Craig Bowditch – Director, Canberra Branch
In the strata industry since 1989, Craig brings over 30 years of experience.
Craig loves working with owners to achieve positive results and has strong skills in handling all strata matters, such as building works, financial management, approval processes and insurance.
He holds a Bachelor of Economics from the ANU, an ACT Real Estate Agent Licence (for Owners Corporation) and a Certificate in General Building, so is well placed to handle the many and varied roles required of a Strata Manager.
Craig has also worked as a gardener, handyman, and Commercial Real Estate Agent, as well as completing two family homes as an Owner-Builder. These experiences have been very beneficial in Body Corporate management as it is a job that really benefits from being a ‘Jack of all Trades’.
Jan Browne – Director, NSW Branch
Jan heads up the NSW arm of Bridge Strata. She looks after strata developments in Queanbeyan, Yass, Murumbateman, Googong, and the South Coast.
Jan is well known in the strata industry as a long-term player with exceptional commitment and a strong work ethic. She has won Strata Manager of the Year from the REI ACT and Strata Industry Leader Awards from Strata Community Associations in ACT and NSW. Previously a partner at Ian McNamee & Partners, Jan she was the main force for growing the strata arm of the business.
Jan’s experience includes residential, commercial, industrial, and Community and Neighbourhood Associations. She manages schemes ranging from townhouses, multi story, sports stadiums, rural residential, storage units and mixed use.
A strong community member in her home town of Queanbeyan, Jan was an inaugural member and subsequently Vice President of the Queanbeyan Business Chamber and is also member of Queanbeyan Women in Business.
In her spare time, Jan coaches representative basketball teams and is also active in fundraising for Juvenile Diabetes Research and Special Needs Groups.