Our People

Paul Simpson

Managing Director

Paul founded Aria Land in 2004. As Aria’s Managing Director his principal activities are sourcing development opportunities and overseeing the company’s development management responsibilities.

Paul has over forty years’ experience in property and asset management throughout Australia and Asia. From 1991-2001, he was Managing Director of ten companies in Hong Kong employing over 4,000 staff, within Sun Hung Kai Properties, the world’s leading property developer.

From 2001-2003, Paul managed the Australasian investments of a private equity company.

Paul’s tertiary education includes law, business administration and completion of the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

Tony Metcalf

Project Manager

Tony Metcalf is directly responsible for the provision of Aria’s project management services. He’s involved in all aspects of delivering services and provides strategic advice, advice on contractual matters, cost control, programming, construction method alternatives, and procurement options.

An experienced senior project manager, Tony is a qualified quantity surveyor with 10 years of contracting and 20 years of project management experience. He provides a single point of accountability to ensure that the roles and responsibilities of project management are satisfactorily completed.

He’s particularly adept at managing complex projects with competing stakeholder requirements and is experienced at working in the public sector, understands government procurement policies and probity requirements.