Montek Development Director




Philip Thomas is Development Director at MONTEK. His project development expertise spans over 25 years of experience in residential, industrial, commercial, aged care and infrastructure projects across Australia and in Asia. Having worked with countless global leaders including Hyundai, Bintan Resort Management, Karimun Industrial Management, Newmont, ONGC, Lum Chang, Colliers, CBRE, JDC, Leighton, Chesterton, Mallesons, Macquarie Group, Baulderstones, FKP, Flour Daniel, Allens, Abigroup and Meinhardt has given him profound insights into property development and delivering successful projects.

Philip’s key strengths are his dynamic problem solving abilities, combined with fluid interpersonal and cross cultural skills. His project management capabilities, development skills and property knowledge are second to none. Philip is regularly consulted over land, property and development matter by his peers within the industry, has been called as an Expert Witness within the Courts and has provided commentary for numerous leading publications. His book Profit from Property is published by multinational John Wiley & Son.


  • Strategic Negotiations, Harvard Business School, USA
  • Project Management, Stanford University, USA
  • MBA, Graduate School of Business, Aust
  • Grad Dip bus, Graduate School of Business, Aust
  • Bach of App Science (Surv) Curtin University, Aust
  • IPMA Level A : Certified Projects Director
  • AIPM : Certified Practising Projects Director


  • Member Australian Institute of Project Managers (MAIPM)
  • Member Project Management Institute (MPMI)