Established by Melbourne’s business identity, the late Ian McMullin, who also founded the iconic Australian business Spotless Group Ltd, McMullin is still owned by the McMullin family with sons Peter and Ian taking up key management roles within the company.

The McMullin team have a track record for outstanding project outcomes, with an unwavering commitment to producing premium quality developments.

Peter McMullin AM

Peter McMullin AM is Chairman of McMullin. With a diverse and high-profile career, Peter is also currently the Special Counsel at Cornwall Stodart Lawyers, on the Board of Worksafe Victoria, and Honorary Consul of Georgia. Peter is an active philanthropist, which has seen him recently start the Good Business Foundation.

With his vast experience in business, law, local government, philanthropy and the arts, Peter has been engaged in various prominent community and organisational leadership roles with high-level expertise in commercial and financial management and is an experienced consultant and mediator across the public and private sectors.

Ian McMullin
Managing Director

Ian McMullin is Managing Director of McMullin. With a wealth of experience in management and investments, Ian’s expertise includes spending significant time in Senior Management roles at the Spotless Group, an ASX listed company.

Following this, Ian managed the expansion and growth of Melbourne business Life’s A Party Group. This business was in-turn purchased by the large multi-national Compass Group. Ian became the Director of Operations of Compass Group Australia before joining his family business, McMullin.

Ian has developed a broad network throughout Australia’s business community and is also a former Board Member of the Collingwood Football Club.

Spiro Vallos

Spiro Vallos is a Director of McMullin, Board Member of the McMullin Family Office and Director & Chief Financial Officer of the Fort Knox Self Storage Group.

Spiro has been part of the McMullin business since its inception, coming from one of Australia’s big four chartered accounting firms, Deloitte. Spiro brings his wealth of experience in business management and finance to all facets of the McMullin business, including the strategic focus, passive investments, property developments and business operations.

Spiro is also a Director and Board member of related McMullin businesses; Fort Knox Self Storage Group, HR Central, Moon Dog Craft Brewing Co. and Peter McMullin’s Good Business Foundation.

Matt Benson
Matt Benson
General Manager / Head of Property

Matt Benson is General Manager / Head of Property at McMullin. Matt has over 20 years of experience across Australia’s construction and property industry. He joined McMullin to guide and develop their property development and project management team.

Previously Matt worked with Probuild Constructions leading some of Melbourne’s landmark retail, educational and residential projects. Matt holds a Bachelor Degree in Construction Management (with Honours) and a Masters Degree in Business (Property).

Karen Alloway
Karen Alloway
Chief Financial Officer

Karen Alloway has been McMullin’s Financial Controller for more than twenty years. With extensive experience managing corporate finances in the sectors of property development, aged care and not for profit, Karen joined the McMullin team following twelve years working for one of Australia’s big four accountants, Deloitte.

Karen holds a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne, is a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and uses her financial knowledge to assist Not for Profit Charities where she serves as the Treasurer.

John Purdey
John Purdey
Development Director

John Purdey is the Development Director at McMullin. John has been involved in many of the significant acquisitions made by McMullin and plays a key role in identifying ongoing property development opportunities.

John has extensive knowledge and experience in all aspects of real estate, planning and re-zoning. As a former CEO of the City of Sandringham, he also has a strong network within local, state and federal government departments.