience across SaaS start-ups and corporate financial service organisations. Kanika is passionate about watching and helping people become the best version of themselves; in turn creating a positive culture around them and leading by example. As Steve Jobs said, “The journey is the Reward”, she is committed to ensuring the employee journey is a positive one.
Independent Non-Executive Director