A generation’s experience in land acquisition and home building allow us to bring a unique perspective and professionalism to residential developments.

founder and director

As a founder of Metricon and Newland, Mario boasts more than 40 years’ experience in construction of world-class sustainable homes and lifestyle developments. He commits the business to providing leadership within the industry through innovative design and construction of world class sustainable homes and lifestyle developments.

Mark Whinfield
General Manager Victoria

Mark has more than 30 years' experience in the Development Sector involved in major re-development and greenfield residential projects. A number of these projects have been undertaken in Joint Ventures, working with a team of expert consultants to deliver successful outcomes for all. Mark has a background in Architecture.

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Gideon started his career in corporate law and moved into corporate finance. In the US, Gideon held leadership roles at SEEK and Yahoo/Hotjobs (US). Upon returning to Australia in 2004, Gideon spent 10 years at Metricon in a variety of executive roles including marketing, business unit operations, strategy and national operations. He then served as a a Director for 5 years. Gideon is a director and co-owner of Newland and CEO of Geomax Capital a private family investment office.

General Manager QUEENSLAND

Stuart is a professionally qualified Accountant and Fellow CPA. Stuart joined the Metricon Group in 1993 and moved to Queensland in 1994 to commence the Development Operations in Queensland and New South Wales. Stuart has excellent experience in both Housing and Residential Development with over 27 years as a Senior Executive of the Metricon Group and over 40 years in the Housing and Development Industry

finance director

Ashley is a former Partner of Ernst & Young, a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand and is the CFO and Director of Metricon and Newland.  Ashley brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the group across Finance, Tax/Accounting and all aspects of Compliance and Management with an emphasis and focus on property.