Fostering environmentally friendly buildings

ECOWOMEN’S FOCUS IS TO ENABLE PROPERTY BUYERS TO ‘TREAD LIGHTLY ON THE PLANET’.

With rich backgrounds in law, architecture, property development, project management and marketing, EcoWomen’s directors collaborate with some of the country’s top professionals to develop carbon neutral dwellings and workspaces that enable sustainable, affordable outcomes for the planet and its people.

The group has a collective desire to leave this planet a better place than how they find it now, and is keen to work with those who care about the impact we make in our community, helping homebuyers and building owners reduce their footprint.

EcoWomen creates, manages and releases projects that have an economic advantage with an edge of kindness to the environment.

With an aim to delight clients and end-users with buildings that perform beyond their greatest expectations, EcoWomen’s vision is to create beautiful and sustainable, residential and commercial developments with a focus on environmental preservation and enhancement.

The group’s mission is to promote a charter of sustainability throughout the building and development sector with affordability at its heart, providing choice for those seeking to invest in a dwelling or a workspace.

EcoWomen’s end-game is to enable community-minded individuals and companies make a contribution that will last generations.

The company’s ethos empowers others to lead by example urging people to carefully consider their eco-footprint enhancing greater understanding of a healthier and more welcoming triple bottom line in our domestic and business lives.

People and the environment rate higher than profit in EcoWomen’s world remaining steadfast in its desire to heighten this awareness and consciousness of those with whom they come into contact.

Collaborations with carbon neutral specialists enable EcoWomen to get its ‘dream start-up to a flying start’.

A VISION THAT INSPIRES; A MISSION THAT IS EXCITING; AND VALUES THAT ACCORD WITH A NEW WORLD

Vision

Create sustainable residential and commercial investments that focus on environmental preservation and enhancement.

Mission

Promote a charter of sustainability throughout the building and development sector and to create EcoWomen’s own portfolio of investments that have at its heart affordability, respect for the environment and choice for those seeking to invest in a dwelling or a workspace.

Values

Sustainability, eco- friendly building, community-mindedness, making a contribution with a legacy that will last generations. Empower others to lead by example contributing to a triple bottom line of heightened awareness and consciousness around people, the planet and profit.

Ecowomen Leaders

Marie Lakos

Director, EcoWomen – Design and Construction Management

Marie Lakos is co-founder of EcoWomen a group of four professional women focussed on developing carbon neutral dwellings and workspaces that enable sustainable, affordable outcomes for the planet and its people.

Marie is also the CEO of Archicomm, a commercial building services provider that delivers a range of services to the construction industry nationally.

Part of a group of affiliated entities that has among its clients the Metro Tunnel in Melbourne and several Level Crossing Removal projects, Archicomm has been at the forefront of building services since its inception in 2015.

When it comes to property affected by infrastructure works and construction, Marie and her team provide the ultimate benchmark against which to measure and gauge any changes that may occur as a result of demolition, excavation or construction works.

With a mantra of: ‘Nothing is as it seems’ Marie’s impressive work record demonstrates richness and success in many and varied sectors.

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ANGIE DICKSCHEN

Director, EcoWomen – Contract Management

Angie graduated from Melbourne University with degrees in Law and Commerce.

She practised law for more than 25 years in the areas of property development and projects becoming a partner in two leading law firms, Clayton Utz and Freehills.

Previously Angie was a director of the Urban Land Authority and a member of the Salvation Army Advisory Board.

She is currently Chairman of the IOOF Foundation having been a board member for over 10 years and chairman since October 2014.

Angie is also a member of the Philanthropy Committee of The Australian Ballet School.

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BEVERLEY PINDER

Director, EcoWomen, Real Estate and Communication & Marketing

Beverley Pinder is a Public Relations Executive of some 40 years’ experience.

A businesswoman, Beverley has juggled the combined role of running her own small PR consultancy with being a Councillor of the City of Melbourne over two terms of Council.

For well on 30 years Beverley’s company Rowland Pinder specialised in Property PR with leading developers as clients.

As keen property investors, Beverley and her husband are building their own portfolio of affordable homes.

With decades of experience working with charities and not-for-profits, Beverley has a strong focus on connecting people with each other to form robust networks that can build an inclusive, safe, vibrant and prosperous community.

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