Our Company

It is Build-Apps© mission to promote and drive the movement for data democracy by empowering CRE portfolio owners with solutions that will lead them to data independence.

Our vision is to lead the digitalization of CRE data globally through the provision of innovative CRE solutions.

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Build-Apps is a strong believer that building performance data accessibility and independence is essential and as such advises all our clients to centralize their built environment data in a way that is organised and accessible on their own servers. For too long, SaaS (Software as a Service) has led to the operational data of buildings being stored on external, fragmented and inaccessible platforms making portfolio owners reliant on service contractors to manage their data for them.

 

Build-Apps is uniquely placed to provide application solutions for the built environment within the 365 Microsoft environment. Our dedicated team of solution architects, software developers and real estate professionals are here to enable on-boarding of specific building performance data of your property portfolio for you.

Our Team

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Liam Murray

Founder & CEO

Liam is the founding director of both Build-Apps and Building-Performance. His insight into real estate operation and in particular the sustainable optimisation of building assets, combined with Liam's IT capabilities, led to a natural desire to code and develop his own built environment apps. Playing professional soccer whilst also undertaking his BEng, he developed a unique understanding of teamwork and innovation. Liam's years of frustration with the lack of clarity and ownership by major REITs, Trusts and property portfolio owners of their own building performance data has led him to look for, and create a better outcome.

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Maurice Moloney

Director of Strategic Sales & Partnerships 

Maurice has over 30 years leadership experience in commercial business development in and around ESG dealing with senior executive management at Fortune 500 companies across Australia, Asia, USA and Europe.

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Karina Dadisho

Human Resources

Karina keeps the business ticking, having spent over 15 years managing communications and Human Resources in the finance and insurance sectors, Karina has become adept to making a ship sail smoothly. She has worked closely with Liam for several years and is focused on process improvement and driven to see the business continually grow. Skilled in Office 365, SharePoint and Teams, she provides direct support to leadership team whilst also supporting the growth and happiness of the development team.

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Richard Hoffman

Product & Development

Richard is an expert at managing digital transformation change, managing talent and managing complex ICT projects. Having worked as an analyst for companies such as Walt Disney, Property investment Club and NTT.

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Celeste Soutar

Global Brand Manager

Celeste is highly skilled in Graphic Design & Corporate Communications. Celeste studied a Bachelor’s of Journalism (Comms) at the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia & graduated in Graphic Design from Shillington College in Brisbane, Australia. 

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Liya Zhao

Developer (BI)

Liya loves all things BI, AI and ML. She is highly skilled in Power BI, R, Python, SQL and managing large data sets. Liya has recently completed her MSc Data Science at the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia and also graduated in Financial Mathematics at the Henan University of Economics and Law in Zhengzhou, China.

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Omais Siddiqui

Developer (BI), Power Platform with a focus on Data Visualisation

Omais loves everything about big data, machine learning and AI. He is skilled in PowerBI, Data warehousing, SQL and Python. He has completed an MSc in Information Technology from Griffith University, Australia and a Bachelor’s of Engineering specializing in Telecommunication from NED University of Engineering and Technology in Karachi, Pakistan.

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Xiaoman Zhu

Developer (BI)

Xiaoman loves working with data & is skilled in Python, R, SQL, Excel, Access & Power BI. She has completed an MSc in Financial Mathematics from the University of Queensland (UQ), Australia. She has a Bachelor in Finance & Accounting from the Indiana University of Bloomington (IUB) of the Kelley School of Business in Indiana, the United States.

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Salman Khan

Data Analyst / Developer (BI)

Salman is a data enthusiast with a keen interest in identifying problems in data & interpreting that data to effectuate significant insights. He has a MSc in IT specializing in Data Analytics from Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia. He also holds a Bachelor’s in Engineering from NED University, Karachi. Experience with ETL processes & data analytics tools like Excel, SSIS, SSRS, SQL, R, & PowerBI. Salman is a great communicator & presenter.

Our Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board

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Dr Monique Beedles
Asset Management Leader

Monique has a PhD in Corporate Strategy along with 20 years of experience as a board director and as an advisor on strategy and asset management to boards and senior executives. Monique is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and her book, “Asset Management for Directors” is published by the AICD

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Mario Ekkessis 
Global Digital Marketing Leader

Mario has a MSc degree in Marketing & Management and is currently a Managing Director- Operations at global media powerhouse Dentsu where he leads a number of Operational Excellence initiatives including media automation, tools & technology & global sourcing.

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Andrew Bartlett
Portfolio Facilities Management Leader

Andrew is a Facilities and Sustainability professional with broad experience in corporate real estate, policy, strategy and asset performance.  He recently held a position as the National Portfolio Sustainability Manager for a $33bn REIT.

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David Ansell
Portfolio Operations Management Leader

David is an experienced Property and Asset Management operative with excess of 20 years in the industry. During this time he has held numerous  Senior and National positions for some of Australia's leading institutional investors and developers including Lendlease, AMP Capital, ISPT, and Colonial First State.

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Neil Benson
Global Power Platform Leader

Neil has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for Business Applications every year since 2010 for thought-leadership and his contribution to the Microsoft community.