Handing over the leadership of UDIA National, outgoing President Simon Basheer said, “My two years of UDIA National Presidency was during an extraordinary time with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, requiring drastic action by governments, organisations and society.”
Max is well positioned to take over the leadership of UDIA National and steer the organisation over the next two years, having served as Vice President for the past three years and as co-author of UDIA’s National Policy Platform document – Resilience. Recovery. Reform.
With degrees in Civil Engineering and Law from Monash University, together with his experience as Chief Operating Officer of Intrapac Property, Max brings a wealth of experience to the urban development industry.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr Shifman said “I’m incredibly passionate about the development industry and it an immense honour to be selected to lead UDIA National’s continued advocacy efforts over the coming period. A strong development sector has been a vital part of Australia’s growth and success, and I look forward to ensuring that our contribution continues to be recognised, valued and enhanced into the future.”