Property Expert

Peter Macfarlane

Director and Chair

B App Sc, Grad Dip Bus (Mgmt), MCIPS

Peter has expertise in supporting organisations to optimise their property, facilities and built asset functions and management. Peter also has extensive experience in public sector efficiency and effectiveness. He is also an acknowledged expert in procurement and has provided advice on projects as diverse as whole of government coordinated procurements and development of agency procurement frameworks. Peter is sought after as a speaker on property management, organisational efficiency and effectiveness, and procurement.

Peter consults across Grosvenor's public sector advisory, procurement advisory and property advisory businesses and continues to oversee the delivery of some very high profile consulting assignments. He specialises in Property strategy and management and procurement and contracting . Also organisational review and improvement including benchmarking, organisational transformation, reengineering, service delivery model design and governance. 

"I am proud to work in a company full of quality thinkers who deliver quality outcomes for our clients. The proof is in the pudding! We have the happiest clients with the industry’s highest Net Promoter Score; a reflection of our commitment to service and business excellence. We have happy staff, high retention rates and an Employer of Choice award, and strong growth as a result. Quality thinking is all about understanding the client’s need first and foremost, leveraging Grosvenor’s knowledge base, applying true critical thinking to find the best solution and exceeding expectations. "

Key areas of expertise

  • Property strategy and management
  • Service delivery models
  • Procurement strategy and better practice
  • Public Sector efficiency and effectiveness


  • Advising largest public and private sector organisations, from the Commonwealth Government, to universities to the banks, on best practice in property management
  • Leading some of the most complex and high-profile procurements in Australia, including whole of government coordinated procurements
  • Designing and implementing procurement transformations and frameworks for large government agencies and government business enterprises
  • Designing future service delivery models for frontline public sector service delivery, major procurement functions and significant property portfolios
  • Designing and writing whole of government policy and guidance for regulatory management, governance and performance management.