Australasian Housing Institute

Kristie Looney

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Kristie LooneyKristie Looney is the Officer in Effective Control and Business Development Manager of Property Initiatives, a social enterprise real estate agency. She is a licensed estate agent with more than 15 years’ experience in the Melbourne residential property market including an extensive career in residential property management and leasing.

Kristie has had a diverse career working across the housing sector and in depth knowledge about both social housing and the private residential sector. With a Bachelor of Social Science, and a Masters in Urban Planning, Kristie has a passion for the role housing plays in shaping economically viable, socially just and healthy communities.

Kristie has played a vital role in the social enterprise since its inception. As the Social Enterprise Team Leader, Kristie was key to ensuring the successful completion of the Social Traders Crunch Program - a highly accomplished six month intensive incubation program for start-up social enterprises.

She has continued to be instrumental in shaping the business plan model and securing investment to be able to launch the agency in April 2015.